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 [...]

To the editor:  I just love it when people survive the winter with their sense of humor intact. A recent letter to the editor stated that “we should be able to trust that the information presented to us by an elected official is factual and not manipulated to meet a political purpose.” That is really [...]

To the editor:  The headline in the Sauk Centre Herald on April 10, 2014, read “School district looking at $300,000 in cuts”, so I ask myself, “Why are we here again, like every other budget year in the past?” Who is to blame? Dan Brooks states in the Herald on April 10, 2014, “Our past [...]

To the editor:  A person would think that a military base would be the safest place you could find. Yet in the last few years at Fort Hood a gunmen has shot up the place two times. So when are we going to admit this no gun zone policy does not work. We have some [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday April 21, 2014 at First United Methodist Church on Pinecone Road in Sartell, MN for David Acheson, age 76, who died Wednesday, at St. Cloud Hospital. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. at Wenner Funeral home in Richmond, and 10:00 a.m. [...]

Iylie Blue Traynor was born to Chaslyn Line and Daniel Traynor of Browerville, March 27, 2014, at 4:18 p.m. at CentraCare Health-Long Prairie. Iylie weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents are Brenda Line, Tim Line, Deborah Fischer and Tom Traynor.

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