Legal recreational marijuana: what you need to know

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintThe legislative battle over marijuana may be over, but as Canadians look ahead to Oct. 17 — the date legalization takes effect — there are some practical considerations that should be top of mind for those keen to light up legally. First of all — and this is typical of Canada’s federal system […]

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16-Year-Old Develops App to Help Other Teens with Anxiety, Depression

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintAmanda Southworth came up with AnxietyHelper to help teens with mental health issues. Here’s how it works and how to know if a mental health app is helpful. Can smartphone apps help people cope with anxiety and depression? A 16-year-old software developer in California thinks they can. Amanda Southworth is the young […]

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Positivity in the Park Updates

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintJoin us on Thursday, June 28th, 12 pm at the Library Park for “YARD GAMES”! Bring your kids, grand kids and yourself to the Library Park for some outdoor fun with friend! We’ll have Spike Ball, Can Challenge, Beach Ball Volleyball, Bean Bag Toss, Bucket Toss, Tic Tac Toe and Hopscotch! We’ll […]

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Kandiyohi County’s drug-free coalition receives $125,000 federal grant

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint WILLMAR—The Kandiyohi County Drug-Free Communities Coalition was among nearly 700 programs across the U.S. to be awarded federal funding to prevent underage substance abuse. The Kandiyohi County coalition received $125,000 for the upcoming fiscal year to support its work of involving and engaging the community in preventing the misuse of prescription […]

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Building Communication Skills via Summer Jobs

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintFrom Screenagers Film Creator comes Tech Talk Tuesdays (TTT)  People often tell me how they worry that youth are losing their ability to communicate face-to-face. This concerns me, too, particularly when I think about how some youth may not be getting as much face-to-face communication time with adults as we once did. […]

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Should St. Paul put a cap on tobacco retailers? City Council is considering it

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintThe St. Paul City Council will vote on whether to limit the number of licensed tobacco retailers in the city to existing levels. The city of St. Paul licenses roughly 240 to 260 tobacco sellers. Under the proposal, tobacco stores, convenience stores, liquor stores, grocers and other retailers would have to wait […]

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