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Amy Stark, Supervisor for Lake County Health and Human Services Amy is married to John and has two daughters, Kate and Sarah, and a grandson, Owen. She received of Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a double major in psychology and communications.
November is, as usual, a busy month at the Veteran's Service Office. We'll see another Veteran's Day and Thanksgiving come and go. I'd like to remind veterans that there are still veteran's benefits available through the State Soldier's Assistance Program. Call the office for more details. Item of interest: During training last Monday at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis, I learned that Two Harbors now has a VA Contract Nursing Home. Of course, a veteran must meet certain eligibility requirements. Benefits and Information in Brief Veteran's Day is Monday, Nov. 11.
Silver Bay Public Library News Dewey Decimal Primer, Part 2 The 500's is the natural world and as such, it covers a lot. From math and chemistry to space, toads and flowers, it's all about the world around us. Learn equations, identify rocks, trees and constellations. Read about vanishing species on our fragile planet. Do you need a doctor, a diet and exercise? What's for dinner? How do you preserve wild berries? How's the car running and the small equipment? Is the garden ready for winter and do you know what to plant next spring? Would this be a good time to get a cat or dog?
Josh, DeAnn and Morgan Philipp, Jakob Jordon, Doug Striker and Mike Gadacz arrived on Friday to visit with family. On Saturday a gravesite service was held at Crystal Bay Cemetery for their father, Larry Striker. Family and friends gathered for lunch at the home of Jim and Verna Sinderman following the service. Congratulations to Jon and Amy Nelson in the birth of their new baby girl. Kendall Alice was born on Friday, Oct. 25 weighing in at 8 pounds, 2 ounces.
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The Mariners 2013 football season ended with a 31-0 loss at Wrenshall in a Section 5 quarterfinal contest. The Wrens scored once in each of the first three quarters and twice in the fourth to secure the win. The Wrens advanced to the semis where they fell 26-6 to No. 2 seed South Ridge. Dustin Shelton led the Wrens offense with 148 yards on the ground and scored two TDs. Luke Vine added another 101 rushing yards. The Wren defense was the story of the game as they not only shut out the Mariners, but held them to 105 yards of offense, with 45 on the ground and 60 in the air.
Those amazing Agate swimmers
Exercise has been shown to decrease levels of tension, elevate and stabilize mood, improve sleep, and improve self-esteem. Physical activity helps to bump up the production of your brain's feel-good neurotransmitters, called endorphins. Regular aerobic exercise can bring remarkable changes not just to your body, your metabolism, and your heart, but also to your spirits. Housecleaning can fill this role as easily as exercise at the gym.
If you have ever had your child bite either you or another child, you have undoubtedly asked yourself why. Not all children go through a phase of biting, however, it is not uncommon either. There are many reasons why children bite. It is your job as a parent or caregiver to figure out which of these reasons best describes why your child is biting. Once you have identified why they are biting you can better deal with the problem. Biting can occur due to anger, frustration, or as a means of communicating a message.
Thanks to the excellent article in the News Chronicle and the Duluth News Tribune, we got more publicity for our Knife River Lutheran Church Fish Cake Supper than we have ever had. As a result, we had more people visit our church than we have ever had for this annual tradition and we ran out of food! Please accept our apologies if you were one of the people who came to our church anticipating an excellent fish cake supper only to be turned away. We hope you will make a note for yourself to come back again in 2014 - and come early!