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Blane Klemek: Tales and adventures of a biologist
FISH TALES: Callen Baird on Big Bass Lake
FISH TALES: Emma Hanson on Lake Winnie
FISH TALES: Becca Hanson on Lake Mary
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
July 20, 2016
Sanford clinical trial results in new drug to stop vomiting in chemotherapy
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A new drug is now available that can reduce nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy -- thanks to a national clinical...
July 20, 2016 - 6:52pm
July 1, 2016
Antibiotics: Too much of a good thing turns deadly: Minnesota officials create program to combat inappropriate antibiotic use
ST. PAUL -- Antibiotics may have been the wonder drugs of the 20th century, but their improper use now is killing some patients and making others...
July 1, 2016 - 5:13pm
June 29, 2016
Hibbing medical marijuana center opens Friday
HIBBING, Minn. — Right at the state-mandated deadline, medical marijuana will come to Hibbing. LeafLine Labs, one of Minnesota’s two legal growers and distributors of medical cannabis, will open its third and fourth dispensaries — in Hibbing and St. Paul — on Friday, the company...
June 29, 2016 - 6:56pm
June 27, 2016
Jaxon’s journey: Teen adjusts to new life after Type 1 diabetes diagnosis
BEMIDJI -- Jaxon Anderson might weigh 125 pounds if you put rocks in his pockets. Or round to the nearest 25. Or shuttle him off to another planet,...
June 27, 2016 - 9:50am
June 25, 2016
'Ondaadiziikewin' in Bemidji: Midwives, doulas hold conference in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Melissa Brown never thought she would be able to continue on her career path of as a birth worker after her own son was stillborn....
June 25, 2016 - 4:47pm
June 7, 2016
Doctor's orders: Get out and ride: Nice Ride is back in Bemidji, and so is ‘Wheel Being’ program
BEMIDJI—Bemidji area doctors are prescribing two wheels for patient health as part of Nice Ride's "Wheel Being" program. This spring marks...
June 7, 2016 - 6:31pm
May 11, 2016
VIDEO: Blood screening event benefits playground
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji and Bemidji Rotary have teamed up to host the second annual Blood Screening Event this week that will benefit the...
May 11, 2016 - 6:36pm
May 9, 2016
Few solutions for mentally ill facing charges in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Tim Leslie still remembers the house on Victoria and Selby where he’d regularly respond to calls as a patrol officer from a resident who was convinced there was something landing on the roof. There wasn’t, but police learned how to talk him down anyway. “The...
May 9, 2016 - 11:16am
April 28, 2016
Minnesota HIV infections dip overall, but rise in some groups
ST. PAUL -- HIV infections rose in some groups in Minnesota last year, while total numbers fell slightly, according to a new report. The state had 26 new HIV cases among intravenous drug users in 2015 -- an 86 percent jump compared with the 14 cases the previous year. New HIV cases...
April 28, 2016 - 8:07pm
April 25, 2016
Hero of the day: BHS holds early graduation for senior student battling cancer (w/video, photos)
BEMIDJI -- He was probably smiling. The people who know Jacob Caliri say he does that a lot, even on days a band doesn’t play in his honor....
April 25, 2016 - 7:44pm
April 12, 2016
New Bemidji recovery program to hold public gatherings
BEMIDJI—The leaders of a new addiction recovery program in Bemidji will introduce themselves to the community this month at three public gatherings. FACE IT TOGETHER Bemidji announced plans this week for two community lunches—11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 and April 26...
April 12, 2016 - 4:55pm
March 4, 2016
Duluth woman's powerful obituary draws attention to depression, suicide
It is the kind of obituary that jumps out and grabs the reader, not just because of her young age but because of her family's desire for people...
March 4, 2016 - 2:29pm
January 13, 2016
Baby makizin class strengthens Ojibwe traditions
CASS LAKE—Sunshiny days of powwow season were on the minds of three mothers-to-be Tuesday night as they escaped dark skies and bitter January...
January 13, 2016 - 7:39pm
January 12, 2016
New program for children at Harmony Food Co-op
BEMIDJI -- Children 12 years of age and younger can become a Co+op Explorer at Harmony Food Co-op in Bemidji.Children with a parent or adult will be issued their a Co+op Explorers member card and a Co+op Explorers fruit and veggie passport. In the passport, Co+op Explorers can record...
January 12, 2016 - 8:46am
Saturday Science returns at Headwaters Science Center
BEMIDJI -- Saturday Science will be with Dr. Tokunbo Akande, a Sanford Health Pediatrician, as he presents “Germs and Vaccines” from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Headwaters Science Center, 413 Beltrami Ave. NW.Akande will share about the science behind what makes us sick and how we...
January 12, 2016 - 8:37am