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Click here to read about Jojo, one of the horses in the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse Click here to read more about the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse by Joni Astrup Associate Editor In January 2013, North Dakota authorities investigating a complaint of underfed horses found 96 dead horses and mules and seized another [...]

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Click here to read about Hope, a horse who survived ‘horrible’ conditions and now has a second chance Click here to read more about the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Aubreanne Dockter, of Nowthen, is working with a 4-year-old mustang cross named Jojo, preparing her for the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted [...]

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Click here to read about Hope, a horse who survived ‘horrible’ conditions and now has a second chance Click here to read about Jojo, one of the horses in the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse If you go What: Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 Where: Leatherdale Equine Center, 1801 Dudley Ave., St. Paul,  [...]

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n Operation puts books in the hands of soldiers separated from their kids who still want to read — and bond with them   by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer In 2010, Dustin Wiebold created Operation Bookworm for his army buddies. But his story, which also had stops in New Orleans and Iraq, shows how sometimes [...]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer Luisa Feistel attended an informational meeting at her school in Essen, Germany. The program was on overseas student exchanges. She could see herself in the United States, in land of Hollywood and big cars. But she wasn’t sold on a year abroad until she saw another student’s scrapbook of a [...]

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• Crane takes first in Elk River Peace essay contest; writers wrote on the hard topic of security sector reform   by Jim Boyle Editor Emma Crane has won the Chase Korte Peace Essay contest at Elk River High School, irrevocably connecting her to a rare category of writers. Crane and her older brother are [...]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer Before Fashion Bug, Target or online shopping, the Elk River destination for women’s wear was Town & Country. In the 1950s, the boutique moved into the downtown and remained a Main Street fixture for more than 30 years. The fashion passion behind the store was Doris Anderson, who in 1958 [...]

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