PRAIRIE FARE Think Food Safety When Eating Outside the Home
"Have you eaten out lately?" my friend asked. We usually compare notes about dining experiences.
"Have you gotten sick again?" he asked.
"No, not lately, fortunately," I replied.
Three... Posted on 4/25/13 at 9:15 AM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY How to Financially Prepare for and Survive a Layoff
We all want to feel secure should something happen such as a layoff; however, we also have other priorities for the income we are earning. The best way to prepare for a layoff is by having emergency s... Posted on 4/10/13 at 11:03 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES A Documentary on Bridges
A few days ago, German Public TV Channel ZDF, one of two stations based in Berlin, released a documentary on bridges in general for children. Loewenzahn (which is German for Dandelion), with its sta... Posted on 3/13/13 at 7:20 AM
ARLENE COCO'S PRAIRIE KITCHEN Top 10 Food Safety Tips for the Holidays
Holidays are coming, that means parties and big family dinners.
Don't give your guests a dose of food poisoning to take home with them....
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,... Posted on 11/15/12 at 8:32 AM
HEALTHBEAT The facts about drowning
Maybe it's the early start to the warm season this year, or the hot summer that's driving everyone to seek relief at lakes and swimming pools. Whatever the reason, Minnesota is seeing a dismaying spik... Posted on 7/18/12 at 12:56 PM
People with smartphones have a few new tools — and some older ones — to help them in the event of severe weather and other emergencies.
The American Red Cross has rolled out a number of free applications for emergencies — fires, first aid, tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes.
“They’re still developing the flood one,” said Beth Dewald, executive director of the Buffalo Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross.
By Kari Lucin, The Jamestown Sun
, May 04, 2013
Working people have come together year after year to call for better working conditions and stronger safety protections on the job. As a result, workplace deaths and injuries have declined significantly, exposure to hazards and toxic chemicals like asbestos and lead have been reduced and far fewer workers are dying from trench cave-ins or from being caught in dangerous machinery.
There were no sprinklers. No firewalls. No water deluge systems. Safety inspections were rare at the fertilizer company in West, Texas, that exploded and killed at least 14 people this week.
This is not unusual.
The federal government has cracked down on four area airports, including some of the nation's busiest, for what it calls "egregious" violations of safety and rescue regulations involving more than 250 police officers.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation is holding a contest to bring attention to the importance of designating a driver before going out. NDDOT will be hosting a photo contest. Individuals 21 and older are invited to take TODD, a character featured in several “To Designate a Driver (TODD)” campaigns, with them on outings and upload pictures to show where he’s been.
The article “Trains carrying more oil across U.S.” in the Dec. 29 issue of The Jamestown Sun misleads readers about the vital role railroads are playing to meet the booming need to transport crude oil in North America.
By Patricia M. Reilly, Washington, D.C.
, January 23, 2013
A Jamestown woman has reshaped her life to build awareness of seat belt use following the loss of her daughter in June 2011.
Becca Olson, 16, died in a pickup accident in Mandan, N.D. A passenger in the vehicle, she was not wearing her seat belt when the crash happened. Her mother, JoAnne Olson, has championed the cause since then raising awareness to buckle up in the Dakotas.
By Ben Rodgers, The Jamestown Sun
, January 04, 2013
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