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Any given month at least a dozen Parkinson’s disease patients and caregivers gather for support, share experiences and bust myths about the disease. The Luverne Parkinson’s disease support group will celebrate its third year in existence this fall.  At their April 18 meeting last week, the group...
Next week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. If you don’t have a mental illness or disorder, count your blessings, and if you don’t know someone with a mental illness or disorder, you’re in the minority. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, an estimated 26.2 percent of Americans...
Saving a life could be as simple as a text message. A team of local professionals is working to get the message out about TXT4Life, a suicide prevention resource that uses texting as a way for those in crisis to seek help anonymously. Because youth are most at risk for suicide (the second leading...
A cool spring has blanketed much of Minnesota, but a change in weather and the storms that typically come with it are on the way. Tornadoes have occurred in Minnesota from March to November and last year, there were 39 reported touchdowns in the state. While there were no reported injuries or...
The Southwest Crisis Center will sponsor an “Orange-Out” event in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month at the Windom vs. Luverne double-header basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 11, in Windom. All four teams will join together to raise awareness during this game by wearing orange....
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