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January 8, 2017
Kiarra Dixon (left) and classmate Irene Xiong help each other during an in-class assignment to identify the characters, their disabilities and what they contribute to the world in the book "The Acorn People" during English class at Lincoln Park Middle School Friday morning. English is one of Kiarra's favorite subjects. Because her body is temporarily less able to fight germs, she must wear a mask daily to protect herself. Bob King / Forum News Service
12-year-old Minnesota girl with new heart finds support in school
January 8, 2017 - 9:10pm
"It's all about embracing the seasons. I'm not going to sit on my couch all winter long," said Brett Weber who plays disc golf at Kaposia Park in South St. Paul on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. "You see bald eagles, pileated woodpeckers and hawks," he said. Photo by Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Playing in a winter wonderland
January 8, 2017 - 9:23am
January 7, 2017
Leaves of marijuana plants to extract the hemp fiber that is often used in traditional Japanese clothes and accessories, are seen at Japan's largest legal marijuana farm in Kanuma, Tochigi prefecture, Japan July 5, 2016. Picture taken July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Health insurers won’t cover medical marijuana in North Dakota
January 7, 2017 - 3:49pm
Men who smoked at least 20 cigarettes a day, however, were at five times the risk of stroke before age 45, and more than two times the risk by age 60, the study says.
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
January 7, 2017 - 3:02pm
Photograph of author Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders by Ann Arbor Miller, annarbormiller.com. Photograph was taken on Jan. 18, 2011, in Fargo, N.D.
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
January 7, 2017 - 10:46am
January 6, 2017
Roy Huot cracks a laugh during his regular afternoon workout at Valley Memorial Homes in Grand Forks. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)
As national life expectancy trends upward to just shy of 79, some North Dakotans are boosting average with extra laps
January 6, 2017 - 7:36pm
President Barack Obama answers a question during an interview with Vox at Blair House in Washington on Friday. Carlos Barria / Reuters
Duluth native inspired by Obama's words after visiting him in Washington
January 6, 2017 - 5:06pm
January 5, 2017
Rep. Tom Price talks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo
U.S. Senate Democrats demand probe of Trump health nominee
January 5, 2017 - 5:25pm
Here's a tip: Walk like penguins on ice
January 5, 2017 - 4:17pm
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Altru to replace Main Clinic in light of structural problems
January 5, 2017 - 2:02pm
January 4, 2017
Closeup of female runner shaved feet in running shoes going for a run on the road at sunrise or sunset. Shallow depth of field, toned with instagram like filter, flare effect.
Fitness goal for 2017: Walk (kind of) to Times Square
January 4, 2017 - 5:39pm
President Barack Obama arrives with New York Rep. Joe Crowley (back left), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to meet with House and Senate Democrats to discuss the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington Jan. 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Republicans make repealing Obamacare 'first order of business'
January 4, 2017 - 4:07pm
Lawsuit says Coca-Cola downplays risks of sugary drinks
January 4, 2017 - 2:34pm
January 3, 2017
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks June 25, 2015, after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
GOP senator introduces Obamacare repeal resolution
January 3, 2017 - 1:29pm
Brittany Kleint and Jesse Beska get to hold son Silas for the first time Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at Sanford Children's Hospital in Fargo. Special to The Forum
Grand Forks family waits to bring baby son home who was born fighting for his life
January 3, 2017 - 7:14am
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