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Relay for Life set for Friday in Worthington

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Relay for Life of Nobles County will host its 18th annual event Friday night to raise money for the American Cancer Society and support local cancer patients and survivors.

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Mission accomplished: Brandon woman fights cancer, competes in races

November 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Ann Challes is a woman on a mission. She’s determined to prove that cancer hasn’t won. And she is doing it one step at a time. Continue Reading

Survivors remembered

July 10, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

In 2010, more than 550,000 people of all ages died from cancer and millions of friends and families were affected by it.
But through raising funds, awareness and remembrance, they keep fighting back.
The American Cancer Society’s 28th annual Relay for Life will take place on July 13 and 14 at Citizens Field in Alexandria. Continue Reading

‘Absolute horror story': Washington State avalanche survivor recounts tragedy that killed 3

February 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The skiers were equipped with safety devices and kept track of each other as they strayed beyond the boundaries of the popular Stevens Pass Ski resort, about 90 miles northeast of Seattle. But the precautions still didn’t save some from getting trapped, highlighting the risks of backcountry activity during a season of heightened avalanche dangers in the West. Continue Reading

Survivor pulled from Japan rubble after 8 days

March 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Military search teams pulled a young man from a crushed house Saturday, eight days after an earthquake and tsunami wrecked northeast Japan. Continue Reading

Analyzing Africa

December 22, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Jackson woman studies transformation of the continent
JACKSON How do you live alongside a million murderers?
Reconciliation and forgiveness have been key in Rwanda’s struggle to overcome the effects of the 1994 genocide, which killed nearly a million people and resulted in a million people being charged with genocide-related crimes. Continue Reading

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