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Man who stole from wealthy Minnesota philanthropist sent to prison
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
Federal lawsuit hopes to change way state, county 'unfairly' take away children --especially in black families
Minnesota firefighter catches baby dropped from apartment
Central Minn. man dies after vehicle he was driving loses control, rolls
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
SOFTBALL: BHS scores too little, too late, falls to Cloquet
TRACK AND FIELD: Jacks compete at Brainerd meet
BASEBALL: Jacks fall to EGF in season opener
Alfred James Benais
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 19, 2018
Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
PAUL -- Minnesota’s opioid epidemic was more deadly than ever in Ramsey County last year, taking the lives of 72 people, a 16 percent increase over the year before.The urgent need to address the crisis came into sharp focus again Thursday, April 19, as law enforcement officials...
April 19, 2018 - 8:21pm
February 22, 2018
On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
MAHNOMEN, Minn. — Within 48 hours this past December, White Earth Nation was hit with seven drug overdoses. In the months following, a...
February 22, 2018 - 5:50pm
January 21, 2018
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
Journalism can be a tough gig. Even when we know that what we've written is important, it's tough to judge whether it makes a difference in the...
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 9, 2018
Farm Town Strong effort involves reducing stigma, increasing help for opiate addiction
NASHVILLE — If a rancher gets plowed over by a cow and ends up in the hospital, people come to help fix fence. If a farmer learns he has...
January 9, 2018 - 12:40pm
January 4, 2018
Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
WASHINGTON — Seventy five percent of farmers and farm workers surveyed in conjunction with an online study say they are or have been directly...
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 31, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t blame drug companies for opioid problem
I have been reading with interest the stories about the painkiller drug problem. Why are people trying to place the blame on the drug companies...
December 31, 2017 - 11:25am
December 18, 2017
ESPN's John Skipper resigns, citing a substance abuse problem
John Skipper, the longtime head of ESPN, resigned suddenly Monday as president of the network and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks. Skipper,...
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 8, 2017
Nation takes note of Little Falls anti-opioid abuse effort
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — A Little Falls hospital's program to curb opioid addiction drew the attention of Washington for its effectiveness...
October 8, 2017 - 7:20am
September 21, 2017
Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
GULL LAKE, Minn.—Patrick Kennedy, son of Ted Kennedy and nephew of former President John F. Kennedy, has a lot to say on mental health...
September 21, 2017 - 8:55pm
August 9, 2017
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country's future health-care costs....
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
August 5, 2017
Face it TOGETHER plans Wednesday meetings
BEMIDJI -- Face It TOGETHER in Bemidji will now start Smart Recovery meetings at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at their location, 408 Beltrami Ave. NW, Suite 100. Face it TOGETHER is a nonprofit with locations across the country, and is designed to help addicts recover by connecting them...
August 5, 2017 - 7:25am
July 8, 2017
North Dakota's methadone clinics quickly gaining patients
FARGO — A year ago, there were no clinics in North Dakota offering methadone treatment for people trying to kick addictions to opioids, such as heroin and fentanyl. Now there are three, and patient numbers continue to grow. Community Medical Services (CMS) opened the state's...
July 8, 2017 - 8:43pm
Dilworth police carrying opioid antidote is first in Fargo-Moorhead area
DILWORTH, Minn. — City police officers here have become the first in the Fargo-Moorhead area to carry the opioid antidote naloxone in their...
June 8, 2017 - 9:40pm
May 14, 2017
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
FARGO — Mary Locken was aiming to fire a warning shot. This single working mom wanted to put fear in the hearts of her teenage sons who'd...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
March 28, 2017
Park Place takes shape: Housing unit on Third Street on schedule for October completion
BEMIDJI—A housing project in Bemidji for the homeless and individuals suffering from addiction is on schedule, officials say, with a completion...
March 28, 2017 - 4:59pm