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Upcoming Fruit and Vegetable Grower online workshop

By Karen Johnson, UM Extension Educator McLeod and Meeker Counties The University of Minnesota Extension will host a Fruit and Vegetable production workshop focused on pests, diseases, and pollinators. This workshop is being offered as a live virtual workshop from…

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid awarded Older Americans Act funds to provide legal services for seniors

The St. Cloud office of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid has received a grant of Older Americans Act funds from the Central Minnesota Council on Aging to provide legal services for seniors residing in Stearns County. The funds will be used to…

Watkins Senior Dining – April 6-10

Please call at least one day in advance. Meals may be picked up. For Eden Valley Senior Dining, please call at least one day in advance. Meals are delivered in your home by volunteers. Congregate dining is no longer available…

Terebinth Refuge wins Minnesota Touchstone Energy Community Award

Terebinth Refuge, a St. Cloud-based non-profit organization, received the 2020 Minnesota Touchstone Energy Community Award. Founder and executive director CeCe Terlouw accepted the award from the Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA). Along with this special honor, Terebinth Refuge also received…

Kimball Senior Dining still feeding seniors in the community

Catholic Charities continues to provide meals for community seniors. On Tuesday, volunteers packed up and either loaded into vehicles or delivered 216 frozen meals for local seniors. If you are 60 and over and would like to participate in the…

Additional time to file and pay your taxes

In line with the state’s continued peacetime emergency response to COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Revenue has announced that taxpayers filing their annual Minnesota Individual Income Tax return for tax year 2019 now have until Wednesday, July 15, 2020, to…

What you need to know … so far

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor We are only a few days into the Governor’s stay-at-home order. This means that everyone needs to stay at home except for essential things like a doctor appointment or getting groceries. People are encouraged to…

Turning the COVID-19 stay-at-home order from a problem into an opportunity

By Lynette Imdieke-Struzyk, M.S., L.P.C.C., Psychotherapist When I think of coping well with any sort of forced dramatic change in lifestyle, and the potential traumatic effects of our current pandemic, the first thing I think of is Mr. Rogers retelling…

Thank you from Sheetz family

The family of the late Reta Sheetz (Feb. 29, 2020) and the late Larry Sheetz (Mar. 14, 2020) would like to express our sincere thanks for your kindness, support, and condolences we received since the passing of our parents/grandparents. Brenda…

Thank you from Johnson family

The family of Doug Johnson would like to take this time to thank everyone who sent cards, flowers, and memorials to our family at this difficult time. No words can express the gratitude we have for all the kindness, generosity,…

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