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From Our Files (Oct. 27, 2021)


October 27, 2021

Oct. 28, 1971

A group of 40 or 50 young people from all Christian denominations are planning a “Free Store” for those in need.

“They are wanting to do this as a Christian service,” said Susy McCubbins, spokesman for the group.

The group is asking for donated items including clothes, hangers, baby furniture and such. Everything will be free, but any profit received will go toward overhead and food supplies. A location for the store has not yet been selected.

The Linn County Planning Commission recommended that about 800 square miles of land around Sweet Home, Foster and Holley be...

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