If you have always wanted to experience Grandma’s Marathon but running just isn’t for you, then volunteering is the perfect solution.
The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2012 Recreational Boating Statistics last Monday, revealing that boating fatalities that year totaled 651, the lowest number of boating fatalities on record.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), vice chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), recently released a new report examining the role of women in American manufacturing.RELATED CONTENT
May is Older Americans Month and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is reminding seniors and their loved ones – as well as caregivers – of the importance of being vigilant in regard to scams.
It’s no wonder nearly one in 10 Americans suffers from depression. “Top risk factors include being unable to work or unemployed; having no health insurance; suffering from obesity,” notes psychologist Gregory L. Jantz, citing a Centers for Disease Control study.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public and transportation stakeholders to learn about the upcoming draft of the Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan.RELATED CONTENT
University of Minnesota Extension has educational resources available for those with questions related to a continuing forage shortage and late planting issues.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking people to leave turtles alone as the turtles cross roads to reach nesting areas.
An “All U.S.Coast Guard Reunion” will be held at the Golden Valley VFW Post 7051 on Saturday, June 8, starting at 11 a.m.
Two studies released this week by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) confirm that a wide variety of unregulated chemicals are ending up in Minnesota’s lakes and rivers.RELATED CONTENT
Lakes Area Recreation will again hold the Holy Moly Ole series of races, with all proceeds going directly to youth programs and scholarships.
Two Minnesota residents – both children under one year old - have become ill with salmonellosis linked to eating Krinos brand tahini sesame paste that has been recalled by the manufacturer.RELATED CONTENT
Editor's note: The following is a week in review column by State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria.RELATED CONTENT
Both Brandon and Evansville school boards are putting it to voters in those districts on June 25 to decide if the two school districts should consolidate into one.RELATED CONTENT
Although the crash, the blood and the screams were all fake, the lesson they delivered was all too real. Don’t send text messages when you are driving. It could cost a life.RELATED CONTENT