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July 20, 2017
Prescott guard Nick Simon shoots a 3-pointer during warmups for the WIAA Division 3 state semifinal against Lake Mills Thursday, March 16. Simon played football, basketball, and baseball in high school. He was diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes in May of his senior year. Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
19 hours 23 min ago
July 12, 2017
American Red Cross collections staff member Cherrelle Simon collects a blood donation from Clint Kraft. Clint says that he gives blood because his wife suffers from a rare disease. Amanda Romney / American Red Cross
Red Cross faces critical blood shortage
July 12, 2017 - 8:08am
June 26, 2017
Fidget spinners, a popular spinning toy, was included in World Against Toys Causing Harm’s yearly summer toy safety advisory because of the potential for a choking hazard. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
June 26, 2017 - 5:11pm
June 11, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: What role will you play?
June 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 7, 2017
Twin Cities YMCAs offer summer memberships for youths: Health briefs
June 7, 2017 - 9:31am
June 5, 2017
May and June bring uptick in Lyme disease cases
June 5, 2017 - 9:00am
May 31, 2017
Twin Cities Unicycle club members say the activity is a great way for riders of all ages to get exercise and meet new people. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Unicycle club offers exercise and fellowship
May 31, 2017 - 9:00am
May 25, 2017
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
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
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
May 14, 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
May 3, 2017
The Kelly family raises chickens on their farm near Red Wing. Marty Kelly says he teaches his children safe handling and hygiene practices when caring for the birds. Photo courtesy of Marty Kelly
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 21, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
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