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Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
As new wood materials become stronger, 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel
Former labor secretary elected to lead Democratic party
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DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
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BHS swimmers advance at section meet
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
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Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
October 31, 2016
Primer: What you need to know about MNsure enrollment
ST. PAUL — The first day of Minnesota's open enrollment period for the individual health care market is Tuesday, Nov. 1. It's a very unusual time, with the market in crisis. Even people accustomed to buying individual health insurance in recent years will find plenty of differences...
October 31, 2016 - 6:33pm
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums. Dayton spokesman Sam Fettig said the governor plans to meet Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, with House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown. The governor's met with...
October 31, 2016 - 4:58pm
October 30, 2016
Sanford to hire dozens of new health care providers in the next few years
BEMIDJI—The largest health care provider in the Bemidji area plans to become even larger in the next few years. Sanford Medical Center staff said they plan to hire 50-60 more health care providers—doctors, physicians assistants, advanced practice providers, and so on—over...
October 30, 2016 - 8:42am
October 22, 2016
'This is advocacy': Northwest Technical College hosts community health workers conference
BEMIDJI—Community health workers from across Northwest Minnesota gathered Friday at Northwest Technical College to network with one another, learn what others are doing in the field and to "raise the profile" of the emerging profession itself. "This is advocacy, in this room,"...
October 22, 2016 - 2:32pm
October 20, 2016
EQB hears request to add human health to environmental reviews
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Environmental Quality Board on Wednesday heard testimony on whether the state should amend its rules and require specific human-health analysis when conducting future environmental reviews of proposed copper mines. Lead by the Northeastern Minnesota chapter...
October 20, 2016 - 9:10am
October 19, 2016
Doctors try again for health study on copper mines: Environmental Quality Board will consider including health impacts in environmental review
ST. PAUL -- When state officials told concerned physicians last year that they wouldn’t conduct a specific study on human health impacts as part of the environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper mine, they offered some advice. If the doctors wanted human health more fully...
October 19, 2016 - 1:00am
October 12, 2016
Annual Health Fair at BSU
Ryan Votruba, a junior at BSU, does the "sit and reach" test after receiving direction from Josie Nelson, an exercise science major at BSU, during...
October 12, 2016 - 6:51pm
Northern Dental finalist for national rural health award
BEMIDJI—Bemidji's Northern Dental Access Center is one of three contenders for an award celebrating rural health initiatives. The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust's 2016 National Rural Health Award received more than 100 entries from nonprofits, government agencies and individuals...
October 12, 2016 - 6:20pm
October 9, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
Selected your cemetery plots yet? That's kind of a morbid topic. Unless you want to have your children do it for you, which is not a good thing, you have to do it some day. Right? Kathy and I selected our cemetery plots this past weekend. We selected a site near a lilac bush and a...
October 9, 2016 - 11:32am
October 4, 2016
Allina nurses reject contract offer: Monthlong strike will continue after union members object to health insurance terms
MINNEAPOLIS — Thousands of striking nurses at five Allina Health facilities in the Twin Cities voted Monday, Oct. 3, to reject the health system’s...
October 4, 2016 - 10:40am
October 1, 2016
Medical conference set at Hampton
BEMIDJI—A conference about children who have special needs, sponsored by Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at Hampton Inn and Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive S. The conference will feature topics that affect the health, education...
October 1, 2016 - 6:15am
September 29, 2016
Short of donations, Pequaywan recovery center on hold: Nebraska couple envisions buffalo grazing around pastoral retreat north of Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. -- A Nebraska couple with Northland ties are still hoping to build a multi-million dollar nonprofit trauma recovery center in the...
September 29, 2016 - 5:00am
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
ST. PAUL -- Unionized home care attendants want the state to increase their base pay to $15 an hour and fund for more training, even as some...
September 29, 2016 - 2:00am
September 20, 2016
Red Lake to build new chemical dependency treatment center
BEMIDJI—The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians nearly $13 million of funding to be used for four tribal projects, including a new chemical dependency treatment center. According to a USDA news release, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
September 20, 2016 - 1:22pm
Sanford Steps program begins Oct. 3
BEMIDJI -- The Sanford Steps program, a free indoor walking program, will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursdays from Oct.3 through April 20 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Attendees should enter through gate 2.
September 20, 2016 - 7:02am