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Bringing Mickala home: Northwest Minnesota teen had broad support as she fought lung ailment for six months

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BROOKS – On a pleasant September day in northern Minnesota last year, Mickala Morinville suddenly felt sick.

The usually cheery, energetic high school sophomore from Brooks had just started school at Red Lake County Central. She had played with the Lady Mustangs volleyball team. But she felt weak, light-headed. She had trouble breathing.


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