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U of M system to shoulder cost of Miller award: Discrimination ruling has broad impact, experts say
Data: March 17, 2018
Few holes found in state's voting: Audit confirms small numbers of illegal votes, suggests fixes
Secretary of state asks for $1.4M to strengthen voter registration
SD traffic fatalities up for last year, but state still has one of lowest rates in the nation
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
Girls basketball: T-M-B gets consolation title at state
Girls basketball: Two Trojans on All-Big South team
Gopher women upset Green Bay in NCAA tourney opener
College basketball: Herkimer rallies late to beat Minnesota West in national tourney
Column: Assistive technologies benefit all
An economics class taught me about gender and income inequality
Commentary: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: A plea for positive debate in upcoming election season
Rosella J. Dammer
Marian Jane Runia
Joyce Bush Whalen
Corks have significant impact on wine
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
It turns out I am 'that' mom
Future smart homes will have roll-up TVs, brain-wave baths
Disheveled Theologian: Let's always keep the ability to say 'thanks!'
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Voss 85th birthday
Reineke 80th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 3, 2018
Worries about father with isolated rural life justified
Dear Carol: My widowed dad is 76. He's in good health and lives alone on a farm several miles from the metro area. Dad drives around the farm...
March 3, 2018 - 9:03am
March 1, 2018
Study: Marijuana helping some with pain
DULUTH—Tyesha Nelson isn't down on medical marijuana, even though it didn't help her with her intractable pain. The 31-year Duluth woman "was placing all my bets on the medical marijuana" to relieve the pain from the rheumatoid arthritis with which she had been diagnosed at...
March 1, 2018 - 5:43am
February 24, 2018
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
ADRIAN — Nothing about Sheena Eidhammer’s recent health crisis seems fair. A 36-year-old mother of three, Eidhammer was going about her daily...
February 24, 2018 - 9:30am
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Dear Carol: My dad's been in a nursing home for several years and is ready for hospice care. I read your column about hospice care being covered...
February 24, 2018 - 8:24am
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