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January 22, 2018
Commentary: It's time to stand up for research and extension
January 22, 2018 - 6:30am
January 4, 2018
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Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 31, 2017
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
'Smothered' and 'shoved aside' in rural America
December 31, 2017 - 9:30am
September 14, 2017
The plains of North Dakota are seen from an aircraft about 45 miles from the North Dakota and Canada border. (Bridget Bennett/The New York Times)
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
Bridging digital divide will be costly in Yellow Medicine County
September 14, 2017 - 6:38am
September 6, 2017
Dr. Stephen Park, a weight loss specalist, takes notes as he talks to Angle Lundsten in late August 2017 after she lost 15 pounds in the past month. Park was set up on the lower level of his rural Ely, Minn., home in lake and forest country. Lundsten was in a clinic near her Hayward, Wis., home. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: One way around health provider shortage is audio-video hookup
September 6, 2017 - 9:18pm
September 4, 2017
Olivia, Minn., calls itself "The Corn Capital," with a big ear in a city park, but the 2,400-population town also is home to a new hospital. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Two small hospitals learn how to survive
September 4, 2017 - 9:46pm
Cars don't stay clean on gravel roads. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Jenny Schlecht: Dirt road woes for Bluey/Greeny
September 4, 2017 - 7:32am
Katie Pinke on Aug. 28, 2017, visited her great-great aunt Iris Westman on her 112th birthday and learned about Iris's first birthday party, on the occasion of her seventh birthday.
112-year-old shares birthday memories
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
September 3, 2017
Nicole Anderson of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd watches as Dr. Sandra Hanon talks from the Twin Cities on a video device stroke doctors use to help medical professionals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Smile, you are on telehealth camera
September 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 2, 2017
Rural Minnesota struggles when competing for doctors
September 2, 2017 - 6:55am
The Bigfork Valley health care complex includes a clinic, hospital, nursing home, adult day care, senior citizen apartments and other faciliies. Submitted photo.
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
September 1, 2017
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
September 1, 2017 - 9:28pm
In late August 2017, Howard Cronquist looks at a picture his wife, Sharon, holds of the two of them and Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center workers who helped him recover from a stroke last year. He was treated at the Brainerd hospital, by the local staff and a video-connected Twin Cities-based neurologist. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
September 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
August 8, 2017
ynn Graham sits on his porch in Redwater, Texas, after returning from an appointment at the closest U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs medical center, which is 85 miles from his home. The VA is testing new programs to ensure that veterans in rural areas get health care. (Jen Fifield /Statelie)
For rural veterans, new approaches to health care
August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm