Richard “Dick” Oscar LeMoine



Richard “Dick” Oscar LeMoine, 81, of Hoyt Lakes, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.  He was one of ten children born to parents Elsie (Lindbeck) and Oscar LeMoine and raised in Cook, MN. Richard worked at Boise Cascade paper mill for 15 … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Eino John Koivisto



Eino John Koivisto, 93, of Palo, died Monday, April 18, 2016 at Northern Pines Medical Center in Aurora, MN. He was born November 3, 1922 in Palo, MN to John and Saima (Halmet) Koivisto.  Following his schooling, Eino served our country in the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Welcome to HTF’s Health Edition!



Dear Readers, I hope you enjoy this week’s Health Edition. Our focus is on stress. What it is, how it affects us, and what we can do about it. The good thing is, there are a LOT of things we can do about stress. We may not have control over t… Please register for a free account or log in […]

An anniversary visit



This majestic bald eagle paid a visit to our office last week, as we were celebrating our 8th anniversary. Scott is quite sure it’s a sign from his dad, Larry Asbach. Eagles were special to Larry and his family, and so we like to think tha… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Laughter is the best medicine




 So, it’s deadline day. I have a lot of writing and editing to do and many pages to lay out and proof. I’m cutting it close. I’m writing about stress. I have scheduled a 10:30 a.m. conference call with Dr. Katherine Puckett fr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Laughter is really good for your heart



Laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect you against a heart attack, according to a recent study by cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. The study, which is the first to indicate that laught… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Laughter helps keep blood vessels healthy



Using laughter-provoking movies to gauge the effect of emotions on cardiovascular health, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore have shown for the first time that laughter is linked to healthy function of blood ve… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The different types of stress



There are different types of stress — acute stress, episodic acute stress, and chronic stress — each with its own characteristics, symptoms, duration and treatment approaches. Let’s look at each one. Acute stress Acute stress is t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The effects of stress on your body



Stress has an immediate effect on your body. In the short term, that’s not necessarily a bad thing, but chronic stress puts your health at risk. Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to both good and bad experiences that can be bene… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Quick and easy stress-busters



1. Meditate It’s simple. Sit up straight with both feet on the floor. Close your eyes. Focus your attention on reciting — out loud or silently — a positive mantra such as “I feel at peace” or “I love myself.” Place one han… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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