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Goddard, Pickar move on in Crow Wing County sheriff's race
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Goddard, Pickar move on in Crow Wing County sheriff's race
August 9, 2018
Treatment is half the battle against opioid addiction
While healthcare workers and governing bodies look to find new ways to analyze and react to the opioid epidemic in Minnesota, recovery is an...
August 9, 2018 - 4:00am
August 3, 2018
Addiction is a disease. My drug-addicted parents showed me that.
I got out of bed and followed the smell of bacon and the sound of my parents' voices to the kitchen. The Eagles were harmonizing from the tape...
August 3, 2018 - 9:00pm
July 11, 2018
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
Debra Hilstrom helped craft some of Minnesota's laws as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She now hopes to be elected the state's...
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 2, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is suing the maker of the best-known opioid painkiller, OxyCotin, claiming it mislead health care professionals and...
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
June 17, 2018
Other Opinion: Making sure opioids get lost in the mail
Like all drug scourges, the fentanyl epidemic that claims so many lives on a daily basis is a matter of supply and demand. The demand, alas, is made in America. The supply, by contrast, is overwhelmingly imported, with a key source being China, where a poorly regulated cottage industry...
June 17, 2018 - 9:21pm
June 1, 2018
Here's what happens to stacks of drugs after police seizures
MOORHEAD, Minn.—A steady stream of hefty drug seizures during traffic stops during the past nine months has been a bonanza for area law...
June 1, 2018 - 5:52pm
May 30, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioids
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and Attorney General Lori Swanson have sued Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, alleging it illegally...
May 30, 2018 - 11:53am
May 27, 2018
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
WASHINGTON - The face of the nation's opioid epidemic increasingly is gray and wrinkled. But that face often is overlooked in a crisis that frequently...
May 27, 2018 - 10:37am
May 20, 2018
Mille Lacs Band to receive 5,000 drug disposal kits to safely dispose of prescriptions
To help promote the safe disposal of unused prescription medicines, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe received a donation of 5,000 drug disposal kits from the Addiction Policy Leadership Action Network, a partnership between the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and...
May 20, 2018 - 8:30am
May 19, 2018
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders began negotiating finances and policy just over 24 hours before their constitutional...
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 12, 2018
Many issues still on the table as Minnesota legislative session enters its final week
ST. PAUL—Ideas never really die at the Minnesota Legislature. There's almost always a glimmer of hope that a proposal will make it through, until the House and Senate are forced by state law to adjourn on "the first Monday after the third Saturday in May." This year, that's...
May 12, 2018 - 10:23am
May 10, 2018
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
ST. PAUL—Minnesota would collect $20 million from opioid painkiller makers and distributors under Senate-passed legislation. "We cannot...
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 28, 2018
Pequot Lakes police chief makes bid for sheriff
The race for Crow Wing County sheriff just got a little more crowded. Pequot Lakes Police Chief Eric Klang announced Friday, April 27, he's running...
April 28, 2018 - 8:00am
April 27, 2018
How to get rid of those unneeded prescription drugs this weekend
As Minnesota's opioid crisis continues to grow more deadly, officials are trying to stop it where it often begins: unneeded prescription drugs. This Saturday, April 28, more than 90 locations across the state will participate in the biannual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day...
April 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 22, 2018
Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature convened two months ago with a lot on its plate. But with less than five weeks until they have to wrap up their work, there's a growing risk much could be left undone. Tax reform, elder abuse, the opioid addiction fight, school safety, a malfunctioning...
April 22, 2018 - 6:19am