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BY MATTHEW HANKEY matthew.hankey@ecm-inc.com   Now that Thanksgiving is in the proverbial rearview mirror, it’s full speed ahead to the December holidays — Christmas, Hanukkah and the other traditions you find important. Having a four-month-old will no doubt shape how I view and celebrate this holiday season. While he is too young to appreciate and […]

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Kelly Cronan, 7, and Maggie Cronan, 5, of Champlin, visit with Santa at the Dayton Lions waffle breakfast. In addition to allowing youngsters a chance to share their wish lists with the man in the red suit, proceeds from the event will benefit local families and schools. (Photo by Mindy Mateuszczyk)

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Once again, Santa will have a special mailbox set up at the Champlin Parks and Recreation Office. This offers the opportunity for letter writers to let the Jolly Old Man know what’s on their wish list and to share some of the good deeds performed over the past year. Santa will respond with a letter […]

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Program helps area seniors struggling with poverty, loneliness With so many older adults living alone and in poverty, some area seniors in the Northern Suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul area will undoubtedly be struggling to make ends meet this holiday season. That’s why the area Home Instead Senior Care office has partnered with retailers […]

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