This post is about one particularly hard day, meant only to give you a glimpse of what it is like here and how we cope with what we see.
It was 0830 and I was in my office working on some useless spreadsheet when my pager went off. It said “Ax1, GSW APH ETA 10 m.” This translates to incoming…one injured, life threatening (Alpha), Gun Shot Wound, coming by Apache Helicopter, Estimated Time of Arrival, 10 minutes.
Students at a west-central Minnesota elementary school are being evacuated to a nearby high school in response to the collision involving a semi-trailer hauling anhydrous ammonia and a train about 8:30 a.m. this morning.
In Our Own Voice (IOOV), a free public education program featuring two speakers sharing their compelling personal stories of living with a mental illness and achieving recovery, will be offered in Long Prairie on May 9.
The Central Minnesota Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 23rd Annual Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet on Monday, May 20 at the Kelly Inn-Best Western, 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN, beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m.
Today, joined by the family of fallen Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill designating a segment of Highway 23 in Stearns County to be named “Officer Tom Decker Memorial Highway.”
“Spring is the perfect time to challenge yourself to identify a greater variety of bird species by their calls since
new migrants are arriving quickly,” encouraged Matt Conner, Visitor Services Manager at the Prairie Wetlands
Learning Center (PWLC) in Fergus Falls.
“A” OK Autism Support Group and Autism Care Team will present the second annual Autism Awareness Weekend, April 26-29, featuring a walk and area businesses creating awareness of autism in the Fergus Falls area.
In the United States, nearly 30 million women and men of all ages, race and backgrounds suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder, such as anorexia or bulimia, at some point in their lives. An eating disorder affects the entire family.
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