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Jennifer Tomford, R.N., CentraCare Health – Melrose, received the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award in the rural health category and was honored at the Oct. 25 annual Nurse of the Year Award ceremony in Brooklyn Park. Tomford began her career at CentraCare Health – Melrose in 2000 as a cert...Read More
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With the arrival of snow comes the Stearns County Parks Department’s need for people to do ski patrol. Cross-country ski patrol volunteers provide information to skiers, record observations and provide needed assistance. All volunteers receive a short orientation. Four Stearns County parks have gr...Read More
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Minnesota hunters registered 54,000 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Final numbers from the weekend show that the number of deer registered dropped 30,000 from 2013. So far this year, including special hunts and the...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Mary Anderson is an adept woman who has made Clarissa her home and place of business. From scratch, she and her husband Jim built their business 38 years ago. She has provided the area with a quaint little shop that has offered several services throughout the years and ...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension All beef producers with cow/calf operations know the importance of their cull cows. Cull cow receipts account for 15-30 percent of income from the cow-calf enterprise, says Cody Wright, South Dakota State University Extension beef specialist.  Becau...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension On Oct. 29, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, while speaking at the National Milk Producers Federation annual meeting, announced that the deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) has been extended. Farmers now have until Dec. 5, to ...Read More
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The Melrose Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in helping to locate Edgar Martinez Juarez, 22. Edgar is approximately 5’7” tall, 155 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. Edgar is a Hispanic male., has a light mustache and a ‘barbwire’ tattoo around one of his biceps. E...Read More
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