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May 24, 2017
New Richmond Middle School students pose May 10, 2017, after biking or skateboarding to school. Photo by Tara Burmood
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
15 hours 16 min ago
May 17, 2017
Angie Payden shows her 18-month sobriety chip that she received in February 2015. Payden struggled with sobriety for years, but she’s now four years sober. Submitted photo by Angie Payden.
Experience, strength and hope: Fight against alcoholism needs community support
May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
May 11, 2017
Andrea and Chad Hanson of Goodhue, Minn., have been married for nearly 10 years. She was his care assistant following a crash that left him paralyzed. Andrea’s recounting of their love story is featured in “Oola for Women: Find Balance in an Unbalanced World.” Photo courtesy of Andrea Hanson
Writing to inspire: Minnesota love story included in new book
May 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon speaks May 5, 2017, at the office of HOPE Coalition in Red Wing about the state’s Safe at Home address confidentiality program as HOPE Coalition outreach advocate Staci Greenlee listens. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
Minn. Secretary of State touts address confidentiality program
May 11, 2017 - 8:46am
April 24, 2017
Thirty boxes filled with unwanted medication were stacked up and ready to be shipped last week at the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities expected an April 29 Drug Take Back Day event to add to the shipment. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
April 24, 2017 - 3:11pm
April 21, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 17, 2017
Free March 1 seminar: How to manage medications effectively
February 17, 2017 - 10:00am
January 10, 2017
(From left) Loren Stapleton joined Brooke and Hallie Johnson and a lot of other folks at the 2016 the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in New Richmond. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Curing dementia the best solution
January 10, 2017 - 6:00am
December 23, 2016
Obesity numbers up almost 9 percent in Wisconsin
December 23, 2016 - 8:08am
December 16, 2016
Anna Schingledecker (left) and Mary Schramski work on a puzzle at Preferred Senior Living in Ellsworth. Schingledecker was working on a puzzle with a picture of a 10-point buck. In her hunting days she is proud to have shot a 12-pointer. (photo by Jalen Knuteson)
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
December 16, 2016 - 1:28pm
Ruth Hartung, who has been working at Plum City Care Center for 41 years, looks out toward where the residents are eating at the facility. (photo by Jalen Knuteson)
'You get what you pay for' (part 2): A 'Shining Star' in Plum City
December 16, 2016 - 1:24pm
Tiffany Wesser (left) serves a meal to a resident at Preferred Senior Living in Ellsworth. Wesser has been at the facility for two years. She said she enjoys hearing the residents stories and thinks long-term care, especially elderly long-term care is a "great place for nurses to get experience." (photo by Jalen Knuteson)
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
December 16, 2016 - 1:18pm
October 24, 2016
Lon Peterson cycled across the country this past summer. (submitted photo)
Hastings man cycles from coast to coast
October 24, 2016 - 9:13am
September 15, 2016
“Dr. Joe” Beuning represents a dying breed of general physician who appreciates the importance of getting to know their patients personally and employing that power of familiarity as another tool essential to helping heal patients. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Leaving behind a legacy of caring
September 15, 2016 - 2:25pm
August 10, 2016
West Nile virus confirmed in Pierce County bird
August 10, 2016 - 4:40pm