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opioid epidemic

June 22, 2019
Alleged drug dealer charged with murder in Rochester overdose case
June 22, 2019 - 12:10pm
May 23, 2019
Joint House-Senate committee agrees to bipartisan bill to combat opioids
May 23, 2019 - 1:30pm
January 26, 2019
Gathered in a ballroom in the Grand Casino Mille Lacs Convention Center, state lawmakers and a delegation from the Department of Health and Human Services convened to address the opioid epidemic in central Minnesota, particularly for Native American communities. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Mille Lacs Band urges lawmakers to increase state support to combat opioids
January 26, 2019 - 11:00am
August 31, 2018
Tribal community college to receive opioid epidemic grant
August 31, 2018 - 10:30am
August 12, 2018
Small northern Minnesota county hires its own opiate fighter
August 12, 2018 - 8:35am
August 10, 2018
U.S. Senate candidate Bob Anderson is challenging Republican-endorsed candidate Karin Housley in the GOP primary Tuesday, Aug. 14. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate
August 10, 2018 - 9:00am
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Foley stakes claim for AG seat as experienced, non-political arbiter
August 10, 2018 - 7:00am
July 31, 2018
This is the second time state Sen. Karin Housley is running as a challenge to Democratic policies -- first, in 2012 when she  ran for the state Legislature to combat policies hurting small business; now, to unseat Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., who doesn't represent everyday Minnesotans, Housley said. Submitted Photo / Housley campaign
Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid
July 31, 2018 - 12:38pm
July 10, 2018
Jeff Johnson, 62, didn't mince words with what he sees as a state government overstepping its bounds and hurting everyday Minnesotans in the process. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
'If people come out, I believe I'll win'
July 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Pete Stauber, 51, of Duluth is a 23-year veteran of law enforcement and the Republican candidate for the 8th District seat of the U.S. House of Representatives. Submitted Photo / Stauber Campaign
Stauber touts common sense, blue-collar values in pitch for District 8
April 10, 2018 - 6:00am
February 2, 2018
State Rep. Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, speaks with attendees at a meet-and-greet hosted at Sage on Laurel in Brainerd. Thissen cited economic issues as the most prevalent concerns he's come across speaking with Minnesotans. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Thissen makes his pitch for governor
February 2, 2018 - 8:00am
January 26, 2018
Tri-County Health Care awarded grant for opioid program
January 26, 2018 - 11:30am
October 18, 2017
Dr. Peter Henry, chief medical officer of the Essentia Health system, talked Monday about new strategies developed to try to curb misuse of opioids. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Victims speak out on area opioid crisis
October 18, 2017 - 9:00am
October 5, 2017
Klobuchar staff to host opioid meetings in Brainerd, Aitkin
October 5, 2017 - 6:30am
May 12, 2016
Nolan amendment to include military representation on pain management task force passes
May 12, 2016 - 7:34pm
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