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Grant to help Brown County dentists addresses heart disease
01/31/2015 - The Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch

With the help of a $43,000 grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota awarded in December, The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation hopes to change that by helping facilitate more dialogue about heart disease between patients and their dentists, dental assistants and dental hygienists.

In New Ulm, challenge participants lose thousands
01/26/2015 - Mankato Free Press

More than 2,200 participants lost more than 5,600 pounds during the Heart of New Ulm's Lose It to Win It community health challenge. The more than yearlong challenge started in June 2013 and ended in November.

HONU cited in U of Kentucky study on successful health partnerships
12/10/2014 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - The Heart of New Ulm project continues to get attention from health care providers and educators around the country.
Heart of New Ulm Project looks to future with new leadership team
11/17/2014 - The New Ulm Journal
Since 2009, a broad-based steering committee of nearly 40 people from various sectors has helped Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) plan and promote health initiatives in the New Ulm community.
Walz, Hagedorn spar in District 1 debate
10/16/2014 -
HONU is mentioned in this article from the Rochester Post-Bulletin recapping a debate between Democratic Congressman Tim Walz and Republican challenger Jim Hagedorn
Hearts Beat Back has a busy start this fall
10/12/2014 - The New Ulm Journal
New Ulm City Council member Ruth Ann Webster, Brown County Public Health Director Karen Moritz and Heart of New Ulm Project Manager Cindy Winters recently had the opportunity to attend the Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place Conference held Sept. 8-11 in Pittsburgh.
Heart of New Ulm helps residents fight heart disease
08/18/2014 - Minnesota Public Radio
When her weight crept past 300 pounds last year, Denise Leitz, of New Ulm, Minn., knew something had to change. Her clothes didn't fit. Airplane seat belts weren't long enough to reach around her waist -- and she was always in pain.
Local drive touts wellness
07/29/2014 - The Forest Lake Times
Working out at the gym may not top the to-do list on a beautiful summer day. The idea behind a new initiative in Forest Lake is that it doesn’t need to be.
North Park to get new playground equipment
07/15/2014 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - North Park is a step closer to receiving new playground equipment.
Needed safety changes coming to Garden St.
07/09/2014 - The New Ulm Journal
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