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Minnesota dad angry over girl’s Internet access at school

July 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The father of a Rochester Public Schools student is angry after learning his daughter has been meeting older men on the Internet while at school. Continue Reading

Mayo Clinic team leaving for month-long expedition to Mount Everest

April 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Because Everest is the highest mountain in the world, Mayo officials say it’s a natural lab for studying heart disease, lung problems, muscle loss, sleeping disorders and new medical technologies. The data is expected to provide new insights into aging patients and heart disease. Continue Reading

Dogs, property damage prompt mail delivery suspension to Rochester, Minn., mobile home park

March 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Broken sidewalks, mailboxes in disrepair, junked cars and roaming dogs are cited by the Postal Service in ending delivery to the neighborhood. Continue Reading

3 Minnesota sibling share same birth date

March 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

All three children were born on March 5 in different years. The youngest, baby Russell O’Neill, was born Monday at a Rochester hospital. His sister, Rebecca, was also born on March 5, but two years ago. Brother Nolen turned 4 years old on March 5. Continue Reading

Medical personnel train at Mayo’s ‘Sim Center’

December 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Military medical personnel have visited Rochester’s Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center to hone their skills before an expected deployment to Afghanistan.
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Mayo Clinic looking at expansion to India

September 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Mayo Clinic is exploring a possible collaboration to build a medical site in India, a spokesman for the Rochester, Minn.-based health system said. Continue Reading

Gopher coach Kill in Mayo Clinic after Sunday a.m. seizure

September 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill was admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for evaluation after having a seizure Sunday morning, the most recent in a series of seizures that began at the Sept. 10 home-opening loss to New Mexico State. Continue Reading

Gopher coach Kill in Mayo Clinic after Sunday a.m. seizure

September 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill was admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for evaluation after having a seizure Sunday morning, the most recent in a series of seizures that began at the Sept. 10 home-opening loss to New Mexico State. Continue Reading

Postal Service may close 4 offices in Minnesota

September 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The four offices under consideration in Minnesota are in Bemidji, Duluth, Rochester and Waite Park. Continue Reading

Norway’s king, queen will visit Minnesota in October

August 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Norway’s King Harald and Queen Sonja plan an official visit to the United States this fall, including stops in Minnesota and Iowa but not North Dakota. The royal visit, from Oct. 11 to Oct. 22, will allow the king and queen to meet with state and local government officials in Minnesota and Iowa and visit Norwegian-American communities and institutions there. Continue Reading