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A benefit for Michael Schlangen will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at The American Legion, 525 Railroad Drive, Elk River. Mike, 26, is a family- and community-oriented man who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 7. He had tumor resection surgery at age 7 and two years of chemotherapy as a teen. [...]

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A benefit for Harold Wilkinson will be held 3-8 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Elk River American Legion. The event will include a taco bar and silent auction. On Dec. 23, 2013, an accidental fall caused a spinal cord injury that resulted in Wilkinson becoming a paraplegic. After a lengthy hospital stay, Wilkinson continues [...]

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A spaghetti dinner and silent auction benefit for Terri Pomeroy Maland will be from 1-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at KJ’s Refuge, 26211 184th St. NW, Orrock. On Aug. 12, 2013, Terri was diagnosed with brain cancer. She had a gliosarcoma grade IV tumor removed on Aug. 16. She has gone through six weeks of [...]

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Saturday, July 13, is set for the Matt Lee Classic Memorial Run-Walk 5K held in Dayton to raise funds for a new playground with an updated design to include components for children with special needs and a pavilion at McNeil Park. The seventh annual Matt Lee Classic Softball Tournament will also be held at McNeil [...]

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Skrove A “free will” benefit garage sale for Jonah Skrove will be held Saturday, June 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 23485 112th St. NW in Elk River (between Elk River and Zimmerman, east of Highway 169). Jonah, a senior at Zimmerman High School, was diagnosed in September 2012 with osteosarcoma, a rare [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Alan Sakry, a well-known businessman and community leader, became the center of attention last week at a benefit in his honor that attracted nearly 1,000 people and raised $53,838 to help continue his recovery from a Jan. 10 stroke. Money raised will cover medical bills not covered by insurance, as well [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor As final preparations are being made for a benefit in his honor, Alan Sakry continues to wage war on the painstaking process of recovering from a massive Jan. 10 stroke. The mortgage banker with an unbridled passion for the Elk River community, family and friends endures at least  four hours of [...]

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There will be a benefit for Debbie Larson and family at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Fitness 101. The gym will be hosting a fitness jam. Larson’s husband, Tim, was shot and killed Oct. 8 near Paynesville. Tim Larson, 43, was a special education teacher who spent four years in the Elk River Area School [...]

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