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Storm rips through Itasca State Park
A long week of cleanup ahead for many Hubbard County residents
UPDATE: Power restored to Itasca State Park
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
High winds down trees across Hubbard County
Park Rapids boys golf team showed improvement
Park Rapids hosts, plays in District 6 American Legion baseball tournament
Nimrod shuts out Esox in Lake & Pine
Wolf Pack defeats Esox
Midway remains undefeated in L&P with wins over Wolf Lake, Huntersville
James Clarence Canada
Irene D. Borden
Nancy Marie Christofferson
Lawrence P. Buck
Karen E. (Pollock) Hinton
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
New grand piano featured at next Noon Hour Concert
Second Street Stage brings blues, funk band to Park Rapids July 21
Every quilt tells a story
Jazz it up at 2nd Street Stage
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Letter: Challenge response to previous letter
Commentary: Where our freedom really comes from
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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