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The Ruby’s Pantry food distribution in Little Falls will take place Monday, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 901 Broadway Ave. W., Little Falls. An abundance of food will be available to participants who are asked to bring a $20 cash donation per box. No preregistration is required and there are no income qualifications. Registration will begin [...]

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The second annual Rural Wellness Conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, at Grace Covenant Church. The event, “Diversity in Wellness-Recovery Outside the Box,” will run from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Keynote speakers include David Hartford, Care Center director of behavior health services at CentraCare Health, St. Cloud; Maureen Marrin, Ombudsman Peer Services and [...]

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New single billing system also established  On Sept. 1, CHI St. Gabriel’s Health will implement a new computerized patient chart, or an electronic health record (EHR), enhancing quality and safety for patients throughout Morrison and north-central Stearns counties. Facilities utilizing this new system, called Epic, include: St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Family Medical Center and Little Falls [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Elizabeth Quillo started in April as the new nutrition educator for the University of Minnesota Extension Service, working in both Morrison and Todd counties. She is working with multiple local agencies to teach classes in various aspects of nutrition and cooking, targeted to low-income residents. The education format was restructured to eliminate [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent The drawings for a colorful 50-foot long mural were approved by the Long Prairie City Council recently, following a presentation by Royalton artist Jim Daly and Dreams United/Sueños Unidos Director Tim King. The mural will be painted on the north side of Main Street in Long Prairie on a building owned by [...]

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The Pierz Police Department has noticed a number of computer-related and caller identification (ID) scams in the Pierz area. The first scam is phone related. The scammer provides a false ID to be displayed on telephone they will be calling. This false caller ID is usually the name of a banking franchise. However, the Pierz [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Brock Suska hasn’t always worked on projects so near to home in his 16 years with Landscape Structures of Delano. He recently found himself filming promotional video footage for the company at the Taylor Chebet Twitchell playground in Little Falls. The Bowlus native, son of Bob and Carolyn Suska, graduated from Royalton High [...]

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ZUCCHINI BAKE   2 c. crushed club crackers 2 Tbsp. butter 3 c. chopped zucchini 3 eggs 1/2 c. milk 1/2 tsp. salt 1 small onion, shredded 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 c. Cheddar cheese shredded 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese, grated Put crackers on bottom of 9-inch by 9-inch baking pan. Dot with butter. Bring four [...]

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