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Saturday, March 3

11 a.m. (sign-in) Ice Golf Tournament and Osakis Fire Department Fundraiser. Sign-in at Osakis VFW. Tournament starts at noon. Registration fee is $120 for four-person team. To register, call 320-491-2351. (See story on front page for details.)

Saturday, March 3

7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) The Staples Area Women's Chorus will host the 2018 Women's Choral Festival, "Her Voice, Her Song," at the Staples Motley High School. Fourteen area schools (including Osakis), the Colla Voce choir, and the St. Olaf Manitou 100 voice choir have been invited to participate. Tickets are available for purchase at Staples World newspaper, Nelson's Insurance Agency, Markus Hair Design in Motley from the Staples Area Women's Chorus members. For more information or questions, contact Barb Cline at 218-894-1253 or 218-330- 3830.

Sunday, March 4

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. St. John Vianney's Potato Pancake Breakfast at the American Legion in Long Prairie. Features potato pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, fruit, coffee or juice. Tickets are $7 for adults, $4 for children aged 4 to 10. Free for children 3 and younger.

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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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