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Knob Hill Sportsman’s Club banquet set for May 2

The Knob Hill Sportsman’s Club 27th annual conservation banquet will be held Friday, May 2 beginning at 5 p.m. with a social hour followed by dinner and a program.

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For more information, go to www.wadenapj.com.

Mahube-Otwa awarded grant

Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership received a $125,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation to help eligible low income minnesotans access health care coverage in northwestern Minnesota. The funds will be used for Mahube-Otwa to work with several other organizations to develop and implement the program.

The Mahube-Otwa grant award is one of 12 awarded across the state to help more people access the services they are eligible to receive through MinnesotaCare and Prepaid Medical Assistance.

For more information on Blue Cross’ grantmaking programs, visit bcbsmnfoundation.org or call (651) 662-3950.

SonRise fundraiser on tap April 25

SonRise Christian School will be holding a sloppy joe and silent auction fundraiser at the school on April 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. Freewill donations will be accepted. SonRise Christian School is located at 35305 585th Ave. in Bluffton.

Judge Osburn to speak in Staples April 24

Judge Richard Osburn will speak at the Town’s Edge Restaurant in Staples on Thursday, April 24, 6 p.m.  The event is sponsored by Crossroads Conservatives. Judge Osburn is a candidate for District Judge for the Seventh Judicial District which consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd and Wadena Counties.

The evening will be a dinner meeting, with the speech to begin as soon as dinners are ordered and served.

To help with planning, reservations would be appreciated.  Questions and RSVPs may be directed to Diane Carlson at (218) 296.1348.  You may also respond by email to dcarlson1899@charter.net.

March for Babies walk set for May 3

Knob Hill Sportsman’s Club banquet set for May 2

The Knob Hill Sportsman’s Club 27th annual conservation banquet will be held Friday, May 2 beginning at 5 p.m. with a social hour followed by dinner and a program.

For more information, go to www.wadenapj.com.

Mahube-Otwa awarded grant

Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership received a $125,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation to help eligible low income minnesotans access health care coverage in northwestern Minnesota. The funds will be used for Mahube-Otwa to work with several other organizations to develop and implement the program.

The Mahube-Otwa grant award is one of 12 awarded across the state to help more people access the services they are eligible to receive through MinnesotaCare and Prepaid Medical Assistance.

For more information on Blue Cross’ grantmaking programs, visit bcbsmnfoundation.org or call (651) 662-3950.

SonRise fundraiser on tap April 25

SonRise Christian School will be holding a sloppy joe and silent auction fundraiser at the school on April 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. Freewill donations will be accepted. SonRise Christian School is located at 35305 585th Ave. in Bluffton.

Judge Osburn to speak in Staples April 24

Judge Richard Osburn will speak at the Town’s Edge Restaurant in Staples on Thursday, April 24, 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by Crossroads Conservatives. Judge Osburn is a candidate for District Judge for the Seventh Judicial District which consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd and Wadena Counties.

The evening will be a dinner meeting, with the speech to begin as soon as dinners are ordered and served.

To help with planning, reservations would be appreciated. Questions and RSVPs may be directed to Diane Carlson at (218) 296.1348. You may also respond by email to dcarlson1899@charter.net.

March for Babies walk set for May 3

Lakewood Health System invites community members and their families to be part of Lakewood’s 2014 March of Dimes-March for Babies Walk. Sign up now to be part of this event to support the March of Dimes mission: To help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies. The event will be held Saturday, May 3 at Forestview Middle School in Baxter with registration beginning at 9 a.m.

For more information or to register for the walk, please contact Emily Waldahl at emilywaldahl@lakewoodhealthsystem.com or (218) 894-8579.

Turn in prescription drugs April 26

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Medications can be turned in at either the Staples clinic lobby at Lakewood Health System’s Main Campus or CentraCare Health System’s Long Prairie clinic. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. No needles or syringes will be accepted.

For more information contact: Todd County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 794-5733.

For more information or to register for the walk, please contact Emily Waldahl at emilywaldahl@lakewoodhealthsystem.com or (218) 894-8579.

Turn in prescription drugs April 26

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Medications can be turned in at either the Staples clinic lobby at Lakewood Health System’s Main Campus or CentraCare Health System’s Long Prairie clinic. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. No needles or syringes will be accepted.

For more information contact: Todd County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 794-5733.

 
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