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It was finally sort of a cool day last Thursday. So at 4:00 p.m. I hurried home to get some outside work done without having an attack of heat exhaustion. As I walked by the bird feeder, the three Chipmunks were out and about eating and playing tag. Munk One wanted to know why I was in such a rush...
Garlic is not only good but good for you.  Garlic comes in its own unique package as a bulb, neatly wrapped in a papery skin. Depending on the variety, the skin will be white, purplish or pinkish with a hard neck or soft neck. The bulb will contain 12 to 25 individual cloves. When buying fresh...
The following are descriptions of the events Todd County Health & Human Services has available for the public followed by a schedule in order by date. IMMUNIZATION CLINICS Available vaccines: •Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis (DTaP), Hib, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Polio...
It is the time of year before school starts for parents, health care providers and public health professionals, to celebrate and promote the importance and effectiveness of vaccines in preventing childhood diseases and deaths. A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
As we are approaching the harvest season we need to begin to think about how to improve and prepare our soils for the next crop. Improving soil health should play as much of a role as deciding what crop to plant and what tillage if any should be used. Cover crops should be part of the discussion as...
More rain but everything is so green and beautiful. We have been busy - Griffs donated several kinds of pizza to go along with bingo, the residents and staff got together for a coffee party and Doris made some delicious Scotch-a-roo bars for all to enjoy. Father Ron was up with some lively music...
Several CentraCare Health employees toured the building site on July 26th and were pleased to see steel work had started.
New Medical Campus Construction Update •Site utilities are about 75 percent complete and almost ready to tie-into the CentraCare Drive utilities. •Concrete structure is about 50 percent complete with footings and foundation work. •Structural steel began on July 25th. •Exterior walls will begin Mid-...
It was another Thursday and time for some late afternoon yard work and a visit with Chip, Munk One and Munk Two. They wanted to know why I had not been around the past two weeks. I told them we had lots of grandchildren visiting and it was too hot the past week for yard work. Two said he didn’t...
Have you ever had Key Lime Pie or dessert made from fresh Key Limes? They are so much better than that mostly fake stuff you can buy from the freezer section or that box of God knows what you whip up into something with a taste slightly like the Lime. I suggest you buy a bag of Key Limes and juice...
Summer continues to fly by.. I can’t believe August is just around the corner. The Fair is over and Prairie Days is in the past. Last week we had to cancel the golf cart ride due to the heat and humidity but we were able to get the Lilac Lane picnic in with lots of help from staff and volunteers....

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