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Feeling Minnesota: Protecting State Waterways and Workers

Posted on 25. Jul, 2017 by .


Protecting the state’s waterways and the workers who maintain them Do you remember the song “Outshined” from the 1991 Sound Garden Album Badmotorfinger? One memorable lyric from the first stanza, “I’m looking California, and feeling Minnesota” was believed by many that Chris Cornell meant he was feeling inadequate compared to others or felt Midwestern, i.e. […]

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Professionals Learn How to Apply Play Therapy Techniques to Meet the Emotional Needs of Deaf Kids

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .


Technique enables children to express their thoughts and feelings through their “natural language” of play Today, Alexis Greeves, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor (RPT-S), presented a Volunteers of America-Minnesota Mental Health Clinics’ workshop entitled, “Play Therapy with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Youth” at Calvary Lutheran Church in […]

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New “Dentist’s Office on Wheels” Begins Service

Posted on 19. Dec, 2010 by .


Although still not convenient for the Chisago County Area, UCare is introducing its new, custom-built, and fully accessible Mobile Dental Clinic. The new clinic replaces the first vehicle, now retired after driving almost 100,000 miles to serve UCare members and community agencies.  From the press release: The clinic is a fully equipped, 43-foot vehicle – […]

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