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By Kerry Drager Correspondent For roughly 15 years community members in Farming and the surrounding areas have sponsored the Christmas Care Drive during the holiday season. The events sponsored by the Christmas Care Drive help generate funds to create care baskets to be donated to needy families and seniors while providing holiday cheer for people […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the same if it wasn’t for the bird. The centerpiece of November’s famous holiday most likely was raised right here in central Minnesota. Swanville is known as the turkey capital of the world, and one area family has helped give the little town that name. John Gessell Jr. […]

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Michael and Barbara Hoet, art instructors at Camphill Village in Sauk Centre, are hosting an art exhibit at the Historic Palmer House Lobby in Sauk Centre from Saturday, Nov. 29, through Friday, Dec. 5. The art show will feature artwork by Camphill residents with special needs. The instructors will also feature their own artwork. To […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Jack Kloss is a smiling, happy three-year-old little boy who brightens the day of anyone who gets the opportunity to meet him. He is the youngest child of Andrew and Kate (Hartung) Kloss and the grandson of Ken and Peg (Erickson) Hartung of Freeport, MN. His loving family and friends have […]

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CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre plans to break ground in Spring 2015 on a 7,600-square-foot expansion to accommodate the patients of newly recruited physicians as well as those of visiting specialists. The $1.7-million addition will feature 15 exam rooms – bringing the clinic’s total to 39 – when completed in late Fall 2015. Joining the […]

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Jennifer Tomford, R.N., CentraCare Health – Melrose, received the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award in the rural health category and was honored at the Oct. 25 annual Nurse of the Year Award ceremony in Brooklyn Park. Tomford began her career at CentraCare Health – Melrose in 2000 as a certified nurse assistant. […]

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The comedy “Black Hearts and Bearded Ladies” will be presented at Albany High School Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 – 23. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. The comedy will be presented in three acts, where the audience will meet Rupert and Minnie, owners of […]

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