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Roseau Hockey Mites haul in the bucks to fight cancer

by Jeff Olsen

It was all for a good cause last weekend at Roseau Memorial Arena, which was the venue for 10 teams of Mighty Mites, who raised close to $5,000 for MN Hockey Fights Cancer.

The loot didn't all come from these eight and nine-year-olds' piggy banks. They had help from family, friends, and neighbors.

And nobody appreciated the generosity more than Erik Holmstrom, who coordinated the jamboree for MN Hockey Fights Cancer.

"Mark Jennings is the overall Mite coordinator, and Billy Lund does all the tournament scheduling," he said, explaining that four teams hailed from Grand Forks, two...


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