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It’s often said that the best things in life are free. Kids at the Beach Outreach, a nonprofit in Cambridge, embraces that philosophy. The organization is set to host a free community day camp starting July 9. The day camp will operate every Tuesday and Wednesday over the course of four weeks ending on July [...]

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The 2013 Cambridge Ambassadors Becky Dowell, Elizabeth Poppen and Morgan Scheiller were crowned during the Crowning Celebration June 14 at the Hardy Performing Arts Center at Cambridge-Isanti High School. Click on photo to begin slideshow. Photos by Rachel Kytonen  

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Rum River BMX in Isanti continues to evolve as a pedal sport fit for anyone with a bike and drive for fun competition at one of the top race tracks in the nation. Kevin Riedemann is back as track operator, and the starting gate has already been buzzing this year with boys and girls of [...]

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  Sometimes wishes really do come true. Summer Atkins was nearly 3 years old when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia May 6, 2010. She finished chemotherapy treatment July 15, 2012, and nearly seven months later, she got the surprise of a lifetime. Summer’s mother, Laura Atkins, explained the family’s dog, Daisy, passed away [...]

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An event to bring awareness to brain aneurysms and honor the life of a Braham resident will be held June 1 as part of Braham Appreciation Day. The Appreciation for Life event will be the first fundraising event in Minnesota to benefit the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, according to Kendall Stasinos, of Callanan & Klein Communications [...]

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  Four local law enforcement officers have been honored for their life-saving actions the afternoon of July 1, 2012. Sgt. Rod Trunzo and Trooper Eric Maikkula with the Minnesota State Patrol, and Isanti County deputies Sean Connolly and Dave Matchinsky were honored at the Minnesota State Patrol annual awards ceremony April 29. Trunzo, of Gilbert, [...]

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