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Protesters march across rural Carlton County
UPDATE: Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
Suspect in killing of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind pleads guilty
Lab fire at NDSU causes significant damage
Fargo's Discovery Middle School may get $16.3M expansion, renovation
What to get your favorite Philadelphia Eagles fan for Christmas
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
Dignity Health, CHI merger will combine ministries in new Catholic health system
Time stands still: Downtown Fargo clock tower paused temporarily for repairs
Large animal vets are sparse but serve vital role in economic vibrancy of rural America
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Heitkamp's #MeToo hypocrisy cannot stand
McFeely: Heitkamp says 'so be it' if tax bill vote comes back to haunt
Commentary: Audio: Lawmaker says as many as 50 percent of women who work at Legislature have experienced sexual harassment
Commentary: There is no other word for this than censorship
Commentary: What if Al Franken isn't really resigning?
Two new displays to open Thursday at Fargo Air Museum
Grand Forks police officer helps deliver two babies in one week
American Association of University Women to host poverty talk Saturday
Sanford to host memorial service for families of deceased infants and children
Four more gold coins found in Salvation Army kettles
WATCH: In video message, Carson Wentz says he'll 'come back stronger than ever'
Wentz has been hurt before. His team still won the national championship.
Wentz's knee injury derails the Eagles, delivers another blow to the NFL
Carson Wentz out with apparent knee injury as Eagles clinch NFC East
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Anne I. Nelson
Donna M. Olson
Lloyd O. Anderson
November 14, 2017
Judge denies union's motion to block Essentia Health flu-shot mandate
DULUTH, Minn. — With less than a week remaining until Essentia Health's flu shot requirement takes effect, a judge has denied a union's...
November 14, 2017 - 7:28pm
November 4, 2017
Itasca County hospice volunteer resists flu shot: Essentia stands by its mandate
DULUTH — A hospice volunteer in Itasca County may lose her role because she's unwilling to comply with Essentia Health's mandatory flu shot policy. "I'm pretty dedicated to this work, and I don't want to have a flu vaccine," said Noreen Hautala, 58, who lives near Cohasset and...
November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
October 10, 2017
Former WDAY-TV anchor battles back with a positive spirit and minimal painkillers
DULUTH — Kelsey Roseth has gone mountain biking and hiking, swimming and snowboarding. She has ridden on friends' four-wheelers and horses....
October 10, 2017 - 11:10am
August 18, 2017
Air ambulance presence grows, but does Iron Range need two helicopter bases?
EVELETH, Minn.—More isn't necessarily better when it comes to air ambulance service. "Having a helicopter is good for a rural community," said Tom Judge, executive director of LifeFlight of Maine, the only air ambulance service in Maine. "Are more helicopters better? ... At...
August 18, 2017 - 7:19pm
April 24, 2017
Who looks likes a surgeon? Viral photos celebrate diversity of doctors
FARGO — Sometimes a picture strikes a nerve. The cover of the April 3 issue of the New Yorker, the annual health, medicine and body issue,...
April 24, 2017 - 6:15am
March 18, 2017
Immigration restrictions could create 'critical gaps' at Sanford, Essentia
FARGO—An executive at Sanford Health said immigration restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration could prevent filling...
March 18, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 14, 2017
Lack of major health projects in Duluth, compared to Fargo and other communities, not entirely a bad deal
DULUTH, Minn. — Each is a Midwestern city, serving a large region, with a metropolitan area straddling two or more states. In each, health...
March 14, 2017 - 8:13am
February 13, 2017
Crossing the medical gender divide: Female doctors, male nurses say they're mostly well accepted
DULUTH, Minn.—Dawn Drotar was about 7, growing up in the tiny town of Stockholm, Sask., when she had a memorable chat with her dad. "We...
February 13, 2017 - 5:28pm
ND considers allowing outpatient births in hospital facilities
FARGO—Sara Brendel's first child was delivered in the customary setting, a hospital delivery room. The experience was wonderful, she says....
February 13, 2017 - 7:00am
December 25, 2016
Silent killer: Experts warn of risks, symptoms of carbon monoxide following Vergas death
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Known by many as a "silent killer," carbon monoxide, a tasteless, colorless, odorless gas, tends to strike, poisoning...
December 25, 2016 - 12:56pm
December 20, 2016
Elementary students bring Christmas cheer to Duluth hospitals
DULUTH — A touch of Christmas arrived at Duluth's hospitals on Tuesday in the hands of 18 Lester Park Elementary School students. Accompanied...
December 20, 2016 - 5:09pm
August 11, 2016
Study: One in five mental health patients misplaced in Minnesota hospitals
DULUTH, Minn.—Nearly one out of five patients in mental health units at Minnesota hospitals could be better served elsewhere. So says a study released Thursday by the Minnesota Hospital Association. The finding is significant at a time when the state's hospitals are overrun...
August 11, 2016 - 7:25pm
July 27, 2016
Essentia physician reprimanded by Minnesota state board
The 2014 overdose death of a patient has led to a local physician being fined and reprimanded by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Dr....
July 27, 2016 - 9:53am
June 22, 2016
Nursery News (6-22-16)
Eric and Kylie Opdahl, West Fargo, are the parents of a daughter, Jazzy Lee Lorraine Opdahl, born on June 12, 2016, at 7:57 pm. at Essentia Health. She weighed 9 pounds 8 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Grandparents are Lori Ann Kofstad, White Bear Lake, Minn.; Bryan Hamilton, Warroad,...
June 22, 2016 - 7:40am
January 23, 2013
Essentia Health expands women's health care services to West Fargo
Women seeking timely, convenient and compassionate health care have more options this year, thanks to the expansion of obstetrics and gynecologic services to Essentia Health-West Fargo. Certified Nurse Midwife and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Janke is now seeing patients...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am