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Gov. Dayton: Session deadline? What deadline?
Minnesota hunter's death being investigated as homicide
Family establishes reward fund in Iron Range man's unsolved death
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
Pearl Harbor memorial event with KMS band is living streaming here
Willmar WarHawks respond in force to Kennedy Elementary second grader's letter
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 5, 2016
U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Monday, Dec. 5, brought to an end President Barack Obama's bid to overturn a ruling that threatens...
December 5, 2016 - 5:50pm
December 2, 2016
NLS discusses health risks of synthetic turf
NEW LONDON — Concerns about potential health risks of synthetic turf were discussed Monday by the New London-Spicer School Board. The board...
December 2, 2016 - 7:50am
November 29, 2016
Trump looks to Obamacare critic to overhaul healthcare
NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump named a vociferous critic of Obamacare and a health policy expert to key appointments on Tuesday,...
November 29, 2016 - 10:32pm
November 28, 2016
Dementia rates falling among older Americans
The proportion of older Americans living with dementia fell between 2000 and 2012, according to a new study. The exact reasons for the drop aren't clear yet, researchers say. "If we can do a better job of pinpointing those (reasons), not only will we be able to estimate future burden...
November 28, 2016 - 10:43am
Master the anti-inflammatory diet in 8 quick steps
The anti-inflammatory diet is less of a diet and more of a way of eating. The diet's roots derive from the Mediterranean diet with only a few...
November 28, 2016 - 6:40am
November 17, 2016
Depression becoming more common among U.S. teens
The number of U.S. adolescents and young adults with untreated depression may be on the rise, a recent study suggests. For youth ages 12 to...
November 17, 2016 - 4:14pm
Surgeon General calls for action to fight drug, alcohol abuse
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Surgeon General issued a call to action on Thursday, Nov. 17, to end what he said was a public health crisis of...
November 17, 2016 - 1:47pm
November 10, 2016
Rice Foundation gala to raise funds for regional dental clinic
WILLMAR — Money raised at the Rice Health Foundation's annual gala tonight will support an area of health that doesn't often get the spotlight:...
November 10, 2016 - 3:53pm
November 7, 2016
Willmar nursing director honored
WILLMAR — Diane Hagedorn, director of nursing at Rice Care Center, was recently honored with the 2016 Director of Nursing of the Year...
November 7, 2016 - 4:30pm
November 6, 2016
Men's long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age
Working long hours and skimping on sleep in midlife may lead to poorer physical health in old age, according to a study from Finland. A quarter-century study of Finnish businessmen found those who worked more than 50 hours a week and slept less than 47 hours weekly when they were...
November 6, 2016 - 11:04pm
Smoking a pack a day causes 150 mutations in every lung cell, research shows
LONDON — Scientists have found that smoking a pack a day of cigarettes can cause 150 damaging changes to a smoker's lung cells each year....
November 6, 2016 - 11:03pm
Many reasons parents buy TV dinners
Many parents may be too busy to cook family dinners, but fighting the clock isn't the only reason they turn to microwaveable frozen meals, a...
November 6, 2016 - 10:45pm
November 4, 2016
Surge in prescription opioid poisoning among U.S. youth
The number of children and teens hospitalized for prescription opioid poisonings has more than doubled in recent years, with both accidental...
November 4, 2016 - 7:10am
November 1, 2016
Washington state investigating possible cluster of rare condition
A possible cluster of cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a rare condition that causes weakness or paralysis in children, is being investigated in King County, Washington, the state health department said on Tuesday, Nov. 1. King County, the state's largest county, encompasses Seattle....
November 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
Primer: What you need to know about MNsure enrollment
ST. PAUL — The first day of Minnesota's open enrollment period for the individual health care market is Tuesday. It's a very unusual time,...
November 1, 2016 - 7:30am