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Spicer couple injured in crash on Highway 23
Car plunges into northern Minnesota river
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast
Hobbyists search for treasure in Minnesota outhouse pits
Minnesota couple trusts in God for at-risk twins in womb
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Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
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February 13, 2014
Student who suffered frostbite returns to St. Cloud home
DULUTH -- A University of Minnesota Duluth student has returned to her St. Cloud home after spending more than two months in the hospital with severe frostbite. Doctors gave 19-year-old Alyssa Jo Lommel clearance to return home Monday, and she is now receiving home health care,...
February 13, 2014 - 9:44am
February 4, 2014
Frostbite victim moving to St. Cloud hospital
ST. PAUL --The 19-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered frostbite after spending a night outside in sub-zero temperatures was set to go to hospital in her hometown of St. Cloud on Monday. That was the word from Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, on Alyssa’s...
February 4, 2014 - 11:57am
January 27, 2014
Dangerous wind chills to continue through midday Tuesday
Dangerous wind chills are expected continue in west central Minnesota today through midday Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service....
January 27, 2014 - 9:29am
January 22, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim has fingers removed
ST. PAUL -- The 19-year-old University of Minnesota-Duluth student found outside in subzero temperatures had surgery Tuesday to remove parts of her hands. Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, wrote on her daughter’s Caring Bridge site Tuesday night that Lommel no longer...
January 22, 2014 - 10:54am
January 10, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim to have toes removed
DULUTH -- A frostbitten woman found Sunday in a Duluth alley will face surgery to remove her toes, according to her CaringBridge Web page. Erin Coons’ “left toes are dead (and) there’s no blood flowing to the tips of them. Her toes will be amputated,” wrote her sister,...
January 10, 2014 - 9:00am
January 9, 2014
Woman found in Duluth alley being treated for frostbite
DULUTH -- A woman found in an alley Sunday morning was in serious condition Wednesday at a St. Paul hospital, where she is being treated for frostbite. Duluth police said they were called at 9:38 a.m. Sunday to assist an ambulance crew and the Duluth Fire Department after...
January 9, 2014 - 11:05am
December 31, 2013
UMD student found in cold to be told about upcoming surgeries
Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- The latest message from the family of frostbite victim Alyssa Jo Lommel says plans are being made to talk to her about upcoming surgeries that could include amputations. According to Regions Hospital in St. Paul on Monday, the University...
December 31, 2013 - 7:59am
December 23, 2013
Wind chill warning issued through Tuesday morning
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for much of west central and southwestern Minnesota until noon Tuesday. There is also a wind chill advisory for most of the rest of Minnesota, the Dakotas, portions of Nebraska and Iowa. Wind chill readings...
December 23, 2013 - 9:19am
December 30, 2009
Cold weather brings health, safety risks
WILLMAR -- By the time winter is over, local emergency medical workers figure they'll have treated at least a few cases of hypothermia, broken...
December 30, 2009 - 12:00am