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Granite Girl – Life In The Cloud: Things To Think About Before You Take A Road Trip

Summer driving season is well underway and I will just never forget the anticipation and sheer joy of going out of town with my family. Dad sweating bullets and cursing as he hitched up the trailer, Mom frantically packing and worrying about the weather and both of them yelling at us kids to get our things together, but whenever we would get to where ever it was we were going, we always had a good time as a family. To me, the

NOAA, Chanhassen
NOAA, Chanhassen
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Excessive Heat Affects Health of Everyone, says St. Cloud Hospital Injury Specialist [AUDIO]

We're going to see a dramatic rise in temperature and humidity over the next few days as an excessive heat watch will be in effect until Wednesday.

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‘Tis The Season For Ticks, Sunscreen, And More

Last year was a record year for tick-borne disease in Minnesota. Find out what local counties are highest on the State list, why "slip, slop, and slap" is the way to go if you're going to be out in the sun, and what one nutritional supplement can lower your chances of heart disease.

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Lake Kabatogama (Creative Commons via Flickr user BierDoctor)
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Minnesota’s National Park Is Calling

Yes, we have the Boundary Waters, but Voyageur's National Park and Kabetogema Lake is one of those places you need to put in the "to do" list asap, so you can begin a family tradition. Opportunities abound in this wilderness destination that are second to none. I'm certainly not saying anything bad about the BWCWA, but there is a reason this area became a National Park.

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The Corner Pharmacist, Sherwood Peterson
The Corner Pharmacist, Sherwood Peterson
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Stop The Sniffles, Save Some Money, And Keep the Kids Safe [AUDIO]

Pharmacist Sherwood Peterson has relief for allergy sufferers, release dates on the latest and greatest generics, and some great information you can use to keep your family safe!

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St. Cloud Hospital Celebrates 50 Years Of Junior Volunteers With Stories

St. Cloud Hospital's Junior Volunteer, or "Candy Striper" program is turning 50 in June, and they want your volunteer stories. Have you ever been a candy striper? How did your experience affect your life? If you have a story to share, you're invited to submit it by Friday, May 13th.

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Birthline Celebrates 40 Years Of Pregnancy Outreach [AUDIO]

Birthline is a St. Cloud center that assists people during unplanned pregnancies. They're recognizing their 40th birthday with a few events, including a "baby shower" donation drive.

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Farmers Market Season Has Arrived In The St. Cloud Area

The first of our area farmers markets will be opening tomorrow (Saturday). The St. Cloud Farmers Market will be open from 8:00 a.m. until noon in the Bremer Bank parking lot. They'll be open every Saturday morning into this fall. We have a list of other area farmers markets openings as well.

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Cool Clear (and Clean) Water

The State's 10 largest walleye lakes test clean for PFC's in fish - New mercury data will be included in updated fish consumption guidelines in June, so says the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Despite the Weather, Big Crowds Turn-Out for Train Show, MS-Walk

Central Minnesotans braved the winter weather to check out the choo-choos and to help in the fight against MS.

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