Travel can be stressful for anyone, but for people with autism, crowded airports, security screening and aircraft boarding can be downright scary. Now there is a program designed to help families living with autism prepare for air travel.
Spring is a challenging time for our lakes, rivers and wetlands. Snowmelt and rain wash many pollutants into these water bodies. Because the ground is still frozen, water cannot be absorbed or infiltrate the ground. Instead rain and melting snow act like a water hose, washing the landscape free of sand, salt and debris.
More than 1 million people in Minnesota rely on private wells as their source of drinking water, but too many of them are not tested on a regular basis for things that can make people sick, such as bacteria, arsenic, or nitrate.