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April 25, 2016
Lyon County Extension receives grant for garden
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Lyon County Extension and Outreach was recently awarded one of Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach’s Master Gardener grants with the primary focus of increasing access to healthy foods for families experiencing poverty. Throughout Iowa, 25 grants...
April 25, 2016 - 8:34pm
April 7, 2016
Making plans into reality: Worthington works toward better walking, biking paths
WORTHINGTON — Officials are trying to make Worthington’s busiest streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists in a series of projects, included...
April 7, 2016 - 4:31pm
Healthy food discussion planned for Friday
WORTHINGTON — The University of Minnesota Extension will host a meeting with Leah Gardner from the Good Food Access Fund from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday in the Farmers Room of the Nobles County Government Center. Sponsored by the American Heart Association and Minnesota for Healthy...
February 7, 2016 - 9:41pm
April 19, 2015
‘Healthy Living at Home’ headlines Spring Fling
WORTHINGTON — Whatever the weather, area seniors are guaranteed a day of sunshine at the 2015 Spring Fling for Seniors, scheduled from 8 a.m....
April 19, 2015 - 8:03pm
May 9, 2014
Program brings healthy snacks to kids
WORTHINGTON — A Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) mini-grant offered to Worthington’s Prairie Elementary is bringing healthy snacks...
May 9, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 7, 2014
DNR, OOWD strategize over Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON — With the lack of a significant fish kill on Lake Ocheda this past winter, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) board met with several Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials and a Ducks Unlimited biologist Tuesday afternoon to discuss options to...
May 7, 2014 - 9:28pm
May 1, 2014
Minnesota second, Wisconsin third for bike-friendly states
Minnesota ranks second and Wisconsin third among the most bike-friendly states in the U.S., according to the League of American Bicyclists. Only Washington ranked higher for having better trails, laws, promotion of and participation in bicycling. The League released its rankings...
May 1, 2014 - 7:51pm
April 29, 2014
WORTHINGTON — Students in Jeff Roger’s Introduction to Soils class at Minnesota West Community and Technical College were supposed to launch...
April 29, 2014 - 8:53pm
October 3, 2012
Oral Health Zone project coming to Nobles County
WORTHINGTON -- A medical doctor practicing with the University of Minnesota's Department of Pediatrics is hoping to make a statewide impact with an initiative to improve the oral health of poor children on medical assistance programs. With grant funding from the Dental Trade Alliance,...
October 3, 2012 - 9:45pm
November 16, 2011
Grant funds healthy snack program
WORTHINGTON -- Third-graders at Prairie Elementary had a choice of yogurt, pretzels or an apple during snack time on Wednesday. "I call dibs...
November 16, 2011 - 7:57pm
February 8, 2011
Beautiful weather in store for Healthy Heart Family Celebration
WORTHINGTON -- According to the latest forecasts, the weather outlook for Saturday includes highs of anywhere from 30 to 39 degrees, depending...
February 8, 2011 - 8:06pm
March 3, 2010
County board hears updates on healthy living, tobacco and obesity grants
WORTHINGTON -- With a $367,000 grant from the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) and a $420,000 grant from ClearWay Minnesota, Nobles-Rock...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
March 1, 2010
Heart Screen can detect cardiac problems early
WORTHINGTON -- In retrospect, Paul Hoffman realizes that there were signs that something wasn't quite right with his physical health. "I thought...
March 1, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Wellness Challenge aims for healthier student body
OKABENA -- There will be no couch potatoes at Southwest Star Concept High School this winter. The district's Wellness Committee wants to get students moving during the often-sedentary winter months with a school-wide fitness challenge in February. "We're excited about it because...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 28, 2009
Fitness Challenge rewards healthy habits
OKABENA -- Southwest Star Concept School hopes to turn fat to fit once again this year with its second annual Fitness Challenge, in which community members join teams and compete to lose the most weight. "It's not necessarily a weight loss challenge," said Cindy Owen, dean of students...
December 28, 2009 - 12:00am