Unattended cooking fires killed more people last year in Minnesota than the previous seven years combined.
You might not think about this during your daily routine, but in our country the average person produces more than four pounds of trash a da…
It has been said that communication is the key to success, but for some that can be a struggle.
The fourth annual “Dave ‘Tolly’ Tollefson Cancer Research Memorial Golf Outing” took advantage of a beautiful morning.
Everyone knows that warmer weather brings pesky bugs that can put a damper on our time outside, but they can do more than that; they can imp…
A new facility is set to open in Rochester that will help treat adolescent mental health issues.
While the economy seems to be on the upswing, many in our area are still relying on food stamps to feed their families.
Two county workers recently did an on-site inspection at the apartments.
A highly contagious virus is spreading across the country, and two cases have been confirmed in Minnesota.
He stopped by Rochester to talk about changes local vets want to see with the VA.
An Austin resident wants the city to house one of the medical marijuana distribution centers.
The president has set a goal of reducing carbon emissions by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but Minnesota is being asked to do a lit…
A new survey by the Organic Trade Association shows that more people are buying organic.
Cockroaches are taking over a southern Minnesota apartment building and now the county is involved.
How to avoid emotional eating.
Open enrollment ended two months ago for most Minnesotans, but MNsure representatives are still traveling the area signing people up.
It was a big day for a southern Minnesota research facility.
Did you get a sunburn over the holiday weekend? With the summer right around the corner, medical professionals want to remind folks of the r…
Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for community pools to open up, but getting things up and running takes more than just filling the po…
Much of the population is aging and as they do the need for qualified health care workers is growing.
You may think a lack of sleep may only leave you tired the next day, but it can also lead to a lot worse.
A breast cancer diagnosis has brought two area women closer together.
It’s a disease that impacts more than 400,000 people nationwide and on Saturday, dozens of people in Mason City laced up their walking shoes…
Minnesota lawmakers have made a compromise on medical marijuana.
The VA has been facing some heat lately over alleged wait time issues and a “secret waiting list” in Phoenix.
A recent study from Minnesota 2020 shows disparities in the number of marijuana-related convictions.
AUSTIN, Minn. – It is a situation they never want to experience, but hospital employees need to be ready if something severe happens. That i…
But right now in north Iowa the rates of vaccination are fairly low. So Cerro Gordo Public Health and Mercy Medical Center North Iowa Clinic…
When you go out to a restaurant or to the grocery shopping, you want to know the food you are eating is safe, but outbreaks of bacteria like…
Medical researchers are working on a study that links memory issues with early death.