• Sober-living facility in Dickinson

More than 20 Shinagle Drive residents gathered at City Hall Tuesday to voice their concerns and fears about Hope's Landing sober living facility to city commissioners. Among their concerns, the facility has been operating without a required special use permit. Photo / Brandon L. Summers - The Dickinson Press
More than 20 Shinagle Drive residents gathered at City Hall Tuesday to voice their concerns and fears about Hope's Landing sober living facility to city commissioners. Among their concerns, the facility has been operating without a required special use permit. Photo / Brandon L. Summers - The Dickinson Press


People in Dickinson, N.D., are worried about a new sober-living facility that opened back in May. Neighbors say they weren't told about Hope's Landing before it was built and the city commission didn't ask for public input first.

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• CBD for your PET

Carol Kratzke's "sweet doggie" Morgan is 12 years old and CBD has made her aging much easier, Kratzke said. Photo / Submitted photo
Carol Kratzke's "sweet doggie" Morgan is 12 years old and CBD has made her aging much easier, Kratzke said. Photo / Submitted photo

The dog pictured above is 12-year-old Morgan, whose owner says CBD oil has made aging much easier. Veterinarians and doctors are still learning about the product, which is derived from marijuana, but many people swear by it for their own health problems and now for their pets as well.

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• The Census is hiring

Census workers are checking local addresses. Photo / Submitted photo
Census workers are checking local addresses. Photo / Submitted photo

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to hire thousands of census takers, supervisors, clerks and recruiting assistants later this year ahead of the 2020 census.

Rather than driving for a ride-hailing service, those working for the Census Bureau hope they can convince Minnesotans, along with people all over the country, to apply to help count all those living in the United States next year.

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• Recess

Children at Roosevelt Elementary in Wilmar, Minn. let loose on the school playground for recess. Watch the full video on the West Central Tribune.
Children at Roosevelt Elementary in Wilmar, Minn. let loose on the school playground for recess. Watch the full video on the West Central Tribune.

And students throughout Minnesota are officially back in class. This video on the West Central Tribune shows kids at a local elementary school enjoying recess on their first day.

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