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Rodriguez lawyers: Jurors heard false evidence in Sjodin murder case
Human remains found at Minnesota farmstead; 2 persons of interest detained
Pushing back on a Rolling Stone: Duluth mayor responds to online article about ‘grime,’ ‘brutalist mid-century relics’
UMN enrollment plan calls for Twin Cities rejects to help fill outstate campuses
Man sentenced for Vista Fleet tampering
crime and courts
Gilby, N.D., native Molly Dickson pursues dream as celebrity stylist
ABC orders spin-off of 'Roseanne' without Roseanne Barr
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
June's busy for gardening enthusiasts
Priceline declares Grand Forks a top destination for summer travel
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Marilyn Hagerty: Summer in full bloom
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
Rangers blitz Twins for 6th win in row
Ottawa Senators pick UND's Jacob Bernard-Docker in first round of NHL Draft
Wild draft young Swedish defenseman Filip Johansson with No. 24 overall pick
One Eddie back, one to go for Twins
East Grand Forks to have new boys and girls hockey coaches
Charles L. Gunderson
Timothy Michael Knutson
Larry M. Newton
David L. Sulerud
Fishing report: Trolling spinners becomes a favored walleye presentation, Catfish are wrapping up spawn on Red River
Big bear adds excitement to morning commute for DNR fisheries manager
Urban habitat initiative to benefit Grand Forks
Bismarck angler catches 7-pound rare European zander on Spiritwood Lake
Garrett Eickman walleyes
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Letter: Children shouldn't be political pawns
Letter: Border separation policy an atrocity
Letter: Scripture use in politics can be dangerous
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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