All money raised from the sale of cross-country ski passes directly supports the more than 1,600 miles of designated cross-country ski trails throughout Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Does your family doctor deserve recognition for a job well done? Does he or she care for patients in an extraordinary way? The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians wants you to tell us why your family physician should be named the 2006 Minnesota Family Physician of the Year.
People looking for a special gift for a nature lover might consider adding to the recipient’s nature library. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources offers a variety of books on the outdoors ranging from bird feeding to landscaping to nature appreciation.
State Rep. Rick Hansen of South St. Paul was jointly awarded the Legislator of the Year Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI-MN) with other charter members of the Minnesota Mental Health Legislative Caucus.
Through Dec. 25, cable viewers in Northern Dakota County can tune in to Insight 7 on Channel 14. Insight 7 is the news magazine program featuring all local stories for the seven-city area. Insight 7 appears on Channel 14 daily at 3, 7 and 11 p.m.
The U.S. Marines are going to be coming to Merrick Community Services this Christmas, but staying just long enough to help with the initial delivery of toys for needy local families through the Marine Corps’ nationwide Toys for Tots program.
School Dist. 197 Community Education has scheduled its annual holiday cookie bakes. They will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 6 and 7, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Henry Sibley House, 1897 Delaware Ave. The fee is $44.