CAER food shelf

by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer It begins with a job loss or medical bills. In good writing, by the way, leading sentences do not begin with “it.” A writer is urged to declare her subject. But the “it” we’re talking about generates a feeling of dread not unlike terminal cancer. So people talk around it, [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor St. Patrick’s Day has been a special day for John Kuyper and Sarah Maras of Albertville ever since they started dating more than six years ago. And now that they are engaged to be married and plan to honeymoon in Ireland this summer, they’re ready to take the holiday to a [...]

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Click here to read more about The Hunger Challenge. Click here to read about Otsego Mayor Jessica Stockamp’s Hunger Challenge. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Armed with a shopping list and a weekly budget of $54.70, John and Jayne Dietz hit Coborn’s in Elk River late Friday afternoon. They were doing their grocery shopping for [...]

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It’s here — the 30th annual Minnesota FoodShare March campaign! The March campaign is Minnesota’s largest event designed to raise dollars and pounds of food for food shelves to fill the cupboards of our hungry neighbors. CAER food shelf’s goal this year is 115,000 pounds/dollars. And the best news is we receive matching fund incentives [...]

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