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Financial Terminology Refresher

You don’t have to be a finance whiz to understand basic financial terminology. Knowing the basics can help you interpret your own financial health and set goals for the future.

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Exercise: The Four Components & How to Accomplish Them

In this exercise training guide, stretching, cardiovascular training, resistance training, and neuromotor training will be covered so that you can begin exercising with confidence!

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Re-heating and Re-eating Food

The general public assumption is that if a food is either microwaved, put in an oven, or heated up in another manner is that it will be safe for consumption. This is not a safe assumption to make when deciding to eat food that has been left out for an extended time.

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Septic Systems and Flooding

Septic systems may not always be a homeowner’s first concern during a flood. However, as South Dakotans continue to navigate an exceptionally wet spring, some consideration should be given to your septic system to prevent damage to your home and protect your family’s health.

Flooded farm yard. Photo by John Shea, FEMA.

Checking and Treating Domestic Water Supplies After a Flood

Depending on its location, domestic well water supplies can oftentimes be negatively impacted during a flood.

A family emergency kit in a gray plastic tote. Photo by Zachary Kittrie

Flood Safety Considerations for Youth

Much like any event or disaster, the time to prepare for a flood is before it happens. Families should prepare for events by having a conversation with family members.

aerial view of a flooded farm in late winter. FEMA News Photo

Inundaciones: sugerencias útiles

La primavera en el Medio Oeste siempre trae el riesgo de inundaciones, sea por la nieve que se derrite o por lluvia en exceso.

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Fitness: Facts or Fraud?

With such a broad spectrum of fitness advice available, how do you know which will be the best advice to follow?

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Your Money, Your Goals Program to Be Held at Brookings Library

March 07, 2019

SDSU Extension is hosting Your Money, Your Goals March 19, 2019 at the Brookings Public Library, Cooper Room B (515 3rd St.). The program will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Family Finances, Health

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Getting Kids Into Healthy Sleep Habits

It is important for children to get their recommended hours of sleep each night, but good sleep quality is also essential.