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Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
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CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
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January 13, 2019
Commentary: This is why the federal government will have a hard time regulating prescription opioids
This past week, President Donald Trump argued on national television that to end the opioid epidemic, Congress needed to fund the building of...
January 13, 2019 - 1:39pm
November 11, 2018
New year, new blood on Crow Wing County Board
If Steve Barrows had lost his race for Crow Wing County commissioner, he said he would not run again for public office. But the Baxter City Council...
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
September 25, 2018
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
The numbers are alarming, the solution is unclear: The illicit drug of choice for Crow Wing County residents is methamphetamine, but county officials...
September 25, 2018 - 9:30am
August 23, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: 'An addiction crisis': Report detailing rising meth addiction alarms county commissioners
Methamphetamine is readily available and cheap—and it's a growing problem not only statewide but in Crow Wing County. County residents...
August 23, 2018 - 5:00am
August 21, 2018
Law enforcement calls on community in opioid fight
While anyone with a pulse on their local community is likely aware of a growing opioid epidemic nationwide, few people may be aware just how...
August 21, 2018 - 4:00am
June 25, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Out-of-home placements for children costly, on the rise
It's a growing problem with seemingly no end in sight. Out-of-home placements of children by social services or by corrections is on the rise...
June 25, 2018 - 12:31am
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
February 22, 2018
On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
MAHNOMEN, Minn. — Within 48 hours this past December, White Earth Nation was hit with seven drug overdoses. In the months following, a...
February 22, 2018 - 5:50pm
January 5, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Special legislative election takes on statewide importance
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota Senate special election in the southeastern Twin Cities carries more importance than usual, with a statewide impact....
January 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
December 31, 2017
Despair can play role in opioid use: Experts say trauma, mental illness, inequities all factors
ST. PAUL — Jason Roberts watched his mother die of a brain aneurysm on Christmas Eve when he was just 4 years old. Joe Nickelson's mom...
December 31, 2017 - 5:00am
December 26, 2017
Opioids notebook: Genetics one of many causes for opioid addiction
Drug addicts may be able to partially blame their ancestors. "Genetics has a huge amount to do with who has a problem and who ends up getting addicted," said Dr. Sheila Specker, a University of Minnesota psychiatrist.. While genetics may not push someone into opioids instead of, say,...
December 26, 2017 - 7:57am
Killer Crisis: Opioids become major Minnesota killer
Opioid overdoses kill more Minnesotans than traffic accidents, and opioids are the leading drug killers.
December 26, 2017 - 7:25am
November 3, 2017
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.—Abby Haley "fell in love." Jen Jensen encountered "my own personal devil." The women were talking about their addiction...
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 26, 2017
Trump praised for discussing opioids, criticized for not providing money
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pledges a major campaign to fight unneeded opioid painkiller use, but it is not clear how his declaring...
October 26, 2017 - 5:19pm
October 14, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Oct. 14
AITKIN A 1997 Aitkin High School graduate received a promotion to sergeant recently, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Scott Rood received...
October 14, 2017 - 6:39am