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Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Minnesotan charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
14-year-old girl charged with hours-long assault of another teen, slitting her throat
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
January 25, 2016
10 winter health hazards — and 10 solutions
ST. PAUL — Suppose there were an evil curse that made you get sick, drink more, gain weight, sleep less, become depressed and die from a heart attack. In Minnesota, it’s known as “winter.”
January 25, 2016 - 12:12am
January 23, 2016
More money for nursing homes in Minnesota changed attitudes in one year
ST. PAUL — Cami Peterson-DeVries was intense when she pleaded with Minnesota lawmakers to find money so that nursing homes could boost worker...
January 23, 2016 - 12:33am
Two Paynesville residents to serve on state health advisory committee
ST. PAUL — Two Paynesville residents are among those Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Friday to the Rural Health Advisory Committee, according to an announcement from the governor’s office. Thomas Crowley will serve a four-year term as a hospital representative. Jacqueline Osterhaus...
January 23, 2016 - 12:20am
Rice's robotic-assisted surgery highlighted at Willmar open house
Willmar Senior High School junior Joseph Fernandez, in foreground on the 3D vision system console, mimics a surgeon Friday as he operates the...
January 23, 2016 - 12:13am
January 11, 2016
Surgery will give boy ability to smile
DETROIT LAKES — Four-year-old Ryan Larsen has never cracked a smile — not once, not ever. The Detroit Lakes boy is a one-in-a-million kid...
January 11, 2016 - 10:59pm
December 30, 2015
Video: Better Health through Bone Building at Willmar Community Center
Each Tuesday and Thursday men and women gather at the Willmar Community and Activities Center for a one-hour workout starting at 10:15 a.m. The...
December 30, 2015 - 7:26am
December 28, 2015
Highs and lows define first six months of Minnesota’s medical cannabis program
MINNEAPOLIS — The first six months of medical marijuana in Minnesota have been a mix of ups and downs, stakeholders said this week. The rollout of the program since July 1 has largely been successful for Minnesota Medical Solutions and LeafLine Labs, but a lot of work still remains...
December 28, 2015 - 11:05pm
MNsure notes savings
ST. PAUL (Forum News service) — MNsure officials have said for months that Minnesotans could save on health insurance costs by tapping into federal subsidies. Now, they say Minnesota residents who bought insurance through MNsure saved more than $48 million in insurance premiums...
December 28, 2015 - 10:46pm
PHOTO: Rehabilitation center frame goes up
Builders erect the beginnings of a steel frame Monday of will be Rice Memorial Hospital’s rehabilitation building across Trott Avenue Southwest...
December 28, 2015 - 10:41pm
December 21, 2015
Young mother praises nurse partnership that mentored her in parenting
WILLMAR — In the 2½ years since Lois Peters has known her, Alexis Buehler has grown from being an unsure, pregnant 18-year-old to a confident...
December 21, 2015 - 12:10am
December 13, 2015
Deadline extended to enroll in Minnesota health insurance plan
ST. PAUL - The deadline for enrolling in Minnesota's health insurance exchange for coverage starting Jan. 1 has been extended.. Minnesotans now...
December 13, 2015 - 9:28am
December 10, 2015
Community health projects receive grants
Minnesota counties will collectively receive a $27.2 million funding boost from the Statewide Health Improvement Program, a community-led health effort through the Minnesota Department of Health. According to a news release, this year’s round of funding includes a new focus on the...
December 10, 2015 - 10:55pm
December 8, 2015
Health scorecard puts Minnesota on top
Healthiest states 1. Minnesota, Vermont 3. Hawaii 4. Massachusetts 5. Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island 8. Colorado 9. Iowa 10. Washington 11. Maine, Wisconsin To learn more, go to datacenter.commonwealthfund.org. Source: The Commonwealth Foundation Minnesota is a healthy state,...
December 8, 2015 - 11:36pm
December 2, 2015
Severe pain added to list of conditions for medical marijuana usage in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans with severe pain may be eligible for to use medical marijuana for relief. State Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger Wednesday...
December 2, 2015 - 1:48pm
November 19, 2015
Regional initiative targets adults at risk of diabetes
WILLMAR — A church might seem an unlikely place for a health intervention but Southern Prairie Community Care is banking on this setting as a way to reach adults at risk of type 2 diabetes. A free screening Saturday at Casa de Misericordia church in Willmar aims to help identify...
November 19, 2015 - 11:11pm