Hands of Hope

By Julie Kapsch, Guest Columnist When many of us think about dating violence, we often consider it to be an issue for high schoolers and older adults, but a new study challenges that perception. A recent study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that rates of dating violence even among students in middle school are […]

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The Violence Prevention Council of Morrison County invites teens to participate in Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month by entering its Break the Silence, End the Violence Poster Contest. The poster contest is open to teens ages 13-18. The posters should be on 8 1/2-inch by 11-inch paper and reflect positive, healthy relationship messages with the […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Morrison County will hold its 20th annual “Take Back the Night” event Thursday, May 16. The event is sponsored by Hands of Hope Resource Center in Little Falls, a local program that dedicates itself to supporting victims of crime. Frank Weber, the scheduled speaker for the event, is the clinical director […]

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Morrison County non-profits keep money raised here By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     It’s time for United Way’s annual fundraising campaign, and area groups are finding ways to make it fun for donors. “Some businesses have incentives such as a ‘highest giver’ reserved parking spot,” said Campaign Consultant Carl Newbanks.. Newbanks was hired by the […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Hands of Hope Resource Center in Morrison and Todd counties will offer a free workshop Tuesday, Aug. 21, to help critical personnel with understanding victims of domestic violence. “So many times the victims fall through the cracks. Their wishes, their needs are not being heard by the police, the hospital, the […]

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By TINA SNELL, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com  The 19th annual Take Back the Night event will be held Thursday at Maple Island Park in Little Falls. The speaker will be Patty Wetterling from St. Joseph. Wetterling, currently employed at the Minnesota Department of Health, is the director of the Sexual Violence Prevention Program. She has also served […]

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