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FBI: Violent crime in U.S. rose in 2015 but far from peak levels
Latest poll shows Clinton up seven points in Minnesota
Bountiful 2016 pumpkin crop overcomes last year's shortfall
Smooth succession for NW Minnesota business
E-cigarette users view smoke-free areas as okay for vaping
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
September 13, 2016
Secondhand smoke can hurt kids years after exposure
• Breathing secondhand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according...
September 13, 2016 - 1:27pm
August 9, 2016
U of M student working to find cure for disease that killed his friend
MINNEAPOLIS — Some of Mitch Kluesner’s happiest high-school memories are of hanging out with Zach Sobiech during the late Lakeland, Minn.,...
August 9, 2016 - 8:05am
May 18, 2016
Refugees, health officials dispute report suggesting refugees carry TB risk
FARGO -- A few minutes before a local TV station aired a story about the supposed tuberculosis risk posed by refugee resettlement, four New Americans...
May 18, 2016 - 5:30am
August 13, 2015
Humans may face malnutrition if birds and bees disappear
If all the birds, bugs, bees and other creatures that pollinate our food crops were to disappear from the planet, humans could face a sharp increase in malnutrition, disease and death in many parts of the world, scientists estimate. Researchers analyzed supplies of 224 types of food...
August 13, 2015 - 10:23pm
March 28, 2015
Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock
WILLMAR – A turkey flock in Stearns County has now become the third to be infected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza, state officials reported on Saturday. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the infection...
March 28, 2015 - 3:49pm
February 1, 2013
Editorial: Game of football not always ‘super’
This is the weekend of the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. It is the “game,” the biggest athletic event of the year with millions tuning in via television around the world. This year’s big game has an intriguing spin with the Harbaugh brothers,...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 3, 2012
Bethesda in Willmar, Minn., develops pilot project specializing in Parkinson's disease
WILLMAR -- Jim Terhune, 82, was set to drive to the Twin Cities -- a 200-mile round trip -- for intensive daily therapy to help manage Parkinson's...
December 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
HealthBeat blog: Going public with disease
September 28, 2012 - 8:43am
July 9, 2012
Health officials remind swimmers about waterborne disease prevention
WILLMAR -- What you don't see in the water could make you sick. Health officials issued a well-timed reminder this past week urging swimmers...
July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
How to sign up
The newly launched chronic disease self-management program will be offered for six weeks this spring, starting April 12. It is for anyone age 21 and older who has been diagnosed with a chronic disease and wants to learn skills in managing and living well with their condition. Sessions...
April 6, 2012 - 12:04pm
April 4, 2012
Minn. health officials report early start to tick-borne disease season
An early spring has led to an early start to the tick-borne disease season, Minnesota Department of Health officials said today. They are urging the public to start taking precautions from ticks and the diseases they can carry. Black-legged ticks, or deer ticks, have already begun...
April 4, 2012 - 2:28pm
March 5, 2012
Sweet Conclusions blog: Heroes make us appreciate life
March 5, 2012 - 8:39am
February 3, 2012
Parts of Minnesota included in Lyme disease high risk areas
CONCORD, N.H. -- Researchers who spent three years dragging sheets of fabric through the woods to snag ticks have created a detailed map they...
February 3, 2012 - 11:51am
January 25, 2011
Sen. Gary Kubly diagnosed with ALS; remains focused on legislative duties
Trying to solve the state's massive budget deficit, and meeting the needs of his constituents are the challenges that remain front and center...
January 25, 2011 - 5:00am
January 15, 2011
Ronald Reagan's son suggests in new book that father had Alzheimer's disease as president
Ronald Reagan's son suggests in a new book that his father suffered from the beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease while he was still in the...
January 15, 2011 - 9:57am