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Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
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Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
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'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 7, 2016
Most patients in Minnesota report favorable benefits from medical marijuana
ST. PAUL - Most medical marijuana patients who took a state survey say they benefited from the newly allowed treatment. About 90 percent of the...
June 7, 2016 - 4:35pm
December 16, 2015
New marijuana strain could slash costs for cannabis users in Minnesota
OTSEGO - A new strain of marijuana plant could slash costs for medical cannabis users in Minnesota. Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of two medical...
December 16, 2015 - 2:35pm
December 2, 2015
Medical marijuana could reduce need for other drugs
ST. PAUL — Severe pain soon will be a reason Minnesotans may use medical marijuana, something supporters say will reduce the need for powerful...
December 2, 2015 - 11:31pm
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
Moorhead medical marijuana dispensary opening delayed
MOORHEAD — The medical marijuana dispensary that once was planned to open here this summer now is slated to open next spring as a result of “modest” patient numbers and the need to control costs, Minnesota Medical Solutions announced Wednesday. Moorhead was designated as one...
September 2, 2015 - 8:48pm
July 20, 2015
County dismisses cannabis oil charge
MADISON — Friends offered toasts and their congratulations, but Angela Brown felt no real sense of relief or success on Friday. “I don’t...
July 20, 2015 - 11:56pm
July 1, 2015
Local clinics approach medical marijuana cautiously
WILLMAR — As Minnesota enters a new era of legalized medical marijuana, Willmar-area health providers are taking the cautious route. Affiliated Community Medical Centers is leaving it up to individual doctors to decide whether to become certifiers for medical cannabis use — a...
July 1, 2015 - 11:31pm
Medical marijuana settles in
MINNEAPOLIS -- Stakeholders in Minnesota’s push for legalizing medical marijuana took time to acknowledge the law’s debut Wednesday as a...
July 1, 2015 - 10:54pm
Medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS — There won’t be thousands gathered on the steps of the state capitol with signs and banners, nor will there be a plume of pungent,...
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am
June 23, 2015
New research shows medical marijuana is effective on some — but not all — diseases
Moderate- or high-quality evidence supports the use of marijuana for some medical conditions, but not for others, according to a fresh review of past research. After reviewing 80 randomized trials that included nearly 6,500 people, researchers found moderate support for using marijuana...
June 23, 2015 - 11:26pm
April 16, 2015
Child endangerment charge expected to be dismissed against mother who treated son with cannabis
MADISON -- Angela Brown of Madison has signed off on an agreement that will lead to the dismissal of a child endangerment charge against her for giving her 15-year-old son cannabis oil to treat his seizures and pain from a traumatic brain injury. Brown said her attorney Michael...
April 16, 2015 - 7:40pm
March 11, 2015
Minnesota medical marijuana manufacturers prepare for business
Minnesota medical marijuana manufacturers have lined up several dispensary sites throughout state and are set to have the first harvest over the next few weeks. In Minneapolis, construction is under way on the city’s first dispensary — a standalone 100-year-old downtown building...
March 11, 2015 - 8:00am
February 23, 2015
Medical marijuana workers unionize in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — The union that represents thousands of Minnesota food workers is celebrating its newest members: the state’s medical marijuana workers. Employees at Otsego-based Minnesota Medical Solutions have ratified a contract under the auspices of the United Food and Commercial...
February 23, 2015 - 12:15am
January 22, 2015
Judge dismisses one of two charges against Madison mother in medical cannabis case
MADISON -- A judge has dismissed a charge of child endangerment against 38-year-old Angela Brown, the Madison mother who has used medical cannabis to treat her son. Judge Thomas Van Hon ruled that there was not probable cause to believe Brown committed child endangerment by "selling"...
January 22, 2015 - 3:05pm
December 11, 2014
Defense attorney to seek dismissal of criminal charges against mother who gave son medical cannabis
MADISON – A Lac qui Parle County case that has attracted national attention in the debate over medical cannabis returns to court next...
December 11, 2014 - 6:17pm