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LANESBORO: They’ll help you plan a healthy lifestyle

Wellness Brunches, to give people information about good diets, and help them eat a healthy brunch, will begin March 15 with the topic of food sensitivities and how they can affect your health.

The next ones will be April 19 on herbs and May 17 on qiqong.

Brunches run from 9 a.m. to noon, with lectures at 9:30 a.m and food served from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 per person and reservations are required. Call 1-888-800-9558 or go on the Web to for more information.

Politics and Minnesota Legislature on agenda, plus coffee and cookies


Politics and the Minnesota Legislature are on the agenda for the Post-Bulletin Dialogues community forum Thursday night at the Rochester Public Library.

The event, featuring P-B journalists, former state Rep. Carla Nelson of Rochester and civic leader and former Supreme Court Chief Justice Sandy Keith, will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Managing Editor Jay Furst, local news editor Mike Klein and government reporter Matt Stolle will join in the conversation about politics — from the presidential level to local elections — and about legislative action to date. This week’s veto override to authorize more than $6 billion in road and bridge construction likely will be a hot topic.

The event is free, as are the coffee and cookies. For more details, check out the Furst Draft Web log at

CANNON FALLS AREA: Witnesses sought in crash on U.S. 52 Monday

The Minnesota State Patrol is seeking information or witnesses regarding a crash on Monday morning, at approximately 7:53 a.m. on U.S. 52, 1⁄4 mile north of Minnesota Highway 19, to assist with the investigation.

A 1999, four door, red Saab, driven by Hanna Andrea Schiller, 19, of Chaska, was traveling northbound U.S. 52 and lost control. The Saab rotated across the northbound lanes, through the median and into the southbound lanes of U.S. 52, where it struck a southbound truck tractor-trailer combination. Schiller was treated and released from the hospital. Leonard Goss (semi driver), 52, and Sandra Goss (passenger), 48, of Oregon were not injured.

Witnesses or those with information regarding this crash please contact the Minnesota State Patrol/Rochester District 2100 at 285-7406.


SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA: Grants available to start up clean energy

Applications for grants to help communities build clean energy projects throughout greater Minnesota are now available through the Clean Energy Resource Team.

Grants are meant to be seed money to help citizen-led projects get off the ground and provide a community forum for the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy.

CERT now has more than $150,000, with a typical grant of $5,000 per grant. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. April 18.

For more information, and the applications, go to

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