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American Association of University Women to meet via Zoom on Nov. 9

American Association of University Women will meet via Zoom 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 to discuss the book “Northern Shores, Southern Borders” by local author Jan Kurtz.

The author will lead the discussion focusing on one particular chapter that highlights empowerment of women. Email for more information.

The Center bridge scores

Tied for 1st: Pat Meyer and Ken Herd, 4070; 3rd: Phyllis DeRosier, 3900.

CJ Chapter of PEO to meet Nov. 3

CJ Chapter of PEO will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 3, via Zoom.

For a Zoom invitation, text or call 952-484-7980.


Backus American Legion’s Whitetail Weekend set

BACKUS — Italian beef and sausage sandwiches, chili and a breakfast will highlight activities during the Backus American Legion’s Whitetail Weekend Nov. 6-8.

Activities during the firearms deer season opening weekend will begin with a meat raffle at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, with the Italian sandwiches and chili being served from 4 to 8 p.m. both Friday and Saturday nights. Italian beef or sausage sandwiches with mozzarella cheese served wet or dry with chips will be available for $8 from 4 to 8 p.m. A combo of both meats is $11. Chili will be served for $4 a bowl. Takeout food will be available.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Nov. 8. The meal includes a choice of French toast or pancakes, fried or scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage, coffee and juice for $7 for adults and $4 for kids under age 7.

State COVID-19 seating and masking rules during the events will be followed. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the post was unable to sponsor its traditional Saturday Hunters’ Dinner this year.

Backus Legion to sponsor radio broadcast

BACKUS — The Backus American Legion is sponsoring a radio broadcast by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Nov. 11, Veterans Day, entitled “Heroes We Remember.”

The program will be aired on Park Rapids station KDKK 97.5 FM from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Nov. 11.

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