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Woodbury man killed in Thursday morning crash on I-94 at Radio Drive
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February 8, 2019
Stomach bug: What to know about the norovirus going around
Just the word "norovirus" is enough to upset your stomach. This season the nasty stomach bug is worse than ever. There was a recent news story...
February 8, 2019 - 1:00pm
October 29, 2018
Tripping risk to makeup rashes: Preventing hazards this Halloween
Halloween can be a scary night! I mean that in a not-so-good way. As a physician at The Urgency Room in Woodbury I see lots of frightening, yet...
October 29, 2018 - 10:48am
March 8, 2018
Health briefs: Help patients 'rebound' by giving blood in March
In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross asks blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.
March 8, 2018 - 11:00am
January 12, 2018
Health briefs: Allina Health announces restricted hospital visitor guidelines; Tips on joining a health club
Allina Health announces restricted visitor guidelines for all hospitals Starting this month, Allina Health will implement restricted visitor guidelines to protect patients and staff due to influenza. The guidelines are: • Children under the age of 5 are asked not to visit patients....
January 12, 2018 - 1:10pm
January 11, 2018
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Last year during the 2016-2017 flu season, hospitalizations from influenza increased almost 143 percent over the previous season. The flu can...
January 11, 2018 - 8:18pm
January 4, 2018
Minn. roundup: Statewide DFL environmental caucus endorses Otto; New Minneapolis mayor takes oath of office
Statewide DFL environmental caucus endorses Otto for governor ST. PAUL—The Minnesota DFL Environmental Caucus said Tuesday that they have endorsed State Auditor Rebecca Otto in the crowded race for the 2018 DFL gubernatorial endorsement. The caucus is made up of about 400 members...
January 4, 2018 - 8:57am
December 6, 2017
Minn. roundup: Text-to-911 service added statewide; Dayton announces he is cancer-free, encourages screenings
Dayton announces he is cancer-free, encourages screenings ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton had a bit of good health news to share and he used...
December 6, 2017 - 9:33am
Health briefs: Small-group training classes offered in New Richmond; Lifeguards, swim instructors needed at Hudson YMCA
Minnesota Department of Health used a petitioning process to solicit public input on potential qualifying conditions. The process included public comments, a citizens' review panel and a set of research summaries for each condition prepared by MDH staff.
December 6, 2017 - 6:24am
November 27, 2017
Free flowing: County Road 75 open on Grey Cloud Island
Water and traffic are both flowing again on Grey Cloud Island. The new bridge on County Highway 75 opened to vehicular traffic Oct. 30, but some...
November 27, 2017 - 8:45am
November 26, 2017
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
ST. PAUL — The story is that greater Minnesota loses population because there are not enough jobs. However, many greater Minnesota communities...
November 26, 2017 - 11:22am
November 23, 2017
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
NEWPORT, Minn. — An unusual culprit is being blamed for wreaking havoc this fall. The city-owned properties between Cedar Lane and the Mississippi...
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
November 22, 2017
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Sandra and Jim Herkenratt looked forward to having neighbors. For 38 years, the couple's home in Nininger township faced only an expansive farm...
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year ST. PAUL—Minnesota firearms hunters registered 161,057 deer through the third weekend of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary results through the third weekend show that the number...
November 22, 2017 - 10:47am
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
It was something that Melissa Kirchhof had read about in the news, but she never thought it would happen to her family. Her 6-year-old son was...
November 22, 2017 - 8:00am
November 21, 2017
Q and A: How to avoid getting sick traveling for the holidays
With a combination of big crowds, stress and long-distance travel, it can be a challenge staying healthy around the holiday season. We asked...
November 21, 2017 - 10:36pm