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Frozen stuffed chicken entrees cause salmonella problems
Two Jackson men appear on domestic assault charges
Fireworks — more fun for humans than pets
Fireworks displays planned in region
Amateur baseball: Cubs overcome Lakers in see-saw battle
Legion baseball: Slayton beats HL-O in 10
Legion baseball: Pipestone dispatches Post 5 in six
Zach Hacker: Football starting early this year
Scott Rall: The cling-ons are soon to arrive
'Labor Corner' Column: Singing a union song
Column: Momentum on Obama's side
Column: Michelle Obama's evolution
Column: The Donald vs. TV
Letter: A great experience at Prairie View
Marcella Mildred Winter
The Barn at Corabelle
Column: Strolling through Millard Walker Park's history
Column: For the love of a blanket named Blue
Religion briefs: July 2
Looking Back: 2010 -- At least four tornadoes hit Sibley area
Out and About
Leinen 60th anniversary
Bakker 75th birthday
Jansen 85th birthday
Larson 90th birthday
Meester 60th anniversary
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July 2, 2015
Blue-green algae a health risk
ALEXANDRIA — After incidents in which a child was hospitalized and a dog died, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued a warning...
15 hours 31 min ago
July 1, 2015
Abortions saw slight, rare rise in 2014
ST. PAUL — Minnesota health officials said Wednesday that abortions performed in the state rose 2.2 percent last year, the first increase since 2006. According to a Department of Health report, 10,123 abortions were performed in 2014, up from 9,903 in the previous year. In 2006,...
July 1, 2015 - 9:02pm
June 29, 2015
Hieronimus named Sanford’s employee of the year
WORTHINGTON — Carol Hieronimus, a nurse at Sanford Worthington Clinic, has been named Employee of the Year for the entire Sanford Health network. The...
June 29, 2015 - 9:28pm
June 23, 2015
Health care scholarships offered
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation, Inc. is now accepting scholarship applications to regional health care workers seeking advancement in the health care profession. Up to three $2,000 scholarships may be awarded. The application for the Health Care Scholarship...
June 23, 2015 - 8:33pm
June 10, 2015
Legislators to consider a variety of bills at special session
ST. PAUL — Here is a look at what Minnesota legislators are expected to consider during a special session to finish passing a two-year, $42 billion state budget: Education About $17 billion will be spent for early childhood-through-high school education. While Gov. Mark Dayton...
June 10, 2015 - 8:23pm
June 7, 2015
Making the transition
WORTHINGTON — Two fixtures in the local health care community are teaming up to fill what they see as a void in services. Lakeside Prairie...
June 7, 2015 - 7:31pm
June 4, 2015
Insurers seek big premium hikes
ST. PAUL — Proposals by some insurers for large health insurance premium increases upset key politicians. “The proposed rate increases from Minnesota’s health insurers are outrageous, given that our state’s health care costs have been increasing by only 3 percent,” Democratic...
June 4, 2015 - 8:53pm
June 3, 2015
Open Door Health Center open house
WORTHINGTON — Open Door Health Center Mobile Health Clinic will host an open house for community members from Worthington and surrounding areas from 3 to 6 p.m. June 11. This event will take place in the Shopko parking lot in Worthington, located at 1755 N. Humiston Ave. Guided...
June 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
May 31, 2015
Jones hired as new ED physician at Sanford Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Sanford Worthington has announced that Dr. David Jones has joined its team of health care providers. Jones is a residency-trained, board-certified, emergency department physician with more than 20 years of experience. Jones began seeing patients in the ED on April...
May 31, 2015 - 5:09pm
May 21, 2015
Ready to help
WORTHINGTON — It may be National EMS Week, but that doesn’t mean Sanford Worthington Medical Center isn’t thinking about emergency care...
May 21, 2015 - 8:55pm
CAL to host ‘Better Choices, Better Life’ workshop
WORTHINGTON — The Center for Active Living will host a “Better Choices, Better Life” workshop for anyone with a chronic health condition who wants to get their life back to the way it should be. The six-week series will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays from June 1 through...
May 21, 2015 - 8:45pm
May 19, 2015
MnSure has new board of directors chairman
ST. PAUL.—The MNsure board of directors announced Tuesday the appointment of Peter Benner as board chairman, replacing Brian Beutner. Dr. Kathryn Duevel was elected to the role of vice chair, a position Benner previously had. The board oversees the state’s health insurance program...
May 19, 2015 - 9:49pm
May 17, 2015
Dayton reappoints three to rural health panel
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has reappointed three members to the state’s Rural Health Advisory Committee. They are John Baerg, Butterfield, consumer member; Ellen De la torre, North Mankato, consumer member; and Margaret Kalina, Alexandria, nurse member. Each will serve four-year...
May 17, 2015 - 7:22pm
May 10, 2015
Pilots union shares wage proposals
MENDOTA HEIGHTS — The union representing Sun Country pilots said Friday it is proposing an hourly wage of $170 per hour for its most senior pilots, an increase that would bring their rate closer to the industry average. Sun Country, based in Mendota Heights, has been negotiating...
May 10, 2015 - 8:05pm
May 8, 2015
Department of Health takes over 2 nursing homes
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health has assumed control of two southern Minnesota nursing homes to protect the well-being of the residents. In a press release, the health department wrote the owners of Faribault Care Center and Owatonna Care Center were unable to financially...
May 8, 2015 - 9:44pm