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Going to a hospital is getting safer: The chances that U.S. patients would pick up infections, get the wrong drug or dose, or be hurt in other ways, ranging from falls to bed sores, fell 17 percent between 2010 and 2013. But there is still a lot of room for improvement. A progress report from the U.S.
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has determined the cause of death of the Pelican Rapids woman who was found Tuesday morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says the cause of death of 27-year-old Jamie Fox is hypothermia. The Sheriff’s Office says alcohol was a contributing factor. There is no indication of foul play regarding her death. Fox had last been seen at the Pelican Supper Club on Saturday
WATFORD CITY, N.D. --Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s Oil Patch only to find the bridge on a main traffic route closed, creating a detour that added another 100 miles to his trip.
The driver of a dump truck who didn’t stop for a Minnesota State Patrol commercial vehicle inspection outside Duluth on Wednesday morning was arrested after he eventually stopped to use a portable toilet at a gravel pit. The truck driver apparently refused to stop for an inspection and then led troopers on what appeared to be a chase on Lavaque Road near Fish Lake. The driver eventually pulled into a gravel pit, drove to a distant area of the pit and left his truck to run into a portable toilet. Troopers made cell phone contact with the driver while he was inside the port
Two people, including a child, were found dead in a fifth-wheel trailer in Rice Lake Township on Wednesday evening. Authorities said the cause of death had not yet been determined, but there were high levels of carbon monoxide in the trailer. Two other children - a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl - were transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center for treatment.
The University of Texas at Austin has lost about 100 brains stored in jars of formaldehyde, possibly including that of the man who killed and wounded dozens in a campus shooting spree nearly 50 years ago, school officials and media said on Tuesday. Roughly 200 brains were transferred from the state hospital to the university nearly 30 years ago but the psychology lab only had room for half of them and about 100 were s
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. – An Illinois man has sued American Crystal Sugar Co.
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. – Gus Lynch was known as a larger-than-life presence in the local comedy scene. Described as a guy who would berate you on stage one minute...
If you needed a reminder of what season it is, Sunday and Monday did the trick. The region’s first real cold snap moved through, with lows forecast in the single digits to below freezing, and coupled with the wind chill, you had actual temperatures in the 20 below range and colder in some areas. (Don’t worry, it should warm up by the weekend.) Northern Minnesota is known for its bevy of outdoor activities, such as ice fishing, snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding, to name a few.
A federal fugitive since 2009 has been arrested in Redby, Minn., after he was listed on a smartphone app created by U.S.