Andrew and Frederick: are they cousins?

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Join the St. Cloud Area Genealogists Tues., Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. to hear a presentation by local genealogist Dan Schroeder. He will discuss two case studies on familial relations and how to use evidence and proof to understand your family tree. 
A family tree, also known as a pedigree or ancestry chart, represents family relationships in a conventional tree structure and is vital to understanding genealogy. 
St. Cloud Area Genea-logists’ Meetings are free and open to the public.
The St. Cloud Area Genealogists, Inc. was organized in October 1973 to promote genealogical interest and research, compile records for organizational and public use, and encourage public interest in genealogy by providing educational activities and opportunities.  
The organization meets the third Tuesday of the month Jan. through May and Sept. through Nov.  
 

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VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Big Lake’s Knowledge Bowl Team made their very first trip to state last week and came home with sixth place medals. Team members are (from the left), Jake Dickinson, Jack Flicker, Peter Wallace, Tim Poffenberger and Jacob Block. The team is coached by Teacher Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).