Relay for Life

by Joni Astrup Associate editor As Michelle Sonderup co-chaired this year’s Elk River Relay For Life, her mother was never far from her thoughts. Linda Proehl of Corcoran, Sonderup’s mother, had battled a rare form of cancer called carcinoid and died in 2007. “She fought for about 14 years and passed away when she was […]

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The Elk River Relay for Life is half way to its goal of raising $50,000 as organizers prepare for this Friday’s event at Elk River High School. Survivor and team check in will be at 5 p.m., with team photos at 6 p.m. and opening ceremonies at 7 p.m. Lola Driessen is this year’s honorary […]

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Teams are still forming for the Elk River Relay for Life — a walk in support of loved ones lost and loved ones who have survived cancer. To sign up for a team, log onto www.relayforlife.org and find the Elk River Relay. Twenty-four teams have signed up so far. The team goal is 30. The […]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Three years after her mother died of carcinoid cancer, Michelle Sonderup put together an Elk River team for the American Cancer Society fundraiser, Relay For Life. Her team wore yellow Stomp’n For A Cure tees. When the Stomp’n team gathered for a photo, a gal in a white T-shirt wandered […]

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