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Minnesota West hosts Law Enforcement Day
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
Historical Society ad hoc group presents plan for Armory
County considers up to $17 million in bonding
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Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
College volleyball: West shows spark against Riverland
Section cross country: Windom boys ready to make a run; Worthington in Minnetrista
Iowa state cross country: Sieperda, Anderson lead G-LR/CL boys to big meet
High school football: H-BC, E/E win big in section playoffs
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Column: The celebrity's apprentice
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
Letter: Vote yes for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Ralph Wellington Thueson
Carol E. Anderson
James G. Myers
Eleanor Clarke Garrish
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
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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
February 1, 2016
Sanford Worthington to offer heart health program
WORTHINGTON — Sanford Worthington Medical Center will offer a heart health program and heart healthy cooking class Feb. 10. The program will start at noon, and the cooking class at 12:45 p.m. Both events will be in the auxiliary room at Sanford Worthington Medical Center, 1018 Sixth...
February 1, 2016 - 9:31pm
January 28, 2016
Audit: MNsure errors may top $200 million
ST. PAUL — More than 80,000 Minnesotans enrolled in public health programs for which they weren’t eligible last year, an estimated cost to taxpayers of hundreds of millions of dollars. The expensive problem was caused partly by miscommunication and poor training at the Department...
January 28, 2016 - 10:51pm
January 22, 2016
More money changes nursing home attitudes in a year
ST. PAUL — Cami Peterson-DeVries was intense when she pleaded with Minnesota lawmakers to find money so nursing homes could boost worker wages. “They can go to the sugar beet plant down the road and get more money,” she told a state House committee. Peterson-DeVries, who was...
January 22, 2016 - 9:48pm