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April 17, 2018
Dozens arrested in takedown of multistate opioid distribution network
Dozens of people have been charged with distributing heroin and fentanyl in the takedown of a drug distribution network operating in West Virginia...
April 17, 2018 - 1:23pm
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
DULUTH—Hospitals in northern Minn. and across the state have been scrambling to cope with a nationwide shortage of injectable opioid painkillers. "The supply is just inconsistent," said Gina Lemke, pharmacy director at St. Luke's hospital. "We can't place an order and trust...
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm
March 20, 2018
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton seldom says he would veto a bill, but if it reaches his desk he promises to veto House-passed legislation to...
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
March 16, 2018
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
ST. PAUL -- State officials are warning Minnesotans not to consume a plant called kratom in any form because it may be contaminated with salmonella....
March 16, 2018 - 9:58am
March 15, 2018
Overdose death leads to murder charge against central Minn. man
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man faces a third-degree murder charge for allegedly selling the fentanyl that led to the overdose death of...
March 15, 2018 - 7:23pm
March 7, 2018
‘Buy into greatness’: Red Lake Community Wellness Summit focuses on opioid crisis
RED LAKE -- Eight months after a rash of opioid overdoses prompted the Red Lake Tribal Council to declare that the reservation was in a state...
March 7, 2018 - 4:49pm
March 6, 2018
Opioids no better than common painkillers in chronic pain study
Doctors and patients have long assumed that opioids are uniquely powerful medicines for chronic pain, despite their risks. But it turns out that...
March 6, 2018 - 3:27pm
February 28, 2018
BSU sponsors opioid overdose training
BEMIDJI—A opioid overdose response training sponsored by BSU, Leech Lake EMS and other organizations is set for Tuesday, March 6, on campus....
February 28, 2018 - 6:43pm
February 18, 2018
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — More Minnesotans are overdosing on opioids than ever before and the death toll from the drugs continues to climb. In 2016, there were more than 2,000 opioid overdoses and 395 of them were fatal. That's a more than 1,000 percent increase in overdoses and a 600 percent...
February 18, 2018 - 6:01am
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has access
ST. PAUL — Monica Rudolph is a survivor. She's been sober almost a year. Ryan Anderson didn't make it. He died of an overdose in December....
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 8, 2018
County to file lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors
BEMIDJI—Beltrami County Attorney David Hanson got the go-ahead Tuesday to select a firm and file a lawsuit against national opioid manufacturers...
February 8, 2018 - 9:36am
February 2, 2018
Beltrami County may join opioid lawsuit
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners will decide Tuesday whether or not to join litigation against opioid manufacturers....
February 2, 2018 - 5:08pm
January 27, 2018
2 die of possible overdoses in Red Lake
RED LAKE -- Two people were found dead of possible drug overdoses Friday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The Red Lake Department of Public...
January 27, 2018 - 2:34pm
January 23, 2018
Opioid addiction treatment gets a boost as prescribing power expanded
Recovering opioid addicts will have greater access to a maintenance drug, especially in rural areas, under a measure announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency, a Minnesota expert on addictions said. The new regulation gives nurse practitioners and physician...
January 23, 2018 - 7:11pm
January 21, 2018
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
Journalism can be a tough gig. Even when we know that what we've written is important, it's tough to judge whether it makes a difference in the...
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am