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Collaboration Results in District-wide Support for Breastfeeding

Collaboration Results in District-wide Support for Breastfeeding Forest Lake Area School District encompasses more than 200 square miles in three counties — Anoka, Chisago, and Washington. With seven elementary schools, two junior highs, a senior high school and an Area Learning Center, the District is the largest worksite in the area, employing over 1,200 people. […]


Washington County demonstrates commitment to breastfeeding support

Washington County Demonstrates Commitment to Breastfeeding Support It has long been recognized that breastfeeding plays a critical role in maternal and baby health. Breastfeeding can protect babies from infections and illness, and breastfed babies are less likely to develop asthma or become obese. Mothers who nurse are less likely to develop ovarian cancer, breast cancer […]


New play space at Miniapple International Montessori School in Oakdale

Community members gather to celebrate new play space at Miniapple International Montessori School in Oakdale Community leaders in Oakdale celebrated the opening of a child care natural play space project at Miniapple International Montessori School in Oakdale Sept. 26. The play space was created with support from the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP), with assistance […]