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ND School for the Blind teaches adults to cope with vision loss

December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Bob Klade sat poised in front of a large book, fingers on the page, reciting what sounded like a word game.
“B-E-A,” said Klade, of Thief River Falls, Minn. “I bet it’s going to be a ‘D.’ Bead. Let’s back up and see whe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND School for the Blind teaches adults to cope with vision loss

December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Bob Klade sat poised in front of a large book, fingers on the page, reciting what sounded like a word game.
“B-E-A,” said Klade, of Thief River Falls, Minn. “I bet it’s going to be a ‘D.’ Bead. Let’s back up and see whe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Caregivers for older adults sought

June 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MANKATO The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging Inc. is seeking providers of services for adults and their caregivers in 27 counties of southwest Minnesota for the period of Jan.1-Dec. 31, 2013. Continue Reading

Dayton signs bill protecting vulnerable adults

April 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL As Democrat and Republican lawmakers and other supporters looked on, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill Wednesday that makes intentional abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults a felony. Continue Reading

Some voters take issue with vulnerable adults

October 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

BRAINERD (AP) On a warm day in Washington state, two days after Jim Stene’s 12th birthday, he faced a decision that would alter his life forever.
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Seven in 10 Americans plan to celebrate Halloween; demand for walking dead costumes skyrockets

October 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Seven in 10 Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, according to a survey commissioned by the National Retail Federation. The survey conducted by BIGresearch found that 68.6 percent of those questioned have plans to celebrate Halloween, up from 63.8 percent last year and the most in the federation’s nine-year survey history.
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