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A “Super” Gift For A Lakeville Man
Greg Gellhorn has done a lot. He's been a great husband to his wife Amy and a great father to two kids, Sam and Sydney. He ran the 2016 Twin Cities Marathon. After that marathon though things were not quite right. And he loved to play basketball. Suddenly he found he could not jump. Last May, t…
Referee Saved By AED And Quick Action
New Year's Eve was almost the last day on this earth for Referee Jeff Schroder. he has been a basketball official for 27 years and was assigned to a game at Southwest State University in Marshall.
Air Quality Alert For Parts Of Minnesota
If you are going to be traveling today be aware the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for eastern and central Minnesota effective Thursday, September 14 from 12-8pm. The affected area includes the Twin Cities Metro, Saint Cloud, Hinckley and the Tribal Nation of Mill…
Minnesota Medical Marijuana Law Update
The Minnesota medical marijuana program was launched in July 2015. Certain residents with certain afflictions were allowed to purchase and use medical marijuana. This past Tuesday, August 1, saw the law expanded to include those suffering from PTSD to purchase and use the drug...
A Warning Against Drinking Hydrogen Peroxide
Apparently due to some benefits of doing so shown online in various places, people are drinking hydrogen peroxide. According to the Star Tribune, six people have been treated at Hennepin County Medical Center after accidentally drinking a highly concentrated version...
This Tape Alleviates Knee Pain?
So, am I the first person to attempt to take a selfie of one's knee? The legs are ugly enough, but add this strange tape and it's all the more worse. But I don't care because this seems at least to alleviate my knee pain.
Here we go. In May I woke up with a stiff knee...
Admission to Owatonna Hospital Denied
If you felt you needed to be admitted to the Owatonna Hospital in 1901, you had to make you weren't too sick or else they wouldn't take you. What? I ran across this interesting article from the Journal of the American Medical Association from 1901...
Support Steele County Healthy Seniors on Tuesday
The Steele County Healthy Seniors will have their fundraising golf tournament on Tuesday, July 11. It's especially important this year as Healthy Seniors made the decision to forego state and federal funding. About $30,000 must be found to make up the difference...

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