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July 2, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is suing the maker of the best-known opioid painkiller, OxyCotin, claiming it mislead health care professionals and...
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
May 17, 2018
A lesson on naloxone
According to Minnesota's Opioid Action Plan, there has been 395 opioid overdose deaths since 2015. An 18 percent increase. Of those 395 overdose...
May 17, 2018 - 4:24pm
May 10, 2018
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
ST. PAUL—Minnesota would collect $20 million from opioid painkiller makers and distributors under Senate-passed legislation. "We cannot...
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
March 30, 2018
Taking on Needles & Pills
"You might notice I'm a little nervous, and partially because it's the largest group I've spoken to. And also because the last time I was in...
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 20, 2018
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton seldom says he would veto a bill, but if it reaches his desk he promises to veto House-passed legislation to...
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
February 16, 2018
Letter: Drotos doesn't understand drug users, but he should get feedlots
I have been reading with great skepticism the recent spate of articles by Goodhue County Commissioner Paul Drotos regarding the opioid crisis in our nation. His most recent broadside (RE, Feb. 10) compels to me respond. Using the Olympics as his rubric, he spews on and on about "rules,"...
February 16, 2018 - 3:25pm
January 14, 2018
Viewpoint: We can't afford to feel, do nothing
There are a lot of new tracks in Red Wing lately, and they are leading nowhere fast. These are not railroad tracks, but they are hitting our...
January 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 9, 2018
Viewpoint: The verdict is in -- Goodhue County needs drug court
Every drug investigation needs to answer the questions: Who, what, where and why. "But why?" is the hardest question. Why is why we need a drug...
January 9, 2018 - 7:49am
January 3, 2018
Viewpoint: Be mindful, alert to heroin epidemic
Last summer, the city of Red Wing mobilized to practice its emergency response to a simulated toxic chemical spill into the Mississippi River....
January 3, 2018 - 11:10am
February 21, 2017
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
Cindy Woldstad lived in pain, then became hooked on opioid painkillers.
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 14, 2017
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
ST. PAUL—Educating the public about opioid drugs may be the best way to fight their dangers. That is what Minnesota Attorney General Lori...
February 14, 2017 - 8:55am
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept....
September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm