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Jim Larsen is Farmington's new fire chief
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State rail plan includes passenger line that could run through Farmington
FHS students compete for a cause
Fire chief finalists meet the public
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Track and field: Tigers get on the track at Mankato
Boys lacrosse: Tigers turning over roster in first season in new conference
FHS graduate Betzold has a 2.07 ERA for SMU softball
Farmington Gymnastics Center sends eight to MAGA state
Farmington grad Magalis is an all-American
New church launches Sunday in Farmington
Your weekend: It’s opening weekend for egg hunters
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Farmington's citywide park cleanup is April 25
Friends pay tribute to Farmington graduate
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Student voices: Cool doesn’t always mean good
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November 13, 2009
Flu claims 7, but cases drop
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials report seven more Minnesotans died of the flu at a time when fewer cases were reported across the state. "For the second week in a row, we do have some promising indicators that we may be having a downward trend in activity," State Epidemiologist...
November 13, 2009 - 7:30am
October 29, 2009
2 more flu deaths confirmed
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials confirmed two more deaths from H1N1 flu Wednesday as more schools report flu outbreaks and the number of people hospitalized continues to rise. While the Health Department will not provide specific identifications, the family of Oliver Franklin...
October 29, 2009 - 7:11am
October 8, 2009
2 schools reach flu-symptom threshold
School District 192 is required to notify the Minnesota Department of Health when a school has at least 5 percent of the student population absent due to influenza-like illness or if there are three or more students in a single classroom absent due to influenza-like illness. This...
education / health
October 8, 2009 - 2:32pm
September 28, 2009
CDC says relaxing rules of sick leave would help during flu outbreak
WILLMAR -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending employers relax their requirement for a doctor's note to validate illness for employees who were out sick with the flu. "This would be very helpful for busy clinics and health care providers and would allow...
September 28, 2009 - 7:04am
September 15, 2009
Flu studies show people contagious seven days after fever ends
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the coughing stops is probably a better sign of when a swine flu patient is no longer contagious, experts said after seeing new research that suggests the virus can still spread many days after a fever goes away. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
September 15, 2009 - 7:27am
Public health gears up for nasty flu season
It's that time of year again - the sneezing, the wheezing, the dripping, the stuffiness, the chills and the fever. It's that annoying part of life called flu season. Health officials from the Minnesota Department of Health, along with Douglas County Public Health and local healthcare...
September 15, 2009 - 7:05am
September 4, 2009
Flu sends 120 4-H'ers home from fair
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Minnesota 4-H officials sent 120 youths to their homes across the state from the State Fair today after some came down with the H1N1 swine flu. Four 4-H members and one staffer early today were confirmed as having the new flu.
September 4, 2009 - 7:00am
December 12, 2008
Minnesota's first case of culture-confirmed influenza reported
Minnesota has recorded its first culture-confirmed case of influenza for the 2008-09 season in a 39-year-old man from Chisago County. The man's illness was caused by the A (H1) strain of the virus, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Friday, Dec. 12.
news / health
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am