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ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 Avoid going down the rabbit hole that can be social media, Aries. Put your phone or tablet to the side for a little bit and focus your attention elsewhere.   TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 Try to stay calm and grounded right now, Taurus. Others can learn from your example at work, as...
Animal shelters serve as temporary way stations for animals that are between homes. The purpose of shelters is to offer food and safe surroundings for surrendered or lost pets until they can be reunited with owners or be adopted by new families. The ASPCA says around 6.3 million companion animals...
The effects of cancer on the body are profound, which is why so many people want to implement as many measures as they can to reduce their risk of developing the disease. One of the vital steps to take is to increase physical activity. A recent study from researchers at the American Cancer Society...
Graduation is a momentous occasion for students that marks an end to many years of dedication to studies. Most people look back fondly on the day they received their degrees and diplomas. But often what is remembered most when a person graduates is the party that commemorated the event. For parents...
Summer slide is a concept that has been on educators' minds since 1996, when the first comprehensive study on the topic was published. Students lose significant knowledge in core subjects over the summer break, and those losses increase each year. There's much parents can do to help their children...
Many people equate travel with high prices and some overindulgence. After all, for a lot of people, vacations come but once or twice per year. While it's true the "go big or go home" mantra is never far from the mind while on vacation, ensuring a fun a trip does not require emptying one's wallet....
Few things embody a summertime vibe better than a day spent soaking up the sun and enjoying a warm breeze in the great outdoors. Warm weather and generally dry conditions are one reason why summer is so popular among vacationers. Even individuals who can't get away on vacation this summer can still...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Many of the calls I receive during the growing season deal with insects. One you might not see, but should keep your eye out for, is the rusty patched bumble bee.   Elaine Evans, University of Minnesota Extension educator specializing in...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   After a long and cold spring, summer is finally approaching. Everything is delayed this year due to cold weather, stunted seedlings, and wet fields. Starting this week, I'll be sharing weekly vegetable updates to inform growers about what...

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Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday celebrated by millions of people each year. Oddly enough, the majority of those people live in the United States instead of Mexico. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Your seedlings should have their second leaves (or more!) and be ready for transplanting into larger pots. The plants will remain in these...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   A cold, cloudy April is bad news for seedlings, and slow growth under these conditions is to be expected. However, there may be more going...
Recipes for your Mother’s Day celebration, from breakfast to dessert. Let us know if there is something you would like us to put in our column, or if you have a recipe to share, please submit to ads...
Join the Wright County Chamber Chorus and the wRight Ringer Community Handbell Ensemble for a concert of hope. The concert, titled Where There Is Hope, will be held on Sunday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m....
One thing that all love stories, whether grand or modest, have in common is that magical moment that some call a “spark”. In Buffalo Community Theater’s production of John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine,”...
Two big and unique topics of discussion were presented to the Buffalo City Council at their meeting on Monday, April 18. The two topics are very different from each other, but both hold importance...
Husom shared some thoughts: “I was one of four new commissioners sworn in January 2013, and fifth joined us four years later. We had goals, different things we hoped to accomplish during our tenures...

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