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Rural Stearns Faith in Action is looking for volunteers in the Rural Stearns County areas.  Volunteers perform tasks such as: transportation, housekeeping, simple home repairs, friendly visiting, chores and respite care for older adults to help keep them in their homes as long as safely possible. P...Read More
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Senator Paul Gazelka, R-Baxter, and Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, will be hosting public town hall forums to gather input from residents of Senate District 9. The meetings will be held Saturday, April 25, at: • The Royalton Senior Center, 205 East Centre Street, Royalton, from 8:30-9:30 a.m; ...Read More
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When family members are faced with a life and death health care decision for a loved one, it can be overwhelming. Having a health care directive can lessen the burden. Health care directives help communicate the wishes of a person who may not be able to communicate or make decisions for themselves b...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes, Minnesota Extension When we hear the phrase, “cow comfort,” an image of freestalls is usually what pops into our heads. Or perhaps a bedded pack. I will admit that for myself, I rarely consider cow comfort for tie stalls. However, shouldn’t all cows be comfortable, no matter h...Read More
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By Beth Berlin, Minnesota Extension With the periods of warm weather we’ve had this spring, and the consistently warmer temperatures that are just around the corner. ‘tis the season for ticks. As you begin your yard and garden chores, or just enjoy walks in natural areas, be aware that several i...Read More
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Local residents, motorists and others along Highway 371 between Little Falls and Brainerd, and the Lake Wobegon Trail near Sauk Centre, may see smoke from roadside prescribed fires beginning April 13 through May 31. Traffic should not be affected and all roadways and trails will remain open. The pre...Read More
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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Changing careers is a difficult decision that is riddled with uncertainty, but without taking risks there is little chance of reward. Steve Woller of Upsala, was ready to take the risks as he turned away from his position as a school teacher to pursue a career in the a...Read More
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