Deer River News


12/08/2018 08:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Telemedicine in reverse: Rural Minn. doctors exporting their craft 

Telemedicine is growing rapidly in Minnesota, according to a study released last week, with rural patients seeking expertise via videoconferencing from urban specialists. Dr. Mark Gustafson set up his medical weight management practice last year in Deer River, Minn., pop.


11/28/2018 01:04 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Nearly 500 DWI arrests and four fatal crashes over Thanksgiving weekend in Minnesota 

The Department of Public Safety says 480 drivers were arrested for DWI between 6 pm on November 21 and 6 am on Monday. That's down slightly from the number arrested during the same time in 2017 but up from 2016 and 2015.


11/12/2018 03:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Teen passenger dies in eastern Minnesota crash4 hours ago 

Just after 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Emma Faith Abernathy was a passenger in a Ford Focus heading west on U.S. Highway 2 east of Floodwood when the car crossed over the centerline, striking an eastbound Toyota Prius head-on, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.


10/19/2018 06:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
5. Turmoil in Minnesota sheriff's office as former deputy alleges wrongful firing 

BOVEY, Minn.-Bryan Johnson's time card error turned into a felony charge that kept him on paid leave for more than a year.