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Much Obliged- Aug. 7

Tribute to doctors

We can’t let Dr. Joe Howard and Dr. Lynn Howard leave without publicly acknowledging the great medical service they have provided here. While our contact with Dr. Lynn Howard was limited, her service in the emergency room was thorough. Comments told to us by others bore this out.

Dr. Joe Howard was our physician for the last few years and all we can do is praise his careful and caring attention given to us. Other patients of his who we know say the same. In this day of fast service, this has been refreshing and much appreciated. He took time to listen and attend. We have been blessed to have had him as our family doctor.

Thank you both and blessings to you in your new positions.

Bill and Sena Ojala


Ruby’s Pantry

We would like to thank the following: Dollar Store, Brainerd Armory, Super One, Good Year Tire, Habitat for Humanity, Teen Challenge, Bridges of Hope, and Oakridge Homes  for helping to make the distribution of food in the Brainerd area for Ruby’s Pantry a tremendous success in July.  We distributed over 500 shares of food. Food is distributed through Ruby’s Pantry on the second Tuesday of each month at the Armory and everyone is invited to participate.   

Iris Shively

Member Ruby’s Pantry Committee