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Program brings healthy snacks to kids

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) mini-grant offered to Worthington’s Prairie Elementary is bringing healthy snacks to third- and fourth-grade students who are now counting down the days to summer vacation.

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Program brings healthy snacks to kids

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) mini-grant offered to Worthington’s Prairie Elementary is bringing healthy snacks to third- and fourth-grade students who are now counting down the days to summer vacation.

The eight-day…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota second, Wisconsin third for bike-friendly states

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota ranks second and Wisconsin third among the most bike-friendly states in the U.S., according to the League of American Bicyclists.

Only Washington ranked higher for having better trails, laws, promotion of and participation in bicycling.
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Free tools teach healthy lessons

April 29, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Allina Health announced in April the availability of a new, free, online resource to help kids 3-14 have fun while learning more about good health and choices. Continue Reading

St. Mary’s School promotes healthy snacks

January 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Pears, peppers and pineapple are climbing up the list of favorites at St. Mary’s Elementary School in Alexandria. Over the past year, St. Mary’s staff has learned how to promote a healthy snack and get kids to eat it. Continue Reading

Oral Health Zone project coming to Nobles County

October 3, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Trainings designed to lead to more proactive care for poor children
WORTHINGTON A medical doctor practicing with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Pediatrics is hoping to make a statewide impact with an initiative to improve the oral health of poor children on medical assistance programs Continue Reading

One mom limits school lunch spending, waste

February 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

When given the choice between healthy and unhealthy food, I think the majority of kids will choose unhealthy food. I know my kids will, even though at home we eat mostly healthy food and not processed food.
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Grant funds healthy snack program

November 16, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Third-graders at Prairie Elementary had a choice of yogurt, pretzels or an apple during snack time on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Natural methods rule Two Harbors chiropractor

July 21, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

“Chiropractic is not just about getting people out of pain, it’s about moving past that to get your body functioning at 100 percent and optimizing your life,” Chiropractor Kristen Klos-Maki said.
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New phone numbers with 307 prefix coming to River Falls Hospital

April 14, 2011 in River Falls Journal

River Falls Area Hospital Hospital has outgrown its old phone system and will install a new, updated system. As of 5 p.m. Friday, April 29, all hospital phone numbers will change. Continue Reading