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Two horses found dead from starvation near Dorset
Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline
Man accused of shooting deputy faces four felony counts, including attempted murder
Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen
Driver impatience leads to train collisions
Swegarden baffles Hornet batters
MSU-Mankato players expected to return to practice Friday
Timberwolves, Adelman to part; went 97-133 with team
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
DNR accepting comments on hunting rule changes
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
Wear green for mental health awareness
Reported MNsure numbers are misleading
State roads are slip sliding away
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
‘Vintage’: An old-fashioned tale of friendship
Magic show closes out Top Hat season
Cantus coming to Wadena April 23
‘Long Live the 80s’ set for Fargo May 17
Cash tribute set May 6
June 12, 2013
HERO receives $4,000 grant for virtual program
HERO, Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization has received a grant in the amount of $4,000 from Dakota Medical Foundation to support funding for training in a Virtual CIO program led by Summit Group Software. Recipients of this grant agree to add $500 of sponsored or organization...
June 12, 2013 - 11:21am
Last year’s decline in ticks doesn’t mean anything for this year
An unusually warm, dry spring and summer may have contributed to a substantial drop in cases of disease caused by ticks in 2012 in Minnesota, but the decline doesn’t mean the risk of illness from tick bites in 2013 will be any less than in most previous years, state health officials...
June 12, 2013 - 10:11am
Fargo hospitals receive ‘B’ grade for safety
FARGO — Essentia and Sanford hospitals here received a “B” grade for safety in a recent national study. Essentia and Sanford Health scored close to average in patient safety and preventing “hospital acquired conditions” such as falls and injuries sustained while in the...
June 12, 2013 - 8:26am
Surgeries, blood donations save Perham man’s life
PERHAM — Doctors told Larry Wilson that he would have about a year left to live unless he underwent surgery to replace two valves in his heart. The subsequent open heart surgery he underwent on Feb. 7 replaced his aortic and tricuspid valves, which had slowly degraded over time,...
life / Friends & Neighbors
June 12, 2013 - 7:00am
June 7, 2013
Ticks are at large: Time to watch for Lyme disease
WILLMAR, Minn. — As summer activities get ready to start, the risk of tick-borne diseases is at its peak. While you may not live in a high-risk area, many people will visit a high-risk area at some point this summer, whether it be for camping or other outdoor activities. Dave...
June 7, 2013 - 3:54pm
June 6, 2013
Sanford to trim $10 million in top jobs; more systemwide posts to come to Fargo
FARGO - Sanford Health is buying out a dozen of the 50 administrators offered early retirements or reassignments under a restructuring plan estimated to save $10 million a year. At the same time, Sanford is planning to centralize management of system-wide functions, an initiative...
June 6, 2013 - 9:33am
June 3, 2013
How to take care of your spine
Remember your mom nagging you to “stop slouching” and “sit up straight”? She may not have known just how right she was to urge good posture. The spine plays a major role in one’s overall health — and taking care of it yields lifelong benefits. Slouching and the detrimental...
June 3, 2013 - 9:22am
May 30, 2013
Minnesota lawmakers to tackle synthetic drugs
Duluth could play a prominent role in shaping the state of Minnesota’s strategy for dealing with the issue of synthetic drugs. Next week the city will host Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and a special Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs appointed by...
news / legislative
May 30, 2013 - 9:43am
May 26, 2013
Half a heart, but all love
By all appearances, Jaxon Johnson is a happy and healthy little boy. And he is one. But he’s had some big issues going on inside his little body the first year and a half of his life. “He just has some battle scars to prove it,” his father, Justin, said. Jaxon has been...
May 26, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 17, 2013
Minnesota health officials investigate salmonella cases linked to tahini
Two Minnesota infants have been sickened with salmonellosis linked to eating Krinos brand tahini sesame paste that has been recalled by the manufacturer, the Minnesota Department of Health announced today. State health and agriculture officials said consumers should not eat Krinos...
May 17, 2013 - 4:26pm
May 15, 2013
Immunization rules for schools, child care would require adding various vaccines
The Minnesota Department of Health is proposing to make changes in the state’s school immunization rules that would bring the law up to date with current recommendations and practices. The proposed changes to immunization requirements for children in child care and grades pre-K-12...
life / wave
May 15, 2013 - 9:30am
Sports and asthma: MN kids compete
A new analysis by the Minnesota Department of Health finds that middle and high school students who have asthma are just as likely as their peers, who do not have asthma, to participate in sports. With spring arriving and thousands of kids with asthma getting outside to play spring...
life / wave
May 15, 2013 - 9:27am
May 6, 2013
Minnesota advanced-practice nurses lobby to remove barrier
DULUTH — Nurses at the top level of their profession can do many of the same things doctors do: diagnose illness, manage treatment, prescribe medications, order tests. But in Minnesota, the APRNs — advanced-practice registered nurses — can only do so under a signed agreement...
news / legislative
May 6, 2013 - 8:32am
May 4, 2013
Essentia Health-Mahnomen offers blood screening
Residents in the Mahnomen area have an opportunity to help keep their health on track. Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Mahnomen Clinic is offering an affordable series of blood screening tests that can give you and your doctor a valuable snapshot of your overall health. The blood...
May 4, 2013 - 10:00am
April 23, 2013
Minnesota House approves health bill without knowing impact on hospitals
Health bill highlightsST. PAUL – Key figures from a House bill funding health programs for the elderly, disabled and poor: $13 billion total spending over two years$105 million new funds from hospital surcharge$1 billion more federal hospital aid expected over next four years3 percent...
news / government
April 23, 2013 - 9:28am