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A St. Cloud Hospital Nursing Alumni Scholarship is being offered to a graduate or a family member of a graduate of the St. Cloud Hospital School of Nursing, who is seeking a specialty degree within the field of nursing. To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must be: • Enrolled in an under...Read More
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Once pushed to the brink of extinction, the American bald eagle has become a poster child for the value of endangered species laws, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be playing a part in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) efforts to get more young people and families excite...Read More
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Other business that came before the Upsala City Council Monday included: • Approving two Bingo permits for St. Mary’s Church, one for quilts Feb. 17 and one for the youth March 17; • Approving the one-year appointment of new Fire Department officers as recommended by the department. They are: ...Read More
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Courtesy of Minnesota Extension Although much of Minnesota is still in severe to extreme drought, University of Minnesota (U of M) Extension climatologist Mark Seeley said the outlook shows a different story for late winter all the way into planting season. “By no means am I saying that the drough...Read More
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More elderly also needing food assistance By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Those dreams of a traditional retirement of travel and hobbies and relaxation are being delayed for more Americans. A new survey finds that 16 percent of those age 65 and older are still in the work force, and fin...Read More
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Farm Business Management of St Cloud Technical and Community College and Centra Sota Cooperative has joined with the University of Minnesota Extension to present “Farm Transition & Estate Planning: Create Your Farm Legacy.” The workshop is Wednesday, Feb. 13, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the St...Read More
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Travel around the world by sampling international food and dance steps from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud. As a reminder of your journey, you’ll leave the event with health screening results, education materials, a photo booth memento, the glo...Read More
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Minnesota Retailers Association With one in four jobs in Minnesota directly connected to retail, our elected officials now more than ever need to understand the impact of their decisions on retail businesses. the Minnesota Retail Association is sponsoring “I am Retail” Day at the Capitol on Thur...Read More
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A record number of Turn In Poachers (TIP) hotline calls referred to conservation officers (CO) with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) led to a significant increase in poaching arrests in 2012. TIP calls referred to COs jumped 54 percent in 2012 to 2,051, compared with 1,328 in 2011...Read More
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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension Several crop insurance providers are conducting workshops to provide a review and update about the crop insurance programs for 2013. I have to admit I haven’t attended a good crop insurance review for 2013 yet this year. In the mix of doing private ...Read More
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