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Ask A Trooper: Yield properly to emergency vehicles
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
Winter camping: Lots of solitude and layered clothing
2018 SnoDaze royal court
Perham rallies in second half to edge Park Rapids
Opheim's hat trick leads Panthers to win at Bagley
Kramer sparks Tigers to win over Verndale
Browerville/Eagle Valley defeats Menahga boys
Menahga girls move up in state rankings
Chrystle L. Mortensen
Kay Lynn Casassa
Susan Lynn Gladen
Robin Fish joins Enterprise as staff reporter
Workplaces deaths down in North Dakota, spike in Minnesota
Apple says all Macs, iPhones, iPads exposed to chip flaw
Gander Outdoors to reopen five stores in Minn., but Fargo store won’t, CEO says
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
'Writing Close to Home' with Will Weaver
Country music legend announces concert in Grand Forks
'Magical Medora Christmas' tour coming to Park Rapids
PRAHS drama club is performing 'a magical, musical fable'
Crookston siblings vying for HGTV home renovation show
COLA Column: Add protecting Hubbard County lakes to your New Year's resolutions
Fish for free during Take A Kid Ice Fishing
About Fishing: Understanding state's fishery resources is vital to its future
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
About Fishing: An under-the-hood look at Minnesota's 2018 pike regulations
Guest Column: Share your expertise with ACTION Park Rapids
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
Letter to Editor: Funk family indebted to emergency service providers
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
Enterprise Editorial: We're thankful for you, dear reader
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
June 9, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters estimates that roughly 60 percent of career firefighters will die from cancer. Firefighters are two to three times more likely to be diagnosed...
June 9, 2017 - 11:18am
January 14, 2017
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
Jack Pearson, a beloved children's musician, has forever laid his banjo down. Pearson was diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma on Dec. 27 and died...
January 14, 2017 - 10:00am
October 16, 2016
Prostate cancer survivor encourages men to get regular check-ups
Mike Sheeran, 57, was diagnosed with prostate cancer the same week as his 35th wedding anniversary. "It was a little heart-stopping," says the...
October 16, 2016 - 6:18pm
June 4, 2016
Seniors decorate Relay for Life luminary bags
While battling pancreatic cancer, Mike Wagner had just finished a chemo treatment at Essentia Health’s infusion therapy center when he approached...
June 4, 2016 - 10:49am
May 14, 2016
Report presents effects of pesticide exposure on children
"Kids are on the frontline in Minnesota," the Pesticide Action Network warns in a recently released report on the effects of children’s exposure to pesticides. The report, compiled by "independent scientific experts based on dozens of objective studies," finds children living or...
May 14, 2016 - 8:33am
February 13, 2016
Audrey’s Purple Dream enters 11th year
Akeley’s signature winter event – Audrey’s Purple Dream (APD) – will send purple plungers and fishing lines into 11th Crow Wing Lake’s...
February 13, 2016 - 9:33am
October 1, 2015
Princess Warrior event draws hundreds
By Anna Erickson / Wadena Pioneer Journal Friends, family and the community came out in great number to celebrate life Saturday morning...
October 1, 2015 - 8:59am
June 8, 2015
Former Becker County sheriff battling cancer
He once served as the county’s highest-ranking law enforcement officer tasked with fighting crime, but now former Becker County Sheriff Warren Rethwisch is fighting his own battle. Rethwisch has stage-four brain cancer. His glioblastoma is the aggressive type. However, according...
June 8, 2015 - 7:35am
March 24, 2015
Common herbicide flagged in Europe as a possible cancer cause
By Tom Webb / St. Paul Pioneer Press The most widely used weed killer on Minnesota farms, glyphosate -- best known as brand name Roundup --...
March 24, 2015 - 8:41am
January 6, 2015
Nolan announces youngest daughter has Stage 4 lung cancer
Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan announced on his Facebook page Monday that his youngest daughter, Katherine, has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, and said he and his family will be meeting with doctors over the next few days regarding her condition.
January 6, 2015 - 8:57am
October 29, 2014
Cancer patient Brittany Maynard, scheduled to die Saturday, checked last item on ‘bucket list’
By Lindsey Bever / Washington Post Last week, Brittany Maynard stood atop the Grand Canyon, dressed in a banana-yellow shirt, hot-pink sweater...
October 29, 2014 - 9:04am
October 22, 2014
Three sisters, three cancer diagnoses: Siblings say they're 'pretty lucky so far'
By Tracy Frank / The Forum GO – “Are we going to play Rummy?” Pat Romsdal asked as her sister dealt out three hands of cards. “First...
October 22, 2014 - 7:44am
September 25, 2014
Clearwater County sheriff loses fight to cancer
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer The Clearwater County Sheriff finished his final fight Tuesday. Mike Erickson, 54, was Clearwater County Sheriff for eight years; he spent the last two battling cancer.
September 25, 2014 - 8:13am
August 30, 2014
Alexandria lab tech self-diagnoses cancer
By Amy Chaffins/ Alexandria Echo Press Jac-e Challes of Alexandria had to break it to herself that she had cancer. Jac-e, a medical lab technician at Douglas County Hospital, was diagnosed with leukemia on May 27.“After talking with my co-workers about my symptoms and...
August 30, 2014 - 11:22am
Jac-e Challes (right) of Alexandria was diagnosed with leukemia this spring and she’s pictured here with her sons, Steven (left), Bradley (back) and Andrew (front). She battled her way to remission but underwent a bone marrow transplant this week. A benef
By Amy Chaffins/ Alexandria Echo Press Jac-e Challes of Alexandria had to break it to herself that she had cancer. Jac-e, a medical...
August 30, 2014 - 11:21am