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Inmate-on-inmate assaults up at 3 Minnesota prisons
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Benny Huebner youth deer season buck
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Benny Huebner youth deer season buck
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American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
North Dakota's Youth Pheasant Weekend set for Sept. 29-30
Commentary: If marijuana legalization has been so bad for other states, why have so many of them done it?
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March 6, 2018
Opioids no better than common painkillers in chronic pain study
Doctors and patients have long assumed that opioids are uniquely powerful medicines for chronic pain, despite their risks. But it turns out that...
March 6, 2018 - 3:27pm
August 17, 2016
A morphine alternative with less overdose risk?
Scientists are testing an experimental medicine that's designed to have the painkilling power of morphine without some of the dangerous side effects that can lead to overdose deaths. The compound is so new it doesn't have a name, just a number. It's only been tested in mice, and it...
August 17, 2016 - 3:24pm
February 21, 2012
Grand Forks man pleads guilty in connection with pharmacy burglaries
FARGO -- Thousands of powerful painkillers were stolen last fall by people who schemed to burglarize pharmacies in the Red River Valley and then...
February 21, 2012 - 6:03pm
January 31, 2012
Report: Heroin, painkiller use in Twin Cities at all-time high
ST. PAUL The abuse of heroin and other opiates reached the highest levels yet in the Twin Cities during the first half of 2011, according to a report the Minnesota Department of Human Services released today. Nearly one in five patients entering addiction treatment sought help for...
January 31, 2012 - 8:16am
November 20, 2011
THEIR OPINION: A new chapter in war on drugs
ST. PAUL -- "Heroin is here, and we have never seen it like this before," Carol Falkowski, drug abuse strategy officer for the Minnesota Department of Human Services, said in a recent front-page Pioneer Press report. That's not cause for panic, but it is cause for notice. Before...
November 20, 2011 - 10:18pm
October 14, 2011
UPDATE: Brother pleads to misdemeanor in death of ex-Wild enforcer Boogaard
MINNEAPOLIS Aaron Boogaard's voice didn't waver Thursday as he recounted the evening last spring when he arrived home to find his brother, Minnesota...
October 14, 2011 - 9:34am
September 2, 2011
Surgery patient miffed that nurse accused of stealing painkiller gets probation
MINNEAPOLIS The former nurse accused of stealing a powerful painkiller during surgery last fall won't go to jail, angering the patient who said the pain he endured while doctors removed kidney stones made him want to scream. "I was the victim in this case, I was on a table, vulnerable,"...
September 2, 2011 - 10:17am
June 25, 2011
Nurse from St. Paul charged with stealing painkillers at Minneapolis workplace
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul nurse reported himself as addicted six years ago, saying he had been diverting drugs from his employer for his own use. He successfully completed a program that monitors health care professionals trying to recover from addiction and found work at a South Minneapolis...
June 25, 2011 - 1:22pm
May 19, 2011
Three convicted for attempting to smuggle drugs into Grand Forks County jail
An attempt to smuggle prescription painkillers hidden in a sanitary pad into the Grand Forks County jail has ended in three convictions. On Monday, Marcellus Beasley, 42, of Grand Forks was sentenced to a year in jail and two years probation for delivering 10 oxycodone pills to inmate...
May 19, 2011 - 6:22pm
February 13, 2011
Study: People in love feel less pain
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- "One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love." It's been more than 2,500 years since the Greek...
February 13, 2011 - 11:21pm
GF man makes first court appearance in Traill County in drugstore robbery
A Grand Forks man accused in a series of area holdups appeared in a Traill County (N.D.) courtroom Wednesday on a charge of robbing a drugstore of cash and painkillers. Kyle Pederson, 23, is charged with sticking up pharmacists at Aasen Drug in Mayville, N.D., along with six Grand...
January 13, 2010 - 7:47pm