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Have you ever felt hungry within an hour of eating breakfast? We’ve all been there, glancing at the watch only to find out you still have two hours until lunch. While there’s nothing wrong with a healthy mid-morning snack, you might be able to prevent this hunger with the right combination o…

As summer winds down and the fall programs begin to fire up it is a great time to reflect on many of the accomplishments of the parks and recreation department this past summer. Thousands of youth have had the opportunity to learn skills in programs ranging from beginner ball to baseball to …

Health and Human Services is the not just the fastest growing area of the state budget, it’s also the most bloated. The budget we passed this year keeps our commitment to vulnerable Minnesotans while taking a more emphatic approach to finding savings and eliminating fraud and abuse.

Where has our summer gone? It’s definitely gone fast and it’s been quite interesting. The days of a nice rain shower every 4 or 5 days have turned into day after day of an inch or more of rain. It all seems to come at once too. This has resulted in high water throughout the county, including…

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