Blood pressure screenings

Avera St. Luke's Hospital and Avera Mother Joseph Manor will have free blood pressure screenings in Aberdeen this month. Anyone needing transportation to any of these screening locations should call Ride-Line at 605-626-3333 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at least one day before...

Presentation College hosts alumni event Saturday

Presentation College will host a men's alumni basketball game 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Strode Center. In addition, the college will unveil a new 49-passenger Saints bus at the center, with walkthroughs available from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

Sanford nurse earns certification

Laurie Carda, a registered nurse at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, has passed the examination to become wound care certified. The certification is a professional recognition that Carda is qualified to deliver the highest standard of wound care to patients in the Wound Healing Center...

Sanford research lecture to be hosted at Northern

Northern State University will host a Sanford Community lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. The lecture, titled "Finding the Cheese: Using Mouse Models to Identify Genetic Causes of Rare Pediatric Diseases," is part of a monthly seminar series aimed at educating community members...

Prepare for an estate tax increase

For the last several months I have been attempting to raise awareness on the need for each and every farm family to address long term care planning. Bottom line is this; if you have assets and would like to pass them down to your family fully intact, you need to do something to guarantee that this happens. If you...

13 to watch in 2013: Meet Dan Kaiser – lawmaker and law enforcer

Editor's note: This is the fifth part of a 13-part series highlighting Aberdeen-area newsmakers to watch in the coming year. The order in which they appear does not constitute a ranking. Quick facts ...

North Dakota farmer extends operations to Africa

FAIRMOUNT, N.D. (AP) - Wallie Hardie's family has been farming successfully in the Red River Valley since his great grandfather settled here. His operation has done well growing corn, soybeans and grains, and now he wants to extend that success. So he's investing time,...

WOLVES AT WACHS ARENA

Bemidji vs. Northern Crookston vs. Northern PROBABLE STARTERS - WOMEN Northern State (7-2, 3-2) ...

Registration for Producer Ag Employee Workshops due Jan. 4

Brookings - SDSU Extension, along with NDSU Extension, the SW Minnesota Dairy Profit Group and University of Minnesota Extension will host Ag Employee Management Workshops which will focus on hiring, motivating and retaining employees. The program begins in January. A unique aspect of the...

Daily Calendar: Jan. 5

TODAY Weight Watchers: 8:30 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. meeting, Super City Mall, 2201 Sixth Ave. S.E. Alcoholics Anonymous: 1 and 7 p.m. (both closed), Yellow House, 519 S. Arch...