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“Harmon’s Heart of Baseball” Encourages All of Us to Continue Killebrew’s Legacy of Compassion

On Saturday, August 10 — the anniversary of his 500th career home run – Nita Killebrew, the Minnesota Twins, and Productive Alternatives, Inc. invites the public to celebrate people of all abilities at Target Field. A portion of every ticket sold through this event’s website helps provide the gift of a full and joyful life for many people with disabilities.

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Why Is My Ash Tree Losing Leaves? Is It The Emerald Ash Borer?

Robin Trott from the U of M Extension Office stopped in last weekend because they were getting a lot of phone calls about local ash trees losing their leaves.  In this Focus program, we talk about what the heck is going on!

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Sunscreen – 5 Things You Should Know

Sunscreen is the most important thing you can do for your skin. If used correctly; it helps prevent cancer, premature aging, and sunburns.  Most of us can improve how we use sunscreen.  Here are five easy tips!

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Banned Books No Laughing Matter In Alexandria School

Books are a hot topic in Alexandria’s Discovery Middle School.  I love books.  Fat books.  Skinny books.  Books that climb on rocks.

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Douglas County Coat Hanger Club Minutes

Congratulations!  You’ve been elected president of the Douglas County Coat Hanger Club.  Now what do you do?

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday.  There are all kinds of fun things going on this weekend – Ole Oppe Fest,  the Memorial Day Parade, Awake The Grapes, special events at The Viking Speedway – not to mention that it’s frequently folks’ first opportunity to get back in the boat and enjoy the Alexandria lakes area.  Throw something on the grill, get …

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Peace, Love And Disarray With Woodstock Anniversary

Maybe I had too much to dream last night, but is Woodstock 50 a go or not?

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Minnesota Model Makes History As First Model To Wear Burkini and Hijab in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue

Halima Aden is the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and burkini in the new issue of Sports Illustrated. Aden, a Somali-American model was born in a refugee camp in Kenya. She lived there until the age of seven. Her family then moved to the US, settling in St. Cloud where she attended Apollo High School

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If This Alexandria Bell Could Talk

Well, if it could talk, it wouldn’t be a bell. It would be a speaker…and that would be creepy.  Good news! This bell is not creepy.

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7 Steps To Help Handle Allergy Season

If you’re allergic to pollen, Mother Nature is not doing you any favors.

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