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Records published Aug. 15
Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
Update: Benson voters approve $26 million school bond
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
Huskies' bats bite Stingers
Polanco, Sano lead slumping Twins to win over Pirates
Chicago slips by Lynx at Target Center
Barr, out with undisclosed injury, says he wants to play for Vikings
Zimmer says Vikings' Waynes must 'deny the ball' to be elite
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
'Never Say No' is what North Dakota airman hopes singer Brandy will say to his ball invitation
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Poster, raffle art unveiling prelude to September festival
Hollywood blockbusters will get more love at next Oscar awards
Trump's Walk of Fame star: The West Hollywood City Council wants it permanently removed
Thomas: The Matrix at 20
A champion among tutors: Clara City native a male role model for preschoolers
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
Honoring fallen officers: Spicer artist provides artwork for new state license plate
Generations/Life Connections April 2018 now available online
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
February/March issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Martha Louise Hartnett
Ann M. Shaffer
Melvin G. Bakker
Commentary: Important advice from one of my heros
Commentary: I do not respect forcing your personal food choices on others or trying to change a person's environmental impact
Planning to save a seat for a friend in a crowded bar? Don't.
Stehn will be thoughtful, professional Kandiyohi County Sheriff
Vote Hultgren for Balance
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Gary and Judy Swenson
Howard & Jewel Werner
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
April 22, 2018
'This isn't just our story': Northland family fights for bill that would tax Big Pharma in battle against opioid abuse
ESKO, Minn. — Esko native Micaila Hey, known for her warmth and eagerness to help others, took her own life in January by overdosing on...
April 22, 2018 - 6:10am
April 16, 2018
US has been quietly helping Mexico with new, high-tech ways to fight opium
MEXICO CITY - In the past few opiate-soaked years, U.S. officials say, nearly all the heroin coursing through American cities has come from one...
April 16, 2018 - 8:58am
March 26, 2018
Six arrested in Red Lake drug bust
BEMIDJI—A Bloomington, Minn., man was charged with a first-degree drug possession Monday after Red Lake police found almost 28 grams of heroin in his pocket. According to a criminal complaint, Red Lake police were searching a house at the 15300 block of Ladota Avenue in Redby...
March 26, 2018 - 5:32pm
Natives Against Heroin group forms in Duluth
DULUTH — Babette Sandman was walking to lunch with a woman caring for a girl whose mother had died from a drug overdose. "I was watching the little girl skipping in front of us and she has no idea what death is, how final it is, that she will not see her mother ever again,"...
March 26, 2018 - 5:00am
March 13, 2018
Minnesota woman arrested for heroin possession after traffic stop
MOTLEY—A traffic stop resulted in the seizure of heroin and the arrest of a 34-year-old Red Lake woman Saturday in Morrison County. The Morrison...
March 13, 2018 - 10:38am
February 23, 2018
Six arrested in separate drug busts in Red Lake
RED LAKE—Six people were arrested on various drug charges in separate drug busts this week on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. According...
February 23, 2018 - 5:29pm
February 22, 2018
4 arrested after drug bust on central Minn. reservation
WHITE EARTH, Minn.—Four people were arrested after a months-long investigation into heroin trafficking on the White Earth Reservation in northwest Minn., authorities said Thursday, Feb. 22. According to a release from White Earth Police, the four were arrested after search warrants...
February 22, 2018 - 8:08pm
January 10, 2018
Fond du Lac group continues to take action on drug use
FOND DU LAC RESERVATION, Minn. — A group of people on the Fond du Lac Reservation are informing the occupants of "known drug houses" about...
January 10, 2018 - 7:14pm
December 29, 2017
Proposed legislation by Willmar's Rep. Baker could make drug companies pay to address addiction
December 29, 2017 - 6:22am
December 21, 2017
Minn. band sues opioid manufacturers, distributors
CASS LAKE, Minn.—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors, alleging...
December 21, 2017 - 5:26pm
December 20, 2017
Another northwest Minn. reservation issues warning after heroin overdoses
RED LAKE, Minn.—An overdose on the Red Lake reservation prompted law enforcement there to warn the public about heroin-related risks Tuesday....
December 20, 2017 - 3:10pm
December 19, 2017
White Earth issues public health warning after heroin overdoses
WHITE EARTH, Minn. — A spike in overdoses on the White Earth Reservation in the past 48 hours prompted law enforcement there to warn the...
December 19, 2017 - 2:10pm
December 5, 2017
Alleged Minn. heroin dealer charged with murder in fatal overdose
WOODBURY, Minn.—Hours after a Woodbury man dropped off heroin to a woman last March in New Brighton, her boyfriend called the dealer to...
December 5, 2017 - 6:42pm
October 23, 2017
Man living on Red Lake reservation faces federal charges for heroin dealing
ST. PAUL—A Redby man faces a federal drug charge after Red Lake police found thousands of dollars in cash and more than 100 grams of heroin in his trailer home in July 2016. Cody Jorrell Loud was charged in U.S. District Court on Oct. 18 with one count of possession with intent...
October 23, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 13, 2017
Northwest Minn. reservation warns of drug overdose cluster
WHITE EARTH, Minn. — The White Earth Nation is alerting residents to a flurry of drug overdoses in the last day or so that have claimed...
October 13, 2017 - 9:42pm