May 22, 2017

The Grand Rapids Area Library held a program in the, “Get Your Ducks in a Row,” series on Thursday, May 11. The featured topic was advanced health care directives, and was presented by Lori Hendrickson. During her presentation she shared: what a health care directive is, why it’s important for any adult to have one, and how to create it and make it legal. ICTV staff was a part of the audience, and recorded this important presentation for everyone to see. Watch it on ICTV’s Public Access Channel beginning on Monday, May 22 at 8:00pm.

Recently the Grand Rapids Area Library held a presentation featuring Bonny Seigford, a Master Gardener with the University of Minnesota Extention program. The focus was on the importance of native plants as habitat and food sources for local pollinators in tradidional home landscapes.  Seigford gave resourceful tips for starting and maintaining a native wildflower garden and also made reflective recommendations for plant varieties suited for typical Northern Minnesota gardens.