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We most often look at addiction through the eyes of therapists, physicians, police officers, family members and the addicts themselves. Now, here are the professionals with whom society should consult next: Linguists. Yes, we're serious. Because the more we learn about addiction, the more we realize our language—our vocabulary—is inadequate to the task.
The Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call about a shooting at a Callaway, Minnesota, residence Wednesday morning. When officers arrived they found that William J. Keezer, 38, of Waubun, had suffered a gunshot wound to the face. Keezer was taken by ambulance to St.
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Vergas man died and several others, including emergency response personnel, were hospitalized as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning at a home early Monday night, Dec. 19, authorities said. A faulty furnace vent likely caused the buildup of carbon monoxide in the garage, which killed Tom Elkin, a cabinet maker, authorities said. Elkin’s identity was released Tuesday afternoon by a family friend.
PERHAM, Minn.—A rural Vergas man is confirmed dead and several others, including emergency response personnel, were hospitalized as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning early Monday night, Dec. 19, according to Lt. Keith Van Dyke of the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. According to Van Dyke, the man was overcome by the poisonous gas and was found by his wife, who called 911.
ST. PAUL -- Forum News Service will host a briefing with the governor and four legislative leaders at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, Dec. 19. View the live stream here
A truck went through the ice Saturday near Perham. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department says the Ford F-150 was still in Big Pine lake near Big Pine Bay as...
ST. PAUL—The last time Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt met, it lasted about a quarter of an hour before the governor walked out, saying Daudt did not want to help people afford health insurance. "That was about as productive as everyone thought it would be," Daudt, R-Crown, said Friday, Dec. 16, as he left the brief, tense meeting. The meeting was filled with finger pointing over who was responsible for lack of a special legislative session to help individual health insurance policy holders facing sky-rocketing costs.
Below-zero temperatures and westerly winds left the vessel coated in ice as it passed through the Duluth ship canal before a group of onlookers who braved the frigid conditions. It...
The goal is ensuring the same quality instruction whether a student earning college credits is doing so while still in high school or while at college. The problem is there seems to be little or no evidence to suggest high school students participating in Minnesota's popular and hugely successful College in the Schools (CITS) program are being shortchanged in any way when it comes to the quality of instruction. They get better grades overall, almost always graduate, and go on to college more often than their classmates.
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — An Enbridge-hosted meeting in Clearbrook, Minn., set for Wednesday has been cancelled after a similar meeting in Bemidji Tuesday ended early when police told an activist to...