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Peak Wind Gusts
Saturday night rain totals
Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
November 13, 2009
H1N1 claims seven more victims including one each from Beltrami and Wadena counties
Minnesota health officials report seven more Minnesotans died of the flu at a time when fewer cases were reported across the state. They include one death in Beltrami County. "For the second week in a row, we do have some promising indicators that we may be having a downward trend...
November 13, 2009 - 7:49am
November 12, 2009
State confirms 21st H1N1 death
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today confirmed seven influenza-related deaths that occurred recently in Minnesota residents. Health officials noted that these are deaths for which the department completed its investigation this week and that MDH continues to investigate...
November 12, 2009 - 2:20pm
November 7, 2009
Area schools starting to see fewer sick kids
Area school officials are optimistic that the peak of student absences due to illness is nearing, if not already passed. Park Rapids district nurse Marianne Gilbertson said a week ago there were a lot of absences and she thought things had peaked. "But with this virus, we just...
news / local
November 7, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 31, 2009
Flu prompts concerns other than health-based
As the H1N1 virus continues to spread nationwide, local schools continue to experience absences eclipsing the 100 mark and Halloween events are canceled, community health director Chris Broeker worries that the fatalities reported have overshadowed the fact that many people are successfully...
news / local
October 31, 2009 - 1:01pm
Seniors get flu shots, but not the flu
Hubbard County seniors routinely get annual flu shots, but they seem blasé about contracting the H1N1 virus. "I've been exposed to just about...
news / local
October 31, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 30, 2009
St. Joseph's restricts visitors due to H1N1 flu outbreak
St. Joseph's Area Health Services is restricting visitors because of the prevalence of H1N1 flu in the community, and to protect its hospitalized patients from exposure. Hospital officials announced today that only immediate family members, who do not have flu-like symptoms, may...
news / local
October 30, 2009 - 2:00pm
750 doses left after Clay County holds first swine flu vaccination clinic
Only half of Clay County's stock of H1N1 FluMist vaccine was used during Fargo-Moorhead area's first public H1N1 vaccination clinic Thursday. Officials...
October 30, 2009 - 7:14am
October 29, 2009
State confirms two more Minnesota deaths from H1N1
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials confirmed two more deaths from H1N1 flu Wednesday as more schools report flu outbreaks and the number of people hospitalized continues to rise. While the Health Department will not provide specific identifications, the family of Oliver Franklin...
October 29, 2009 - 6:51am
October 28, 2009
Two more H1N1 deaths confirmed in Minnesota residents
Two more deaths from 2009 H1N1 influenza have been confirmed by the Minnesota Department of Health, bringing the total number of H1N1 deaths to 12 since April. The additional deaths were confirmed in: -An adult in the 50-59 age range from south central Minnesota with no underlying...
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October 28, 2009 - 3:14pm
H1N1 flu immunity not guaranteed
People should still be vaccinated even if they believe they've had the H1N1 flu, say North Dakota and Minnesota health officials. H1N1, also called swine flu, has been widespread in North Dakota and Minnesota communities recently, with North Dakota health officials estimating H1N1...
October 28, 2009 - 10:46am
H1N1 vaccine trickling into Wadena County
Wadena County is getting the H1N1 vaccine in "little fits and starts," according to Public Health Director Karen Nelson. "It's going to be a job to give the public message about who should come for the vaccine and which time," Nelson told Wadena County commissioners on Wednesday....
October 28, 2009 - 8:16am
October 26, 2009
H1N1 vaccine available for kindergartners and first-graders in area schools
Kindergarten and first-grade students in the Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas and Lake Park-Audubon school districts can receive H1N1 influenza vaccinations for free next week. In an Instant Alert message sent Friday evening, Detroit Lakes Superintendent Doug Froke said that Becker County...
October 26, 2009 - 7:40am
October 24, 2009
Medical staff begins receiving FluMist vaccine
Nurses at St. Joseph's Area Health Services in Park Rapids began administering doses of the H1N1 FluMist vaccine to their fellow employees on...
news / local
October 24, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 23, 2009
Callers swamp Minnesota FluLine
October 23, 2009 - 7:35am
October 22, 2009
H1N1 vaccine arrival delayed in region
Minnesota and North Dakota health officials still don't know when the H1N1 vaccine might be available to the general public, but they do know...
October 22, 2009 - 6:58am