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Sinema wins in Arizona as Democrats capture a longtime GOP Senate seat
Sheriff: Apparent stray bullet kills former northwest Minn. police chief on forest hunting trail
Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces
Jump into cold river cools off Minnesota shoplifting suspect for police
Two teens critically injured in alcohol-related crash in central Minnesota
Another pipeline to start in ND and head to Texas?
Amazon borrows holiday tips from retailers it crushed
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Chad Schwendeman Takes Top International Honors
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Mauer gets emotional in his goodbye with Twins royalty looking on
Toothless yet restrained, Nick Seeler gets last laugh for Wild
Mauer has standing offer to help Twins in future -- maybe as coach
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
NHL reaches settlement with former players in concussion suit
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McFeely: Saying farewell to radio
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Crow Wing Energized: Resiliency and hope - a vet reflects
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses
Happy Holidays? Hospice offers classes to get through grief during a happy time of year
Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
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Meet Rachel Hollis, the Texas mom shaking up this year's best-seller list
Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
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Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
November 5, 2018
Opioid free: Pain ‘like a thousand bee stings’ now a manageable ‘nuisance’
FARGO — Excruciating back pain became Jim Sagissor’s constant companion. He walked stooped over. Driving his car on a road trip became unbearable....
November 5, 2018 - 7:46am
October 29, 2018
Rockin' the pink: Pink Tie Party raises funds to support breast cancer patients
Kathy Buxton never thought she would celebrate her 70th birthday, but the East Gull Lake resident has become a tireless advocate for breast cancer...
October 29, 2018 - 11:37am
October 27, 2018
Essentia Health offers supportive, palliative care
For Dr. Julie Olson, it all began with her grandmother. The internal medicine physician at Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic became...
October 27, 2018 - 9:00am
October 25, 2018
Good vaccine match, average flu season expected
The medical community is expecting an average flu season this year, said Chief Medical Officer Dr. Peter Henry with Essentia Health in Brainerd....
October 25, 2018 - 6:00am
October 24, 2018
Pink Tie Party supports breast cancer patients
The ninth annual Pink Tie Party to support breast cancer patients in the Brainerd lakes area will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Cragun's...
October 24, 2018 - 4:00am
October 20, 2018
Biz Buzz: Hy-Tec crews take advantage of break in the weather at Brainerd General Rental site
Crews were working long hours as the sun was low on the horizon at the new Brainerd General Rental building site. Hy-Tec Construction, Brainerd,...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Survivor advises others to get 3D mammogram
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Denise Aune has one bit of advice: "Get your mammogram," the rural Pequot Lakes woman...
October 20, 2018 - 4:00am
October 12, 2018
Essentia Health offers free breast cancer screening
Mammography is one of the most important tools in early detection of breast cancer. A breast imaging tool, mammograms are used to detect and diagnose breast disease in women. It is considered the most effective breast cancer screening method, because it can identify problems long...
October 12, 2018 - 4:30am
October 6, 2018
New collaboration announced for heart care in Brainerd lakes area
Essentia Health is collaborating with the Minneapolis Heart Institute to expand heart care in the Brainerd lakes area. The new arrangement brings together Minneapolis Heart Institute's and Essentia's proven excellence in interventional cardiology with the first-rate facilities and...
October 6, 2018 - 2:30pm
October 3, 2018
Cass County Board: County parts ways with child care program administration company
WALKER—Using a contractor to administer Cass County's child care assistance program failed to reach more families, so the county board...
October 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 1, 2018
Kuntz becomes Minnesota Association of Healthcare Volunteers president
Pequot Lakes resident, Raymond "Ray" Kuntz was elected president of the Minnesota Association of Healthcare Volunteers at its recent annual conference. The association is a health care volunteer organization comprised of 65 health care auxiliaries throughout the state of Minnesota....
October 1, 2018 - 9:30am
September 30, 2018
A Fargo mother’s struggle to care for her severely disabled son
FARGO — Cash Hatlen was a normal, bouncy baby for the first six weeks of his life. There was no hint that anything could go wrong. Except,...
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
September 25, 2018
Brainerd Fire responds
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to several calls since Friday, Sept. 21. Friday: • At 10:50 a.m. to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Brainerd Clinic, 2024 S. Sixth St., for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming from a speaker box. • At 9:25 p.m. firefighters...
September 25, 2018 - 7:30am
September 24, 2018
EpiPen shortage persists for some: Lifesaving device still in short supply as prices rise
DULUTH — When he was 13 months old, Keenan Oswald's mom gave him a taste of a new treat: peanut butter toast. "He stuck it on his tongue,...
September 24, 2018 - 6:05am
Essentia clinics offer walk-in flu clinics, appointments
The best way to protect yourself and your family against the flu is to get vaccinated. Essentia Health provides two options to be vaccinated:...
September 24, 2018 - 5:30am