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November 10, 2017
Dick Herberg, a Valley HELP volunteer, said the benefits of the program are two-fold. “Patients get someone to talk with, play games with and keep their mind occupied during their stay, but it’s also a very rewarding experience on my part.” Submitted photo
Volunteers needed for delirium prevention program
November 10, 2017 - 2:32pm
November 7, 2017
State records show that opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in Wisconsin despite fewer opioids being prescribed. Forum News Service image
Wisconsin roundup: Decline in prescriptions didn't slow opioid-related deaths in Wis.; more state news stories
November 7, 2017 - 12:24pm
October 30, 2017
A section of a mock teen bedroom display is set up to look like an average teen room, but is used to show parents where teenagers may hide drugs or other items. The Hudson Police Department is looking to add one of the bedroom displays to its drug outreach. Photo courtesy of Barron County Sheriff’s Department
Mock teen bedroom will help police inform community
October 30, 2017 - 10:00am
October 29, 2017
Bethel Lutheran Church will hold an Autism Sharing Experiences panel on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Bethel Highland Campus. Parents of three children with autism will share their experiences. Photo courtesy of Don Hale
Common ground: Autism panel will share parents' experiences
October 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 27, 2017
Minnesota Public Radio presenter John Moe speaks at the Make It OK Community Conversation at Stillwater Middle School on Oct. 12. Submitted photo
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 26, 2017
Rotarians (from left) Chris Blasius, Linda Yde, Gorden Hedahl, Heather Logelin and Terry McKay pose Oct. 19, 2017, outside Ezekiel Lutheran Church in River Falls, Wis. Rotary Clubs around the world observed End Polio Day held Oct. 24. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
October 26, 2017 - 8:39pm
United Way St. Croix Valley continues support of the Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties
October 26, 2017 - 1:38pm
The state's facility for male juvenile offenders reportedly saw inmates assail guards from rooftops in August, according to documents released to the media. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Lincoln Hills teens climbed roof, threw rocks at guards, report states; more state news stories
October 26, 2017 - 11:22am
October 20, 2017
Jenna Elling is pictured with her daughter Annabelle Elling at a table to raise awareness about the drive for a Down syndrome achievement center in Hudson. Elling is among a group of families in the area working to bring a center close to home. Photo courtesy of GiGi’s Playhouse Hudson
Down syndrome center kicks off campaign with event Oct. 21
October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 19, 2017
Stable Relations program coordinator Bridget McConnell with her horse Bubba. Photo courtesy Bridget McConnell
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
October 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 16, 2017
Ingrid Blair, right, with her son Hunter. Hunter died in 2016 from an overdose, prompting Blair to work to educate the community on drug abuse and reducing the stigma. Photo courtesy of Ingrid Blair
Education is key in facing drug abuse
October 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Vietnam veteran Harry Hicks of Augusta leans back in the dental chair as dental hygienist Matt Rindhal, a Navy veteran himself, works on him at the 2016 Give Vets a Smile event at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. CVTC’s Dental Clinic will host the event for the third year Nov. 4. Photo courtesy of CVTC
CVTC clinic offers free dental care for veterans
October 16, 2017 - 10:34am
October 13, 2017
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Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
October 13, 2017 - 7:08am
October 10, 2017
Dr. Lucy Kalanithi reads from her late husband's memoir "When Breath Becomes Air" as WDAY reporter Kevin Wallevand listens. Photo courtesy of Dennis Krull, 5foot20 Design / Special to Forum News Service
Simply dying: End-of-life expert offers comforting advice
October 10, 2017 - 6:49am
October 7, 2017
More than 80 people attended a cultivation event to launch the Adoray Home Health and Hospice capital campaign to raise $5 million for a hospice house in Hudson. Land for the house was donated last year, and now the organization is looking at fundraising. Image courtesy of Adoray
Home for all: Adoray fundraising for first hospice house in area
October 7, 2017 - 7:00am