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Essentia Health Expands Pre-Service Estimates

Essentia Health is expanding pre-service estimates for all scheduled surgical services in an effort to be more transparent about healthcare costs and to help patients make informed decisions. Essentia will provide an estimate of any deductible and reimbursable charges based on a patient’s insurance plan. The program began on May …

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Our opinion: here is a safe and successful fishing opener

At midnight early on Saturday May 15, Minnesota fishing season opens for walleye, northern pike, bass and lake trout. We wish all anglers, whether local or visiting from across the state, the best of luck as the open water season kicks off. But when it comes to safety on the …

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Brother arrested, another wanted in York City May 3 homicide

Two brothers face homicide charges in connection with the May 3 shooting death of a 41-year-old York City resident, according to a press release from the York City Police Department. Ryan Craig Strada, 20, was arrested Thursday with help from the US Marshals Service, police said. There is an arrest …

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Fire destroys structures, killing poultry in the process

GARRISON – A three-stall garage and poultry shelter were destroyed by fire on Tuesday, May 11, just northeast of Garrison. The Garrison Fire Department was called in just after 9 p.m. for a structural fire on the 25000 block of Highway 18. Upon arrival, firefighters observed heavy flames protruding from …

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Church News – May 12

The Lutheran Trinity Church, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd, has two worship services scheduled for this week. On Wednesday, May 12, there will be an evening worship service at 6 p.m. with the preaching of Pastor Paul Erdal. Holy Communion will be served. After the service, the Trinity Bells will …

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Dear friend: The gift of everyday problems

Instead of thinking about growing the biggest cucumbers in town, Beatrice now worries about mad cow disease that looked like an explosive epidemic, world trade wars, nuclear proliferation, drug-resistant bugs and more. . With her new and vast circle of concerns, she lived in “prey mode” all the time. No …

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MD podcast of the episode “ The Health Variant ”: “ The Other Virus ”

SIOUX FALLS, SD – In the seventh episode of NewsMD’s podcast “The Health Variant,” host and health correspondent Jeremy Fugleberg reflects on the life and times of this other virus, one that hasn’t done so much. headlines. That’s right – the flu, better known as the flu. You probably already …

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End of Year Tests Underway for Cabell County Students | New

HUNTINGTON – A three-week window for state-mandated testing opened this week for students in Cabell County, reintroducing a long-standing method of measuring academic progress. All students in Grades 3 to 8 will be tested in Reading, Language Arts and Math, while students in Grades 5 and 8 will also be …

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