A $5.65 million grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will allow Essentia Health to continue its cutting-edge cancer research and first-rate patient care.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has grant money available to help communities combat emerald ash borer and manage city-owned ash trees.
Minnesota’s favorite apples, such as Honeycrisp, Haralson, Regent, and Honeygold, will ripen throughout the month of September. Minnesota-grown apples are available now at apple orchards and can be found at local grocery stores and farmers markets throughout the fall.
BRAINERD — As the use of electronic-cigarettes continues to rise, Essentia Health and community partners are aggressively pushing back against the epidemic with a “Don’t Blow It” anti-vaping campaign.
People came by car and by boat to downtown Longville Aug. 17 for the inaugural Mission of Love, hosted by the Walker Area Pregnancy Support Center.
Butternut squash is one of the most common varieties of winter squash. It offers a good supply of vitamin A, potassium and fiber. Contrary to the name, winter squash is grown in the summer and harvested in the fall. Butternut squash is the main attraction in these recipes.
Jordan and Caclyn Wizner announce the birth of their daughter, Willow June Wizner, born Aug. 25,2019, at CHI St. Hoseph's Health in Park Rapids. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length.
PARK RAPIDS — Gathering around the table to eat as a family has all kinds of benefits. Family meals allow parents to be role models who create a supportive environment for the entire family.
If the unexpected happens during the Labor Day holiday, Essentia Health staff offers three walk-in care service options. All other clinic locations will be closed Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Visit www.EssentiaHealth.org for more information and wait times for Urgent Care, Convenient Care clinics, Emerg…
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is encouraging Minnesota health care providers to be on alert for novel cases of severe lung disease potentially related to vaping and e-cigarette use among teens and young adults.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hackensack, will host a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly known as United Blood Services, Aug. 27 at the church Fellowship Hall.
PARK RAPIDS — CHI St. Joseph’s Health Auxiliary recently launched a Shoe Drive fundraiser to benefit CHI St. Joseph’s Health hospital.
PARK RAPIDS — CHI St. Joseph’s Health has earned Platinum recognition for its efforts to increase organ, eye and tissue donor registrations across the state, through the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Organ Donation Campaign.
STAPLES — Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) is the recipient of a $387,000.00 two-year grant from the Northwest Area Foundation (NWAF) to fund a program that advances goals of Welcoming Communities.
PARK RAPIDS — The Northwoods Riders for Colon Cancer Awareness (NRCCA) donated $3,000 to CHI St. Joseph’s Health Hospice Care through the CHI St. Joseph’s Health Foundation in memory of Chuck Burns.
Residents living in and around Hackensack can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.
BRAINERD — Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center is offering an educational and supportive presentation of Families In Grief Aug. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m.
BEMIDJI — Sanford Bemidji Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will host sports physical blitzes Aug. 8 and Aug. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1300 Anne St. N.W.