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Breakfast long has been touted as the most important meal of the day. Early morning meals provide fuel for the day ahead. A bowl of cereal or a granola bar may make an ideal morning meal on hectic weekday mornings, but when time is not an issue, a delicious, hot breakfast can serve as a welc…

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Breakfast long has been touted as the most important meal of the day. Early morning meals provide fuel for the day ahead. A bowl of cereal or a granola bar may make an ideal morning meal on hectic weekday mornings, but when time is not an issue, a delicious, hot breakfast can serve as a welc…

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In Minnesota, 97,000 people are projected to have Alzheimer’s disease in 2019. Joseph Gaugler with the University of Minnesota answers questions about what Alzheimer’s is, its symptoms and risk factors.

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Ogilvie High School recently installed inspirational decals to help brighten students days and let them know in spite of their daily struggles, each student is appreciated and valued. 

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As the snow and ice arrive, so does the recurring battle to manage paved surfaces. Salt – used to de-ice our paved surfaces – is commonly over-applied. We scatter an estimated 445,000 tons of chloride-laden salt in Minnesota each year. More than 70 percent of that mixes with stormwater and e…

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Elderly and vulnerable adults now have the right to conduct electronic monitoring, such as with a camera or video streaming device, thanks to a law passed by the 2019 Legislature. 

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Johanna Deithelm gave her husband her heart. She never would have imagined that less than a decade after their wedding day, he would be giving her a kidney. 

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Tuesday, Jan. 7: At approximately 11:58 a.m. the Mora Area Fire Department was called to a residence on 290th Ave. in Peace Township. They were called in on a possible dryer fire and possible issue with the electrical plug in. The homeowner heard some popping sounds, investigated and saw a s…

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From preschool through 12th grade students at Mora Schools will be participating in e-learning days if school is cancelled due to weather. With a variety of lessons and activities intended to extend classroom learning, students will engage in learning at home. The district is implementing th…

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During the month of January, much of the landscape is dull and drab. Fortunately, a variety of boreal birds, including many colorful finches, have descended from the north for more easily accessible food sources. 

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Noxious weeds, characterized by their aggressive behavior, continue to be an increasing problem throughout the United States. Early detection is critical in order to contain and/or eradicate an infestation. Ground-based surveys for weeds require time and money to cover a relatively small are…

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Peanuts are a beloved snack that are as healthy as they are tasty. Despite their somewhat misleading name, peanuts actually are legumes and grow beneath the ground. Legumes are edible seeds enclosed in pods, whereas true nuts grow on trees.

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“Celebrating Agriculture,” the fifth annual Women in Ag Network Conference will be Feb. 4, 2020, in Willmar, at the Willmar Conference Center (240 23rd Street SE, Willmar). This annual event will be a day of learning and networking for women involved in agriculture. Registration begins at 8:…

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The ongoing chronic wasting disease investigation of farms tied to the Douglas County detection first reported in December 2019 has led to a CWD-confirmed doe on a Pine County farm. The herd in Pine County was being investigated because it provided animals to the Douglas County herd in the p…

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Minnesota health officials have confirmed an infant death related to pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The infant was diagnosed with pertussis in August 2019 and died in November after being hospitalized for three months. The last pediatric death related to pertussis in Minnesota was …