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Data: Dec. 17, 2018
2 dead after horse-drawn buggy struck from behind
Ave Maria: Gift of art wows Duluth’s Holy Rosary students
‘He’s still out there.’ Family of missing Lake Elmo hunter hopes for answers
Minn. health insurance markets have stabilized. Will they stay that way?
Foles again steps in to lead Eagles to win over Rams
Jon Nowacki: Vikings, Cook on the run
Vikings show dramatic offensive improvement in first game under Kevin Stefanski
Vikings owner insists Zimmer’s job as head coach is safe
Vikings get rolling early with new offensive coordinator, overwhelm Miami
Fareway makes donation of 66 bikes
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
Gordon elected VP of American Soybean Association
Worthington Chamber considering office relocation
100-megawatt wind farm proposed in Renville County, Minn.
Place a Business Announcement
Veeder: Maybe mothers aren't all that different from spider that gives everything to its kids
Hauser: Distraction can lead to inaction during Christmas season
Letter: Community deserves big thanks for shoebox project
Column: February bond referendum nears for District 518
Column: Expanding the discussion of consent and sexual violence
Disheveled Theologian: The Wordless Book colors of Christmas -- white
Look up: Geminid meteor shower on display Dec. 13
Simple breathing technique can enhance your calm
Duluth-based researchers probe indigenous people with dementia
Saying goodbye to the pain: 25-year-old Baxter woman raises awareness about endometriosis
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Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
October 8, 2018
Flu vaccine menu expands: Nasal mist back; some vaccinations age-specific
DULUTH — When it comes to flu shots, one size doesn't fit all. As in past years, a souped-up vaccination is given to people ages 65 and...
October 8, 2018 - 6:05am
June 24, 2018
Duluth man enjoys unlikely recovery after emergency surgery removed of part of his skull
DULUTH—The two months David Wolden went without a portion of his skull is something he and his wife, Dorothy, can joke about now. "Apparently,...
June 24, 2018 - 6:39pm
May 17, 2018
Flu vaccine spending not enough, Minnesota researcher says
A recent conversation between philanthropist Bill Gates and President Donald Trump is lending hope to those who want the federal government...
May 17, 2018 - 8:38pm
April 1, 2018
Hospitals fight to keep drug discount
DULUTH — On top of an expected increase in uninsured patients, proposed cuts to a drug discount program would further threaten their bottom line, local hospital officials say. "The change that was proposed ... I think was somewhere between $3 million and $4 million (impact)...
April 1, 2018 - 10:01pm
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
DULUTH—Hospitals in northern Minn. and across the state have been scrambling to cope with a nationwide shortage of injectable opioid painkillers. "The supply is just inconsistent," said Gina Lemke, pharmacy director at St. Luke's hospital. "We can't place an order and trust...
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
DULUTH—A sexual assault on a patient in Hibbing is among 341 "adverse health events" that occurred at Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report released Thursday, Feb. 22. The events ranged from falls resulting...
February 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 18, 2018
Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported
DULUTH, Minn.—The flu bug has bitten Minnesota's nursing care residents particularly hard this winter, a state health official said. "We've...
January 18, 2018 - 7:10pm
November 8, 2017
Minnesota calls attention to safe sleeping practices for infants
DULUTH — Before Sarah Grenberg gave birth to her first child, she learned that the image of a sleeping infant in a sea of blankets, stuffed...
November 8, 2017 - 7:43pm
November 6, 2017
Blame for mass shootings often misplaced, Duluth psychiatrists say
DULUTH, Minn.—The mentally ill shouldn't be stigmatized every time there is a mass shooting, two Duluth mental health professionals say....
November 6, 2017 - 9:33pm
August 18, 2017
Air ambulance presence grows, but does Iron Range need two helicopter bases?
EVELETH, Minn.—More isn't necessarily better when it comes to air ambulance service. "Having a helicopter is good for a rural community," said Tom Judge, executive director of LifeFlight of Maine, the only air ambulance service in Maine. "Are more helicopters better? ... At...
August 18, 2017 - 7:19pm
August 14, 2017
Charity-care change at Duluth hospitals questioned
DULUTH, Minn. — A change in charity care policy at Duluth's two hospitals has alarmed some patients. "I'm still trying to figure this out," said Daryl Richter, 59, of Hermantown. "It really starts stinking more and more and it makes me trust Essentia less and less." Hospital...
August 14, 2017 - 9:13pm
July 11, 2017
5 tips for staying active and healthy in the post-work years
DULUTH, Minn. — Your retirement date is approaching, and you're looking forward to the new you. You've never had the time before, but...
July 11, 2017 - 9:17am
March 8, 2017
After her own battles with cancer, Silver Bay woman cheers patients at St. Luke’s
Gale Fredrickson was sitting at a small table at the Valentini's cafe in the second floor St. Luke's hospital, wearing a light blue smock emblazoned...
March 8, 2017 - 10:11am