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Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party
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March 12, 2014
Quick action plows under widow maker
At 1:30 a.m. Feb. 21, in the middle of a massive snowstorm, Bob Benson felt a crushing pain in his chest. What happened next robbed a widow-maker....
March 12, 2014 - 1:15pm
March 11, 2014
Campaign targets stigma of mental illness
The Human Development Center and Lola Visuals have successfully partnered to raise money through social media and Kickstarter™ to help produce the initial episodes of a 12-part video series, chronicling individuals living with mental health issues. The web series is designed to...
March 11, 2014 - 12:00am
New procedure gives Superior woman new lease on life
Connie Wirta Essential You editor Bernice Olenski doesn’t want to live forever. “I don’t want to be 100,” she says with smile, “but I’ll take 99½.” At age 94, Bernice has a new lease on life. She’s one of the first patients in the Northland to have a failing...
March 11, 2014 - 12:00am
February 27, 2014
Spaghetti benefit planned
February 27, 2014 - 12:00am
February 25, 2014
Essentia Health partners with virtuwell to address ailments cost-effectively
Essentia Health is encouraging its employees and patients to consider a new online option called virtuwell when seeking treatment for everyday illnesses. Launched in 2010 by HealthPartners, virtuwell is an online convenient care service where for $45, patients can be diagnosed and...
February 25, 2014 - 12:00am
January 13, 2014
Superior woman with artificial heart dies
Duluth News Tribune Mara Krysiak, the 21-year-old woman from Superior born with a genetic heart condition whose fight for her life inspired many throughout the Northland, died at 7 a.m. today, according to a family spokesperson. Krysiak became the second person to receive...
January 13, 2014 - 1:36pm
December 12, 2013
Kevin McHale's mother dies in Hibbing at age 86
Kevin McHale's mother, Josephine, died Tuesday night in Hibbing and there is no word when the Houston Rockets head coach will return to the NBA team. McHale missed a second straight day of practice Wednesday. The Rockets begin a West Coast road trip tonight at Portland, and continue...
December 12, 2013 - 9:20am
December 11, 2013
Federal gov't releases Wis. health care figures
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The federal government says 5,300 Wisconsin residents have signed up for health insurance through the federal website as of Nov. 30. The government released data Wednesday showing that more than 47,000 residents completed insurance applications through HealthCare.gov,...
December 11, 2013 - 10:50am
HealthCare.gov signups are up in Wisconsin
Deputy State Insurance Commissioner Dan Schwartzer says now more than 7,000 people have successfully bought plans through HealthCare.gov, up from less than 900 last month. Schwartzer says the improvement in the website is good news for the 77,000 people who have to transition off...
December 11, 2013 - 8:41am
December 10, 2013
About 7,200 Wis. residents selected health plans
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- About 7,200 people in Wisconsin have purchased health insurance through the federal website as of Monday. The latest figures were reported Tuesday by deputy state insurance commissioner Dan Schwartzer.
December 10, 2013 - 1:39pm
Rural fundraisers help outside the city
Jack Haskins plans to serve chili and stoke the bonfire this weekend. The Solon Springs man spends a night in the elements beginning at 4:30 p.m. Friday. Everyone is invited to swing by and support the Gordon Area Food Shelf. This is the fifth year Haskins braves the cold to collect...
December 10, 2013 - 7:00am
December 9, 2013
Second geologist confirms asbestos-form fibers at proposed mine site
A second scientist now confirms that asbestos-like fibers exist in the rock formations of the proposed iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills. That confirmation also comes with a warning: that these fibers are dangerous if the rock is disturbed. Northland College Professor Tom Fitz first...
December 9, 2013 - 11:37am
Milwaukee mayor hospitalized after birthday run
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is spending his 60th birthday overnight in a hospital where he is being treated for exhaustion following a 20-kilometer run. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1fbpyRA) that Barrett ran the race Sunday indoors at the...
December 9, 2013 - 10:14am
Vinehout suffers multiple fractures in car wreck
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- State Sen.
December 9, 2013 - 10:11am
December 6, 2013
Tomah VA to match veterans with foster homes
The Tomah VA will be the first VA in Wisconsin to offer foster homes for veterans who can't live alone anymore, but who aren't ready for a nursing home. Through the Tomah VA's Medical Foster Home Program, caregivers will open their homes to up to three veterans. The caregivers will...
December 6, 2013 - 8:44am