Free tobacco training for mental health professionals

December 18, 2015 Leave your thoughts

The American Lung Association is hosting a free training for mental health professionals in Duluth in February. The training, supported by Healthy Northland and the BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota Center for Prevention, will prepare practitioners to effectively deliver tobacco cessation services to smokers experiencing mental health or substance abuse conditions. Find the details here and sign up quickly if you’re interested –... Continue Reading

Walking club takes off in Two Harbors

December 18, 2015 Leave your thoughts

Want some extra incentive to stay active this winter? Join the Two Harbors Walking Club, which kicks off on January 11. Just make a commitment to walk regularly, submit your miles weekly and be entered into a drawing for prizes. Walkers can even take their workout indoors by walking the hallways of Two Harbors High School or Minnehaha Elementary School in Two... Continue Reading

Sharrows and bike lanes installed in Cloquet

November 18, 2015 Leave your thoughts

Thanks to strong partnerships among the Cloquet Active Living Coalition, the Carlton County Highway Department, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the City of Cloquet, 14th Street, a main road between Cloquet and Carlton, now has bike lanes and bike sharrows to make pedaling safer. MnDOT installed bridge railings along 14th Street where it passes over Interstate 35 in 2013 in order to officially call the road... Continue Reading

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