Overdose deaths drop in Minnesota

Written By: John Lundy | Duluth News Tribune The number of drug overdose deaths dropped steeply in Minnesota last year, the state Department of Health reported Tuesday. Calling the data preliminary, the health department said the number of overdose deaths in the state...

You Should Hike. Here’s Why:

A stroll in the woods as short as 15 minutes leads to physiological changes such as improved heart and mental health Written By: Melinda M. Lavine | Duluth News Tribune One of the things Trista Vucetich Anderson likes about living in Duluth is access to hiking. It...

Minnesota’s rural hospitals are hanging on — for now

As small-town medicine faces pressure nationwide, Minnesota hospitals struggle to adapt and survive. By Jeremy Olson, Star Tribune MADELIA, MINN. – The prognosis for Madelia Community Hospital has been grim for some years now. Births are no longer scheduled here....

Minnesota Offers Farmers and Families Free Helpline

The Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline is a free, confidential helpline available 24/7 for farmers and farm families dealing with stress. Users can call the number or access the website for resources related to crisis intervention, daily living assistance, and...