2020 Veterans’ Voices Award submissions now open

Minnesota Humanities Center calls for veterans’ stories

The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) announced recently that submissions for their 2020 Veterans’ Voices Award are now being accepted and can be easily submitted online. Selected works will be honored at an award ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

VA partners with U.S. Treasury Department to deliver economic impact payments

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced April 17 it is working directly with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Treasury Department to ensure delivery of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) to veterans and survivors who receive Co… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Travel during COVID-19

The global travel industry has been in turmoil since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in December 2019. Many would-be travelers, including business travelers and vacationers, canceled previously planned trips or delayed future travel pl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

NIH recruits 10,000 volunteers for new study

Study to quantify undetected cases of coronavirus infection

A new study has begun recruiting at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, to determine how many adults in the United States without a confirmed history of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-1… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Three tribal nations receive grants

Northland Foundation awards $90,000

NORTHEASTERN MN — Three tribal nations in northeastern Minnesota have received grants in the amount of $30,000 each to help their elders access healthy meals, necessary hygiene and household products, and other critical services during the COVID-19 h… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

$100,000 donated to local food shelves

NORTHERN MN — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Paul Bunyan Communications Cooperative Celebration scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, has been canceled. “While it is unfortunate to cancel our community celebration, like so many others we recognize… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mask drive launched in Minnesota

Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan on April 18 launched a week-long statewide homemade mask drive to encourage Minnesotans to create homemade masks for donation and highlight the importance of workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Autoimmunity may be rising in the United States, study found

Autoimmunity, a condition in which the body’s immune system reacts with components of its own cells, appears to be increasing in the United States, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health and their collaborators. In a study publi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Off a bus, into a pandemic

Remembering the 2009 H1N1 (swine flu) outbreak in Mexico City


What happens when a flu epidemic hits a city of 20 million people, and authorities fear a pandemic? SUNDAY Before I take my second step off the bus in Mexico City inbound from Acapulco, a waiting police officer hands me a face mask. Before I can dec… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Healthy for Life

Recognize the past and keep your life and body moving forward


A caricature that was done of my boyfriend and me in Venice Beach, CA, in 1982. Hello out there! Welcome to another day in your life. The future is yet unfolding before us as we all continue adjusting to a different way of doing things. It has bee… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]


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