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July 12, 2017
American Red Cross collections staff member Cherrelle Simon collects a blood donation from Clint Kraft. Clint says that he gives blood because his wife suffers from a rare disease. Amanda Romney / American Red Cross
Red Cross faces critical blood shortage
July 12, 2017 - 8:08am
July 3, 2017
A participant at a Second Wind Dreams Dementia Tour attempts to sort clothes wearing headphones to amplify background noises, glasses to reduce visibility and gloves to simulate the added difficulties associated with aging.
Photo courtesy of Second Wind Dreams
A glimpse into their lives: living with dementia
July 3, 2017 - 7:00am
June 24, 2017
Chelsea Fiedler, executive director of Have a Heart, Inc. stands outside Have a Heart, W10356 Highway 29. The organization, which offers services for people with special needs, has set quite a few goals for it's future, and Fiedler said she hopes to include more community involvement in the future. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
June 24, 2017 - 6:01am
June 19, 2017
Allina Health River Falls Clinic, 1617 E. Division St, opened June 19, 2017, just north of River Falls Area Hospital. The clinic will offer family medicine and women’s care as well as holistic services such as acupuncture. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Allina Health River Falls Clinic opened June 19
June 19, 2017 - 3:24pm
June 11, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: What role will you play?
June 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 9, 2017
Camp Avanti receives United Way grant
June 9, 2017 - 11:24pm
June 7, 2017
Twin Cities YMCAs offer summer memberships for youths: Health briefs
June 7, 2017 - 9:31am
May 31, 2017
Twin Cities Unicycle club members say the activity is a great way for riders of all ages to get exercise and meet new people. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Unicycle club offers exercise and fellowship
May 31, 2017 - 9:00am
May 25, 2017
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 17, 2017
Angie Payden shows her 18-month sobriety chip that she received in February 2015. Payden struggled with sobriety for years, but she’s now four years sober. Submitted photo by Angie Payden.
Experience, strength and hope: Fight against alcoholism needs community support
May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
May 11, 2017
Andrea and Chad Hanson of Goodhue, Minn., have been married for nearly 10 years. She was his care assistant following a crash that left him paralyzed. Andrea’s recounting of their love story is featured in “Oola for Women: Find Balance in an Unbalanced World.” Photo courtesy of Andrea Hanson
Writing to inspire: Minnesota love story included in new book
May 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 21, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 3, 2017
Rep. John Nygren (left) and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (right) stand with Gov. Walker at the Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. Nygren and Kleefisch are the co-heads of Walker's opioid abuse task force. (Photo courtesy of Rep. John Nygren's Office)
Lawmakers address heroin, meth epidemic in Wisconsin
March 3, 2017 - 9:01am
February 20, 2017
In 2015, 65 stakeholders met in the River Falls Public Library to discuss the 2017-2019 plan for Healthier Together. (Photo Courtesy of Heather Logelin)
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
February 20, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
COLUMN: Are you getting reliable nutrition information?
February 1, 2017 - 11:17am
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