Shawna Weaver

Green Visions: nature makes us feel better

When we heard on Earthwise Radio this week that communing with nature makes us feel better , it probably wasn't a surprise. But the why might surprise you. Who woulda thunk that it's the structured, predictable nature of, well, nature that appeals to us?

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This Is Why Not: Finding Hope and Resilience in Troubled Times: put down the phone and listen

Do you have five people you can talk to? Really talk to? How do you find them - as a young person or an adult? And how can you become that person for someone else? Additional Resources: Crisis Hotlines:
218-723-0099 – Crisis line, Amberwing (Essentia Health)
1-800-634-8775 (toll free) – Minnesota crisis line, Human Development Center
218-749-2881 or 1-800-450-2273 (toll free) –...

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The incomparable Dudley Riggs on the international incident he created that changed the face of a nation, how Ringling Bros. "killed the brand," and why he still dreams of flying. 

Forever Home 5/25

21 hours ago

Dajah | Animal Allies

Dajah is a seal point grey tabby Siamese mix who is 12 years old. He came to us from a previous home and is now looking for his new loving home! This shy guy needs patience and love as he takes a while to warm up. A calm environment with another mellow cat would be a great fit for Dajah!

Mickey | Animal Allies

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ERs in the Northland are seeing young people coming in who have made, to varying degrees, attempts to take their own lives in the wake of the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.

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The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is onstage at The Underground ... and it all goes to show that 122 years after its debut in London, it's still making audiences laugh.

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Larry Weber says the 2 1/2 inches of rain at his place this week means things are greening almost visibly.

Fiddlehead ferns that were just poking their heads from the soil last week are knee-high now, and if you have the time and patience, you'll be rewarded with good views of warblers.

In addition, Larry says he heard a visitor he hasn't heard at his place in over 20 years.

Lisa Johnson

Six months ago, a group of Duluthians brought their concerns to local political candidates, asking them to take specific steps to address their issues.

Part of the Local Solutions to Poverty Candidate Forum included the commitment to a follow-up Accountability Session this spring.

In this final part of a three part report, we hear about  efforts to make transportation more accessible for people with disabilities, and the progress of Homes for All in the Minnesota Legislature.

Susan Price is tired of plants being just ... wallpaper for our lives.

She wants us to think about them: to recognize their importance, to set aside land for them, and to think about the people whose lives revolve around them

Forever Home 5/18

May 18, 2017

Freckles | Contented Critters

Freckles is an adult female Aussie mix who was rescued off the euthanasia list in a Mpls shelter. She is friendly with people and gets along with other dogs, but she does like to be the boss. She has been vet checked, spayed and vaccinated.

Dory | Animal Allies

Lisa Johnson

  Six months ago, a group of Duluthians brought their concerns to local political candidates, asking them to take specific steps to address their issues.

Part of the Local Solutions to Poverty Candidate Forum included the commitment to a follow-up Accountability Session this spring.

 

In this second part of a three part report, we hear about  efforts to make transportation more accessible for people with disabilities, and the progress of Homes for All in the Minnesota Legislature.

 

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