Heart transplant patient pleased

An emergency room visit in Hibbing gets accolades


Bob and Robin Aronson. Photo submitted.Bob Aronson is no stranger to hospitals. The 75-year-old Chisholm native built his career as a communications consultant for many hospitals and clinics, including Mayo. He also had a heart transplant at Mayo Cl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

DEED kicks off statewide broadband tour



ST. PAUL – The Office of Broadband Development, located in the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, has scheduled information meetings throughout the state on the $20 million border-to-border Broadband Grant Program. On… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Blueberry season! Enjoy the fruits of your (or someone else’s labor




 ’Tis the season for blueberry pickin’! Since this is our Health Edition, I thought I’d focus on blueberries since they are very good for you. So, here are a few great healthy dishes that feature the blue beauties, and a few t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Where lives are saved: Essentia’s award-winning Cath Lab



Essentia’s cath lab at St. Mary’s in Duluth. Photo submitted.During a heart attack, you’re rushed to the hospital’s emergency department. But what television dramas like Grey’s Anatomy and Chicago Fire don’t show,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota officials investigating 13 cases of E. coli



ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is investigating 13 cases of foodborne illness associated with a type of E. coli bacteria known as E. coli O111. This form of E. coli is in the same family as the more well-known E. coli O157… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

“Bone cement” offers immediate relief to back pain sufferers



DULUTH – A unique technology to treat patients suffering from back pain caused by osteoporosis, compression fractures or spinal bone cancer is now being offered by Essentia Health- St. Mary’s Medical Center. The procedure, called vertebroplast… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Edgewood Vista of Virginia receives National Quality Award



VIRGINIA – Edgewood Vista in Virginia, MN has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinct… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Cataracts—what are they, and what causes them?




 ….VIRGINIA – The most common cause of loss of vision in people over the age of 40 is cataracts. In fact, according to Prevent Blindness America (PBA) over half of all Americans will have cataracts by the time they are 80 years old. Cataracts… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Rebirth of the birthplace at St. Mary’s Medical Center



The Birthplace at St. Mary’s. Photo submitted.Across the country, expectant moms are expecting more from their maternity wards, and Essentia Health-St. Mary’s is meeting that demand with a new and beautifully remodeled space – The … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

United Way of NE MN’s record-breaking Ride the Range raised $19,063



 CHISHOLM – The United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s 17th annual Ride the Range took place on Saturday, July 12. The ride took participants on a scenic 200+ mile tour through the Iron Range including the communities of Eveleth, Bi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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