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May 29, 2017
Team approach to Stroke Care makes a difference in treatment and recovery
Howard Cronquist understood that his wife was asking him if he wanted to head outside to mow the lawn. But he couldn't answer her, no matter...
May 29, 2017 - 1:30pm
May 20, 2017
Cutting edge: New Essentia robot transforms surgery
Essentia Health -St. Joseph's has a new surgeon on staff—one that gets turned on and off with each surgery. Essentia Health put down $2...
May 20, 2017 - 7:00am
May 9, 2017
Vital visas: ND has nation's highest reliance on foreign doctors with work visas
FARGO—Dr. Fadel Nammour was warned against coming to North Dakota to begin his career as a gastroenterologist. After attending medical...
May 9, 2017 - 7:00am
May 8, 2017
Brainerd Lakes Bicycle Safety Clinic and Pequot Lakes PTA Bike Rodeo May 20
Children and their parents are invited to attend one of the two local bike events on Saturday, May 20. Both events are open to riders of all ages free of charge. Brainerd Lakes Bicycle Safety Clinic from 10 a.m. to noon at the Brainerd High School's lower parking lot, in the event...
May 8, 2017 - 8:30am
Hooked? What to do if you get 'caught' up in all the fun
With the arrival of spring and summer around the corner, more people will be involved in a great American pastime that has a hook. No, not baseball....
May 8, 2017 - 7:30am
May 7, 2017
Biz Buzz: Perkins renovates in Brainerd, CentraCare coming to Baxter
CentraCare Health purchased land in Baxter near Costco. The land is along Highway 371 and previously was home to Bob's Building Supplies on Forthun...
May 7, 2017 - 4:00am
May 6, 2017
Essentia plans immunization clinic Sunday
The best way to prevent measles is to be fully vaccinated. With the number of measles cases continuing to rise in Minnesota, Essentia Health...
May 6, 2017 - 4:00am
April 26, 2017
Reader Opinion: Volunteers are appreciated
April 24-28 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we would like to thank all of the volunteers in our area, especially the volunteers at Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center. Every one of the volunteers who so generously give of their time and talent, make our organization...
April 26, 2017 - 8:50am
April 3, 2017
Healthy Community Grants available through Crow Wing Energized
Crow Wing Energized is awarding Healthy Community Grants to support efforts to move the community to a place where the healthy choice is the easy choice. Grant applications to Crow Wing Energized, a community movement led by Essentia Health and Crow Wing County Community Services...
April 3, 2017 - 4:45am
March 29, 2017
Ready to hit the trails: Grant will allow purchase of 60 bicycles for Garfield Elementary students
Garfield Elementary School students taking part in the fifth annual bicycle trip to Nisswa in May will get to break in some new bicycles on the...
March 29, 2017 - 6:30am
March 12, 2017
Brainerd Fire Department: Annual report - Called to serve, every day
On average, not a day went by in 2016 without the Brainerd Fire Department receiving a call for service. The department recently released its...
March 12, 2017 - 9:10pm
February 11, 2017
'This is an absolute crisis': Essentia leaders talk mental health care, opioids, high costs
Essentia Health executives Friday described what the provider was doing to tackle some of Minnesota's thorniest problems, including the opioid...
February 11, 2017 - 12:37am
February 7, 2017
Contemplating loss: Art show seeks to shatter suicide stigma
An empty school desk. A chest filled with mementos left behind. Voices of loss and desperation, repeated through the handset of a rotary phone....
February 7, 2017 - 11:44am
January 26, 2017
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 26
Church of Cash to perform in Little Falls LITTLE FALLS—Church of Cash will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 26, and Friday at the Great...
January 26, 2017 - 4:21pm
January 17, 2017
Baxter City Council: Council moves to settle dispute with Essentia
BAXTER—The city of Baxter's longstanding dispute with Essentia Health may soon come to a close. After a portion of the regular meeting...
January 17, 2017 - 10:49pm