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Trump shifts as denials of payoffs prove to be lies
Two injured after minivan, North Dakota-owned snowplow collide
East Grand Forks boy's Kool-Aid stand raises $3,700 for ND Special Olympics
Surveys show boost in community perception following shared dinner downtown
New app could help East Grand Forks parents stay in touch with their kids
crime and courts
Kat Perkins to perform holiday show in Grand Forks
Longtime Star Tribune movie critic resigns following plagiarism allegations
Michelle Obama coming to St. Paul as part of ‘Becoming’ book tour
Christmas tour returns to Grand Forks for festive family show
The 5-day Independent Television Festival is moving to Duluth
Marilyn Hagerty: Only coal in the stockings of crank callers
102-year-old woman skydives to raise awareness for the disease that killed her daughter
Mistletoe vs. cozy cottages: States differ on favorite Hallmark holiday movies
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
Simple breathing technique can enhance your calm
UMD trio, coach Sandelin in search of World Juniors gold
Koivu return getting closer
Augustana announces intent to move to Division I
Vikings special teams coach Priefer says Seahawks' blocked field goal was illegal
WATCH: Hanson, Kanta power GF Central offense
Kala M. Lovgren
Jacqueline A. "Jackie" (Stenberg) Roberts
Laverne A. Manderud
Rebecca Jean Snyder Marsnik
Julie Beth (Morris) Dale
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
OUTDOOR REPORT: Some resorts allow vehicle traffic on the ice but caution is crucial
Trophy Room: 11-year-old catches two trophy walleyes in same day
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever outline conservation components in new Farm Bill; other groups praise measure
Hawk shot with arrow euthanized at U of M Raptor Center
Our view: Maintain grip on legacy of Roosevelt
Rob Port: North Dakota has seen a significant drop in student loan debt loads
Port: Legislative pettiness leads to marginalization of Burgum’s conservative budget
Bob Kerr: WDAZ had many shining moments
Our view: Words of advice from Sen. Heitkamp
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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