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The shortest day of the year can surely leave the longest lasting memories for Swedish-Americans, as it did for those attending the 35th annual Santa Lucia event hosted by Milaca Zion Lutheran Church on Dec. 12. “This is one of the highlights of my life to come to the Santa Lucia. It revitalizes m...Read More
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What started as inviting a few friends over for Christmas dinner evolved into a communitywide effort for one local couple. Tim and Vickie Johnson invite their fellow townspeople to join them at the Milaca Town Hall for a free meal on Christmas Day from noon to 2:30 p.m. Dinner will include turkey, m...Read More
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What do the people of the special needs community do on the off-season of the Special Olympics? They spread the holiday cheer. On Dec. 9, the F.I.R.E. program hosted its Christmas Party, where 60 people gathered with their family, friends, caregivers and fellow athletes to do holiday activities. The...Read More
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Get them while they’re … cold. Pease Christian Reformed Church has wrapped up the making of homemade Dutch apple pies and a mission trip fundraiser has begun. The frozen and ready-to-bake pies can be purchased for $10 each at the church or from Kiel’s Appliance, Country Sales and Furniture...Read More
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The Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department’s canine officer is about to get a new uniform. Yazz, who is the K-9 partner of Deputy Kyle Burton, is one of 12 Minnesota K-9s who will receive free ballistic vests through a nonprofit organization called Vested Interest in K9s Inc. Yazz’s new vest a...Read More
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Janna Ann Ginter, 31, was spotted at the Pease Cafe eating brunch with her parents, whom she has a lot of fun with. They have family vacations together and last year ventured down to Costa Rica to do some zip lining through the jungle. “It was phenomenal,” Ginter said.   Ginter is originally fr...Read More
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The Joint Commission has recognized Fairview Northland Medical Center as 2013 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures based on performance data for 2013. “We are pleased to be recognized by The Joint Commission for the quality care we provide across our Fairview hospitals. Our results underscore th...Read More
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