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Winter mixer: Dash of snow between cold snaps
Sex offender to be released to Superior
Judge gives overview of state, county judicial system Jan. 24
Superior man killed after vehicle drives over viaduct
Local mailroom braces for postal increases
Report: NFL puts pass interference on review to-do list
SPARTAN RDP: Superior wrestling, gymnastics and girls hockey teams were in action
UWS ROUNDUP: 'Jacket hoop teams sweep Morris
Spartans outshoot the Hunters
Spartans win in OT at Hudson
Letter: ‘Coasties’ appreciate Twin Ports support
Koehler column: What about open borders?
Hamilton column: Practicing politics at a high level
Slices of Life: Life will go on
Smith column: USDA broadband initiative ignores major barrier
Superior to celebrate new year, Japanese style
Community connection drives up Bong Center attendance
Superior gears up for ice festival
Poets sought for state contest
Bid on fine art at Superior auction
2 Minnesotans claim $1M lottery winnings
Bob Einstein, comedian and actor best known for 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and Super Dave character, dead at 76
Book review: The best reads of 2018
James Edward Montague III
Keith (Runt) Fleischer
Bonnie L. Thoorsell
Brandon Michael Puchalla
Lorraine E. Okerman
January 1, 2019
Baby right on time for Superior couple
LeeAnn Taylor's due date wasn't until Jan. 7, but proud papa Victor Ortega was predicting a New Year's baby as far back as June.
January 1, 2019 - 6:57pm
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