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Annual run/walk for mental health in memory of Jonathan Robbins By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer The fourth annual “Let the Sun Shine” run/walk for mental health in Cold Spring will be held Saturday, April 26, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Church. The walk was started to keep the memory of a [...]

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A driver improvement course is open to the public; pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center certified instructor teaches this class.  By utilizing the most up-to-date research in the field, participants will be provided information in regards to driver safety, new laws, and vehicle technology. The fee for the four-hour refresher course [...]

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Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. Eight foods account for 90 percent of all reactions: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Even trace amounts of a food allergen can cause a reaction. Discover how to prevent, identify and respond to any suspected food allergy from 6:30-8:30 [...]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages homeowners to complete necessary open burning now, as restrictions will take effect shortly after snowmelt occurs. “Warm temperatures will continue to erode the snowpack in the next few weeks,” said Larry Himanga, DNR fire prevention coordinator. “This will expose last year’s leaves and [...]

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By Kerry Drager Dairyland Peach Contributor The marriage of Tyson and Michelle Molitor last November brought the college sweethearts together in name and family, but the lack of housing has kept the two from sharing their daily lives together. Michelle currently lives in Andover and works in Minnetonka while Tyson stays busy on his family’s [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer Walt Junkin is known for his moving renditions of “Taps” at area military funerals and ceremonies. Many people also know him for his career as a professional photographer. Both careers have filled Junkin’s life. He grew up in Fargo, where he was paid for his first photo in seventh grade, [...]

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By Dan Martens Extension Educator U of M Extension Service From time to time, for farm programs, crop disaster declarations, crop insurance options and other things perhaps — we hear about an “Olympic” average for crop yields and other things. Olympic average simply means — for a given set of numbers, you drop the high [...]

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By JENNIE ZEITLER Staff Writer Amid the constant changes of the health insurance industry, the Upsala School Board has made some changes to employee health care compensation. Following a presentation by John Holthaus of Primary Benefit Services in Little Falls and Rudy Allebach of HR Simplified in Minneapolis, the Board voted March 26, to drop [...]

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