Newsbriefs - Bulletin Area

Tue
07
May

Host families still needed for summer exchange


Japanese students from last year’s Tomodachi summer exchange program. (submitted photo)

The Center for Cultural Interchange (CCI) Twin Cities is still looking for nine families to host Japanese high school students for 11 days this summer.

Thu
11
Apr

MSP helps families affected by autism prepare for air travel

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.

Fri
05
Apr

Spring tips for official clean water

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.

Wed
20
Mar

Private well owners need to know what’s in their water

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.

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