Day: February 15, 2018

International Day for Women and Girls in Science

The United Nations made a declaration on February 9th to promote “Equality and Parity in Sciences for Peace and Development,” moving forward with gender equality in science industries. In their strive towards equal gender representation in these fields, the U.N. declared February 11th to be International Women and Girls in Science Day back in 2016. The same goal is being […]

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Moose Population Relatively Low

Moose Population Relatively Low

Today, the Department of Natural Resources released the annual moose survey and says the population is at a low for the seventh year in a row. Although the numbers do seem to be stable from last year. The DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr says that while the moose population appears to be stable, the decreasing numbers of the moose are a […]

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ABC Kinder Olympix This Saturday

ABC Kinder Olympix This Saturday

This Saturday, February 17th, Whitney Recreation Center is hosting the ABC Kinder Olympix. There will be filled with fun activities for children six and under to explore letters and numbers while improving their reading skills and healthy lifestyles. The fun activities for the children will include inflatables, arts and crafts, obstacle course, alphabet games, healthy snacks and much more. It […]

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Two vehicle crash in Wakefield Township

Two vehicle crash in Wakefield Township

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Minnesota – Police were called near County Road 2 and Island Road in Wakefield Township after a two vehicle crash took place early Wednesday morning. Cody Randall, JD Randall, and Katie Seegmiller were travelling southbound when officials say the driver lost control and slid into the northbound lanes colliding with another vehicle driven by Sandra Hansen. Responders attempted […]

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Chicken Salad Illness

Chicken Salad Illness

DES MOINES, Iowa – Fareway grocery stores have had reports of their chicken salads causing bacterial illnesses. A public health alert was issued by The U.S. Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on Wednesday for the chicken salads sold in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. The meat that was produced between December 15th and February 13th has been pulled […]

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Valentines Day Weddings in Hennepin

Valentines Day Weddings in Hennepin

  MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Valentine’s Day is known as the day for love. What shows love more then a couple committing themselves to marriage. This year 28 weddings were celebrated on Valentine’s Day for free at the Hennepin County Government Center Atrium. This was the sixth year that the Fourth Judicial District and Hennepin County Taxpayer Services, in joint with […]

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New Offshore Wind Farm Not Inhibiting Marine Life

New Offshore Wind Farm Not Inhibiting Marine Life

  BOSTON (AP) – Marine life could be flourishing in America’s first offshore wind farm. Deepwater Wind’s Block Island operation is the first offshore wind project in the US featuring five windmills off the coast of Rhode Island. The American Wind Energy Association posted a video of mussels and fish living around the turbines’ bases which is alleviation some environmental concerns. Local recreational […]

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