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With camp ending today, mentors ready for year ahead

August 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Area high school and elementary students have been getting to know one another this week through the Nobles County Integration Collaborative’s (NCIC) Circle Mentoring program’s annual camp. The four-day camp will end today as the high …continue reading on

Give your time, gain a friend

January 8, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Neither Emily Peck nor Autumn Botz thought they were getting a lifelong friend when they joined the District 206 Student Match program, but that might be what has happened. Continue Reading

Beltrami, Minn., woman dies in Maple Lake, one of five recent Minnesota lake deaths, two weekend near-drownings

June 11, 2012 in DL-Online

Cindy Hanson’s death on Maple Lake was one of five drowning or possible drowning deaths and two near-drownings on Minnesota inland or border lakes since Thursday. Also, there were two near-drownings. Continue Reading

Maple Lake, Minn., baptisms attract many

June 11, 2012 in DL-Online

Cody Olson wanted to go the whole enchilada in his baptism Sunday in the waters of Maple Lake, choosing “full immersion,” over having water simply poured over his head. “It seems more religious,” he said beforehand. “You’re not only washing sins away, you’re washing everything away.” Continue Reading

Putting hunting in its place

November 17, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Myron Sahlberg of Alexandria loves the great outdoors and finds a lot of enjoyment in the sport of bow hunting.
A teacher at heart, Sahlberg has taken his love of hunting a step further, and is educating two area youth in the sport as well. Continue Reading

Hunter pulled from sinkhole near Mentor, Minn.

October 31, 2011 in DL-Online

A duck hunter had a fright worthy of Halloween after he was pulled from a sinkhole Saturday morning near Mentor, Minn. Continue Reading

THE EATBEAT: Tasty eats await travelers in northwestern Minnesota

August 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“It would be hard for me say where the fish are biting best in northwestern Minnesota,” columnist Marilyn Hagerty writes. “But I can tell you for sure about a few of the many good places to eat along the way.” Continue Reading

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Store to reopen after tragedy

May 1, 2011 in INFORUM

Tornado killed man in Mentor, Minn., gas station last summer
MENTOR, Minn. For Kathy Michaels, the Mentor Convenience Store carries the worst and best memories of her husband. Continue Reading

The Kid

January 18, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Dylan Trudell is making quite a name for himself at Knute Nelson Care Center (KNCC) in Alexandria. The residents love having a kid hanging around. They love his youthful spirit and twinkle of excitement when he comes to the care center to volunteer. Continue Reading