Outstanding Seniors

Bill Friedland warms hearts with volunteerism Make a trip to Cambridge Medical Center, and patients and visitors will find a warm and friendly face greeting them. Cambridge resident Bill Friedland has served more than 3,000 hours there. He’s primarily been a hospitality volunteer and clinic greeter, but he’s been known to do a bit of [...]

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Bill Carlson grew up in Cambridge, and nearly 75 years later, he’s living in the same house in which he was raised. He has dedicated years of his life to improving the Cambridge community. It’s for Carlson’s hard work volunteering that he’s being recognized as a 2012 Outstanding Senior Citizen. The awards ceremony takes place [...]

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2011 Isanti County Outstanding Senior Shirley Karstens was named Runner-Up during the 2011 Outstanding Senior Citizen Awards ceremony held at the Minnesota State Fair in the Leinie Lodge Bandshell on Thursday, Sept. 1. The ceremony honored 99 seniors representing 54 Minnesota counties. Congratulating Karstens on her runner-up award are news anchors Bill Lunn and Leah [...]

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  Elwood “Woody” Steele and Shirley Karstens receive their plaques as 2011’s Outstanding Seniors during Senior Day at the Isanti County Fair on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Elizabeth Sias

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