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She's one of Minnesota’s hardest-working midwives. Try to keep up
October 6, 2019 - 8:00am
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Here on the road outside Detroit Lakes, one of the busiest midwives in Minnesota is literally searching for signs from...
First she stole their hearts, then she stole their last name
October 3, 2019 - 9:30am
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Denae Alamano was feeling outnumbered. She and her husband, Orlando, had two young boys of their own when they decided to...
Road to recovery: Minnesota Flight paramedic shares his story
August 10, 2019 - 6:30pm
ROBBINSDALE, Minn. — On the seventh floor of North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale, Josh Duda sat on his mobility scooter in his hospital...
Shortage of shingles vaccination continues as pharmacies scramble
July 23, 2019 - 8:05am
DICKINSON, N.D. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 million people in the US get shingles each year. While the...
Small-town North Dakota store manager thinks outside of the grocery box
July 22, 2019 - 8:04pm
MICHIGAN, N.D. -- Customers of Michigan Hometown Foods look forward to what will be in store for them when they go shopping. From homemade sausage...
Dementia-friendly training comes to the workplace
July 2, 2019 - 9:00am
DULUTH — Her feet felt heavy, her hands barely usable. The room seemed dark. If people spoke, it was in mumbles. She knew there were things...
2020 Sturgis rally schedule has some bikers scrambling
June 30, 2019 - 11:00am
STURGIS, S.D. — While the 79th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally is all set to rumble into the Black Hills less than five weeks from now, confusion...
Hauser: Healing from grief and loss
June 30, 2019 - 8:00am
FARGO — Grief and loss is a journey all of us wish to avoid but a journey all of us go on, in significant and smaller ways. Earlier this year,...
Twitter challenge reveals ugly truth behind Minnesota Nice
June 24, 2019 - 11:25am
Hard-core Minnesotans, cover your ears. It’s about to get aggressive in here.Kevin Gallatin, board member of St. Paul’s Highland District...
Minnesota Zoo monorail train gets new life in rural Wisconsin
June 24, 2019 - 6:48am
When blogger Gabe Emerson heard the old Minnesota Zoo monorail trains were being sold off, he didn’t envision an archaic machine soon to be...
New medical marijuana research muddies message about opioid overdose
June 21, 2019 - 7:40am
MINOT, N.D. — A new study that reverses thought on the benefits of medical marijuana in preventing opioid deaths is evidence more cannabis...
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
June 19, 2019 - 6:30am
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Saturday, June 22, marks the 100th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in Minnesota history, the Fergus Falls "Great...
Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
June 18, 2019 - 12:10pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Christ United Methodist Church in Rochester declared open opposition to the larger church this month. Months after the global...
Litigation vs. collaboration: Collaborative divorce comes (mid)west
June 3, 2019 - 1:22pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Collaborative divorce, hailed as a more civil and respectful approach to marriage dissolution, is gaining a foothold in North...
Making minimum payments on credit cards often leads to problems
May 29, 2019 - 11:12am
RED WING, Minn — More than 40 million Americans expect to miss a credit card payment due date this year, according to a recent survey by WalletHub....