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September 6, 2018
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Senate reaches agreement on opioids package
September 6, 2018 - 9:40pm
September 1, 2018
Kathryn Helgaas Burgum was instrumental in launching the Recovery Reinvented conference to be held at the Fargo Civic on Sept. 5, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service
'It's up to me': ND’s first lady talks about her recovery, in advance of Fargo addiction event
September 1, 2018 - 3:58pm
August 21, 2018
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Grand Forks city, county consider joining lawsuit against opioid companies
August 21, 2018 - 4:41pm
August 20, 2018
North Dakota, Minnesota and other states have sued OxyContin's maker, Purdue Pharma. Cass County leaders voted Monday, Aug. 20, to independently sue the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids. Forum News Service file photo
Against state's advice, Cass County opts for its own lawsuit against opioid industry
August 20, 2018 - 8:22pm
August 3, 2018
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Addiction is a disease. My drug-addicted parents showed me that.
August 3, 2018 - 9:00pm
July 26, 2018
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, is greeted after presenting Indian Country law enforcement officers, from left,  Gary Sandland, Stacey Larocque, Michael Slater and Wayland Bad Hand with the Secretary’s Commendation Award in recognition of their life saving efforts at the Federal Building in downtown Fargo on Thursday, July 26, 2018.David Samson / The Forum
Officers honored for saving lives on North Dakota reservations
July 26, 2018 - 8:57pm
July 16, 2018
From left, Melissa Herman, Chastity Dolbec, Brandi Richter, Dr. Michelle Placke and Leigh Holland are among the members of Coal Country Community Health Centers Suboxone team. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Treating addiction in a rural area: Small town health center offers big city services
July 16, 2018 - 7:36am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announces Monday, July 2, 2018, that she is sueing the maker of OxyCotin pain killer over claims the company made, including that it was safer than it is. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
June 10, 2018
The Fargo/Moorhead Good Neighbor Project distributes kits of Naloxone, the generic form of opiate overdose antidote Narcan, with two clean needles and alcohol swabs. Rick Abbott / Forum News Service
Cass County considers joining opioid litigation
June 10, 2018 - 3:16pm
June 1, 2018
Fire can be seen through a small window of a combustion unit where drugs and garbage are burned. Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service
Here's what happens to stacks of drugs after police seizures
June 1, 2018 - 5:52pm
May 30, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioids
May 30, 2018 - 11:53am
May 27, 2018
Temazepam 10mg tablets photo from Wikimedia Commons
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
May 27, 2018 - 10:37am
May 19, 2018
Like a preacher during a blizzard, Rep. Liz Olson of Duluth offers a prayer with few in the audience Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the Minnesota House chamber. Most lawmakers had little to do on the next-to-last day of the year's session as committee chairmen and legislative leaders made most of the decisions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 12, 2018
Many issues still on the table as Minnesota legislative session enters its final week
May 12, 2018 - 10:23am
May 10, 2018
Three Democratic Minnesota state senators sit in the back of the state House chamber Thursday, May 10, 2018, during a vote for a University of Minnesota regent. From left are Kent Eken of Twin Valley, Jeff Hayden of Minneapolis and Erik Simonson of Duluth. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm