THE NEW FORTY Coward.
Ariel Castro killed himself yesterday. He hung himself in his cell at the prison in Ohio where he was being held. Castro was the man who kidnapped and imprisoned three young women between 2002 and 200... Posted on 9/4/13 at 7:50 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Bullying and Cyberbullying: Not a laughing matter.
From the Classroom
Bullying and Cyberbullying- the problems that are universal today. Whether it is someone being ganged up and beaten in the hallways in school, a girl being made fun of by her peer... Posted on 7/30/13 at 9:44 AM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG A Tradegy in Kansas City
Recently former Kansas City Chief linebacker, Jovan Belcher, killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the Chiefs practice facility in front of some coaches.
Since the killings reports have... Posted on 12/5/12 at 3:22 AM
BEST FRIENDS ND "Are you thinking of ending your life?"
"Are you thinking of ending your life?" Few phrases are as difficult to say to a loved one.
But when it comes to suicide prevention, none are more important.
Before starting a conversation with some... Posted on 10/12/12 at 8:47 AM
HEALTHBEAT Speaking of suicide
April has been a cruel month here in southwestern Minnesota, where the lives of four teens were recently lost to suicide.
For their families, friends, classmates, teachers and others who knew them, t... Posted on 4/29/11 at 1:34 PM
After years of struggling with her sexuality, depression and her father’s declining health, Jolene Lande died by suicide Jan. 9 in her hometown of Mayville. The family and friends she left behind are making sure the vibrant, funny 30-year-old who could strike up a conversation with anyone isn’t forgotten.
Minnesota health officials say the state's suicide rate is inching upward. The rate rose to 12.4 per 100,000 people last year, up from 11.2 for the year-ago period. The new rate is close to the national average.
When Mark and Tammy Erickson noticed their 14-year-old son enter a garage on their farm near here, lock the door and start a car inside, they called 911 to get help. But they said the situation on Jan. 12, 2011, went from bad to worse when deputies arrived.
Ben Vorderbruggen’s step-grandmother, Darlene Gerbracht, 64, died after being shot by her son, Jack, 41. The two died in Darlene’s Bagley home Monday night, according to police. Jack, who lived less than two blocks from his mother, killed himself after shooting Darlene.
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