On Nov. 21, Prior Lake High School was bustling with activity. For one Saturday, elementary and high schools all over the state of Minnesota sent their students and their robots to take part in the largest robotics event of the fall: Minne Mania.
The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in Jordan has launched a new website for its annual young tree and seed mix sale. The website (www.scottswcdtrees.com) has photos of all products for sale from now through April 2016, including brief descriptions of 33 varieties of seedlings, native seed mixes and plant plug kits, along with tree mats, spades, marking flags and rain barrels.
According to the national organization Mental Health America, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, “affects half a million people every winter between September and April, peaking in December, January, and February.” A mood disorder that involves depression, SAD can contribute to the difficulties people often experience around the holiday season.