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Western South Dakota corrections officer fired for online comment
St. Paul man arrested in unsolved 1991 Minneapolis homicide
Crews clear scene of northwest Wis. elevator fire
City of East Grand Forks honors retiring council members
'It’s just crazy': MNLARS delays, difficulties persist
crime and courts
Penny Marshall, sitcom star who directed 'A League of Their Own,' dies at 75
CBS says former CEO Les Moonves will not receive $120 million in severance
Friends in high places? Gov. Mark Dayton talks Garth Brooks into extra show
Prada accused of racism with new collection
‘Let’s make it happen,’ Garth Brooks replies to Mark Dayton’s call for another MN show
Easing holiday stress for pets
Minnesota native Karin Niemi, mother-in-law of Patrick Swayze, dies
Marilyn Hagerty: My 'nice' list for Santa
A taste tradition: Lutefisk, lefse, rommegrot draw stalwart Scandinavians to area's traditional church suppers
New mosque opens in East Grand Forks
Senior High cruises past Sacred Heart in girls basketball
WATCH: Red River falls to Fargo Davies 2-0 in boys hockey
TUESDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
No. 20 Marquette downs Fighting Hawks 92-66 in men's basketball
Green Wave roll to win over Bemidji
Ernest "Ernie" Mangino
Dale C. Kleven
B.W. "Bud" Basgaard
Jeanne M. Gullickson
Doug Leier: Surveys require hunter and angler response to be effective
Climate change has varying effect on wildlife, plant species
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA: Ice fishing, ice conditions and recreational vehicles keep conservation officers busy
VIDEO: Tip-up fishing on Devils Lake lands big pike and big fun
TROPHY ROOM: Josh Andrews 27-inch walleye
Rob Port: State Board of Higher Education wisely declines to give university presidents a blank check on tuition
Mike Jacobs: Wind is blowing in conflict
Rob Port: Prisons aren’t jobs programs
Port: Heitkamp’s angry goodbye
Kennedy and Bresciani: Invest in an innovative economy
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Dr. Lyle Hall
Irvin & Sandra Walen
Duane and Rita Bry
Department of Health
November 27, 2018
Study: Younger Minnesotans more likely to be hospitalized for diabetes
ST. PAUL — Young adults with diabetes are struggling to manage their blood sugar levels, putting them at greater risk of ending up in the hospital than older adults, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The research, released Monday, Nov. 26, found young adults age 18...
November 27, 2018 - 8:38pm
September 28, 2018
ND Health Department justifies fiscal impact of possible recreational marijuana
BISMARCK—North Dakota legislators earlier this month debated the true fiscal impact of Measure 3, which would legalize recreational marijuana,...
September 28, 2018 - 7:31pm
September 18, 2018
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — The opioid crisis has gotten so bad that some employers are struggling to find sober workers. "The drug-testing challenge is...
September 18, 2018 - 8:47pm
September 8, 2018
Medical marijuana law shields manufacturing and dispensary applicants' information
BISMARCK — As a medical marijuana review panel evaluates applications for medical marijuana dispensaries in Bismarck and Fargo, little...
September 8, 2018 - 7:46pm
July 31, 2018
Blue-green algae advisories issued for 10 North Dakota lakes
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Department of Health has expanded its public health advisories for blue-green algae from six to 10 lakes. The advisories...
July 31, 2018 - 4:55pm
July 26, 2018
Lawsuit alleges 'toxic' work culture at Minnesota health department: Fired worker cites bullying, ‘illegal conduct’
ST. PAUL — A former state government employee who claims she was fired after raising concerns about what she said was a "toxic" work environment is taking her case to court. Nancy Omondi, the former division director for the Minnesota Department of Health's Health Regulation...
July 26, 2018 - 6:28pm
June 13, 2018
Davis Refinery permit approved, Meridian faces potential appeals
BISMARCK—An air quality permit has been issued for an oil refinery that has drawn opposition for its proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Wednesday, June 13. But Meridian Energy is facing potential appeals or legal challenges...
June 13, 2018 - 6:47pm
May 2, 2018
Income eligibility raised for ND families with children with special medical needs
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Department of Health has announced new income levels for children who receive special health services. Income levels have increased based on changes in the federal poverty levels, according to a news release. Effective Tuesday, a family of four will be...
May 2, 2018 - 10:44am
April 24, 2018
STDs rising in Minnesota
DULUTH -- The number of sexually transmitted diseases increased in Minnesota last year, continuing an unwelcome trend and giving health officials...
April 24, 2018 - 6:18pm
March 2, 2018
Kratom linked to salmonella infections in 27 states
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting the state's first case of salmonella infection linked to the consumption of kratom, a botanical substance, which was purchased online. There is a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections associated with kratom....
March 2, 2018 - 5:37pm
March 1, 2018
N.D. kindergarten vaccination rates increase
BISMARCK—North Dakota kindergarten vaccinations rates continue to rise. The North Dakota Department of Health's 2017-18 kindergarten immunization rates have remained at about 94 percent for all required vaccines, the department reported Thursday, March 1, in a news release....
March 1, 2018 - 5:30pm
Study: Marijuana helping some with pain
DULUTH—Tyesha Nelson isn't down on medical marijuana, even though it didn't help her with her intractable pain. The 31-year Duluth woman "was placing all my bets on the medical marijuana" to relieve the pain from the rheumatoid arthritis with which she had been diagnosed at...
March 1, 2018 - 5:43am
February 15, 2018
Youth vaping spike unsettles health Minn. health officials
DULUTH—The number of Minnesota high school youth vaping e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in three years, a statistic state health...
February 15, 2018 - 6:58pm
January 24, 2018
State report blames St. Paul nursing home for resident's death
ST. PAUL — When a St. Paul nursing home resident's ventilator tube became detached and sounded an alarm during a worship service at the...
January 24, 2018 - 8:22pm
Minnesota agency investigating complaints against staffers responsible for uncovering elder abuse
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating complaints against two employees who are responsible for uncovering misconduct...
January 24, 2018 - 8:18pm