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The 2015 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) is back for the 2015 season. With a new name, a new website, a new look and four new locations, the Polar Plunge is bigger and better than ever. It takes courage, bravery and a little bit of crazy to be a Polar Plunger. Plungers put [...]

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The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is seeking nominations from patients to help select the 2015 Minnesota Family Physician of the Year. Anyone who feels that their family physician stands out in the community/clinic, cares for patients in an extraordinary way and deserves to be recognized for a job well-done, is asked to send [...]

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A survivor benefit spaghetti dinner will be held for Shirley Waytashek, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, at the VFW, Little Falls. Waytashek was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in May 2013. She quickly went through two lumpectomies to remove the cancerous cells. She then started bi-weekly chemotherapy treatments and endured [...]

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By Jeff Hanson, Correspondent As Ken Dahmen turned to his CD player to insert a disc of a polka favorites, he said the music played was recorded by his son and grandsons. Ken and his wife, Jan, fondly reminisce about a time when their dissolved Heartland Polka Swingers group thrived and how the subsequent generations of the [...]

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A 19-year-old Swanville woman was taken to St. Gabriel’s Hospital after she drove off the road and hit a power pole. Kelsie Olson was traveling east on Cannon Road about 8:10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 20, when she drove of the road on the north side, entered the ditch and hit the power pole. Olson complained [...]

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A meeting to explore the formation of a local consumer food cooperative in Little Falls is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Great River Arts Center in Little Falls. Anyone who can imagine a retail grocery store that features local meats, dairy and produce, that includes a bulk [...]

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By jennie Zeitler, Correspondent The autumn season finds area elementary school classes visiting pumpkin patches and farms, including the Triple-S Pumpkin Patch near Royalton. Pumpkins are not the only attraction at the farm. “Kids can play for hours in the hay barn,” said owner Dave Stish, who operates the farm with his wife, Polly. “It’s a [...]

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CHI St. Gabriel’s Health patients at St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Little Falls Orthopedics and Family Medical Center will need to plan ahead if they are prescribed a medication containing hydrocodone, thanks to a classification change by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). DEA recently published a final rule moving hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from the Schedule III [...]

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SPINACH SPREAD  10 oz. pkg. frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and well drained, squeeze water out 1 pkg. dry vegetable soup mix (Knorr) 1 c. mayonnaise 1 c. sour cream 1 can water chestnuts, chopped 1 small onion, minced Mix all ingredients well. Very good on snack bread or crackers. QUICK BEEF STROGANOFF   1 lb. [...]

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