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November 15, 2018
Katie Bjorndahl on a tractor at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion. Submitted photo
Life after Katie: How Minnesota family remembers her by promoting mental health awareness
November 15, 2018 - 7:00am
August 21, 2018
Robert Louis Bellanger-Fohrenkam
Man sentenced for part in overdose death in Thief River Falls
August 21, 2018 - 3:52pm
August 7, 2018
Small-town officer gets state life-saving award for overdose reaction
August 7, 2018 - 4:49pm
May 26, 2018
Timothy LaMere, 28, was thrust into the public spotlight in 2011 after supplying drugs at a Blaine house-party that wound up killing his best friend. LaMere was convicted of third-degree murder in 19-year-old Trevor Robinson's death and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Less than a year after his release, LaMere died unexpectedly last month from cardiac arrest due to natural causes. Courtesy of Cathy LaMere
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
May 26, 2018 - 4:04pm
April 22, 2018
Meghan Wagner holds a framed photograph of her sister Micaila Rey, who died from a purposeful overdose of fentanyl, which she thought was heroin. Meghan is joined by her mother Rachel Colombe, her father, Patrick Hey, and her brother Jakob Hey at Brighton Beach in Duluth, one of her deceased sister's favorite spots on a recent morning. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
'This isn't just our story': Northland family fights for bill that would tax Big Pharma in battle against opioid abuse
April 22, 2018 - 6:10am
March 15, 2018
Richard Michael Carl Houske
Overdose death leads to murder charge against central Minn. man
March 15, 2018 - 7:23pm
February 12, 2018
Three charged with murder in Thief River Falls overdose death
February 12, 2018 - 1:07pm
January 22, 2018
A nurse holds a dose of methadone, a drug that suppresses withdrawal symptoms for heroin and other opioids, helping addicts to go clean. Patrick Springer / Forum News Service
Demand grows at methadone clinic while F-M opioid deaths, overdoses decrease
January 22, 2018 - 7:14pm
December 28, 2017
ND sees steep drop in opioid painkiller prescriptions
December 28, 2017 - 6:41pm
December 5, 2017
John Ray Williams, 33, of Woodbury Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
Alleged Minn. heroin dealer charged with murder in fatal overdose
December 5, 2017 - 6:42pm
November 20, 2017
Several counterfeit Percocet pills seized by authorities in Georgia; agents said the pills actually contain fentanyl analogs. Handout courtesy of Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
November 20, 2017 - 8:23am
November 10, 2017
John Schlegel, of Blomkest, passed away last week from a possible opioid overdose.  Submitted photo
Opioid addiction devastates Minn. veteran's family, who are now hoping to help others
November 10, 2017 - 5:39pm
October 27, 2017
Erika Hurt was found unconscious last fall in her car.MUST CREDIT: Hope (Indiana) Police Department handout photo
A shocking overdose photo exposed her addiction - and may have saved her life
October 27, 2017 - 11:42am
October 13, 2017
Northwest Minn. reservation warns of drug overdose cluster
October 13, 2017 - 9:42pm
June 16, 2017
S.D. Attorney General Marty Jackley speaks in this Daily Republic file photo.
SD drug overdoses climb 59 percent in three years
June 16, 2017 - 8:40pm
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