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Longtime friends and 1988 Alexandria graduates (left to right) Tonya Bakewell Dreher, Cathy Grove Barker and Natalie Johnson Annis, will soon take a trip of a lifetime together. They are taking part in the 15-day Everest to End Duchenne trek to raise money for research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dreher's son, Gus, 12, has Duchenne's, which is the most severe of all the muscular dystrophies. (Contributed)
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
5 hours 13 min ago
September 19, 2017
File photo. Teens play a basketball game at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, June 14, 2016. Alex Wroblewski / The New York Times
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
23 hours 43 sec ago
Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
September 19, 2017 - 11:07am
September 1, 2017
Noelle stands in front of her scans from her most recent check up in July 2017. (Contributed)
Woman creates network for Minn., ND families dealing with hydrocephalus
September 1, 2017 - 10:20am
August 28, 2017
The seated hamstring stretch can help to re-energize the legs. Alexandra Floersch / The Forum
7 yoga moves for the 3 o'clock work slump
August 28, 2017 - 9:38am
August 24, 2017
Minn. swimmers reminded of waterborne illness
August 24, 2017 - 8:38pm
August 23, 2017
Micah Jeppesen, a victim of dating violence, agreed to tell her story in the HOPE Coalition 2017 film “Standing Strong” because she doesn’t want what happened to her to happen to anyone else. Ruth Nerhaugen / Contributor
'I thought I was going to lose my life,' MN woman recalls violent teen relationship
August 23, 2017 - 1:31pm
It used to be that unvaccinated children in America were clustered in impoverished neighborhoods; now they’re often clustered among sophisticates in gilded ZIP codes where a certain strain of health faddishness reigns. (Ben Wiseman/The New York Times)
Amid Minnesota's measles outbreak, opponents of vaccines step up efforts
August 23, 2017 - 9:03am
August 22, 2017
In 2015, five girls out of every 100,000 between the ages of 15 and 19 committed suicide in the United States, according to newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Antonio Guillem/Dreamstime/TNS)
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
August 22, 2017 - 11:32am
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Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
August 22, 2017 - 11:14am
August 18, 2017
Stomp That Stigma representatives present a check to Becker County Energize. From left: Scott Geiselhart, Lisa McCloud, Karen Crabtree, Jessica Ekholm, Kandi Adkins, Nicole Ballard and Nikki Hultin. (Submitted photo)
Stomp That Stigma, Becker County Energize pair up on trauma-sensitive trainings
August 18, 2017 - 9:00am
August 9, 2017
Bottles of rye whiskey  (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
July 21, 2017
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Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
July 21, 2017 - 9:03am
July 20, 2017
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
July 9, 2017
Minnesota's $310M insurance relief plan on track to cost half as much
July 9, 2017 - 10:55pm
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