CROSSLAKE, Minn.—Since a sleepwalking accident 11 years ago at her Crosslake home, Kathy Allen has lived life paralyzed from the waist down. But she never gave up hope that her condition would improve one day. After all those years, Allen recently shared groundbreaking results as the first patient in the E-STAND (Epidural Stimulation After Neurologic Damage) clinical trial.
Tension between a Nisswa City Council member and the mayor has been evident at several city council meetings in the past year, and now council member Ross Krautkremer has filed an information report with the Nisswa Police Department alleging improper conduct by Mayor Fred Heidmann because of an encounter at church where Krautkremer's family was present.
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. -- When the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing and the humidity is low, Keith Simar goes to work. The retired Department of Natural Resources (DNR) forester dons his backpack and hikes a narrow, winding path through the woods, then climbs 135 steep steps to perch 100 feet in the air. His office undoubtedly offers the most scenic view of any in the lakes area.