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Rosenstein to stay in job for now and will meet Trump on Thursday
Trump calls sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh 'totally political,' vows to back him 'all the way'
Man arrested following discovery of buried body in Otter Tail County
Senate Judiciary panel's top Democrat calls for delay in Kavanaugh hearing after new allegation
An Illinois priest living legally in the U.S. for 14 years is being deported - over a single vote he shouldn't have cast
Lions top Patriots for Patricia's first win
Stricker starts strong to win Sanford International
Boos bombard Vikings in home loss to Bills
Vikings DE Weatherly gets first career start, first career sack
Vikings say short week, game vs. Rams best way to get past this debacle
Francine May "Bugo" Kingbird
Alberta Ruth Shingler
Margaret Louise Dewey
MaryAnn (Hough) Fairbanks
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
Commentary: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
'We Sit' offers contemplative poems and paintings
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: The scoop on early film award season
Feeling proud from the top down: Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
MercyMe to perform in Bemidji
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As fall arrives, fish are on the move
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Some thoughts on Ol' Ruff
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
Bemidji’s Anderson honored by Ducks Unlimited
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
Grain companies seek extra storage as trade war continues
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
Commentary: Stranded on I-94 with a load of cows
ND farmer: 'We're only spanking ourselves' with tariffs
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Who celebrates a rout?
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The Old Duck Hunter
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November 14, 2017
Judge denies union's motion to block Essentia Health flu-shot mandate
DULUTH, Minn. — With less than a week remaining until Essentia Health's flu shot requirement takes effect, a judge has denied a union's...
November 14, 2017 - 7:28pm
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