East Side Review

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Maj. Scott Ebel

For Maj. Scott Ebel of North St. Paul, spending the holidays away from home is hard, but something he's willing to do.

"I know in my heart that it is a relatively short period in my life," he wrote from Iraq. "And a small price to pay if we all can enjoy freedom."

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Maj. Scott Ebel

For Maj. Scott Ebel of North St. Paul, spending the holidays away from home is hard, but something he's willing to do.

"I know in my heart that it is a relatively short period in my life," he wrote from Iraq. "And a small price to pay if we all can enjoy freedom."

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Major Carl Fassbender

Major Carl Fassbender of the Minnesota National Guard moved to Woodbury in 1992 from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to work as an IT Manager for 3M.

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Staff Sgt. Nathan Carlsrud

For Minnesota National Guard Staff Sgt. Nathan Carlsrud, this holiday season will be the first time that he will not be able to spend the holiday season with his family.

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Home for Christmas, if only in their dreams

For American soldiers stationed overseas, a holiday spent half a world away from home strikes a very different chord. Snowflakes falling on evergreens make way for tents blasted by sandstorms.

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Immigrant literacy fundraiser opens a window on Twin Cities International Cuisine

Foundation for Immigrant Resources and Education (FIRE), a community-based literacy organization, is launching a unique resource for community members unfamiliar with the wealth of world cuisine available in the Twin Cities.

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The other side: a view from the wife of a deployed soldier

Gina Braswell shuttles between Arden Hills, where she is attending Bethel Seminary to earn a master of divinity degree, and St. Cloud. Her husband, Sammie, is currently deployed to Afghanistan with the Minnesota National Guard.

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The other side: a view from the wife of a deployed soldier

Katie Simonet lives in Stillwater with her 14-month-old daughter. Her husband, Braden Simonet, was deployed last September with the National Guard. He is currently stationed in Iraq, and should return this coming Spring.

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First Sgt. Michael Mettille

"My idea of family and friendship has taken on new meanings, and I have built some relationships that would not have been possible before," wrote 1st Sgt. Michael Mettille of West St. Paul, who is serving with the Minnesota National Guard in Iraq.

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District 2 Council Reports - November 2006

The East Side Review’s monthly guide to what’s going on with the District 2 Community Council.

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