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November 21, 2017
Sledding injuries — such as broken arms, back injuries and concussions — are common at the The Urgency Room, according to Dr. Carolyn McClain. She recommends choosing snowy, not icy hills and to make sure the hill is free of obstacles like jumps, bumps, rocks, poles or trees before beginning sledding. Stock photo
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
November 17, 2017
CJ Young, owner of Country Fit fitness center in Ellsworth, raised $168 to donate to Look Good Feel Better, selling bracelets for $1 at her business. Submitted photo
Look Good, Feel Better seeks volunteer hat-makers
November 17, 2017 - 7:28am
November 7, 2017
State records show that opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in Wisconsin despite fewer opioids being prescribed. Forum News Service image
Wisconsin roundup: Decline in prescriptions didn't slow opioid-related deaths in Wis.; more state news stories
November 7, 2017 - 12:24pm
October 29, 2017
Bethel Lutheran Church will hold an Autism Sharing Experiences panel on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Bethel Highland Campus. Parents of three children with autism will share their experiences. Photo courtesy of Don Hale
Common ground: Autism panel will share parents' experiences
October 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 27, 2017
Minnesota Public Radio presenter John Moe speaks at the Make It OK Community Conversation at Stillwater Middle School on Oct. 12. Submitted photo
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 26, 2017
Rotarians (from left) Chris Blasius, Linda Yde, Gorden Hedahl, Heather Logelin and Terry McKay pose Oct. 19, 2017, outside Ezekiel Lutheran Church in River Falls, Wis. Rotary Clubs around the world observed End Polio Day held Oct. 24. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
October 26, 2017 - 8:39pm
United Way St. Croix Valley continues support of the Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties
October 26, 2017 - 1:38pm
The state's facility for male juvenile offenders reportedly saw inmates assail guards from rooftops in August, according to documents released to the media. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Lincoln Hills teens climbed roof, threw rocks at guards, report states; more state news stories
October 26, 2017 - 11:22am
October 19, 2017
Stable Relations program coordinator Bridget McConnell with her horse Bubba. Photo courtesy Bridget McConnell
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
October 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 16, 2017
Vietnam veteran Harry Hicks of Augusta leans back in the dental chair as dental hygienist Matt Rindhal, a Navy veteran himself, works on him at the 2016 Give Vets a Smile event at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. CVTC’s Dental Clinic will host the event for the third year Nov. 4. Photo courtesy of CVTC
CVTC clinic offers free dental care for veterans
October 16, 2017 - 10:34am
October 13, 2017
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Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
October 13, 2017 - 7:08am
October 10, 2017
Dr. Lucy Kalanithi reads from her late husband's memoir "When Breath Becomes Air" as WDAY reporter Kevin Wallevand listens. Photo courtesy of Dennis Krull, 5foot20 Design / Special to Forum News Service
Simply dying: End-of-life expert offers comforting advice
October 10, 2017 - 6:49am
October 4, 2017
Allina Health representatives, City and Chamber of Commerce representatives and more, recently celebrated the opening of the new Allina Health clinic. Photo courtesy of Rachel Seroka
Allina Health River Falls Clinic hosts grand opening
October 4, 2017 - 11:40am
September 30, 2017
Teepa Snow, a dementia educator and founder of Positive Approach, delivers a keynote speech Sept. 29, 2017, for the 11th annual Caregiver Conference at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Conference Center. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
A unified front: 300 attend Caregiver Conference in New Richmond
September 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 27, 2017
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
September 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
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