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Like many others, I attended the Memorial Day service in the high school auditorium. It seems to me, as the veterans are asked to stand, there are far fewer of us each year. I guess that isn’t very surprising considering how fast the years are passing us by. I recently read that only seven percent...
I wrap up this week on the hot weather meal ideas. You have more than enough ideas now or simple reminders of things you can make easily and inexpensively. Also reminding you that the Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Contest is underway. You have till June 23rd to send in your favorite recipe. I have a...
Busy, Busy Busy—We picked up the flowers and staff and residents got them planted in the boxes, Bobbi K. was up and has been working on the flowers out front and the Garden club came to do the other flower bed. Families have been very helpful with the watering and caring for the boxes and we have a...
Historically rural landowners were great at reusing and recycling – items were often re-purposed such as milk cartons for starting tomatoes and tin cans for protecting a newly planted tree from mouse girdling.  In more recent times the amount and type of packaging that comes along with products we...
Did you hear in the news? Donald Trump just signed an Executive Order declaring that the sun now rotates around the earth! “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to promote the advancement of science and technology...
In an article in a recent edition of the St Paul Union Advocate, readers were encouraged to take advantage of a food distribution program.  They were informed they could receive healthy food & meat packages at a 40% discount, no questions asked. (almost sounds like a criminal enterprise doesn’t...
Another busy week has passed and all kinds of excitement.  Melinda and Cindy took several of the guys out to the Head of the Lakes for burgers and fishing. They were having so much fun fishing it was hard to quit for burgers, and when they got back they cleaned them and put them in the freezer to...
May is designated as Mental Health Month, and has been observed as such since 1949. During their annual May campaign, Mental Health America invites other organizations to join with them to spread the message that mental health is something everyone should care about. Additionally, the National...
This week I’m going to remind you of easy, hot summer month, meals. I’m sure most of you have made some of them or something even similar but like I mentioned last week, we sometimes get in a rut. And like last week, these ideas won’t be in recipe format but I’m sure you will have no problems...
The following are descriptions of the events Todd County Health & Human Services has available for the public followed by a schedule in order by date. IMMUNIZATION CLINICS Available vaccines: •Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis (DTaP), Hib, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Polio...

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