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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources A mix of warm and cold weather across Minnesota has created inconsistent ice on lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Natural Resources is warning parents to keep an eye on their children as they visit friends and family who live near bodies of water. L...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Living in smaller communities sometimes limits the opportunities for young women to find a career that match their individual needs. Kimberly Parker of Osakis grew up on her family’s large dairy farm. She had watched her mother care for the well-being and health of he...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent It is of no surprise that farmers have a deep love for their tractors. Endless hours are spent working with their machines to get the ground tilled, seeds planted and crops harvested. Today these great harvesters, plows and combines are feats of modern day engineering, ...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection The latest figures show the preterm birth rate in Minnesota continues to trend downward, but the progress has been slow toward the goal of healthier babies here and across the nation. As of last year, the U.S. premature birth rate had fallen to 11.4 perc...Read More
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Stearns County will continue its Sentence to Service (STS) program in 2015, in a more limited capacity. The Board of Commissioners was looking to possibly cut the program in an effort to save money, but after hearing some community objections, unanimously agreed to continue the service and reduce it...Read More
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By Beth Berlin University of Minnesota Extension It is time to put away the fall decorations and put up the winter decor, including the Christmas tree. For many of us this includes the annual tradition of purchasing a fresh real tree. Minnesota tree farmers typically produce over 500,000 trees per y...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent The Swanville Bible Church and the community that it serves has welcomed in a new pastor and his family. Mike Gunnon comes to the church with the guidance of God and the support of his wife Gloria. Gunnon has just begun his career as a pastor, and he prepares himself fo...Read More
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