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I sure hope you remembered to pay the first half of your property taxes by the 15th. Seems our obligation is to pay, pay, pay! But I do appreciate owning property and all the benefits of living in the country all these decades.

My cancer update: I have now completed a couple of chemo treatments and will have a port put in, so, then I will sit back and see what comes. So far, except for the multiple needle jabs to try to find my veins, the treatments have been very relaxing; I just hope they continue to be very bearable.

There will be a gathering of family and friends for Gail Dian Johnson 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at Atkins-Northland in Cloquet. Gail passed away Feb. 18, 2023.

Congrats to Ed Raisanen and Sulo Walli for being included on the veterans Honor Flight to our nation's capital Saturday, May 13. These guys surely deserve their day in the sun visiting all the memorials in Washington, D.C.

The Villa Vista-Cardinal Court quilt fundraiser will continue through the end of May. All proceeds will go to getting “Alexa” in both dining rooms, the activity room upstairs and the living room at the Villa. Donations can also be sent to 1197 Villa Vista Circle, Cromwell MN 55726. This is a big project, and all donations go to the residents and their activities.

Yoga is 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Mondays at the Cromwell Park Pavilion; $3 per person covers City rental. Gear provided.

Grandparents Day at the school will be 1-2:45 p.m. May 19. Come on out and support your grandchildren; if you don’t have grandkids at the school, come and be with kids who don’t have grandparents here. It’s always a fun day.

Cromwell-Wright School’s spring music concert starts at 6 p.m. May 31. Check the school’s website for upcoming sports events.

The Cromwell-Wright Class of 2023 will be honored at the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell. All seniors will receive a quilt as a gift from the Bethany Quilters.

The Eagle Lake Cemetery cleanup will start at noon Wednesday, May 24. Bring your yard tools.

Cromwell-Wright School graduation is at 7 p.m. Friday, May 26.

There’s a new chiropractor in Cromwell. Dr. Rachel Miller is in the old doctors’ office building at 5565 State Highway 210. Her phone number is 218-644-7005. Or just stop in, have a look around and visit.

The Farmers Co-op in Wright is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays until Memorial Day weekend.

I’ve been asked to find out if anyone knows the whereabouts of former community members. Wally Kissel is 93 years old and living out west. Bob Dahlquist passed away on April 14, 2023. Please let me know if you have any additional information.

This week’s riddles: What is sinistrophobia? What gets wetter the more it dries? How many hamburgers can you eat on an empty stomach? Give me a drink, and I will die; feed me, and I'll get bigger; what am I?

That’s all the news from the Edge of Wright. Remember: Let’s all get out and clean up our roadsides! Many hands make light work!