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Contractors may have two extra months to work on Rock County’s road and bridge projects, thanks to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The federal agency recently released new habitat restrictions for the endangered minnow, the Topeka shiner. The new construction timeline is on the agenda of the...
Lori Sorenson
Good health is both a blessing and a choice. We can’t prevent all physical ailments, but we can certainly make choices that give us an edge toward better health. Rich DeSchepper and Verlyn Van Batavia are two 70-somethings in Luverne who are living proof that staying active allows for an active...
More than half of southwest Minnesota adults consider themselves to be about the right weight, when in reality 70 percent are overweight or obese. That’s according to a 2015 public health survey of 16 counties in southwest Minnesota to measure physical activity, nutrition, tobacco use, dental...
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