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October 30, 2017
The voice banking computer program displays sentences for clients to read as well as the quality of each recording. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
ALS patients banking on technology to help them keep speaking
October 30, 2017 - 5:43pm
September 27, 2016
Maxine Olson, right, is not letting ALS stop her from enjoying special moments in life, and she realized one on Tuesday when her brother Mark Malecek arrived at her home in Willmar with a 1969 Road Runner to take her for a spin. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
High powered antidote to tough times arrives
September 27, 2016 - 11:50pm
March 25, 2015
University of St. Thomas administrator Bruce Kramer, pictured in 2008, died Monday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. He was 59. Kramer, of Hopkins, chronicled his illness in interviews with Minnesota Public Radio host Cathy Wurzer. The two recently wrote a book about their experience. (SUBMITTED/University of St. Thomas)
St. Thomas’ Bruce Kramer chronicled disease, life, death
March 25, 2015 - 9:00am
August 27, 2014
About 10 groups of Willmar Middle School teachers and staff paraded in front of the school in quick succession for the midday dunking Tuesday. The stunt draws attention to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)play button
Video: Freezing for the ALS cause
August 27, 2014 - 10:34am
January 25, 2011
Sen. Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls, right, is pictured at the Capitol in this undated photo. Kubly was diagnosed with ALS in December. Also pictured is former Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji. Tribune photo
Sen. Gary Kubly diagnosed with ALS; remains focused on legislative duties
January 25, 2011 - 5:00am