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Thursday, October 12

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free toenail cutting at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 418 Third Ave. West, Osakis (corner of Third Ave. and Pike St.). A registered nurse will offer the service for free. Bring a towel. Have coffee and visit with your friends. Everyone is invited. This service will be offered on the second Thursday of every month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call Darlene at 320-763-3370.

3 to 7 p.m. Car Seat Check-Up Clinic at the Todd County Fairgrounds in Long Prairie, sponsored by Todd-Wadena Healthy Connections. Call 320-732-4447 for an appointment.

Saturday, October 14

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 28th annual Sinclair Lewis Writers' Conference at Sauk Centre High School Fine Arts Auditorium. For details, go to or call Jim Umhoefer at 320-429-0825.

Wednesday, October 25

5:30 to 7 p.m. Community Halloween Mystery Supper at First Presbyterian Church of Osakis, 101 West Oak Street.

Tuesday, October 31

4:30 p.m. Halloween "Trunk or Treat" begins in First Presbyterian parking lot.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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