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If you have had shingles, you are very aware of how painful this viral infection can be. Shingles most commonly appears as a rash or a stripe of blisters that wraps around the left or right side of your torso, but it can appear anywhere on the body including the face and scalp. It is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies dormant in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. For some, the virus can reactivate as shingles.
Nearly three and a half months later, and the 2019 Slim Down Challenge has come to an end. However, the conclusion of the challenge does not have to bring your healthy lifestyle to a halt. We hope that you've learned as much about yourself and maximizing your health as we have and that you continue with your best practices going forward. Brian Mozey I can't believe the final weigh-in was last Wednesday. There have been many ups and downs, but the challenge has opened my eyes to many possibilities regarding exercise and nutrition.
A missing Norhtfield juvenile was found Friday, May 17, 2019, according to Northfield Police Department.
Ellsworth police are looking for a man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Ellsworth Thursday night. According to a news release, a male suspect approached a lone female who was seated in her vehicle at about 10:52 p.m. May 16 near 315 W. Main St. The man, armed with a handgun, told the woman to give him her purse and phone. She complied, and the man fled south into an alley toward a residential area on South Grant Street.
Rosemount residents can weigh in and ask questions about a potential new indoor recreation center at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the Rosemount Community Center's banquet hall. City staff and Rosemount City Council look forward to a strong attendance and participation. Rosemount is now reviewing planning efforts for a possible indoor recreation center. Residents can attend to learn more about the city's initiative and plan for a possible new recreation center. A presentation will be made to explain the city's planning and design process.
Hoops4Hope 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament The Hoops4Hope Tournament is for basketball players who love the fun of the driveway/pick-up games — male or female, from third grade to age 70-plus, short and tall, the most experienced or those with little or no experience who just want to play. Youth Registration is free and adults are $50 per player. Men's A and women's division champions win $500. Space is limited.
A dangerous near miss happened this morning on a road near you. A motorist racing to work came around the bend and found a tractor starting to lumber up the hill. Another vehicle was already behind the tractor, but the impatient motorist figured he could overtake both the car and the tractor. Halfway around them, he suddenly encountered an SUV cresting the hill at 60 mph.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Dakota County, and the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District have teamed up to offer area residents free nitrate testing clinics. Homeowners who rely on private wells for their drinking water supply should test for nitrates on a regular basis. Free nitrate testing clinics that will be held from 5-8 p.m. on: • Thursday, May 2, at the Dakota County Extension and Conservation building, 4100 220th St. W., Farmington • Thursday, May 16, at Hampton City Hall, 5265 238th St. E.
The City of Rosemount will host its annual spring cleanup day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18, in the east parking lot at the Dakota County Technical College. This event is intended to allow participants to dispose of unwanted items that are not normally accepted by residential trash haulers. Prices for disposal for some items are as follows: • Intact automotive batteries — Free • Construction and demolition debris — Free • Fluorescent bulbs — $0.60-$4.35 depending on size and type • Carpet — $2 per roll
Neal L. Broten, a River Falls resident and former National Hockey League and Olympic hockey player, was arrested Sunday, April 21 on suspicion of OWI-third offense in Pierce County, according to jail records. The 59-year-old was taken into custody at 9:24 p.m. Citations filed in Pierce County Traffic Court include possessing open intoxicants in a motor vehicle and fail to stop at stop sign. He was released from jail at 8:47 a.m. April 22.