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Lend A Hand Up, Peoples Rising Academy supports Detroit Lakes family through auction

Anna and Fred Lassonde have suffered several unexpected medical issues over the last three years. The funds from the auction help with those costs.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Tragedy has seemed to keep sneaking its way into the life of the Lassonde family. In March of 2017, while working on his car, an accident caused Fred Lassonde to suffer a traumatic brain injury, leaving the former Fargo Police detective temporarily without the ability to speak or to recall short-term memory. With Fred out of…

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Peoples Rising Academy Is Part Of Giving Hearts Day

  A new non-profit is aiming to help people who have suffered through near unimaginable loss or live with chronic conditions. They’re a part of Giving Hearts Day this week. Peoples Rising Academy¬† Executive Director Jodi Plecity tells us more about their group, and the incredible hardship she overcame that helped inspire her cause. They promise individual, comprehensive care to…