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March 9, 2018
Charges: Former clinic employee forged painkiller prescriptions
March 9, 2018 - 2:16pm
January 16, 2018
Narcan saves lives: Local officers carry reverse overdose drug
January 16, 2018 - 7:49am
December 21, 2017
Dakota County to join lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 27, 2017
President Donald Trump departs after signing a presidential memorandum to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Jabin Botsford / Washington Post
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
February 21, 2017
Cindy Woldstad of St. Paul Park, Minn., lets the tears flow Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, during an anti-opioids rally in the Minnesota Capitol. A speaker thanked her for speaking up about a seven-year painkiller addiction. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 14, 2017
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson shows a printout of a website,,  that launched Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, to show how to battle opioid abuse.  Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
February 14, 2017 - 8:55am
January 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says 6-year-olds should be workforce-minded; kidnapping allegations include homemade Taser, sealed box; 8 more state news stories
January 6, 2017 - 8:41am
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 29, 2016
State could get $13M to fight heroin, opioids; Walker unsure if he'll speak at RNC; Wisconsin boasting nation's top crops; nine more state news stories
June 29, 2016 - 8:47am