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Corn maze a nod to first responders
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
crime and courts
City of Hastings
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
Army veteran’s painting displayed at State Fair
arts and entertainment
David D. Marshall, 66
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
David D. Marshall
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
Real Estate Showcase
October 24, 2013
The Flu + You (+ Your Loved One)
Everyone’s immune system typically weakens with age, making it harder for us to fight infection and disease as we get older. As a result, adults aged 65 and older—even those who are healthy and active—are more vulnerable to influenza (commonly known as the “flu”). To...
October 24, 2013 - 11:03am
October 23, 2013
Benefit planned for Murray family: Donations are being sought for the benefit
The friends of Robert Murray have organized a benefit for him. Murray, his wife Maria and their family lived in Hastings for the past 11 years....
October 23, 2013 - 2:51pm
October 10, 2013
Six steps to protect your older loved one from a fall
Did you know that one in three older Americans falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people aged 65-plus. Falls can result in hip fractures, broken bones and head injuries. And even falls without a major injury can cause an older adult...
October 10, 2013 - 11:05am
September 19, 2013
Local team is one of top fundraisers for Autism Speaks
When Brett Schommer was diagnosed with PDD/NOS on the Autism Spectrum in 2002, the world was still learning about autism. Only about one in 180 children back then were diagnosed with autism. These days, popular knowledge of the disorder is drastically improved and awareness is better...
September 19, 2013 - 10:30am
September 13, 2013
Latt is back in school
Nobody has moved Naomi Latt out of her dorm room this year. And she intends to keep it that way. Last fall, after starting her freshman year...
September 13, 2013 - 8:19am
September 12, 2013
One year of columns provides support and resources
Caregivers in Hastings didn’t know where to go for help. Eleven agencies responded and continue to work together to bring resources and support to Hastings’ caregivers. Our first column appeared on Sept. 13 last year. The 11 agencies in Hastings who have come together for this...
September 12, 2013 - 10:33am
September 5, 2013
Caring for someone with hearing loss
Many loved ones will not tell their caregiver of an onset of hearing loss for fear of losing independence. The Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division, offers these behaviors which may signal a struggle to hear properly. A loved one may: •...
September 5, 2013 - 9:24am
August 29, 2013
Bone and joint resources are available
This week’s Caregiver’s Corner featured writing comes from www.liftcaregiving.com and covers bone and joint help: When a loved one is fighting bone or joint problems, information about the condition will help you and your loved one know what to expect, which can help relieve...
August 29, 2013 - 10:28am
August 22, 2013
Alzheimer’s caregivers are different
Bob DeMarco at Alzheimer’s Reading Room (www .alzheimersreadingroom.com) recently wrote a great post about how Alzheimer’s caregivers are different. Here is what he wrote: “Alzheimer’s caregivers are different. We are. “Alzheimer’s caregivers change. We change as we...
August 22, 2013 - 10:42am
August 16, 2013
Gegen's wish comes true: With a clean bill of health, 6-year-old John Gegen took his family on a week-long trip to Hawaii
While 6-year-old John “Mikko” Gegen fought his cancer in a room at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, he had a big decision to make. The...
August 16, 2013 - 9:15am
July 25, 2013
Click to read Healthy Lifestyle e-Magazine
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is a local magazine published bi-annually by RiverTown Multimedia. Magazines are distributed throughout Western Wisconsin and...
July 25, 2013 - 11:09am
Avoid overdoing sun exposure, doctors warn
Summer has arrived — sunshine and all those warm rays. Health professionals say it’s important to remember the sunscreen. Even in our...
July 25, 2013 - 10:53am
Following passion, Cottage Grove woman opens ‘real’ gym
Cottage Grove resident Laura Devine grew up wanting to be a doctor. Her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota led her down...
July 25, 2013 - 10:22am
Two-, three- or four wheels: River Falls offers routes for them
River Falls has been nationally recognized as “bike friendly community” by the League of American Bicyclists. The declaration reflects...
July 25, 2013 - 10:00am
10-minute health boost, no gym required
Change into workout clothes, stretch out, warm up, cool down and wash off. Getting the recommended amount of exercise throughout the week...
July 25, 2013 - 9:51am