HEALTHBEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 2:30 PM
NEW PLATEAUS I made it on MPR: )
A couple weeks ago many of you read my take on the Trayvon Martin tragedy. Well, Minnesota Public Radio enjoyed it and featured it on their site today: )
Check it out: http://minnesota.publicradio.or... Posted on 4/10/12 at 3:42 PM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Cucumbers and Yogurt are Saucy and Versatile
While in Minneapolis last weekend, after a light Sunday breakfast at Sunstreet Breads, (Heavy Table recently had a nice write-up about Sun Street with photos) my husband and I stopped at the nearby Ki... Posted on 6/19/11 at 9:27 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Thanks for telling us how to drive, (....)!
It is a site that none of us wanted to see after 2008, the year of the economic collapse. At about this time last year, we were dealing with $4 a gallon gas in a time span between Easter and Labor Day... Posted on 4/21/11 at 5:36 PM
WORTHINGTON — Data compiled by the American Public Power Association (APPA) shows that Worthington Public Utilities is an efficiently run and competitive in costs and expenses with other public utilities across the nation.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday referred a request to display community art projects to the parks and recreation board.
Gail Holinka addressed council members on behalf of the AOK Club and Comprehensive Arts Planning Program, asking them to consider a way in which community-created works of art — like three murals painted at the Regatta and King Turkey Day events — could be publicly displayed.
Nobles County Commissioners take closer look at collaborative agency
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners met for more than an hour in special session Tuesday morning to take a closer look at options for a multi-county community health services agency, but they still seem no closer to making a decision.
Multi-county public health talks continue
WORTHINGTON — While Rock County commissioners seemed ready to move forward with a multi-county public health collaboration during its meeting Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners applied the brakes and asked for more time to discuss the idea further.
Commissioners consider combining two health agencies
SLAYTON — County commissioners must decide by mid-September whether to combine Nobles-Rock Community Health Services with Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone Public Health.
SLAYTON — By the end of the public meeting regarding the expansion and renovation of the Murray County Law Enforcement Center Thursday, Murray County Commissioner Kevin Vickerman admitted to the Daily Globe on the record he was supportive of the $1.4 million project that would give the sheriff’s office the space it desperately needs.
Council committed to the public purpose in plans to find purpose for the old YMCA
WORTHINGTON — A specific purpose for the former Worthington Area YMCA building has not yet been decided, but council members have taken the first step to ensure that it houses something — and that something will likely serve a public purpose.
DETROIT LAKES - Detroit Lakes Public Schools is in a battle for students. There isn’t a new school being built in the area. Instead, iQ Academy Minnesota, hopes to lure students away from a traditional public school.
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