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Worst than e-mails
It's a common complaint. E-mails -- hundreds of them -- eat up our time at work every day, reducing productivity. But according to a recent Wall Street Journal story, nearly 30 percent more work is ...
9/23/13 at 7:59 PM Essentia, how big is it? 7/22/13 at 6:35 PM
West Duluth CVS opens, Superior is next 9/17/12 at 2:48 PM
Accidents on upward trend: remind family to cut the Candy Crush!
The thrill of Angry Birds can sure shock those who play it, but is it worth the risk of 7,200 volts? This year alone, members of Northern Plains and Dakota Valley Electric Cooperatives reported 101...
8/22/13 at 11:32 AM Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag. 5/14/13 at 9:38 AM
A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
"We're Not Going Anywhere," Says Planned Parenthood Rep, Clinic Closes Behind Her
[First published on WIvoices.org] Wisconsin is back in the national spotlight with numerous public policy choices enacted that affect healthcare for women and girls in the Badger State. One of the ...
7/9/13 at 9:54 PM
Guest Post: Waking Up
Todays post is written by a former student of mine who is all grown up, married, and having kids. She mentioned in a Facebook post a while back that she is doing some writing, and I asked her to...
7/2/13 at 8:26 AM Book Review: Troubled Minds 6/28/13 at 10:23 AM
Mental Illness: It is an Illness 6/26/13 at 7:20 AM
Healthy Eating for Summer Fun
Note: This article was written by Courtney Meier and Emily Hofer, two dietetic interns that worked with me this week at the Worthington Hy-Vee. Summer is a time when everyone wants to be healthy, act...
5/24/13 at 12:41 PM Get a Healthy Chocolate Fix 12/3/12 at 11:09 AM
10 Foods in This Dietitian’s Kitchen 8/1/12 at 1:10 PM
5 Expenses That Are Worth The Money
Trying to cover all your living costs, plus save for emergencies and retirement can be a daunting task. Sometimes, the challenge is downright overwhelming. Being frugal can help, but dont confuse bein...
4/17/13 at 9:22 AM How to plan for medical costs in retirement 3/29/13 at 10:02 AM
Medical costs stressing you out? 5 steps you can take to manage them. 11/7/12 at 10:06 AM
Let's Get That Body Summer Ready!
Despite the cold spring weather, summer is coming and with summer comes summer clothes. Are you ready for them? Here are a few ideas how to get your body ready for the summer wear! Clean Up Your Men...
3/30/13 at 9:05 AM How To Keep a Consistent Weight Loss Routine 12/5/12 at 12:49 PM
Find Your Fat Loss Focus For Lasting Results 12/4/12 at 2:12 PM
The Cold War
It seems to me that winter would have no exciting news if we had no cold or flu outbreaks of which to report. I long have suffered from colds myself and have explored many different forms of p...
1/19/13 at 7:45 AM A Perfect World 12/30/12 at 7:41 AM
End of the Line 1: Lance’s Confession: The Question of Significance in Role Models
END OF THE LINE: This is the first of many to come as the Flensburg Files opens a new category called End of the Line. All Change Please, which focuses on the downfall of celebrities and the end of ...
1/18/13 at 5:53 AM
Life Sucks Sometimes
My 16 year old son was diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease, Chrons a few weeks ago. Since that time my world has been turned upside down as I try first to understand what Chrons is and to ...
10/31/12 at 3:58 PM "Let Us Strip Off Every Weight That Slows Us Down" 6/30/11 at 8:48 AM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 2:16 PM Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86 8/15/12 at 4:05 PM
Areavoices Digest #79 - Movie reviews, Family Wellness, SheSaysTV and more! 6/20/12 at 2:03 PM
Doing the twist
The twists and turns of life can be painful and mysterious, especially when we dont see them coming. I didnt see a major twist coming, and either did a 47-year-old pastor who went from being an ultra-...
6/14/12 at 6:50 PM Doing the twist 6/14/12 at 6:44 PM
The vitamin lady's secret 5/22/12 at 8:24 PM
What It's Really Like to be a Mom
Before I had kids I remember hearing the phrase, Youll never really understand what its like to be a mom until you are one. I have to admit to thinking that geez, I have a pretty good imagination an...
5/9/12 at 10:38 AM Spring Clean to Help Others Succeed 3/12/12 at 11:04 AM
Tomorrow's Child 3/9/12 at 10:30 AM
Private Health Insurance
Most of us are familiar with the concept of a corporation, that is, a company that issue shares of ownership known as stocks. Those that own the stock own the corporation. In general, what a company ...
3/29/12 at 5:33 PM The First Amendment, religion and the latest uproar. 3/5/12 at 12:24 PM
Charity: a good reason to 'move that body'
My introduction to Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) occurred a few years back on the job. I was writing a story on the organization, which had set up a satellite meal-packaging center in the Fergus F...
3/8/12 at 5:05 PM Talking the talk, biking the walk 1/11/12 at 4:51 PM
'Zecoldephobia' 12/3/11 at 2:22 PM