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April 22, 2018
Meghan Wagner holds a framed photograph of her sister Micaila Rey, who died from a purposeful overdose of fentanyl, which she thought was heroin. Meghan is joined by her mother Rachel Colombe, her father, Patrick Hey, and her brother Jakob Hey at Brighton Beach in Duluth, one of her deceased sister's favorite spots on a recent morning. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
'This isn't just our story': Northland family fights for bill that would tax Big Pharma in battle against opioid abuse
April 22, 2018 - 6:10am
April 16, 2018
A woman scratches a poppy pod to extract opium crude in Xalpatlahuac, Mexico. (Rodrigo Cruz/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
US has been quietly helping Mexico with new, high-tech ways to fight opium
April 16, 2018 - 8:58am
March 26, 2018
Six arrested in Red Lake drug bust
March 26, 2018 - 5:32pm
Natives Against Heroin group forms in Duluth
March 26, 2018 - 5:00am
March 13, 2018
Minnesota woman arrested for heroin possession after traffic stop
March 13, 2018 - 10:38am
February 23, 2018
Six arrested in separate drug busts in Red Lake
February 23, 2018 - 5:29pm
February 22, 2018
4 arrested after drug bust on central Minn. reservation
February 22, 2018 - 8:08pm
January 10, 2018
Cousins, Brenda Diver (from left), Ashley Diver, and John Diver are members of the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are with Natives Against Heroin. The group holds these signs to inform occupants of known drug houses to offer support and to inform the residents that resources that are available to them. Clint Austin / Forum News Serice
Fond du Lac group continues to take action on drug use
January 10, 2018 - 7:14pm
December 29, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Mary and Dave Baker lost their 25-year-old son, Dan Baker, to an opioid addiction in 2011. Dan became addicted to opioids after he was prescribed vicodin to treat a herniated disc. Dave Baker, a member of the state House of Representatives, turned his pain into passion and plans to offer legislation that could make Minnesota the first in the nation to require drug companies to pay a surcharge of one cent on each opioid pill sold.
Proposed legislation by Willmar's Rep. Baker could make drug companies pay to address addiction
December 29, 2017 - 6:22am
December 21, 2017
Faron Jackson Sr.
Minn. band sues opioid manufacturers, distributors
December 21, 2017 - 5:26pm
December 20, 2017
An opioid overdose kit.   Submitted photo
Another northwest Minn. reservation issues warning after heroin overdoses
December 20, 2017 - 3:10pm
December 19, 2017
White Earth issues public health warning after heroin overdoses
December 19, 2017 - 2:10pm
December 5, 2017
John Ray Williams, 33, of Woodbury Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
Alleged Minn. heroin dealer charged with murder in fatal overdose
December 5, 2017 - 6:42pm
October 23, 2017
Man living on Red Lake reservation faces federal charges for heroin dealing
October 23, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 13, 2017
Northwest Minn. reservation warns of drug overdose cluster
October 13, 2017 - 9:42pm
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