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DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
Buzz continue run with 7-5 win over Detroit Lakes
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
November 19, 2015
The flu is nothing to sneeze at
Perham-If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet this year, now’s the time. The Minnesota Department of Health recommends that everyone ages six months and older get the flu vaccine every year, both as protection against getting the flu themselves and to help prevent the spread...
November 19, 2015 - 8:53am
July 15, 2015
Throughout the summer, many people will make the trek to one of the region’s many lakes. But with an infection contracted in a lake being blamed for the death of an Alexandria boy, many may hesitate before packing up and heading out to the lakes. However, health officials...
July 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
June 4, 2015
Medicare obesity counseling now available through Perham Health
Individuals who are eligible for Medicare and are clinically obese have a new, non-surgical option available to try to lose weight. The program...
June 4, 2015 - 1:10pm
March 6, 2015
Senator’s staff, healthcare leaders hold discussion in Perham
Minnesota’s Senator Al Franken has been hosting a series of 20 roundtable discussions across the state in an effort to learn more about the status of rural healthcare, its challenges and successes. Franken serves as co-chair of the Senate Rural Health Caucus, a bipartisan group...
March 6, 2015 - 1:18pm
December 19, 2014
Coping with cancer, with community support
He thought it was just a hernia. “I had a lump under my left rib,” explained Ben Holzer, a 58-year-old life-long resident of the Perham...
December 19, 2014 - 1:42pm
Health officials investigate listeria outbreak in caramel apples
Minneapoils, MN (KSTP) - Minnesota and National health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis linked to eating caramel apples. There were reports of four people in Minnesota becoming ill as part of this outbreak in late October and November. All...
December 19, 2014 - 1:00pm
December 16, 2014
MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will have an extra five days to shop for coverage effective Jan. 1 on the state’s health insurance exchange. MNsure announced Monday it has extended its enrollment deadline to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday as a response to market timing changes. Monday...
December 16, 2014 - 10:29am
December 8, 2014
Rural health solution? Find new ideas
MINNEAPOLIS -- Perhaps some rural hospitals could just provide emergency room services, and drop full hospital services. Maybe medical...
December 8, 2014 - 9:58am
October 27, 2014
Minnesota announces Ebola plan
Minnesota officials say they are prepared to monitor people coming from West African countries facing an Ebola crisis. Health officials were today in the process of beginning to monitor one person who recently returned from West Africa. They have received reports of nearly 30...
October 27, 2014 - 3:11pm
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders ask government to include MSP in Ebola screenings
ST. PAUL – Minnesota's governor and senators are asking the federal government to include Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in the enhanced screening effort to intercept Ebola cases. According to a news release this morning, Gov. Mark Dayton and Sens. Amy...
October 13, 2014 - 11:21am
September 18, 2014
Respiratory virus spreads to Minnesota
ST. PAUL – Minnesota is the 17th state to report a case of a serious respiratory illness sickening American children. The state Health Department said Wednesday that a child is recovering at home from enterovirus D-68 after being discharged from a Twin Cities hospital....
September 18, 2014 - 10:13am
September 8, 2014
Hundreds of children in Midwest states stricken with respiratory illness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of children across the U.S. Midwest have been stricken by a potentially serious respiratory illness, and many states are asking for federal help testing and tracking cases, according to federal and state health officials. Hospitals are reporting...
September 8, 2014 - 10:13am
August 27, 2014
Fargo parks officials considering smoking ban
FARGO – The Park Board here is mulling the possibility of expanding existing prohibitions on smoking in city parks. The board...
August 27, 2014 - 2:30pm
Minnesota home care workers vote to unionize
ST. PAUL - Minnesota’s home care workers have voted to create their own union, the state said Tuesday after counting results. The union will represent about 27,000 workers who are paid by the state to care for disabled or elderly patients. About 60 percent...
August 27, 2014 - 11:16am
August 13, 2014
E. coli outbreak linked to animals at Minnesota fairs
ST. PAUL - A traveling Minnesota petting zoo has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli infections in several counties. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, cases of E. coli have been found among 13 people, seven of whom have been hospitalized. The department...
August 13, 2014 - 10:19am