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Welcoming a new baby can lead to depression for some

KIMT News 3 – For some moms, welcoming a new bundle of joy into the world can be anything but joy.

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Tick Sightings On The Rise As Temperatures Climb

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s not exactly the sign of spring that most of us are looking for. With our rising temperatures, tick sightings have been on the rise. 351 more words


State takes over management of two nursing homes in financial straits

The state of Minnesota has seized control of two nursing homes whose out-of-state owner, racked with financial difficulties, could no longer manage them.

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State Takes Over Nursing Homes In Faribault, Owatonna

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State authorities have taken over management of nursing homes in Faribault and Owatonna after their owners ran into financial troubles. 124 more words


Child deaths from the flu this season are the highest in years

Ten children have died from influenza-related illness during this flu season in Minnesota, topping the number of pediatric flu deaths in the 2009 “pandemic.”

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Shielding birth certificates from businesses

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota lawmaker wants to restrict public access to parental contact information on birth certificates.

Mankato DFL Senator Kathy Sheran says she wants to prevent companies from collecting the email and home addresses and phone numbers that parents list on birth certificates. 89 more words


MDH: Potentially-Harmful Chemical Found In New Brighton Drinking Water

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health says elevated levels of a potentially-harmful chemical have been detected in New Brighton’s drinking water system.

Health officials say the presence of the chemical — 1, 4-Dioxane — does not pose an immediate health risk, but long-time exposure could present a cancer threat. 127 more words