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House GOP plan would cut Medicare, Social Security to balance budget
Lawyer Giuliani says he would be crazy to let Trump be interviewed by special counsel Mueller's team
In Trump's efficient US family separation system, reunions take far longer
Grand Forks’ most battered roads scheduled for repairs in coming weeks
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
crime and courts
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
XXXTentacion: The nasty, brutish and short life of the chart-topping rapper killed Monday
Whether rocked or stocked, 'sneakerhead' culture is alive
Scheduling delayed Josh Duhamel’s honorary UND degree
A native of Hallock, Minn., Duck Dynasty star 'Mountain Man' pays a visit to Red River Valley
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Showy lady's slippers -- Minnesota's state flower -- are coming into bloom across northern Minnesota
Year's first human West Nile case found in North Dakota
Marilyn Hagerty: Fit for a queen
Eatbeat: All that's missing is more olives
Tuesday's local scoreboard
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Former Minnesotan worked since childhood for NBA draft night
Twins score late to put away Red Sox
Lynx hold off Dallas Wings
Norman H. Brustad
William Donald Grindeland
Timothy Michael Knutson
Larry M. Newton
Peregrine banding set for Monday near UND water tower
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: From bullheads to bass, Whopper, Catch and Release clubs help boost interest in fishing
Spring breeding duck numbers decline in North Dakota, Game and Fish Department survey shows
Conservation Reserve Program enrollment now open in North Dakota
Nancy Black walleye
Our View: Upholding all laws important for state's AG
Commentary: Trump's child separation policy bleeds into tight ND Senate race
Commentary: Deep pocketed interests routinely buy their way onto North Dakota's ballot
Commentary: The goal of gender parity in elected office is as dumb as it is insulting
Letter: Politics placed before life, health in ND
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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