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ND flags ordered at half-staff in observance of Pearl Harbor casualty
A Fargo couple got married at the hospital so the bride's terminally ill father could be there
After Yanez verdict, police asked to keep low profile at Twin Cities Pride parade
'We just want to find him alive': Family of missing restaurateur meets with police to keep pressure on investigation
Uncertainty abounds about next year's individual health insurance market
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
Port: Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?
Summer is here but not all seasons are over
Mike Jacobs: North Dakota's reigning party splits again
Nursery News (6-14-17)
Nursery News (6-7-17)
Nursery News (5-24-17)
Nursery News (6-21-17)
NBA draft should offer plenty of top prospects for Timberwolves to choose from
UND football will open 2020 season against Valpo
Top UND prospect Grant Mismash readies for NHL Draft
Schatz leads the World of Outlaws back to Red River Valley Speedway
2 years in the making, new jersey unveiled for Wild
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
Donald Edward Monson
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
October 10, 2012
'Think Pink' battles breast cancer and helps patients
The Essentia Health Cancer Center has teamed up with a local radio station to increase awareness about breast cancer and raise money to support women battling the disease. October's "Think Pink" campaign features a breast cancer patient or survivor sharing her story at 7:40 a.m....
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
Essentia Health gears up for flu shot blitz
Essentia Health is offering a series of flu shot blitzes in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Flu shots will be available for adults without an appointment at Essentia Health locations: South University Clinic: Friday, Sept. 28, from 1-4 p.m.; West Acres Clinic: Wednesday, Oct. 3, from noon...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Health Care Pharmacy observes 15 years
Health Center Pharmacy, in the West Fargo Essentia Health Clinic, at 1401 13th Ave. E., is celebrating 15 years of service with an open house...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am