SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY - Forty teams participated in the South Washington County Relay For Life on June 7 at East Ridge High School, raising $60,000 for cancer research.

Dave Olson and Michelle Alpers served as co-lead on this year's walk. Students Faith Goetzke and Leah Restad were co-leads of the East Ridge High Schools Against Cancer Chapter.

In its 20 year history, Relay for Life South Washington County has raised $2.8 million for the American Cancer Society.