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Minnesota National Guard breaks ground on new $40 million 'Red Bulls' headquarters
Judge: Northern Minnesota murder confession valid
Radinovich outpaces Stauber in hotly contested northern Minnesota congressional race
Fargo seeks to land USDA research offices with hundreds of jobs
Cramer raises almost $1.7 million in third quarter, Heitkamp holds cash advantage
crime and courts
Prairie Public adjusts to budget cuts, changing media landscape
Steve Martin, Martin Short coming to stateline amphitheater
North Dakota nature photographer Pat Gerlach dies
Story of North Dakota man who stripped naked in church holy water appears on 'Saturday Night Live'
UND Police partner with singer to hand out concert tickets
Woman who received 'dream home' during cancer treatment dies
Marilyn Hagerty: Snowbirds and Sacramento State
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry are expecting, says Kensington Palace
Running to inspire: North Dakota man logging 5K a day, for a year
Starting over is a lifestyle
Brewers blank Dodgers for 2-1 NLCS lead
Streaking Predators take down Wild
Treadwell has another four-catch game
Butler is back, and he explains his actions
Gophers' injured running back released from jail with possibly no assault charges filed
Raymond Arthur Nemoseck, Jr.
Dorothy "Dot" Burckhard
Arlene D. Krueger
Dolores L. Hoffarth
James Balfour Hoyme, MD
Antlerless whitetail tags remain in 3 southwest North Dakota hunting units
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
Joe Stauss Rainy River walleye
Minnesota youth deer season set for Thursday through Sunday
Chip Leer adds Hall of Fame to his resume
Commentary: Tribal governments should take some blame over the voter ID issue
Just say yes to Apple Day
Our view: Help make the next great transformation in Grand Forks
When visiting Mom's house, prepare for prehistoric appliances
Commentary: The excuse making for Heitkamp's election day loss has already begun
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Mary Ann Cieklinski
June 13, 2018
More than a third of American adults take prescription drugs that may increase risk of depression, study says
More than a third of American adults are taking prescription drugs, including hormones for contraception, blood pressure medications and medicines...
June 13, 2018 - 8:17am
May 11, 2018
Trump promises to 'derail gravy train' and lower drug prices in 'American Patients First' plan
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump promised to "derail the gravy train" in the health care system Friday afternoon, at a Rose Garden speech...
May 11, 2018 - 5:37pm
April 10, 2018
When the new 'pharma bros' show up, prescription drug prices can go through the roof
For at least the past three years, Todd Smith and Benjamin Bove have crisscrossed the U.S., offering a sure-fire fix for struggling pharmaceutical...
April 10, 2018 - 11:33am
September 29, 2017
Area pharmacy professors advocate ramping up opioid antidote prescriptions
WEST FARGO—North Dakota pharmacists should be more active in prescribing the opioid antidote naloxone, according to instructors at a continuing...
September 29, 2017 - 8:11pm
August 31, 2017
With US generic drug market in chaos, Indian upstarts rise
The most recent earnings reports across the generic drug industry read like dispatches from the front lines of a price war, with their U.S. businesses...
August 31, 2017 - 12:12pm
August 25, 2016
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
Mylan NV said on Thursday, Aug. 25, it would reduce the out-of-pocket cost of its severe allergy treatment EpiPen through a discount program,...
August 25, 2016 - 8:55am
August 3, 2016
Police find $12,533 in vintage Pepsi machine, plus LSD, ecstasy, pot and prescription drugs in Minnesota home, they say
A vintage soda machine, located in a Red Wing home, provided law enforcement with much more than carbonated nostalgia. According to a complaint...
August 3, 2016 - 2:03pm
October 13, 2015
U.S. prescription opioid misuse and deaths increase
(Reuters Health) - The proportion of people reporting use of prescription opioids for reasons other than medical necessity fell between 2003...
October 13, 2015 - 4:01pm
September 25, 2015
Prescription drug drop-off day is Saturday
FARGO-- Residents can dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs on National Drug Take-Back Day Saturday. To help reduce drug abuse and overdoses across the country, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds National Drug Take-Back Days to provide a safe, legal, and...
September 25, 2015 - 4:29pm
August 24, 2015
Tool to curb prescription drug abuse 'not perfect'
FARGO, N.D. --When Kent Heneman had an outpatient procedure to treat his chronic back pain recently, he assumed he'd get a prescription drug...
August 24, 2015 - 6:05am
July 31, 2015
West Fargo man accused of filing fake worker's comp claims for drugs
A West Fargo man is wanted on fraud charges after prosecutors allege he filed fake workers' compensation claims against the state's Workforce Safety and Insurance agency.
July 31, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 29, 2015
Suspended Pelican Rapids doctor admits stealing prescription drugs
ST. PAUL -- A Pelican Rapids doctor, who also practiced in Fargo, has pleaded guilty to writing fraudulent prescriptions for his own use. Dr. Blair Nelson, 43, obtained at least 1,730 hydrocodone, oxycodone and other prescription pills by writing the prescriptions to various...
July 29, 2015 - 10:15pm
June 23, 2015
Grand Forks residents encouraged to properly dispose of medications at site
Area residents with expired, unused and unwanted prescription or over-the-counter medications will be provided a place to drop them off next week. Altru Health System and the Grand Forks Sheriff's Department will be setting a location to leave the drugs, according to a news release. A...
June 23, 2015 - 7:15am
July 3, 2013
Stopping water contamination, in Minnesota, requires new message
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Don't flush your old prescription drugs. They pollute the state's waters. It's a simple point. But officials and environmental...
July 3, 2013 - 11:32am
May 17, 2013
Medical professionals discuss how to curtail prescription drug abuse
The problem of prescription drug abuse is stark, Carol Falkowski said. "We have a prescription opiate problem in this country and in this state,...
May 17, 2013 - 10:57am