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VM man becomes oldest organ donor in US historyNews

The Center for Organ Recovery & Education announced Monday, May 10, that it had recovered the liver of the oldest recorded organ donor in US history, Cecil F. Lockhart, 95, of Welch, West Virginia , died May 4. The record was confirmed by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), …

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Crow Wing County for updated aerial photos

On Tuesday, May 11, county commissioners unanimously approved two three-year contracts with EagleView, a company providing aerial imagery as well as geospatial software and analysis. EagleView will conduct two county-wide flyovers over a six-year period, providing both orthomosaic and oblique imagery. Orthomosaic means photographs are taken directly over an area, …

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Soup Kitchen Refrigerator, Added Freezer to Meet County Dietary Needs

Thanks in part to a county coronavirus relief grant, the soup kitchen was able to partner with those in its food coalition – including food shelves in Pequot Lakes, Crosby, Crosslake and Central Lakes College – to purchase the ‘equipment and improve food resources. in the zone. Crow Wing Energized …

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Nearly 700K in West Virginia Fully Vaccinated Against COVID | New

HUNTINGTON – Almost 700,000 people in West Virginia have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The State Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) said 691,758 people had been fully vaccinated by Friday morning. This represents over 38% of the state’s eligible population. More than 828,000 people have received at least …

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Citizen climate education: wild ride on warmer tides

SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISMThe article you are about to read is from our journalists doing their important job – investigating, researching and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspiring stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires a lot of …

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Marshall fans cheer on Herd to victory | New

CARY, NC – It will take more than long lines and a huge shortage of gas to keep Marshall fans out of the story. They were in full force again on Friday, turning the stands at Sahlen Stadium into a green wave of support for the Thundering Herd football team …

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Essentia Health Expands Pre-Service Estimates

Essentia Health is expanding pre-service estimates for all scheduled surgical services in an effort to be more transparent about healthcare costs and to help patients make informed decisions. Essentia will provide an estimate of any deductible and reimbursable charges based on a patient’s insurance plan. The program began on May …

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Our opinion: here is a safe and successful fishing opener

At midnight early on Saturday May 15, Minnesota fishing season opens for walleye, northern pike, bass and lake trout. We wish all anglers, whether local or visiting from across the state, the best of luck as the open water season kicks off. But when it comes to safety on the …

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Brother arrested, another wanted in York City May 3 homicide

Two brothers face homicide charges in connection with the May 3 shooting death of a 41-year-old York City resident, according to a press release from the York City Police Department. Ryan Craig Strada, 20, was arrested Thursday with help from the US Marshals Service, police said. There is an arrest …

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