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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Pro-referendum group makes presentation at council meeting
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
August 1, 2016
Dayton, Daudt agree state hospital needs security help
ST. PETER -- Minnesota's governor and House speaker agree that the St. Peter state hospital needs better security, after years of assaults on employees, but how soon that help can come remains in doubt. "There is no perfect answer," House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, said Monday after...
August 1, 2016 - 9:09pm
July 28, 2016
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
FARGO, N.D. -- In new federal ratings of hospitals on a five-star scale for overall care quality, Essentia Health in Fargo was given a four-star score while Sanford Medical Center in Fargo was rated as three stars. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid added the star ratings this...
July 28, 2016 - 9:45pm
July 12, 2016
Two Sanford Worthington employees recognized with corporate awards
WORTHINGTON -- Two employees of the Sanford Health Network in Worthington received Employee of the Year awards in their respective areas of service....
July 12, 2016 - 9:16pm
June 27, 2016
Column: An affordable Rx for Americans
Q: What is contributing to the cost of prescription drugs?A: There’s no doubt that the rising cost for prescription medicine weighs heavily on the minds of Iowans. The issue comes up at nearly every one of my county meetings across the state. That’s because it hits so close to...
June 27, 2016 - 9:38pm
June 24, 2016
WRHCF grants to make positive impact on area youths
WORTHINGTON -- Three recent grant awards from the Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation Inc. (WRHCF) will have a broad-reaching and positive...
June 24, 2016 - 8:37pm
June 23, 2016
Letter: Key medical drug is hijacked from public
By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia I heard recently on the news that deaths from hepatitis C have reached an all-time high. That’s really regrettable since there has been a cure since 2012. A 12-week course was estimated to cost $136. The hepatitis C drug Sovaldi was hijacked, just as...
June 23, 2016 - 5:50pm
June 8, 2016
Mayo Clinic planning significant expansion
ROCHESTER — Mayo Clinic is more than doubling its research space, the first major step in a $6.5 billion plan to increase its Rochester presence....
June 8, 2016 - 11:12pm
June 6, 2016
Most patients support medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Most medical marijuana patients who took a state survey say they benefited from the newly allowed treatment. About 90 percent of the patients responding to the survey reported mild to significant benefits, the state Health Department reported Monday. About 20 percent...
June 6, 2016 - 9:04pm
June 5, 2016
Iowa advocates remain skeptical about new Medicaid oversight
DES MOINES, Iowa — Newly approved state oversight of Iowa’s privatized Medicaid program will make it one the most transparent in the country, according to Gov. Terry Branstad, but some health advocates remain skeptical as state officials begin determining plans for organizing...
June 5, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 30, 2016
Berger is Employee of the Year at Sanford Worthington
WORTHINGTON —Sanford Worthington presented the 2015 Employee of the Year award to Erica Berger, MSW, LICSW in May during the annual National Health Care Week activities. Berger received this award based on nominations from her co-workers. The award was presented by Jenny Andersen-Martinez,...
May 30, 2016 - 7:52pm
April 27, 2016
Letter: House Republicans make rural health care a priority
Improving health care for Greater Minnesotans has been a top goal for Minnesota House Republicans this session, and we have adopted a number of rural health initiatives over the past two years that prioritize care for our seniors and lower health care costs for rural Minnesotans....
April 27, 2016 - 5:11pm
April 13, 2016
Guest editorial: Legislation would encourage pharmacists to offer health care
WASHINGTON — Like a lot of Iowans, I grew up in a rural community. In small towns, there might be a pharmacist on Main Street but no doctor. Iowans are used to driving long distances for the doctor while having easier access to a pharmacist. It becomes natural to ask the pharmacist...
April 13, 2016 - 10:18am
February 12, 2016
Sibley doctor fined; Rosman denies allegations but agrees to settlement
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Iowa Board of Medicine released a statement of charges and settlement agreement earlier this month with Dr. Mary Pat Rosman...
February 12, 2016 - 10:19pm
February 8, 2016
For sugar tax supporters, 2016 may be the sweet spot
LONDON — 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and...
February 8, 2016 - 3:47pm
February 5, 2016
Franken talks rural health care woes
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken is taking on rural health care in his second term. The Minnesota Democrat is co-chairman of the Senate Rural Health Caucus and has traveled the state discussing the topic. “The conversations were vivid and personal, but also immensely practical,”...
February 5, 2016 - 9:47pm