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Breast Cancer Awareness Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends that if you are 50 to 74 years old, be sure to have...
It was last Thursday, and the three Munks were waiting for me. They all seemed a bit upset since I had not talked to them for a few weeks. Munk Two spoke right up first. He said he was concerned about all the birds that had been coming and going to and from the feeder the past two weeks. I told him...
r would like to invite you to come visit our center at 50 - 3rd Street NE, Long Prairie, 320-732-2282. We are open Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. We have many daily activities! You can also come and just hang out with your friends, play cards, play games, do puzzles or just sit and visit....
I could go one for a few more weeks about the subject of pie crusts but I am sure by now you are getting tired of them. This last one is still worth mentioning and I’m including a pie filling recipe that goes fantastic with it. Remember to experiment with flavors. Last week I listed numerous pie...
The sun is finally shining but the days are getting shorter and it is cooling down. Wondering when the frost is going to hit?? The winners of the eighth annual spelling bee were first place going to Frances N. and 2nd place went Hazel D. It was amazing - it took more than five rounds to come up...
Last May 15th Javier Valdez was driving his car in his home state of Sinaloa, Mexico. Nobody knows what happened exactly but somehow another driver forced him to come to a stop. Then somebody got out of that vehicle, pulled Mr. Valdez from his car, and shot him dead. There’s no question who the...
Oh for the love of Popcorn. We’re far from the world’s first popcorn fans: Archeologists have found traces of popcorn in 1,000-year-old Peruvian tombs. Makes me wonder what movies were good back then, ha. Popcorn really made its name as a snack food in the latter part of the nineteenth century when...
The Todd County Historical Society met on Monday, September 4 at 7 p.m. in the museum. President Gary Stracek called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance. The August Secretary’s Report was read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved.  De’s museum report:  • The $250 grant...
REMEMBER the Apple Dessert contest is right around the corner. Hoping some of you excellent cooks are willing to bake something up for the contest and join us for taste testing and coffee.  It will be on Thursday, Sept. 28 with judging at 2:30 and the coffee and taste testing to follow. Tony was up...
Some years ago my family was in El Paso, Texas. We decided to walk across the international bridge into Juarez, Mexico to find lunch. The bridge is one of those that is higher in the center than on either end. After lunch, when we were returning to El Paso, we came across a Mexican man in a...

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