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Keeping Kids Fed On The Weekend

Keeping tummies full, even on the weekends, is the goal of a community program that has served more than 560 hungry kids in the Lakes area.  Three week ago, the schools were closing and businesses were changing the how they operate and the concern of how young people would fare became an issue in the community.

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Music Legend Bill Withers Dead at 81

The music legend, Bill Withers, penned timeless songs like “Lean on Me,” “Lovely Day,” and “Ain’t No Sunshine.” He died Monday from heart complications in Los Angeles. Bill Withers was 81 years old.

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Rainy River Closes Walleye Season

Anglers in the area usually flock to Rainy River around this time to scratch that itch to get in some open water fishing. Not this year. The Koochiching County Board in northern Minnesota voted Tuesday to close its four county-owned boat ramps on the Rainy River until further notice in an effort to discourage anglers from flocking to the border …

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