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Strong reading comprehension skills are one of the foundations of a successful academic career. According to the Institute of Reading Development, students with strong reading comprehension skills get a big boost in all subjects, including math and science. Though the benefits of reading...
The cost of products and services continues to rise and organizations everywhere have increasingly been feeling the pressure to reevaluate budgets. It's no different in school districts nationwide, with school boards making difficult decisions about which programs to keep and which will have to go...
Laws governing marijuana usage have changed dramatically over the last decade. Once reserved exclusively for medical use, marijuana has now been legalized in 18 states, and data from the National Conference of State Legislatures indicates that medical use of cannabis products is now legal in 37...
Making a difference in one's community is a worthy goal. There are many paths a person can take to be a catalyst for change. One of the easiest ways to make positive change is to support nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit organizations make it their missions to serve specific causes - whether those...
Few getaways can reinvigorate the mind and body like a day spent in the great outdoors. The rewards of a day spent outside aren't just figments of the imagination. The online medical resource WebMD notes that exposure to the great outdoors can improve sleep cycles, boost self-esteem, reduce anxiety...
It's no secret that a good-looking lawn can entice buyers when selling a home, but homeowners may not realize just how much they can benefit from even the smallest investments of time and money in their home exteriors. According to the Top Agent Insights Q2 2019 Report from HomeLight, low-cost...
Spring and summer are perhaps the busiest times of year for gardeners. However, fall also is a prime time to tend to gardens. The tree and bare root retailer Bower & Branch advises that soil temperatures in many regions of the country may still be warm enough to encourage root growth well into...
Potatoes are a staple of many people's diets. Versatile, affordable and tasty, potatoes are, not surprisingly, included in myriad recipes. Potatoes are underground tubers that grow on the roots of the potato plant. Potatoes are from the nightshade family, which means they're related to tobacco and...

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Join the Galilee Chapter #53, Order of the Eastern Star at the Buffalo Coborn’s brat sale Friday August 5, and Saturday August 6, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The fundraised money goes towards O.E.S...
Primary elections around the State of Minnesota will be held next Tuesday, August 9. Votes will be selecting Governor/Lieutenant Governor choices and Attorney General candidates. In addition,...
Join the City of St. Michael for its 15th annual Daze & Knights Festival on Friday, August 12, and Saturday, August 13. “St. Michael Daze & Knights is a yearly festival to support community...
Sandy Albert, of Hanover, has been committed to walking in the “Susan G. Komen 3-day Walk” (a.k.a. 3-day Nation) for breast cancer since 2014. The walk over three days totals 60 miles. She has...
Mikes capture team’s first legion state championship   The St. Michael Mikes Post 567 Senior American Legion baseball team went a perfect 6-0 to win the 2022 Division-I Senior Legion state title. The...
Lakers rally for ex-player injured in accident; Saints rally for 13-11 win   Last Friday’s home game at Irish Stadium in Maple Lake was Fan Appreciation Night for the Laker baseball team....
The Buffalo Bulldogs are more than happy to flip the calendar from July to August. A pair of non-league losses the past weekend to Princeton and Champlin closed the books on the 2022 regular season....
This week, our recipe focus is on more of the bountiful fresh produce available in your gardens, area vegetable stands or Farmers Markets. Let us know if there is something you would like us to put...

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