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The Zucchini Guy, Mark Raymond

Soiled Again

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” Mmmm…makes me hungry for a mustard and pickle sammie with a slice of…oops, sorry, got a little distracted there. Anyway, that quote by Truman Capote, author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s isn’t really about condiments or food, but adroitly addresses the theme of this issue which is …

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Move Your Way sign. Encouraging physical activity.

Moving Your Way in Siouxland

Individuals, not only those living in Siouxland, but across the country can benefit from being physically active.  Engaging in physical activity helps prevent chronic health conditions like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, and being overweight.  Physical activity also improves bone health, mood and quality of sleep.  Siouxland District Health Department (SDHD) and their Health …

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Up from the Earth Chops Away at Food Insecurity

Did you know that one in six adults and one in five children in Siouxland are food insecure? That translates to about 12,000 to 13,000 local Siouxlanders who don’t know where their next meal is coming from and are facing hunger regularly, or 13.4% of Woodbury and 8.5% of Dakota County residents. State wide over 400,000 Iowans and over 225,000 …

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