‘Going to be missed’; Baier serves final year as Relay for Life event chair

‘Going to be missed’; Baier serves final year as Relay for Life event chair

After 14 years, Linda Baier served her final Relay for Life as event chair Saturday. “It’s just time for somebody new to take over, maybe ... Read more | Add your comment

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Relay raises $84,000

Twila Huehn watched as Stix of Fury twirled batons and beat the drums at Saturday’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser. Volunteers and supporters again released ... Read more | Add your comment

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Jury says it is stuck in Ventura case after 5 days

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33-year-old arrested after shouting match near McDonalds

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BOSS helps Riverland celebrate 75 years

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‘Going to be missed’; Baier serves final year as Relay for Life event chair

After 14 years, Linda Baier served her final Relay for Life as event chair Saturday. “It’s just time for somebody new to take over, maybe ... Read more | Add your comment

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