More workers with disabilities may find jobs with Minnesota under a new order from Gov. Mark Dayton. Dayton’s executive order this week directs state agencies to hire more employees with disabilities.
“Cold Weather Companions” is a program designed and run by the people at Synergy Home Care. They not only help seniors and the homebound continue to live independently, but they also make sure they aren’t unnecessarily exposed to the harsh elements. Anne Gerber uses Meto Mobility to run errands, but when it’s double-digits below zero outside, she counts on the help of Bethany Ekstrand from Synergy. “For Anne, sometime it’s just telling her that it’s ridiculously cold outside and she shouldn’t be going anywhere,” Ekstrand said.
You’ve likely had an experience where someone told you that you can’t, and it added inspiration. Lexi Dietz has been inspired for the last eight years, and thank goodness she has.
Waseca junior Lexi Shifflett made the varsity volleyball team this year and has become one of the team’s best setters.
A successful college student blames a testing company for keeping him from his dream of becoming a teacher.
Delta Airlines received the biggest fine ever given to an airline for non-safety violations.