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July 20, 2018
Task force arrests 7 in fentanyl operation
DULUTH, Minn.—A yearlong investigation by local and federal law enforcement agencies has led to multiple charges in what authorities said was the first drug trafficking operation to focus on fentanyl distribution in northeast Minnesota. While police have reported a surge in...
July 20, 2018 - 8:54am
July 16, 2018
Law officers nab 7 in what they say is first fentanyl operation in Duluth-Superior
DULUTH, Minn.—A yearlong investigation by local and federal law enforcement agencies has led to multiple charges in what authorities said...
July 16, 2018 - 7:21pm
Seven charged in Twin Ports fentanyl ring
A yearlong investigation by local and federal law enforcement agencies has led to multiple charges in what authorities said was the first drug...
July 16, 2018 - 6:37pm
June 15, 2018
Four face charges for meth distribution
MADISON — U.S. Attorney Scott C. Blader of the Western District of Wisconsin announced the indictment of four people with crimes related to the distribution of methamphetamine resulting from an investigation in Wisconsin and California. The indictment was returned on May 30 by...
June 15, 2018 - 8:47am
June 1, 2018
State awards nearly $2.4M to select counties, tribes for opioid treatment
Douglas County Health and Human Services received a $75,000 grant for opioid treatment.
June 1, 2018 - 11:34am
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
DULUTH—Hospitals in northern Minn. and across the state have been scrambling to cope with a nationwide shortage of injectable opioid painkillers. "The supply is just inconsistent," said Gina Lemke, pharmacy director at St. Luke's hospital. "We can't place an order and trust...
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm
January 23, 2018
Opioid addiction treatment gets a boost as prescribing power expanded
Recovering opioid addicts will have greater access to a maintenance drug, especially in rural areas, under a measure announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency, a Minnesota expert on addictions said. The new regulation gives nurse practitioners and physician...
January 23, 2018 - 7:11pm
November 3, 2017
Superior woman faces perjury, drug charges
A Superior woman facing felony drug and perjury charges made an initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court last week. Julie Ann Meade, 30, is facing felony charges of perjury before a court, delivery of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the...
November 3, 2017 - 7:00am
September 20, 2017
Lieutenant governor hears Duluth opioid concerns
DULUTH — The beds have been made at the Duluth Detoxification Center's new opioid withdrawal unit. Now, officials are eager to see them...
September 20, 2017 - 7:57pm
September 11, 2017
The DEA in Duluth: Inside the new addition to the local drug war
DULUTH — The transactions occur in a flash. Under surveillance, investigators who observe repeated hand-to-hand swaps are able to conclude...
September 11, 2017 - 6:00am
August 9, 2017
Elvis Presley, 40 years after his death, remains an icon and a cautionary tale
August 9, 2017 - 4:30am
May 24, 2017
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
The man's losing battle with heroin was laid out right there on the nightstand of the halfway house. There were three morning devotionals, including...
May 24, 2017 - 9:39pm
April 26, 2017
Study finds drug use tops booze for first time in fatal U.S. crashes
WASHINGTON - U.S. data has shown for the first time that drivers killed in crashes were more likely to be on drugs than drunk, with marijuana...
April 26, 2017 - 3:41pm
April 21, 2017
Three sentenced in largest ever heroin seizure in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday for selling heroin in the Bemidji area and two co-defendants will also...
April 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
ST. PAUL — State health officials are concerned about the sharp rise in sexually transmitted diseases and drug-related infections. According...
April 20, 2017 - 5:42pm