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Fillmore County Journal
Whalan City Council learns of fire department cost studies
At the February meeting of the Lanesboro Rural Fire Department, financial issues were raised that will require more research and discussion, according to the report shared at the Whalan City Council meeting on Monday, March 10. A task force is now being formed to research the costs of fire department services and how those services are best and ... (more)
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Number of people with new joints tops 7 million
More than 7 million Americans who would otherwise be disabled are walking, working and playing on artificial knees or hips, new data shows.
St. Cloud Times
Minnesota adds 600 jobs in January; jobless rate stays at 4.7%
Minnesota employers added 600 jobs in January, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Community News Corporation
ROUTE DELIVERY Culligan of Rochester has an immediate Route Delivery opening. Position requires clean driving record and ability to lift and deliver products weighing up to 100 lbs.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Meet the mentor: Mayo Clinic's Dr. Sharonne Hayes
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is hosting Bizwomen Mentoring Monday, offering five-minute conversations and coaching sessions with 40 influential businesswomen.
Large Waist Linked to Poor Health, Even Among Those in Healthy Body Mass Index Ranges
ROCHESTER, Minn. - March 12, 2014 - Having a big belly has consequences beyond trouble squeezing into your pants.
Lanesboro jeweler designs tiara for "Sleeping Beauty" production
The above tiara, designed by Liz Bucheit of Crown Trout Jewelers in Lanesboro, will be worn by Sleeping Beauty, danced by Brianna Hicken, in the Children's Dance Theatre's production of 'Sleeping Beauty' later this month in Rochester.
Some called it consumption, others the white plague. It killed the Bronte sisters and other writers including Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Franz Kafka, John Keats and George Orwell; the actress Vivien Leigh, heroine of Gone With The Wind ; Simon Bolivar the liberator of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia; Saint Theresa of Lisieux; and ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Youth Commission Partners With National Organization For Public Service Contest
The Rochester-Olmsted Youth Commission announced Tuesday that they will partner with the Jefferson Awards for Public Service and it's "Lead360 Challenge".
Fillmore County Journal
Eldor Rahn, 92, died at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, after a long rewarding life.
Field & Stream
Singing Big Mouth Billy Bass Thwarts Robbery
When the singing Big Mouth Billy Bass first popped up on shelves at every Wal-Mart, Target, Bass Pro, K-Mart, truck stop, and Stucky's in America, all I can remember thinking was Oh God, please don't let anyone buy me one of those.
New test predicts Alzheimer's risk up to three years before symptoms appear
The Los Angeles Times article First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease was published on March 10, 2014.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Kenya: U.S City to Buy Mangoes From Marakwet
THE US city of Rochester in Minnesota plans to partner with investors in Elgeyo Marakwet county, Deputy Governor Gabriel Lagat has said.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Good lord! I'm beating MS: How the Earl of Durham is fighting illness ...
The inexplicable and increasingly worrying symptoms had been plaguing me for more than a year when, in December 2007, aged 46, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Stem cell transplant shows 'landmark' promise for treatment of degenerative disc disease
Stem cell transplant was viable and effective in halting or reversing degenerative disc disease of the spine, a meta-analysis of animal studies showed, in a development expected to open up research in humans.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Stem Cell Transplant Shows "Landmark" Promise for Treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease: Mayo Clinic
March 7, 2014, Phoenix, AZ -- Stem cell transplant was viable and effective in halting or reversing degenerative disc disease of the spine, a meta-analysis of animal studies showed, in a development expected to open up research in humans.
Health News Digest
Fibromyalgia Patients May Be Grouped by Symptom and Severity Level
PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 -- Examining outcome data on fibromyalgia, researchers were able to fit fibromyalgia patients into 1 of 4 symptom domains, each distinguished by greater presence or severity of specific symptoms.
Cowboy Jack's aiming for Rochester
Minneapolis-based Cowboy Jack's is prepping to open in Rochester, Minn., the latest expansion for the bar-and-grill chain.