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Still a need for forensic artwork in law enforcement
Some rural departments in regin embrace police body cameras while others see barriers to using technology
Bismarck writer Dopson lends a woman’s point of view to the oil boom
After a year of plenty, Dickinson’s independent retail businesses prepare for more normal year-end sales
Colorado shooting suspect said 'no more baby parts': reports
crime and courts
nation and world
Tyler proved tough to tap into: Projected large horizontal drilling play yielded little oil from 2 now-abandoned wells in 2 years
Tesoro a step closer to final decision on proposed railport for Bakken crude
Decision time in South Dakota on huge Bakken pipeline
Stark County Planning and Zoning approves erection of more wind towers
Eastern Montana businesses settle in to weather latest downturn in oil market
Townspeople of Rattler Canyon rally to save Christmas
Trinity to present 'Mary Poppins'
Journey to save the Spirit of Christmas: DSU to present a comedy adventure
Q&A: Gwen Sebastian and Kat Perkins bring tours home for holidays
A roadmap at the end of life: Angel Advocates helps simplify settlement of an estate
Northern Iowa men's basketball shoots past the University of North Dakota
Former University of Minnesota Gophers standout Ra'Shede Hageman thriving with Atlanta Falcons before Minnesota Vikings matchup
Saturday college football scoreboard
Minnesota’s five turnovers help Wisconsin Badgers keep the Axe
USC, Alabama, Oklahoma among Saturday’s winners in Rivalry Week
Brock: Thankful for American farmers
Letter: New wind ordinances needed and promised
Other Views: Nickname fracas needn’t hurt UND fundraising
Jacobs: Election yawns? Check out legislative races
Heitkamp: Thank you to those who make the difference
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January 9, 2014
Human Services seeks public input on proposed Medicaid Expansion plan
The North Dakota Department of Human Services is seeking public comment on the draft Medicaid Expansion Quality Strategy Plan, which incorporates monitoring and improvement processes to ensure quality service for recipients in the Medicaid Expansion program. According to the draft...
News / North Dakota
January 9, 2014 - 2:03pm
N.D. reports widespread flu activity
North Dakota has seen a “dramatic increase” in reported influenza cases, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. As of Thursday, 843 laboratory-confirmed cases had been reported since Sept. 1, up from 88 cases as of Dec. 19. The predominant strain circulating is...
News / North Dakota
January 9, 2014 - 2:02pm
December 30, 2013
Anytime Fitness expands to accommodate growing population
Dickinson businesses are growing and expanding along with the city, and Anytime Fitness in north Dickinson is one of the latest businesses to...
December 30, 2013 - 9:09pm
Total Nutrition supplements Dickinson
There is no magic weight loss pill or shake, but a little bit of guidance with the right supplements can help the average person attain their...
December 30, 2013 - 9:05pm
Resolving to become less: Experts agree calories in need to be less than calories out
It’s that time of year again. Time to hit the reset button on our lives and begin 2014 with a clean slate. Some choose to quit smoking or save money, but weight loss and fitness often top the New Year’s resolution list. Googling “how to lose weight” garners 331 million results....
December 30, 2013 - 9:01pm
Sanford Health Q&A: Carbon monoxide poisoning
By Dr. Tanya Skager Is carbon monoxide poisoning more likely in the winter? While carbon monoxide poisoning can occur any time of the year, it is more prevalent in winter because carbon monoxide gas can come from fuel-burning sources such as fireplaces, wood stoves, space heaters...
December 30, 2013 - 8:59pm
December 17, 2013
ConocoPhillips pledges $1M to new St. Joe’s Hospital
Bakken operator ConocoPhillips has pledged $1 million to Dickinson’s under-construction St. Joseph’s Hospital, the hospital announced Tuesday. With the latest gift, the foundation has raised nearly $10 million of its $15 million goal for private fundraising St. Joseph’s...
News / local
December 17, 2013 - 12:53pm
Sanford Health forms alliance with Montana system
Sanford Health has formed a strategic alliance with Benefis Health System to collaborate on clinical initiatives, physician recruitment and services, information technology, quality programs, research potentials and cost reduction. Benefis is based in Great Falls, Mont. With...
December 17, 2013 - 11:11am
December 16, 2013
Ask St. Joseph’s Clinic: Regular exercise has endless benefits
From a young age, we are taught that exercise is good for your heart and lungs, that it will build strong muscles, increase your energy, and help keep you at a healthy weight. Overall, exercise keeps you fit and healthy.
December 16, 2013 - 7:31pm
Sanford Health Q&A: Asthma in children
Dr. Gary Peterson Is asthma common in children? Pediatric asthma is the most common childhood chronic illness, affecting about 9 million children in the United States. How would I know if my child has asthma? The most common symptoms are wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness...
December 16, 2013 - 7:30pm
December 11, 2013
Sanford announces partnership to build facilities, expand health care in Watford City
WATFORD CITY – Sanford Health announced Wednesday it will partner with McKenzie County Healthcare Systems to construct a new hospital and clinic in Watford City and bring specialty physicians to the heart of the Oil Patch. The new collaboration also will expand air ambulance...
News / North Dakota
December 11, 2013 - 12:22pm
December 9, 2013
N.D. ranked No. 1 in protecting kids from tobacco
North Dakota is ranked first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit, according to a report released Monday by a coalition of public health organizations. The state will spend $9.5 million in fiscal year 2014 on tobacco prevention...
News / North Dakota
December 9, 2013 - 7:53pm
Ask St. Joseph’s Clinic: Hearing loss linked to dementia
A study from John Hopkins University has linked a connection between hearing loss and dementia in the elderly population (those 75-85 years old). They found that elderly individuals with hearing loss were much more likely to experience cognitive and memory problems compared to normal...
December 9, 2013 - 7:50pm
Sanford Health Q&A: What is postpartum depression?
By Dr. Audrey McMacken Why do women get depressed after giving birth? Many new mothers go through what is termed the “baby blues” following childbirth. This anxiety, mood swings and irritability generally only lasts a few days or up to two weeks. New moms with postpartum...
December 9, 2013 - 7:49pm
December 2, 2013
Dr. Nordeng: What to do about children’s ear infections
Dr. Rena Nordeng, Our Town Contributor Are children more likely than adults to have ear infections? Yes, children are more susceptible to ear infections, and often get them following another illness, such as a cold, flu or allergy that has caused the child’s nasal passages,...
December 2, 2013 - 7:02pm