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Notebook: More Indian scholarships available
By Don Davis More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month. Commissioner Larry Pogemiller of the state Office of Higher Education sa...
7/15/13 at 4:10 PM Legislative notebook: Legislature approves freezing college tuitions 5/17/13 at 7:45 PM
Political notebook: GOP race for Minnesota governor off and running 4/29/13 at 8:55 AM
Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared
The last days of school are upon us and the trees are almost all leafed out! Finally the calendar and Mother Nature are in alignment! I am shocked as always how fast a school year goes. I ...
5/24/13 at 8:57 AM
Food Safety in a Power Outage
Well, Worthington, this has been quite the spring/winter storm! With the abundant power outages, food safety can be of real concern. Fortunately, with the rolling blackouts we are having, the power sh...
4/11/13 at 10:06 AM Top 5 Summer Food Safety Tips 7/17/12 at 9:37 AM
Yogurt for Rover? Oh Yes! 4/26/12 at 2:31 PM
How to Financially Prepare for and Survive a Layoff
We all want to feel secure should something happen such as a layoff; however, we also have other priorities for the income we are earning. The best way to prepare for a layoff is by having emergency s...
4/10/13 at 10:03 AM
A Documentary on Bridges
A few days ago, German Public TV Channel ZDF, one of two stations based in Berlin, released a documentary on bridges in general for children. Loewenzahn (which is German for Dandelion), with its sta...
3/13/13 at 6:20 AM
A Perfect World
It seems that the start of each new year begins with a drop-shipment of brand new problems, this year is no different. I think many people will see these problems as humanities' imperfections that mus...
12/30/12 at 6:41 AM Five Acts of Farm Safety 6/23/11 at 10:41 PM
Having a ho-ho-tini or two for the holidays? Then have a plan for a sober ride. Extra DWI patrols are on the roads in December. Click on the image to play the NEW Holiday DWI enforcement video. The ...
12/18/12 at 1:35 PM Give Me a Boost! 2/10/12 at 12:00 AM
Is Your Child in the Correct Restraint? 9/23/11 at 7:49 AM
Top 10 Food Safety Tips for the Holidays
Holidays are coming, that means parties and big family dinners. Don't give your guests a dose of food poisoning to take home with them.... According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,...
11/15/12 at 7:32 AM
The facts about drowning
Maybe it's the early start to the warm season this year, or the hot summer that's driving everyone to seek relief at lakes and swimming pools. Whatever the reason, Minnesota is seeing a dismaying spik...
7/18/12 at 11:56 AM The case for motorcycle helmets 6/19/12 at 11:04 AM
Saved by the belt 10/21/11 at 2:54 PM
Spam is not always the kind you can eat. It is unwanted junk mail. We spend quit a bit of time getting rid of all the spam that hits our mailbox. Some spam even offers prizes, promotional products and...
6/12/12 at 4:28 PM Five Frightening Facts About Food Safety In Our Country 11/11/11 at 6:30 AM
Tracking You on The Internet or Phone 4/15/11 at 5:48 PM
The Most Excellent Flight Attendant EVER!
I left home on Sunday to speak at a conference in Michigan. I had quite an exciting trip overall, and you can read more about that by clicking here. But this is a fun story that happened before things...
5/10/12 at 5:00 AM
Computer Crashes This Summer?
I read in today's paper that some people may lose Internet connection this summer. It has something to do with International hackers running an online advertising scam to take control of infected comp...
4/21/12 at 3:47 PM The Internet Highway of Danger 6/1/11 at 3:09 PM
Write Letters about Senate File 958 4/15/11 at 5:39 PM
North American Product Safety Agencies Team Up in the Name of Poison Prevention
CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 North American Product Safety Agencies Team Up in the Name of Poison Prevention WASHINGTON, D.C. - As the United States marks the 50th...
3/20/12 at 9:52 AM Black & Decker Agrees to $960,000 Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Defective Grasshog XP Weed Trimmer/Edgers 8/16/11 at 4:06 PM
Fire It Up Safely: CPSC Recommends Safety Check Before Grilling This Summer 5/26/11 at 8:01 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 3:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 1:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 AM
Back to School: How Is Your Child Getting There?
With school starting back up, it is time to think about how your child is going to get to school. Every year, 800 children are killed during school travel times. Before sending your kids off for the f...
8/22/11 at 11:30 AM In small quantities, fear is a good thing! 7/27/11 at 10:18 PM
Concussion Management 3/31/11 at 2:36 PM