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Mother of two children who died in southeastern Minnesota crash had died in crash 2 years ago
Bear refuses to leave University Park tree
Charges dismissed against LaRose in Cass Lake shooting case
Great River Rescue offers special adoption discount for cats
Crime report for July 13 - 15
Carson Wentz gets married
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Mason bees are the busy builders
Fernando Rodney works early, then flies to Miami to become U.S. citizen
Sun cruise past Lynx with balanced attack
Twins top Rays thanks to Dozier's walk-off grand slam
Charisse Nicole St. John
Charles "Chas" Osmundson
Robert Roy Paine
Larry C Bahls
Commentary: It's gardening quiz time!
Tree emerging from silo found place in sun
Medical diagnosis is vital to determine steps for dementia care
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Moondance Jam starts rocking Wednesday in Walker
Art in the Park returns July 21-22
Arts and Entertainment briefs, July 13
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
Duluth Traverse trail nearing completion
Wet streak could adversely affect pheasants
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time to target some muskies
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Not all gloom and doom for musical bobolinks
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
Place a Business Announcement
John "Jack " St. Martin
Gary and Eunice Pederson
Leslie and Janice Schippers
Pete and Sandy
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
SUPPORT WITHIN REACH: Keep message simple and age appropriate
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: How does your garden grow?
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Freedoms of democracy end when there is no free press
November 7, 2017
Two unions fighting flu shot policy
DULUTH — As Essentia Health was in court with one union over its new mandatory flu shot policy on Tuesday, Nov. 7, another was challenging the Duluth-based health system over the same policy. The Minnesota Nurses Association, which represents 2,000 Essentia nurses, charged in...
November 7, 2017 - 7:22pm
November 4, 2017
Itasca County hospice volunteer resists flu shot: Essentia stands by its mandate
DULUTH — A hospice volunteer in Itasca County may lose her role because she's unwilling to comply with Essentia Health's mandatory flu shot policy. "I'm pretty dedicated to this work, and I don't want to have a flu vaccine," said Noreen Hautala, 58, who lives near Cohasset and...
November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
October 10, 2017
Former WDAY-TV anchor battles back with a positive spirit and minimal painkillers
DULUTH — Kelsey Roseth has gone mountain biking and hiking, swimming and snowboarding. She has ridden on friends' four-wheelers and horses....
October 10, 2017 - 11:10am
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
August 12, 2017
The nuns who shaped Duluth: Benedictines observe 125 years since answering call to ‘rough-and-tumble’ village
DULUTH — Sister Judine Mayerle stood in a basement passageway, one hand on a massive white column. "I think this is really cool," the Benedictine...
August 12, 2017 - 11:00pm
July 5, 2017
Grant focuses on expanding rural health care with nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioner students at the College of St. Scholastica will have more opportunities to train in rural communities, thanks to a $1.4 million federal grant. "Our ultimate goal, of course, is to reduce the health disparities of those who are living in rural areas, or underserved...
July 5, 2017 - 6:00am
June 12, 2017
Massage therapy lauded for infants, especially those born prematurely
DULUTH, Minn. -- It was expected that Allie Heidemann would be born on the Fourth of July, but Charlie and Billie Heidemann's second child had...
June 12, 2017 - 10:17pm
April 11, 2017
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
BAXTER—A top Minnesota official visited Baxter Tuesday to discuss the rural mental health crisis—and to decry proposed Republican...
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
March 14, 2017
Lack of major health projects in Duluth, compared to Fargo and other communities, not entirely a bad deal
DULUTH, Minn. — Each is a Midwestern city, serving a large region, with a metropolitan area straddling two or more states. In each, health...
March 14, 2017 - 8:13am
December 27, 2016
Silent killer: Experts warn of risks, symptoms of carbon monoxide following Vergas death
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Known by many as a "silent killer," carbon monoxide, a tasteless, colorless, odorless gas, tends to strike, poisoning...
December 27, 2016 - 7:51am
August 11, 2016
Study: One in five mental health patients misplaced in Minnesota hospitals
DULUTH, Minn. -- Nearly one out of five patients in mental health units at Minnesota hospitals could be better served elsewhere. So says a study released Thursday by the Minnesota Hospital Association. The finding is significant at a time when the state’s hospitals are overrun with...
August 11, 2016 - 11:00pm