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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection As parents across Minnesota continue to pack the malls and stores, remember that some gifts for their children can bring pain as well as joy. Thousands of accidents in the U.S. each year involving children and toys result in eye injuries and even blindnes...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection While the holidays are a happy time for many, the stress associated with family obligations and dynamics can be the “lump of coal” in some people’s Christmas stockings. According to the American Psychological Association, fatigue and stress are the ...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Minnesota is a state that is renowned for providing the angler with endless lake options and several species of fish to try for. Many fishermen don’t think twice about where their fish are coming from, save the lake they are being harvested from, but chances are, the ...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Debbie Zehrer of Sauk Centre didn’t have kids at home and had no room in her home for a Christmas tree. It had been three years since the artificial tree and the ornaments had created the festive feeling of Christmas. Instead of a perfectly good tree remaining in a bo...Read More
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Stearns County is kicking off its 2014 photo contest with the theme: “Winter Wonders.” The county wants citizens to send it winter photos. They can be someone enjoying their favorite winter activity, snow and ice-covered landscapes, a cozy fireplace, holiday festivities, cute kids reveling in th...Read More
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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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