PRAIRIE FARE Mayo Not the Common Culprit in Foodborne Illness
Poor mayonnaise. It's been falsely applauded for some things and falsely accused of others. Let's set the record straight.
Myth No. 1: Mayo makes a great hair conditioner.
When I was a teen, my fr... Posted on 5/31/13 at 8:24 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared
The last days of school are upon us and the trees are almost all leafed out! Finally the calendar and Mother Nature are in alignment! I am shocked as always how fast a school year goes. I ... Posted on 5/24/13 at 9:57 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
AAA has partnered with the North Dakota Sheriffs Association, the North Dakota Chiefs of Police Association, Safe Kids Fargo-Moorhead and Dairy Queen for AAA’s I Got Caught program to encourage children to use helmets for safety while using bicycles, skateboards, inline skates and scooters.
A Bike Safety Rodeo sponsored by the James Valley Fraternal Order of Police, Jamestown Parks and Recreation, Palmer Insurance Agency, Central Valley Health, Jamestown Optimists, Newman Signs and Walmart is planned from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Arena (use the east doors). Free hot dogs and pop will be served.
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.
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