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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Curiosity paves path for Hunts' legacy of innovation and giving. Brainerd Lakes Chamber celebrates CRMC and Jack Pine Brewery
Crow Wing County: Voters surge in 2018 midterms, nearly rivaling 2016
MnDOT seeks public proposals for small business resource center
Nuggets to go
Volunteers needed: Salvation Army kicks off 2018 red kettle campaign
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
James V. Olson
Brett Lee Thomas
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Letter to the editor: People for Pequot offers big thank you
Letter to the editor: Crosslake mayor-elect thanks voters
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
October 8, 2018
Flu vaccine menu expands: Nasal mist back; some vaccinations age-specific
DULUTH — When it comes to flu shots, one size doesn't fit all. As in past years, a souped-up vaccination is given to people ages 65 and...
October 8, 2018 - 6:05am
September 21, 2018
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
ST. PAUL—A lawsuit against Essentia Health over denied coverage for gender reassignment treatment in 2015 has been allowed to proceed. Senior U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank on Thursday, Sept. 20, issued a mixed ruling in the case of Brittany Tovar and Reid Olson v. Essentia...
September 21, 2018 - 6:14pm
August 13, 2018
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas
The heart of summer brings delicious fruits and vegetables from our gardens, farmers markets and the overflowing produce departments at local...
August 13, 2018 - 9:00am
April 10, 2018
Minnesota medical marijuana users struggle with cost, finding doctors to prescribe
DULUTH—Almost three years after marijuana was legalized for some medical purposes in Minnesota, some providers, patients and patients'...
April 10, 2018 - 6:06pm
April 1, 2018
Hospitals fight to keep drug discount
DULUTH — On top of an expected increase in uninsured patients, proposed cuts to a drug discount program would further threaten their bottom line, local hospital officials say. "The change that was proposed ... I think was somewhere between $3 million and $4 million (impact)...
April 1, 2018 - 10:01pm
February 22, 2018
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
DULUTH—A sexual assault on a patient in Hibbing is among 341 "adverse health events" that occurred at Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report released Thursday, Feb. 22. The events ranged from falls resulting...
February 22, 2018 - 6:00am
December 21, 2017
Essentia Health offers way to reduce holiday stress
'Tis the season for yuletide carols and decked halls. However, with the new iPhone costing more than your mortgage payment and the in-laws critiquing...
December 21, 2017 - 8:00am
December 14, 2017
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
DULUTH, Minn.—Essentia Health plans to make its largest investment ever in its Duluth campus over the next few years. "We've made important...
December 14, 2017 - 6:37am
November 29, 2017
Essentia adds flu to mandatory vaccines - Longtime Pine River doctor refuses flu shot, is let go
After 30 years of providing medical care in Pine River, Dr. David Laposky was let go from the Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center Clinic...
November 29, 2017 - 12:30pm
November 4, 2017
Volunteer resists flu shot, but Essentia stands by its mandate
A hospice volunteer in Itasca County may lose her role because she's unwilling to comply with Essentia Health's mandatory flu shot policy. "I'm...
November 4, 2017 - 11:58pm
December 15, 2015
Essentia Foundation celebrates 25 years of philanthropy: More than $10 million raised; 100 percent reinvested in community health
The Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation is celebrating 25 years of philanthropy that's helped improve the health and well-being of Brainerd...
December 15, 2015 - 8:47am
June 17, 2015
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia in Brainerd
Nurse practitioner Adam Purcell has joined the Rheumatology Department at the Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic. Purcell will work...
June 17, 2015 - 12:11pm
January 22, 2015
Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Crosslake Clinic welcomes physical therapist
Physical therapy services for most orthopedic diagnosis, including spine, shoulders and knees, is available at the Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Crosslake...
January 22, 2015 - 1:27pm
November 20, 2014
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health’s Brainerd Clinic teams
Nurse Practitioner Nathan Kline has joined the neurology and pulmonology departments at the Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic. A...
November 20, 2014 - 2:46pm