Make time by giving time

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintNeed more hours in your day? Give some away. Although it sounds illogical, researchers from Yale, Harvard and the Wharton School insist that sparing a few hours for others contributes to a sense of time affluence. “Spending time on others makes people feel like they have done a lot with their time—and […]

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Minnesota restaurant workers use social media to fight addiction

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintLast summer, Obediah O’Connor set up Last Call, a closed Facebook group where people who work in the restaurant industry can post freely and frankly about their struggles and triumphs with alcohol, drugs and addiction. “To be honest, establishing the page was a selfish act. It was for me. I wanted to […]

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Prescription & Non Prescription Drug Drop Box

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintDoing some fall cleaning this weekend? Remember to clean out your medicine cabinet too!  Kanabec County Prescription and Non-Prescription Drug Drop Box is located just inside the Jail Lobby and is accessible 24/7/365! A safe, convenient way to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medication!  The next DEA National Drug Take Back […]

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Hard alcohol ban ordered for most US, Canada fraternities

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintA ban intending to clamp down on hard liquor at frat house parties following pledge deaths last year has been ordered for most fraternities in the United States and Canada, unless the drinks are served by someone with a liquor license. All international and national fraternities of the North-American Interfraternity Conference have […]

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Suicide Prevention Week

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintAlthough there is no single cause of suicide, one of the risks for suicide is social isolation, and there’s scientific evidence for reducing suicide risk by making sure we connect with one another. We can all play a role through the power of connection by having real conversations about mental health with people in […]

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Officials Warn e-Cigarettes Are More Dangerous Than They Appear

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintAs kids head back to school, the health department warns about products doing serious damage to developing brains. E-cigarettes have helped lead to the first spike in tobacco use among Minnesota teenagers in nearly 20 years. We found parents have a steep learning curve to combat a new addiction. In the middle of the […]

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