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Mille Lacs County Bike Fleet

All MLC employees are welcome to borrow the bikes during their breaks. It is expected that employees using the bikes will have suitable cycling experience. If you use the bikes, you do so at your own risk. When you borrow … Continue reading

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New lactation room benefits nursing moms at Essentia Health-Sandstone

Breastfeeding moms at Essentia Health-Sandstone Hospital now have a beautiful, new place to express breast milk.  A Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant funded the new lactation room. “SHIP works to improve the health of communities, and the need for … Continue reading

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Mobile tent offer mothers private breastfeeding space

Written by: Kirsten Faurie, Kanabec County Times Editor editor@moraminn.com August 20, 2017 A new resource to help Kanabec County communities support breastfeeding mothers made its debut Saturday, Aug. 5 at Ogilvie’s Back to the Tower Days celebration. Maintained by Kanabec … Continue reading

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Isanti County Milk Depot

For various reasons, a mother may not always be able to produce breast milk for her baby. Isanti County Public Health’s breast milk depot makes it possible for healthy lactating women who have extra milk to share that gift with … Continue reading

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Princeton community garden expands to Oak Knoll

The city of Princeton passed a resolution at its March 23 meeting that enables expansion of the Princeton Community Garden from one small site near the historic depot building into what will be multiple plots in a piece of city-owned … Continue reading

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Springing Into Spring Workouts

By American Council on Exercise By Debi Pillarella Are the winter blues wearing you down? Is that usual treadmill routine getting old? Good news—spring has arrived! It’s time to take advantage of the rising temperatures and longer days. Before you head … Continue reading

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Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

By Greta Macaire, R.D. Community Health Resource Center The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, … Continue reading

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Obesity may be declining in state, Pine County

State health officials say Minnesota has kept itself a little trimmer these days, and local health officials believe that programs offered in Pine County have helped make a difference towards that goal.  The state’s adult obesity rate dropped from 27.6 … Continue reading

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Tobacco Regulations Welcomed

May 5, 2016 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations on tobacco products welcomed, but the FDA still has critical to-do list By bringing all tobacco products under the agency’s jurisdiction, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has, at … Continue reading

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