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Agency holds Jan. 13 webinar on Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Public invited to learn more about in-home and community-based long-term care options BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Human Services is hosting an educational webinar Jan. 13 from 12 to 12:30 p.m. CT, on the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). This is the latest in a series of webinars scheduled twice a …

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Autism Speaks!

Good afternoon, MHA Nation and our listeners abroad. Next week we have an informational session that will help our community better understand the signs of disabilities and developmental delay in young children. Where: Four Bears Casino Arikara Room When: January 17, 2022, 1-3 PM You can find the flyer right here.

Local students named to Dean’s List at Dickinson State University

At the end of each regular semester, Dickinson State University recognizes those students named to the Dean’s List. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and must earn at 3.5 GPA or higher. Ilise Jennings of Garrison, ND Caitlyn Tveter of New Town, ND The University’s mission is to provide high-quality accessible programs, promote excellence in …

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Survivor Shares Cancer Journey During Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

BISMARCK, N.D., Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 — January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Previously, this health observance didn’t hold much significance for Pam Stromme. That all changed when she was abruptly diagnosed with cervical cancer in the spring of 2004 at just 37 years old. Pam was leading a busy life as a dedicated employee, wife, …

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Updated CDC recommendations shorten COVID-19 isolation and Quarantine Timing

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Monday, Dec 27, 2021, updated recommendations for COVID-19 isolation and quarantine. For those who have a positive COVID-19 test, a shortened isolation time has been recommended. The isolation period has been reduced from ten days to five days, if the person is asymptomatic, …

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Vision Maker Media Honors Nebraska Public Media Special Advisor Ron Hull with 2021 Frank Blythe Award for Media Excellence

LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 17, 2021 — Capping off its 45th anniversary year, Vision Maker Media has presented the 2021 Frank Blythe Award for Media Excellence to Ron Hull, Nebraska Public Media special advisor. The award honors the acclaimed contributions individuals or organizations empowering Native storytellers in public media. In 2006, Frank Blythe (Eastern Cherokee/Sisseton Wahpeton …

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First woman to serve as ND Senate Minority Leader, Joan Heckaman, to retire at end of term

Bismarck, ND – North Dakota Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman has announced that she will retire at the end of her term after being redistricted out of District 23. Senator Heckaman is the first woman to serve as either minority or majority leader in the North Dakota legislature. As news of this announcement became public, Dem-NPL …

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