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On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
1,000 crowd Minn. Capitol to urge gun violence actions
Alexandria hospital patient died from medication error, report says
Renovated central Minn. lake home saved after judge overturns ruling
Northeast Minn. school district cancels class following threats on Snapchat
It's the time for big tournaments
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Olympics: Bulldogs' Rooney backstops U.S. women to shootout win over Canada, first gold since 1998
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
College men's basketball: Banged-up Bluejays fall to St. Cloud Tech
How wine tastings transport you
Column: Main goal of hospice -- monitor symptoms, maintain comfort
Column: Biodiesel gives the region a boost
Column: Keeping southwest Minnesota a vibrant place to live
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Esther Zavala de Adame
Gerald "Jerry" Roetzel
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
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Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 17, 2018
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Dear Carol: My dad has late stage Alzheimer's and is in a nursing home in our community where he seems to be receiving good care. Mom is with...
February 17, 2018 - 8:46am
February 16, 2018
Asking the doctor for a little extension
DULUTH — A buddy of mine went to see his doctor the other day. Just a regular checkup, no pressing concerns. He's a contemporary of mine,...
February 16, 2018 - 9:20am
February 15, 2018
Youth vaping spike unsettles health Minn. health officials
DULUTH—The number of Minnesota high school youth vaping e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in three years, a statistic state health...
February 15, 2018 - 6:58pm
February 12, 2018
How parents can help battle - and prevent - alcohol addiction
I had the privilege of chairing the recent Dakota Medical Foundation annual meeting. DMF is a Fargo-based regional health foundation started...
February 12, 2018 - 8:46am
February 3, 2018
Pain can cause dementia sufferers to act out
Dear Carol: My mother has mid-stage dementia, as a mixture of Alzheimer's and vascular. Dad is taking care of her, and overall it's going OK...
February 3, 2018 - 9:46am
January 27, 2018
Behaving well for better health
WORTHINGTON — Step by step, small changes are making a big impact on Mag McCuen’s life and health. A retired teacher who’s been living...
January 27, 2018 - 10:37am
Be sensitive when accompanying elder to appointments
Dear Carol: My mother is relatively healthy for a 76-year-old woman but she's overcome cancer twice and I worry about losing her. She doesn't...
January 27, 2018 - 8:33am
January 20, 2018
Caregiver health must be considered, too
Dear Carol: I'm struggling with trying to find answers on how I can help my elderly mother. I'm 67, I'm retired and I live an hour away from...
January 20, 2018 - 8:34am
January 16, 2018
Duluth Rage Room offers safe place for releasing emotions
DULUTH, Minn.—The sound of shattering glass and loud, continuous bangs are music to Karrie Maloney's ears. "Hear that?" she said as a series...
January 16, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 13, 2018
Hospice care covered by Medicare, other insurance
Dear Carol: My dad has aggressive prostate cancer that has spread to his liver and bones. His oncologist isn't very communicative and when I...
January 13, 2018 - 7:22am
January 8, 2018
Why you need to care about the mighty mitochondria
I hazily remember back to high school biology (Hi, Mr. Larson! So grateful to you!) as we were learning about the structures of cells: the nucleus,...
January 8, 2018 - 7:22am
Experts concerned over kids posting 'digital self-harm' on social media
While much attention has been given to steering kids away from using social media to bully others, a recent study has found that some teens...
January 8, 2018 - 7:00am
January 5, 2018
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
FARGO — We often consider it a "strength." We boast about it on our resumes and refer to it when asking for a raise or proving our worth...
January 5, 2018 - 7:40am
December 24, 2017
Study seeks women to evaluate mammogram guidelines; Sanford Health is part of study
FARGO—Kathy Smith has been getting annual mammograms since the age of 29, when her doctor recommended the regular screens after her grandmother...
December 24, 2017 - 8:00am
December 16, 2017
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
Dear Carol: After my mom died last year, I stepped in to take care of my 83-year-old dad. I know that I spoiled him at first because of his devastation...
December 16, 2017 - 7:52am