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Eden Prairie, Minn., dad's lunch-bag drawings for allergic son bring positive attention from friends, teachers and even Ellen DeGeneres
$8.5 million dollars later Detroit Mountain Recreation Area reopens after 10 years of inactivity
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New $13 million U.S. Border Patrol Station nears completion in Pembina, N.D.
crime and courts
Vikings fall short in comeback bid against Packers
MEN'S HOCKEY: UND’s Olson scores twice in 3-2 win over St. Cloud State
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UND finishes strong in Preseason WNIT
PREP VOLLEYBALL: North Star wins state title
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: This time, UND finishes; gets 4-3 win over Ohio State
COMING HOME: Season of cooking has arrived
COLUMN: Building holiday traditions of my own
Ice spheres do enhance cocktails
Nike app a useful tool for tracking mileage while walking or running
How to save money the couponer way
life & style
Avis Ramona Oien
Donald Leroy Moe
Betty Elaine (Magnuson) Perone
DOUG LEIER: Deer license proposal will be key topic at NDGF meetings
ALWAYS IN SEASON: In the Red River Valley, November is eagle season
BRAD DOKKEN: Taking the high road to share trophy bucks
OUTDOOR NOTES: N.D. refuges offer late-season hunts
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Trout Unlimited fall membership meeting
OUR OPINION: GOP’s rural surge upends Minnesota politics
LETTER: Too many drones, too few rules
LETTER: Ask teachers what’s needed to boost achievement
LETTER: Drive east from Grand Forks, watch gas prices head south
DEB KIEL & DAN FABIAN: Rural Minnesota matters to the new Minnesota House
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May 24, 2014
Juvenile detention officials see growing medical, mental needs among kids
Lt. Larry Ahles said even though the Grand Forks Juvenile Detention Center is hiring staff, the growing medical and mental health needs of detainees are making the job more demanding than ever.
news / region
May 24, 2014 - 7:00am
May 23, 2014
Scientists say superbug threat as grave as climate change
Superbugs resistant to drugs pose a serious worldwide threat and demand a response on the same scale as efforts to combat climate change, infectious disease specialists said on Thursday.
May 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
May 21, 2014
Sanford unveils mobile clinic for oilfield workers
Inside Sanford Health’s new mobile clinic, Amanda Van Sickle scanned her arm with a high-definition camera as a doctor more than 400 miles away in Sioux Falls, S.D., watched on a TV monitor.
news / business
May 21, 2014 - 9:15am
May 20, 2014
Not ‘on board’: What to do when support for healthy lifestyle change isn’t mutual
One of the first things Dr. Donald Hensrud learned when he began working with patients in the area of wellness and prevention is the futility of trying to change another’s behavior. “I realized quickly you can’t change someone else,” said Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo...
accent / family
May 20, 2014 - 9:30am
Fitness for two: Couples reap health benefits from shared physical exercise
Sometimes, a tinge of competition seeps into the physical fitness activities that Lee Rerick and her husband, Randy Severson, love to do together. “We might do a little bit of friendly ribbing,” she said. But mostly, mutual support of each other’s fitness goals keeps them going,...
accent / family
May 20, 2014 - 9:00am
May 19, 2014
Michigan meat packer recalls ground beef for possible E. coli
A Michigan meat processing plant has recalled 1.8 million lbs of ground beef for possible contamination with the E.coli bacteria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Monday.
news / agriculture
May 19, 2014 - 4:30pm
Illinois MERS patient 'not infectious'; Florida patient released
An Illinois man who had tested positive for antibodies to the Middle EastRespiratory Syndrome virus in his blood is no longer infectious, state health officials said on Monday.
May 19, 2014 - 2:25pm
UND’s Body Project aims to counteract media’s unattainable image of ‘the perfect woman’
By the time they hit puberty, girls are “bombarded” with messages designed to increase their dissatisfaction with their bodies and convince them that their happiness and success depend on how they look, said Yuliya Kartoshkina, a UND doctoral student in education. Such influences...
accent / entertainment
May 19, 2014 - 10:00am
May 18, 2014
Growing number of organizations trying to accommodate people on the autism spectrum
ST. PAUL -- Cathleen Zelinski was eager to visit her family in North Carolina but didn’t know how she would manage the flight with her granddaughter, Aleena. Zelinski and her husband have raised the now 4-year-old since birth. Aleena is on the autism spectrum, doesn’t speak and...
May 18, 2014 - 6:30am
May 15, 2014
Mayor’s Choice exhibit recognizes artists in recovery in Grand Forks
For Susan Hurd-Poster, art is “a way to get out of the house,” and it’s fun. Her photography, along with artwork by several other members of Mountainbrooke Recovery Center, was showcased Wednesday in the Grand Forks Public Library as part of the Mayor’s Choice Artist Prog...
news / local
May 15, 2014 - 8:30am
May 14, 2014
N.D. appeals judge's ruling blocking state abortion ban
North Dakota is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that permanently blocked a state law that would have banned abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
news / politics
May 14, 2014 - 4:24pm
WHO says deadly MERS virus very serious, but not an emergency
LONDON - Concern about the deadly new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus has "significantly increased" but the disease is not yet a global health emergency, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday. The virus, which causes coughing, fever and sometimes fatal pneumonia,...
May 14, 2014 - 2:32pm
Sanford Thief River Falls medical center preparing for fall opening
Rob Lovejoy hardly can contain his exuberance as he guides a small group on a tour of the nearly completed Sanford Thief River Falls Medical Center, a 136,000 square-foot campus that is set to open this fall.
news / business
May 14, 2014 - 8:15am
May 13, 2014
College kids more likely to drive after toking than after drinking
College freshmen in a new study were less likely to smoke marijuana than to drink alcohol, but they were much more likely to drive after smoking pot or to ride in a car with a driver who had.
May 13, 2014 - 1:45pm
U.S. confirms second case of MERS
U.S. health officials confirmed the country's second case of MERS, a deadly virus first discovered in the Middle East, and said the patient was in good condition in an Orlando, Florida hospital.
May 13, 2014 - 1:00pm