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Upper Minnesota counties making progress, but rural needs remain
Keep wireless in mix to serve rural areas
Donald Trump Jr. wants to get rid of his Secret Service detail. Former agents say that's a bad idea.
Willmar Community Assembly begins
Looming Maria poses extremely dangerous threat to the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
Twins' Max Kepler after sitting again: 'I'm not scared to face lefties'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Sylvia M. Gunderson
Gerald "Jerry" Asche
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 9, 2017
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country's future health-care costs....
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
May 14, 2017
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
FARGO — Mary Locken was aiming to fire a warning shot. This single working mom wanted to put fear in the hearts of her teenage sons who'd...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 5, 2017
Letter: We are all imperfect humans
Perhaps the writer who dismisses Prince as a drug addict is familiar with this statement: Let those without sin cast the first stone. Prince...
May 5, 2017 - 10:46am
March 8, 2017
Pioneering role continues at Vanguard
GRANITE FALLS — Project Turnabout was termed a "pioneer" when it opened its doors to help compulsive gamblers 25 years ago. It still is....
March 8, 2017 - 4:53am
October 17, 2016
Craig Holmgren letter: Baker's leadership on drug prevention
Rep. Dave Baker authored, introduced, gathered support in committee, and got passed on the House floor a bill referred to as the prescription monitoring program. Rep. Baker then took the bill to conference committee with the Senate. Gov. Dayton signed the bill known as SF 1440 into...
October 17, 2016 - 1:37am
September 10, 2016
Minnesota dentist finds out man with teeth pain had been to 23 others for pain pill addiction
DULUTH —The patient, who came in just before lunch, was well-dressed and had a disarming personality. He said he was in terrible pain. He had...
September 10, 2016 - 11:37am
May 16, 2016
Researchers warn antidiarrheal medicine can be abused by opioid addicts
FARGO, N.D. --A new warning in a medical journal about over-the-counter antidiarrheal medicine being used improperly by opioid addicts could...
May 16, 2016 - 8:55am
May 4, 2016
Prince died one day before he was to meet with doctors about addiction to pain pills
The body of music superstar Prince was found one day before a doctor was to meet him to help end an addiction to pain killers, the Minneapolis...
May 4, 2016 - 10:38am
February 14, 2016
The ‘loaded revolver’ in the medicine cabinet
WASHINGTON — Doctors are sharing ideas and data in the campaign against a health crisis which the Centers for Disease Control says now kills...
February 14, 2016 - 11:59pm
January 22, 2016
Montevideo among first rural Minnesota police departments to carry overdose antidote
MONTEVIDEO — A young woman’s death in Fargo, North Dakota, may save lives in Montevideo. The woman’s mother and Montevideo Police Chief...
January 22, 2016 - 1:55pm
July 24, 2015
State board restricts local doctor’s license
WILLMAR — A local doctor has had his medical license restricted over ongoing issues with addiction. Dr. Scott Abrams will be allowed to continue practicing medicine but under conditions stipulated by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Failure to comply could result in suspension...
July 24, 2015 - 11:08pm
July 12, 2015
Rally in White Earth against heroin,meth
WHITE EARTH — They were fed up and looking for change — a group of Native Americans gathered at the tribal headquarters of the White Earth...
July 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 24, 2014
Sobriety earns praise, even applause in drug court hearings
WILLMAR — A handful of people facing felony drug charges stood, one by one, in front of Judge Stephanie Beckman on Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County Courthouse, with a group of social workers, attorneys, probation officers and others watching the proceedings. Any criminal court...
October 24, 2014 - 11:52pm
September 4, 2014
Program transforms former addicts
WILLMAR — Al Cesarlo, nutrition specialist at LifeRight Outreach, lives a sober life and said his faith is what keeps him on track. LifeRight...
September 4, 2014 - 10:31pm
May 26, 2014
Willmar C.A.R.E. receives safety award
WILLMAR — For the second year in a row, Willmar Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise (C.A.R.E.) program that specializes in helping people with mental illness overcome addiction has received a Governor’s Safety Award for outstanding or continuing improvement in workplace safety. C.A.R.E....
May 26, 2014 - 11:46pm