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COVID-19 vaccines available across Sanford Northern campuses, Sanford implements new policy requiring employees get the shot

All three brands of COVID-19 vaccines are available across Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota. Family Medicine Scheduled appointments (M-F) Walk-in Clinic Walk-ins (8 a.m.-7 p.m.) and scheduled appointments (both 7 days a week) Internal Medicine Appointments based on supply availability Oncology Coordinating with oncology patients and treatment schedules   Children’s Scheduled appointments (M-F) Bagley Clinic…


MPCA issues statement on drilling fluid releases

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says there is misinformation spreading about drilling fluid releases at Enbridge construction sites. According to a social media announcement, there have been inadvertent releases of drilling fluid, described as mud, at nine different Line 3 sites. The drilling fluid is for the horizontal directional drill used to install pipe under…


Starry stonewort confirmed in Leech Lake

State wildlife officials confirmed the presence of starry stonewort in Leech Lake. According to a release, a professional hired to remove aquatic plants near Anderson’s Cove Resort made the initial contact to the DNR. A DNR invasive species specialist confirmed the invasive macroalgae throughout the marina in Steamboat Bay. Nearby Cass Lake and Lake Winnibigoshish…


Brooklyn Park man drowns in Hubbard County lake

A Brooklyn Park man recently drowned in a Hubbard County lake. Sheriff Corey Aukes says 65-year-old Bruce Moore was in a small fishing boat last Monday then fell into the water. Witnesses heard a loud bang and saw the boat spinning in circles on Little Mantrap Lake. Bystanders attempted to throw Moore a life jacket…

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