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Despite Brain Cancer Diagnosis, Sen. McCain Showing No Signs of Slowing Down

McCain's office says he will maintain a regular work schedule while continuing his treatment

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — It seems Senator John McCain is not letting brain cancer slow down his work in the government and for the country. McCain’s office says he will maintain a regular work schedule while continuing his treatment. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in July after having surgery for a blood clot. McCain, who is 81-years-old has undergone…

Health Matters: Working Out Home vs. Gym

Two physical therapist say there are no limits when it comes to where you can work out

HEALTH MATTERS–Is it better for you to work out at home or join a gym? For this week’s Health Matters, two Essentia Health physical therapist share both sides of the workout debate. It’s clear leading an active life helps you lead a healthier life. How you do that can depend on your lifestyle, your schedule and your space. “When I…

Gov. Dayton Says He’s Willing to Compromise on Transportation Funding Debate

Dayton still says he thinks a 10-cent tax increase is the best route

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Dayton is softening his opposition to Republicans’ tax hike-free approach to funding transportation repairs in Minnesota. Dayton and lawmakers have struggled for years to pass a major road and bridge funding package amid partisan divides over how to pay for it. Dayton still says he thinks a 10-cent tax increase is the best route….

Moorhead Speech Team Headed to State, Can You Help?

Students say participating on the Spuds speech team has helped them develop communication skills and long-lasting friendships

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead High Speech Team is asking you to help them continue their record-breaking year. Not only is the team the reigning 8-Double ‘A’ champs, they are sending 28 speakers to the state competition in addition to sending 13 speakers to the National Speech and Debate Tournament. A group of parent volunteers are setting up a fundraiser…

Police Split College Party of Hundreds: Sparks Online Debate

Officers said parties of this size are not unusual, but the circumstances were

FARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo gave multiple citations and arrested one person after they said a college party with hundreds got out of control. Multiple neighbors said they were upset, but one man who lives at the home said he tried to cooperate with officers. “There was a lot of music coming from the house,” said Devan Thomas, a…