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Commentary: Newspapers can make registering to vote a lot easier
New York library lends out ties, briefcases, handbags for job interviews
McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
Ready to Relay: Annual Beltrami County Relay for Life event is Saturday at county fairgrounds
Davis, A's walk off over Twins
FOOTBALL: BSU clashes with UMD in unbeaten showdown
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers rally to top U-Mary in four sets
FOOTBALL: Jacks earn The Axe, end six-year winless drought against Moorhead
Sano doesn't make trip to Oakland with Twins
Alberta Ruth Shingler
MaryAnn (Hough) Fairbanks
Doris May Mitchell
Alden "Al" Spray
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
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
MercyMe to perform in Bemidji
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
3 more longtime staffers fired from 'Prairie Home' successor show
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
Meeting Monday on Leech Lake proposed walleye regulation change
Take a Kid Hunting Weekend is Sept. 22-23
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
Irvin's inch-by-inch voyage: Ship moves across Duluth harbor for first time in 30 years
Pet first-aid app offers quick access to answers
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' receives Google's most moving, and soothing, Doodle yet
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Place a Business Announcement
Ray & Violet Suther
Brian & Debbie Solum
Ron and Becky Komulainen
Stacie and Jeremy Frey
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Slow down to give and receive kindness
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September 6, 2018
Senate reaches agreement on opioids package
WASHINGTON - The Senate has reached an agreement on an opioids package aimed at addressing the national epidemic that killed 72,000 Americans...
September 6, 2018 - 9:40pm
August 3, 2018
Addiction is a disease. My drug-addicted parents showed me that.
I got out of bed and followed the smell of bacon and the sound of my parents' voices to the kitchen. The Eagles were harmonizing from the tape...
August 3, 2018 - 9:00pm
July 13, 2018
BIA holds opioid awareness meeting in Cass Lake
LEECH LAKE—The Bureau of Indian Affairs continued a yearlong effort to educate reservation residents on the dangers of opioids Thursday....
July 13, 2018 - 9:50am
July 11, 2018
BIA told hold opioid meeting in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold a community outreach meeting Thursday, July 12, in Cass Lake to address opioids and heroin...
July 11, 2018 - 6:35pm
July 2, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is suing the maker of the best-known opioid painkiller, OxyCotin, claiming it mislead health care professionals and...
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
June 1, 2018
Here's what happens to stacks of drugs after police seizures
MOORHEAD, Minn.—A steady stream of hefty drug seizures during traffic stops during the past nine months has been a bonanza for area law...
June 1, 2018 - 5:52pm
May 30, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioids
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and Attorney General Lori Swanson have sued Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, alleging it illegally...
May 30, 2018 - 11:53am
May 27, 2018
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
WASHINGTON - The face of the nation's opioid epidemic increasingly is gray and wrinkled. But that face often is overlooked in a crisis that frequently...
May 27, 2018 - 10:37am
May 19, 2018
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders began negotiating finances and policy just over 24 hours before their constitutional...
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 12, 2018
Many issues still on the table as Minnesota legislative session enters its final week
ST. PAUL—Ideas never really die at the Minnesota Legislature. There's almost always a glimmer of hope that a proposal will make it through, until the House and Senate are forced by state law to adjourn on "the first Monday after the third Saturday in May." This year, that's...
May 12, 2018 - 10:23am
May 10, 2018
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
ST. PAUL—Minnesota would collect $20 million from opioid painkiller makers and distributors under Senate-passed legislation. "We cannot...
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 22, 2018
Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature convened two months ago with a lot on its plate. But with less than five weeks until they have to wrap up their work, there's a growing risk much could be left undone. Tax reform, elder abuse, the opioid addiction fight, school safety, a malfunctioning...
April 22, 2018 - 6:19am
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
April 17, 2018
Dozens arrested in takedown of multistate opioid distribution network
Dozens of people have been charged with distributing heroin and fentanyl in the takedown of a drug distribution network operating in West Virginia...
April 17, 2018 - 1:23pm
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
DULUTH—Hospitals in northern Minn. and across the state have been scrambling to cope with a nationwide shortage of injectable opioid painkillers. "The supply is just inconsistent," said Gina Lemke, pharmacy director at St. Luke's hospital. "We can't place an order and trust...
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm