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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think

Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …

Fire at Newport leaves charred building

All hands were on deck in Newport Wednesday May 8 as a fire call at 2:10 p.m. at 1136 Hastings Avenue saw Newport Fire arrive on a fully involved structure fire, starting as a vehicle fire on the …

The DCSO staff members that participated in the Coffee with a Cop community event at Froth and Cork in Hastings with Hastings resident Theresa Chatelle. Left to Right, Community Relations and Equity Coordinator Genesis Sudderth, Sergeant Klug, Correctional Deputy Mills, Deputy Martin and Theresa Chatelle.

Dakota County Sheriff's Office hosts two community events.

Law enforcement offices around the country are working very hard to engage with the community through events that are not associated with any kind of emergency call. Often called ‘Coffee with a …

State Senator says Minnesota Pollution Control should be doing more to get Hastings funding in PFAS fight

The City of Hastings put everything on the table Thursday night, building its case that it deserves funding help to fight its battle against PFAS and PFOS forever chemical contaminants in its …

Jose Miranda crosses the plate after hitting a 434-foot homerun in the Saints opening day game against the Guardians AAA team, the Columbus Clippers.

Saints hit 3 homeruns, win 8-1 on opening day

The Saint Paul Saints won their home opener on Saturday evening defeating the Columbus Clippers at CHS Field in St. Paul’s Lowertown by a score of 8-1. We can all breathe a sigh of relief; …

3 ways to plan for a satisfying and successful retirement

Wealth Enhancement Group outlines three ways to get the most out of retirement.

Raph and Pat Ptacek with Prescott School District Athletic Director Andrew Caudill at the Cardinal Pump at Ptaceks in Prescott.

Ptaceks Family Market supports local athletics with fundraising initiative

PRESCOTT – Ptaceks Family Market, a pillar of the Prescott community, is proud to announce its latest initiative in support of local athletics. Starting May 2, Ptaceks Family Market will donate …

Volunteers double Cheese Curd Festival’s local impact

ELLSWORTH – Scheduled for Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, the annual Cheese Curd Festival is known for a literal 3 tons of cheese curds, unique tasting events, class-act entertainment, …

Dee Wells thanks everyone for coming.

A&W opens in Colby

On Monday, May 13, A&W opened in Colby at 1210 N. Division Street, the location of the former Hardees building.

O-W students and staff give back on Community Service Day

On Wednesday, May 8, students and staff from Owen-Withee Schools could once again be seen all over Owen and Withee as they leant a hand to various organizations and elderly community members. …
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How the Gaza humanitarian aid pier traces its origins to discarded cigar boxes before World War II

Palestinians in Gaza have begun receiving humanitarian aid delivered through a newly completed floating pier off the coast of the besieged territory. Built by the U.S. military and operated in coordination with the United Nations, …

These are the 13 states with comprehensive consumer privacy protection laws

Drata compiled a breakdown of the 13 states that have passed consumer privacy protection laws using info collected by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

These are the 13 states with comprehensive consumer privacy protection laws

Drata compiled a breakdown of the 13 states that have passed consumer privacy protection laws using info collected by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

New Prescription Topical for Common Skin Condition

(BPT) - Beyond the appearance and irritation of physical symptoms, seborrheic dermatitis is associated with a decrease in quality of life and may affect emotional well-being, self-esteem, and …

Navigating Childhood with Hemophilia A: Samuel’s Journey to Treatment

(BPT) - Article is sponsored and developed by Sanofi. Natalie and Samuel were compensated by Sanofi.When Natalie and her husband adopted four-year-old Samuel from China, they were excited to learn …

Carter’s Drops New Seasonal Newborn Essentials for New Parents and Gifters

(BPT) - There’s nothing like the joy of expecting a baby. And while prepping for baby’s arrival is an exciting time, it can also be overwhelming — especially when it comes to what …