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Clay County Sheriff’s Office to Deliver Grocery and Pharmacy Items to Rural Residents

Deputies can make deliveries Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is offering to deliver groceries and prescriptions to rural community members who may be vulnerable to COVID-19. The partnership will service anyone over the age of 60 or anyone with an underlying health condition who lives in rural Clay County. Deputies will be able to provide deliveries Monday through Friday from 8 a.m….

Minnesota Schools Concerned Netflix Series Glorifies Teen Suicide

District officials in Anoka-Hennepin, Lakeville, Edina, Eden Prairie and others have sent information to parents

  MINNESOTA¬†— Some school districts in Minnesota are concerned about a popular Netflix series about suicide. School officials and mental health experts are concerned the “13 Reasons Why” series about a 17-year-old girl who takes her own life could trigger dangerous thoughts and actions by vulnerable teens. District officials in Anoka-Hennepin, Lakeville, Edina, Eden Prairie and others have sent information…

ND Lawmakers Debating on Reduced Funding for Homeless Shelters

The state Legislature has given $2 million and $1.5 million the past two years in one-time funding for the North Dakota Homeless Grant

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Lawmakers are considering reducing funding for homeless shelters around North Dakota. The state Legislature has given $2 million and $1.5 million the past two years in one-time funding for the North Dakota Homeless Grant. This year, the grant will probably not exceed $300,000. April Fairfield of the North Dakota Coalition for Homeless People says the cuts…