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Helicopter clips power line, causing grass fire near Audubon
Minn. man charged with selling leased livestock
Park Rapids Senior Center bridges clubs hosting tournament
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
West Nile Virus confirmed in Sibley County horse
Lumberjacks put a dozen goals up on Laker boys
Rebels rebound quickly for 3-1 road victory
Vikings QB Bridgewater injures knee during practice
New era set to kickoff for Laker football
Laker swimmers dominate home pentathlon
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
HSO to celebrate 40 years
It's party time!
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Aaro August Tanney
Lorraine Elizabeth Windels
Jerrold "Jerry" Joseph McDonald
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Grondahl says goodbye
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
January 15, 2014
Indoor tanning puts girls at risk for skin cancer
Despite warnings about the serious health dangers of indoor tanning, results from this year’s Minnesota Student Survey confirm that a large percentage of Minnesota high school girls are tanning indoors. Thirty-four percent of 11th grade white females reported they had tanned...
January 15, 2014 - 9:47am
January 14, 2014
Many younger U.S. adults skipping flu shots
Just over a third of U.S. adults ages 18 to 65 got the flu shot during the 2012-2013 flu season, according to an analysis released on Tuesday,...
January 14, 2014 - 12:34pm
Minnesota to destroy more than 1 million blood samples
By the end of today, the Minnesota Department of Health plans to have destroyed about 1.1 million archived dried blood spot cards and newborn screening test results from its archives. The action follows a settlement this week with 21 families who sued the agency for storing the...
January 14, 2014 - 8:16am
January 11, 2014
New rehab program helps cancer survivors
Greta Diede spent part of Thursday afternoon “walking” her fingers up the wall to test her shoulders’ range of motion. The exercise...
January 11, 2014 - 4:00pm
January 10, 2014
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota takes back control of rural Medicaid rides
ST. PAUL – Complaints have piled up since Jan. 1 that rural Minnesota’s poor, disabled and elderly struggled to arrange rides to their medical appointments, but Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota decided to fix that on Thursday by reverting to a system that worked in 2013. Blue...
January 10, 2014 - 8:36am
January 8, 2014
Health coalition hits roadblock
Becker County has stepped back — at least for now — from a joint powers agreement that would have created a public health consortium with neighboring counties. The Becker County Board voted Tuesday to rescind its modified version of the joint powers agreement, after it failed...
January 8, 2014 - 6:00pm
January 2, 2014
Relapse of 'cured' HIV patients spurs AIDS science on
By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON - Scientists seeking a cure for AIDS say they have been inspired, not crushed, by a major setback in which two HIV positive patients believed to have been cured found the virus re-invading their bodies once more. True,...
January 2, 2014 - 2:30pm
December 31, 2013
State grant promotes healthy choices at school, work, home
A multimillion-dollar grant from the state will help carry on efforts to promote healthy lifestyles. The Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded more than $21 million in Statewide Health Improvement Program grants to counties and cities across the state. The Horizon...
December 31, 2013 - 11:00am
Brain-dead California girl ordered kept on ventilator for week longer
OAKLAND, California - The family of a California girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy won an 11th-hour court...
December 31, 2013 - 8:55am
December 27, 2013
Health workers monitor return of H1N1 flu strain
H1N1, the nasty flu bug that gave us the pandemic of 2009, is back, the government’s lead health agency says. A Minnesota infectious disease...
December 27, 2013 - 8:46am
December 23, 2013
Red Cross expects holiday decline in blood donations
The American Red Cross typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month, while discovering the true meaning of the season, by giving a generous gift of a blood or platelet donation. Each...
December 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
December 21, 2013
Health professionals helping patients transition safely
In a short period of time, a patient could go from seeing a doctor at the clinic to being admitted to the hospital and under a different doctor’s...
December 21, 2013 - 11:00am
December 12, 2013
Need for organ donation is high
Currently in the United States there are 120,949 people awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant. In 2012, there was just over 28,000 of these transplant done in the United States. That means each day there are 75 solid organ transplants done. Despite this seemingly large amount...
December 12, 2013 - 3:00pm
December 11, 2013
E-Cigarettes: A burning question for U.S. regulators
NEW YORK - At the Henley Vaporium, one of a growing number of e-cigarette lounges sprouting up in New York and other U.S. cities, patrons can...
December 11, 2013 - 1:12pm
N.D. ranked first in protecting kids from tobacco; Minn. is 12th
North Dakota is ranked first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit, according to a report released by a coalition of public health organizations. The state will spend $9.5 million in fiscal year 2014 on tobacco prevention and cessation...
December 11, 2013 - 10:19am