To the editor: In January 2014, we again have a “closed personnel committee” comprised of the current county board chair who represents District 2, the vice chair who represents District 4 and human resources. This three person committee is closed to the public, denies any documentation of their activities and claims they don’t make any [...]

Despite nation’s best showing, compliance issues remain By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Minnesota retailers do better at thwarting teens’ attempts to buy tobacco than retailers in any other state, according to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The ranking is earning praise, although some anti-smoking advocates say the figures [...]

Eleven CentraCare primary care clinic sites recently received Health Care Home (HCH) re-certification from the Minnesota Department of Health through November 2015. The HCH-certified clinics include six CentraCare Clinic sites in St. Cloud (Pediatric & Adolescent Health, Northway Family Medicine, Health Plaza Family Medicine, River Campus Internal Medicine, Plaza Internal Medicine and CentraCare Family Health [...]

Child should be at least 4’9” to use seat belts only By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Kids often want to act like grownups, but experts say having children ride in cars the way mom and dad do is something that should be put off for as long as possible. A new study from Safe [...]

Funeral Services will be held at 11 am, Friday, October 24, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Prairie for Agnes E. Klinder, age 93, who passed away on Sunday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Sauk Rapids. Rev. Noah Wehrspann will officiate and burial will take place in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Long Prairie. Family and [...]

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Marlinda Linda Zumwalde, age 93, who died Tuesday at her home. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 8:00 p.m. Friday (TODAY) at the Wenner [...]

Harold Fuzzy Fiala, age 79, Cold Spring, died 10/13. Visitation: one hour prior to service, 10/20, St. James Church, Jacobs Prairie. Services: 11 am, 10/20, St. James,Jacobs Prairie. Arrangements are with Wenner FH, Cold Spring.

DeVona Caroline Kurpiers, 89, of Browerville, passed away on October 13, 2014, in St. Cloud. Funeral services for DeVona were held on Friday, October 17, 2014, 11:00 a.m., with Fr. Matthew Crane officiating. Interment was held at Christ the King Catholic Cemetery, Browerville. DeVona was born June 15, 1925, in Long Prairie Township, Todd County, [...]

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