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Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Park Rapids 106 returns with cross country snowmobile racing
Local veteran to take on 'PCT 4 PTSD' hike
Making memories through Kinship
Johnson's hat trick powers Panthers in win over RLF
Cass Lake defeats Nevis in conference clash
Hrdlicka, Howard help Braves defeat Pillager
Tigers avenge loss to Cass Lake
Staples-Motley's defense sparks win over Panthers
Robert P. Carlson
Lois Alvira Johnson
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Teens, adults urged to join 'community reads together' project
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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. “I want...
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. Clearwater County Chief Deputy Darin Halverson last saw Erickson on...
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
July 8, 2014
Minnesota’s American Indian population struggling with high cancer rates
By Lorna Benson / Minnesota Public Radio MINNEAPOLIS – Inside the cavernous Base Camp facility at Fort Snelling, a long line of cancer survivors made a slow procession around the perimeter of the former cavalry drill hall where a century ago Army troops trained their horses....
July 8, 2014 - 10:00am