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Historic grain elevator burns in Superior
Photos: Grain elevator fire in Superior
US Rep. Sean Duffy supports funding for border wall but hopes to avoid government shutdown
Duluth man dies in Wisconsin crash
Hydrogen peroxide spilled after train derailed in Parkland
SPARTAN RDP: Girls hoop team splits in recent action
Trubisky-led Bears beat Packers to clinch division
Packers RB Jones left game with injured knee
Antetokounmpo drops career-high 44 in Bucks' rout
Tiger girls lose battle of unbeatens
Letter: ACA promotes government dependence
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Your Right to Know: Wisconsin lawmakers embrace secrecy, fast-tracking
Sen. Bewley: Legislators put themselves before Wisconsin residents
Column: Congress must reauthorize VAWA
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Voices sought for Great Superior Sing-Along
Jazz extravaganza takes stage in UWS art center
WisDOT seeks young artists to depict aviation dreams
UWS band take audience 'Over Wild Solitude'
Google rolls out demo for Poplar teen's app
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Kathryn "Hank" McKenzie
Melvin Evans "Red" Johnson
William L. Lindstrom
Thomas "Mark" Fitzgerald
Dale "Bucky" Campbell
November 6, 2018
Feds approve Medicaid work requirements in Wisconsin
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved Wisconsin's waiver requiring some BadgerCare recipients to work. Adults under age 50 who do not have children would have to be employed 80 hours a month, undergo job training or do community service to be eligible for health...
November 6, 2018 - 7:58am
September 4, 2018
Plan for a healthy breakfast
August is a prime time to organize our breakfast plans. We're back from vacation and setting up routines for work and the upcoming school year. Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet up to half of us skip this meal.
September 4, 2018 - 10:25am
August 9, 2018
Minnesota surgery costs vary widely, report says: Identical procedures can cost one patient seven times more than others
DULUTH—Imagine going to your favorite restaurant, ordering a meal and then being asked to pay twice as much as your friend paid for the...
August 9, 2018 - 6:40pm
July 27, 2018
'Not enough psychiatrists' -- Recent retirements fuel worries about shortage of mental health care
The retirement of two psychiatrists from Essentia Health brings attention to an already heavy demand for mental health care in the Twin Port...
July 27, 2018 - 9:06am
May 29, 2018
Kitch earns honors in emergency nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist Laura Kitch, an advanced practice nurse in the Emergency Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center, has been recognized with a national award. The Emergency Nurses Association selected Kitch as its 2018 Clinical Nurse Specialist award winner....
May 29, 2018 - 8:10am
May 22, 2018
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
DULUTH—Shawn Bolf works at his family's garage-door company, as he has for 25 years, but these days the work is mostly at a desk, preparing...
May 22, 2018 - 10:18pm
May 11, 2018
Workforce shortage worsening for long-term care providers
Nursing homes and assisted living centers in Wisconsin are experiencing an increasing workforce shortage, according to a recent report from a group of provider organizations.
May 11, 2018 - 7:56am
Training pays off during nursing facility evacuation
When a series of explosions and fires at the Husky Energy oil refinery prompted the April 26 evacuation, planning paid off for Twin Ports Health Services. "Our evacuation went really well," said executive director Peggy Rahkonen. It wasn't the best situation, she said, but both the...
May 11, 2018 - 7:46am
April 24, 2018
Lower co-pays linked to better health outcomes
Essentia Health is participating in a clinical study to test if low or no co-pays help improve outcomes. If your prescription medicine was provided to you at a lower cost or free, would you be more careful to follow your doctor's orders and continue with your medication as prescribed?...
April 24, 2018 - 7:49am
April 20, 2018
Benefit specialist explains the parts of Medicare
Senior Connections is hosting "Welcome to Medicare," a free presentation for Douglas County residents 60 and older who will soon be receiving Medicare. The presentation is for anyone who does not have a good understanding of all the puzzle pieces of Medicare. While Medicare can be...
April 20, 2018 - 7:55am
April 17, 2018
Phone app can help with healthy choices at grocery store
Food shopping can be confusing. More than 20,000 new products are introduced into grocery stores every year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These products come in eye-catching wrappers and offer health claims to entice us to buy.
April 17, 2018 - 7:48am
April 13, 2018
Duluth pediatrician receives honors for her work toward health
Dr. Nancy Monaghan Beery, a pediatrician at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic, earned a national award from the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians. Dr. Beery will receive the association's Community Pediatrician of the Year Award on Saturday during its scientific conference...
April 13, 2018 - 8:09am
March 20, 2018
St. Mary's named receiving center for severe heart attack cases
Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center only hospital in Minnesota to receive prestigious heart attack award. Each year, more than 250,000 Americans suffer a STEMI, or ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, the most severe form of heart attack. Minutes can make all the difference...
March 20, 2018 - 8:05am
March 6, 2018
Social worker garners award for quality care
St. Luke's announced Tina Roberts, a social worker with St. Luke's Regional Cancer Center was honored with an award from the American Cancer Society.
March 6, 2018 - 7:57am
February 16, 2018
Medical professionals join staff at Duluth Clinic
Audiologist Kelsey Putvin joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Putvin earned a doctorate in audiology from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
February 16, 2018 - 8:16am