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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
January 8, 2014
Influenza now widespread across the state
BY Bethany Wesley FORUM NEWS SERVICE It’s here. Influenza is now considered “widespread” throughout Minnesota, according to the latest state Department of Health weekly report, released Thursday, which recaps the last week of 2013. In that week, the Department of Health...
January 8, 2014 - 12:01pm
December 27, 2013
Health workers monitor return of H1N1 flu strain
By John Lundy / Duluth News Tribune H1N1, the nasty flu bug that gave us the pandemic of 2009, is back, the government’s lead health agency...
December 27, 2013 - 7:51am
October 5, 2013
Flu season is coming: Vaccine available
By Nick Longworth email@example.com That scratch in your throat you think is probably seasonal allergies might not be at all; it might be something far more serious. Every year like clockwork, the flu season comes to the forefront of public health issues. Many...
October 5, 2013 - 1:05pm
January 14, 2013
State is experiencing a 'very severe flu season,' says Health Department
New data released by the Minnesota Department of Health today clearly shows that the state is experiencing a very severe flu season, with significant numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Although the numbers of hospitalizations reported rivals the 2009 pandemic, there is...
January 14, 2013 - 8:01am
January 12, 2013
St. Joseph's asks potentially sick visitors to stay home
Due to a rise in influenza activity in the area, St. Joseph's Area Health Services is asking anyone experiencing illness to keep their loved ones safe by staying home if they are sick. "Throughout the area we are experiencing early flu activity," says St. Joseph's Infection Prevention...
January 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 9, 2013
Flu virus off and running; get a flu shot, experts advise
It's the season for sneezin' and health officials report influenza is off to an early and aggressive start. St. Joseph's Area Health Services...
January 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 4, 2013
Flu hits quickly across region
Influenza hospitalizations climbed sharply for a third straight week in Minnesota, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. Two more...
January 4, 2013 - 6:59am
December 10, 2012
Signs point to bad flu season
It's not too late to get the flu vaccine, and it looks like an increasingly good idea -- because it appears we are heading for a rough influenza season. "The news flash is it's going to be a virulent flu season this year," said Ronda Stock, who heads the Becker County Community Health...
December 10, 2012 - 7:51am
February 9, 2011
Peak flu season to hit state in next few weeks
Based on weekly reports from the Minnesota Department of Health, the state could be seeing peak flu season in a few weeks. It's still not too late to get a flu shot, said Myra Haldorson, RN, infection preventionist/employee health coordinator at St. Joseph's Area Health Services. Haldorson...
February 9, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 10, 2010
H1N1 vaccines will be offered this summer
Next year it will be one-stop shopping in the flu shot department as manufacturers combine seasonal flu serum with H1N1 prevention in the same inoculation. Meanwhile, Hubbard County will continue to administer H1N1 flu vaccines throughout the summer in case the region experiences...
April 10, 2010 - 2:00pm
December 26, 2009
Community Health to offer free H1N1 clinic
St. Joseph's Area Health Services Community Health will vaccinate everyone age 4 and over who wants to be vaccinated against the H1N1 flu virus during a free clinic Tuesday, Dec. 29. The Minnesota Department of Health gave the go ahead to open H1N1 vaccinations to the general public...
December 26, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 24, 2009
Duluth man's death from H1N1 sixth at Duluth hospital
"It's just unbelievable," said Debbie Walczynski of her son's death last week after a bout with the H1N1 flu. Matthew James Walczynski, 32,...
November 24, 2009 - 6:57am
November 21, 2009
Flu cases declining in state, county
Flu cases, of all varieties and strains, are on the wane throughout the state and in Hubbard County. "We are seeing fewer sick people," community...
November 21, 2009 - 1:00pm
Six-year-old Alexandra Entwistle, with Dad Allen at her side, receives a FluMist vaccination by nurse Mary Jo Pieper. Wadena County Public Health...
November 21, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 19, 2009
Newest flu report has better news for Minnesota
Minnesota's H1N1 flu outbreak continues to ease, but state health officials warn that another wave may be on the way. "We may be down in terms...
November 19, 2009 - 7:10am