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Ask a trooper 2014

Ask a trooper 2014

If you have any questions concerning traffic-related laws or issues in Minnesota, send your questions to Trp. Jesse Grabow – Minnesota State Patrol at 1000 Hwy. 10 W., Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-2205 or follow him on [...]

How to recognize, treat concussions

How to recognize, treat concussions

Concussions cannot be seen. What is a concussion? A concussion is a mild head injury that can be caused by any forceful bump, blow or jolt to the head or body that results in rapid movement [...]

Back to school basics regarding eyecare

Back to school basics regarding eyecare

Back to School Basics: √ Every child needs a pre-K and regular eye exam √ Parents:  check up electronic device use and eyestrain Here’s the annual wellness checklist: dental, well-child physical check-up and comprehensive eye exam. [...]

Financial essentials checklist for the college-bound

Financial essentials checklist for the college-bound

The basics of personal finance every young adult should know before leaving home Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet remain ill-prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is predictable considering [...]

Sleep Center encourages back to school ‘sleep boot camp’

Preparing your child for the first week back to school takes more preparation than filling a backpack with pencils and paper. It means getting their sleep schedule adjusted to getting up earlier. [...]

Flood safety tips for residents

Flood safety tips for residents

With flooding already affecting residents throughout the area and with more rain expected, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes reminds residents to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown!” and offers the following flood safety tips to protect [...]

Fireworks, sparklers and bon fires…oh, my!

Fireworks, sparklers and bon fires…oh, my!

As we draw near to the Fourth of July, many of us celebrate with family and friends by enjoying bonfires and firework displays. While these activities encourage fun times and great memories, it’s important to understand [...]

Eyes can suffer sunburn, too: looks aren’t everything with sunglasses

Eyes can suffer sunburn, too: looks aren’t everything with sunglasses

Colatrella Eyes can suffer sunburn, too: looks aren’t everything with sunglasses The most critical factor to keep in mind with sunglasses is they provide adequate protection from the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays. UV radiation, which comes [...]

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