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Bismarck, Burleigh law enforcement, legal heads stepping down
Driver crashes into wall of downtown Grand Forks parking ramp
Driver arrested after low-speed chase, Grand Forks Police say
Schools prepared for shooters, official says
Back-pats and hard truths: Eight Minnesota teens take polite gun-control pitches, not protests, to the Capitol
crime and courts
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Fargo woman aims for the stars in the world of quilting
Little Big Town brings big sound to the Ralph
ArtWise show opens next week at Alerus
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
'I'm not afraid': What Stephen Hawking said about God, his atheism and his own death
Doors to a better place: After years of unrest, stability coming to group homes
Doctors said to let a teen's sinus infection 'run its course,' family says. Weeks later, he died.
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
Truex races to dominating victory at Fontana
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: UMBC run ends, but other top seeds drop
GOLF: McIlroy blitzes Bay Hill back nine to end title drought
Barbara Jean (Tandeski) Hobart
Elliot Richard Grant
Doreen E. Nelson
New Willie Walleye on tap for Baudette
St. Louis River muskies on the move
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A tide of birds sweeps through the valley
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New North Dakota fishing regulations, Game and Fish clarifies shed antler regulations, Deer feeding ban remains in effect for 16 Minnesota counties etc.
Shout out to our teachers
Our view: A clear path forward for Democrats
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
Heitkamp: North Dakotans 'know my heart'
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