Community action group takes aim at drug dealers

Natives Against Heroin call out the drug dealers/users at their own homes on the Mille Lacs Band reservation chanting, “Shut it down – Shut it down” The rain finally let up in the Mille Lacs Lake area for at least a day, although on Thursday, Oct. 5, the cloud cover remained thick – almost like […]

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Tips & Tidbits: Teens and Technology

Our series on Teen and Technology continues this week from information shared by Jessica Wong, Hazelden Community Outreach Director, at a community seminar held in September.  Get your own account on any medium they are using. For example: Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter. Following each other is non-negotiable. But do not over comment on your son or […]

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WE Scare Hunger!

Thirteen percent of American households are in a state of food insecurity, meaning they are unable to access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Without enough food, many people feel the effects of short-term hunger, like headaches, nausea and the inability to concentrate. Pre-existing health issues are worsened by hunger, making it harder for […]

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At least 60 overdosed on synthetic marijuana last week in Minneapolis

It’s the biggest toll since 2015, said one official, and left users with hallucinations, violent behavior, or nearly comatose. Overdoses on synthetic cannabis sent people to the hospital in Minneapolis at least 60 times last week, causing hallucinations and violent behavior in some users, while leaving others nearly “comatose,” health officials said. The number of […]

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October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

How can you help prevent medicine abuse?  Safeguard your medicine cabinet! Taking step to prevent medications you have in your home getting into the wrong hands. Know what prescriptions you have and how much you have so you’ll know if anything is missing. Discard any medicines you no longer need.  In Kanabec County you can […]

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