The Social Services Board meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, 2019 has been moved to Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to align with the County Commissioners' Board Meetings of that month. If you have further questions regarding this change, please contact the Lac qui Parle County Family Services department at 320-598-7594.
Unused or expired prescription medications at home are a public safety issue and can lead to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. Unused prescriptions thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold. The misuse and abuse of over-the-counter medications and illicit drugs affect the health and well-being of millions of Americans.
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in partnership with federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement, businesses, medical offices, agencies, and first responders, will host events to collect and safely dispose of unwanted medications.
Removing unwanted or expired medications from the medicine cabinet is an easy and concrete step that everyone can take to make a difference in the opioid crisis.
National Take Back Initiative Collection(s) Site
Saturday, October 27, 2018
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, MADISON, MN
DAWSON-BOYD POLICE DEPARTMENT, DAWSON, MN
Meeting will be held August 27, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.
Lac qui Parle County Family Services
930 1st Avenue
Drop off at Lyon County Environmental Office in parking lot
(504 Fairgrounds Rd, Marshall)
Get rid of your old or expired car seats and keep them out of our landfill! Car seat recycling in Lyon County employs adults with disABILITIES to disassemble and sort plastic, metal and fabric for recycling.
Stress factors are on the rise for Minnesota farmers. Many face financial problems, price and marketing uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges, and more. You may know farmers who are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, feelings of indecision, or suicidal thoughts.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is partnering with a number of other organizations to offer a free, three hour workshop to help agricultural advisors (and others who work with farmers) recognize and respond when they suspect a farmer or farm family member might need help.
Workshops will be held in six locations in Greater Minnesota, starting January 30, 2018.
- January 30, 2018 at Ridgewater College, Willmar, MN
- January 31, 2018 at Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN
- February 21, 2018 at Riverland Community College, Austin, MN
- February 22, 2018 at South Central College, North Mankato, MN
- March 14, 2018 at Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, MN
- March 15, 2018 at Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls, MN
Printable brochure: Down on The Farm: Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times
Please register for a session online: www.mdadownonthefarm.eventbrite.com
The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) will be hosting a Community Conversation on Tuesday, November 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Heartland Building, 636 Sixth Street in Dawson. The information gathered will be used to identify the policy issues individuals believe are most important to our future as an older society.
Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 507-387-1256 x101.
Who should attend? Residents of all ages, caregivers, service providers, elected officials, business owners, organizations and anyone that is aging.
MNRAAA, in partnership with the Minnesota Board on Aging and the Minnesota Department of Human Services, is looking ahead to 2030. As 2017 marks the year that baby boomers start turning 85, it is important for communities to begin a new conversation about what our future can be so all older adults and their families are supported and communities can thrive. It is truly a transformative time in our communities! Visit their website at: www.mnraaa.org.
To learn more about MN 2030 visit their website at https://mn.gov/dhs/mn2030. You are also encouraged to provide input by completing a survey at http://surveys.dhs.state.mn.us/snapwebhost/s.asp?k=149581989669.
WHO: Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA)
WHAT: A Community Conversation
WHEN: Tuesday, November 7, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
WHERE: Heartland Building, 636 Sixth Street, Dawson, MN