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Headwaters 100 marks 38th anniversary this Saturday
Akeley Police Chief says knocking down drug 'kingpin' is goal
Hwy. 34 project in Akeley moving forward
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
Panthers, Tigers fall in state football polls
Area cross-country teams take trial run at Bagley Invitational
Panthers comfortably cruise to dual win over Crookston
Kinkel wins Mid-State title at No. 1 singles
Austin, Odorizzi lead Twins over Tigers
Nancy Gay Wenzel
Doris May Mitchell
Virginia "Louise" Abbott
Barbera Lee Hadler
3M Wonewok assists Hubbard County DAC
Surprise! Some area land values seem to be rising
Minnesota's uninsured rate rose in 2017
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
Hearing set for Cass County solar project
Place a Business Announcement
The Holmes is going purple! Prince's band The Revolution to perform Sept. 27
Art Leap expands in 2018
CHECK IT OUT: Library leads readers on adventures
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Author David Sedaris sets show at Fargo Theatre
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
Hunt Minnesota's most popular game bird -- ruffed grouse
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Goodbye summer, hello autumn
Darners: The Northwoods' largest dragonflies
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
LWV hosting local candidate forums
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Column: And the Art Beat goes on
IT'S OUR TURN: The power of 'thank you'
LETTER TO EDITOR: Tennis community drew us to Park Rapids
COMMENTARY: What are political parties good for? Plenty, actually
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota falls short in adapting measures that would aid in the fight against cancer, an advocacy group contends in a report...
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
COMMENTARY: Fighting fires, fighting cancer
When firefighters like Jeff Laskowske from Albert Lea arrive at a fire, they are fully aware of the dangers they face from the flames and smoke. But Jeff, and millions of other firefighters like him, are exposing themselves to another deadly risk each time they show up to work: cancer....
August 8, 2018 - 11:30am
July 4, 2018
'Fight of the Phoenix': Park Rapids family battles child leukemia
"Precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia" is a long name for a scary illness, but a young Park Rapids boy and his family were recently...
July 4, 2018 - 10:00am
June 13, 2018
Couple shares cancer journey
Park Rapids couple Maggi and Tony Yerkes know a lot about life after cancer. Both are long-term cancer survivors: Maggi for 50 years and Tony...
June 13, 2018 - 7:00am
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