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Mississippi governor appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to the Senate - and draws a backlash from the White House
'A ticking time bomb': How Cambridge Analytica's whistleblower became Facebook's unlikely foil
Lobbyists seek backdoor to deregulation through NAFTA talks
More Minn. pharmacies to offer opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription to battle overdoses
Grand Forks County outsources home service
crime and courts
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Eatbeat: Caribou a good spot for longtime breakfast partners
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Fargo woman aims for the stars in the world of quilting
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Sparkling wines are not created equally
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Wiggins, Towns stepping up when Timberwolves need them most
Shipley: For Sano, Twins and MLB, these are high stakes
Polanco addresses Twins teammates, apologizes for steroid suspension
UND's Brad Heidlebaugh, Austin Gordon both open spring football playing diffeence p
Elliot Richard Grant
Roger F. Guderjahn
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Doug Leier: Drawing a once-in-a-lifetime license doesn't guarantee success
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Warroad sixth-grade class takes Lake of the Woods ice fishing trip
Peregrine's return marks sign of spring
Roads, potholes: Where were citizens?
Our view: ND court shouldn't let vetoes stand
Commentary: No, billionaires won't save us - that's a myth that links Zuckerberg and Trump
Commentary: I run Dick's Sporting Goods. It's Congress's turn to do something about guns.
Commentary: Dem. AG candidate says Stenehjem, Dalrymple 'violated bribery statutes'
February 24, 2018
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Dear Carol: My dad's been in a nursing home for several years and is ready for hospice care. I read your column about hospice care being covered...
February 24, 2018 - 8:24am
February 23, 2018
N.D. flu cases down for third straight week
BISMARCK — Influenza cases in North Dakota declined for the third straight week, although flu is still widespread and there is a lot of the flu season left, according to Michelle Feist, program manager for the North Dakota Department of Health. North Dakota reported 609 laboratory...
February 23, 2018 - 4:15pm
This man's brain tumor was so big that it 'sat like a head on top of another head'
For the past several years, Santlal Pal had been watching a tumor emerge from his skull. Doctors in India say Pal's brain tumor grew so big that it weighed nearly four pounds and measured nearly 8-by-12-by-12 inches, according to local news reports. It may have been the largest tumor...
February 23, 2018 - 6:54am
February 22, 2018
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
DULUTH—A sexual assault on a patient in Hibbing is among 341 "adverse health events" that occurred at Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report released Thursday, Feb. 22. The events ranged from falls resulting...
February 22, 2018 - 6:00am
February 21, 2018
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
By now, you've likely heard that breast-feeding is good. Women hear the mantra "breast is best" practically from the moment they conceive - both...
February 21, 2018 - 1:38pm
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
We all want to sleep better and feel less stressed out, to have more energy and fewer illnesses, and we'd like to be able to think more clearly,...
February 21, 2018 - 12:04pm
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
Lovers of chalupas and crunch wraps have spoken: Taco Bell is now bigger than Burger King. The Mexican-themed chain eclipsed its burger rival...
February 21, 2018 - 10:39am
February 19, 2018
A fist-bump instead of a handshake? Norovirus precautions overtake Olympic tradition
The handshake may be replaced by a fist-bump at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang and it has nothing to do with how old customs are giving way...
February 19, 2018 - 9:29am
Minnesota vs. Minnesota: Agency pushes back in $5 billion 3M suit
ST. PAUL — The state's $5 billion lawsuit against 3M is looking more like a case of Minnesota vs. Minnesota. Two parts of state government are contradicting each other about the central issue in the suit: whether pollution caused by the 3M Co. has raised rates of certain health...
February 19, 2018 - 6:00am
February 18, 2018
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — More Minnesotans are overdosing on opioids than ever before and the death toll from the drugs continues to climb. In 2016, there were more than 2,000 opioid overdoses and 395 of them were fatal. That's a more than 1,000 percent increase in overdoses and a 600 percent...
February 18, 2018 - 6:01am
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has access
ST. PAUL — Monica Rudolph is a survivor. She's been sober almost a year. Ryan Anderson didn't make it. He died of an overdose in December....
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 17, 2018
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Dear Carol: My dad has late stage Alzheimer's and is in a nursing home in our community where he seems to be receiving good care. Mom is with...
February 17, 2018 - 8:46am
February 16, 2018
Grandmother from Michigan died after surgeons mistakenly drilled her skull. Her family won't get a penny.
When Bimla Nayyar dislocated her jaw in January 2012, her family took her to a Dearborn, Michigan, hospital for what was supposed to be a routine...
February 16, 2018 - 10:59am
Asking the doctor for a little extension
DULUTH — A buddy of mine went to see his doctor the other day. Just a regular checkup, no pressing concerns. He's a contemporary of mine,...
February 16, 2018 - 9:20am
February 15, 2018
Youth vaping spike unsettles health Minn. health officials
DULUTH—The number of Minnesota high school youth vaping e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in three years, a statistic state health...
February 15, 2018 - 6:58pm