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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Being told that she had breast cancer was a shock for Cathy Frerichs, but it was not a total surprise. Both of her parents died of cancer. Of her nine siblings, four have died of cancer and another sister is battling cancer now. Given her family history, Cathy didn’t just go with [...]

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FRIED VENISON STEAK   Rub venison steaks with salt and pepper, and roll in flour.  Fry in half butter and half lard until a golden brown. Lift from frying pan and place in oven or a warm place to keep sizzling hot while making gravy. To make gravy, add flour to fat, stir well. Add [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent When the former Royalton School District nurse resigned in August, the district wondered how to fill that spot in the short time left prior to the start of school. Two women stepped forward to help out the district, not only filling the position but going above and beyond. Shelley Gurbada and Pat [...]

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Elaine Auger’s love of primitives shines in new shop By Tina Snell, Staff Writer A new enterprise opened Oct. 10 on Highway 10 in Lincoln. Tattered Edges, owned by Elaine Auger, takes one back to the days of country stores. Tattered Edges is filled with a huge variety of goods for home decorating, entertaining and more, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer At a special meeting Monday, the Motley City Council voted on stipulations for hiring another police officer as recommended by the hiring committee. The city will advertise for one part-time officer for a minimum of 16 hours per week which will include nights and every other weekend. Those hours will be [...]

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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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