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Child protection is a top priority

Author: Dana Kazel on Sep 12 2016

Commissioner Patrick BoyleThere has been an alarming increase in the number of reports of child maltreatment in St. Louis County in the last two years. Commissioner Patrick Boyle, who chairs the Board's Health and Human Services Committee writes about the growing costs, and why we can't afford to do nothing.

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County employees honored for response to devastating storm

Author: Dana Kazel on Sep 6 2016

A windstorm in the early morning hours of July 21 knocked over trees and downed power lines, leaving thousands without electricity. County staff from multiple departments responded, working together and in cooperation with Minnesota Power, and the cities of Duluth, Rice Lake and others to deliver the best service possible.

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Public Health Nurses provide calm after the storm

Author: Dana Kazel on Aug 15 2016

When a severe storm blew over trees and knocked out power in parts of St. Louis County last month, teams of employees from many departments responded, including the Sheriff's Office, Public Works and the Assessor's Office. There was also a team of Public Health nurses. Here's a look at how they helped some of our County's most vulnerable citizens

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Deputies join law enforcement, community mourning in Dallas

Author: Dana Kazel on Jul 18 2016

Sheriff's badge covered by black bandTwo St. Louis County Deputy Sheriff's were able to join law enforcement officers from around the county at the funeral for slain Dallas Police Officer Patricio Zamarripa, thanks to the generosity of a national airline.

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Team St. Louis County completes Grandma's Marathon and Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Author: Dana Kazel on Jun 23 2016

County employees run half and full marathonSt. Louis County employees again added a level of challenge to Grandma's Marathon by competing in the Corporate Team Challenge.

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