ACT on Alzheimer’s celebrates past, looks to future

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photo by Carolyn BertschResidents gather at tables for a brief program led by Melinda Fast, community life coordinator at Ridgeview Place of Sauk Rapids. photo by Carolyn BertschKirsten Stiegel, a Sauk Rapids resident and registered occupational therapist, talks with Denise Baert of St. Cloud about how Spot Rehabilitation can help patients with Alzheimer's. Spot Rehabilitation was one of many resources

Trots for Tots brings runners together

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photo by Carolyn BertschRunners spanning the ages of 13-72 gather together at the starting line for the Trots for Tots 5K Race that took place Dec. 5 at the Sauk Rapids Fire Station. The race is one of many events that Fat Guys Hot Chicks organizes in an effort to raise money for charity. photo by Carolyn BertschThe Zack family,

Central Minnesota is ‘Land of 10,000’ dancers

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photo by Carolyn BertschThe Sartell Varsity High Kick Dance Team performs to the song Holla. Dancers from various schools, including Benilde St. Margaret, St. Cloud Cathedral,  St. Cloud Tech, Duluth, Rocori, Yellow Medicine East, New Ulm, Pequot Lakes, Becker, Sauk Rapids and Sartell performed to 35 songs during a three-hour performance and competition on Nov. 21. photo by Carolyn BertschThe

It’s all fun and games

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photo by Carolyn BertschSartell resident Jennifer Weekes and her 6-year-old daughter, Ella, learned about the game night through their Girl Scout troop. They enjoyed playing many games together, including the board games "Sorry" and "Operation" as shown here. photo by Carolyn BertschJacie Grace, 6, Rice, looks on as Patty Bechtold of Sauk Rapids skillfully removes a game piece in the

Sartell-St. Stephen Community Ed hosts fall dance show

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photo by Carolyn BertschThe Sartell Community Education fall dance show took place Nov. 14. Eleven groups ranging from ages 4-18 performed to a variety of songs from all eras. The program began with the National Anthem and ended with the much anticipated "Light Show," during which the lights are turned out and the dancers perform using glow sticks. Pictured above