Each year, hundreds of men and women suffering from drug and alcohol addiction walk through the doors at Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge. Around 60 percent of those in the program statewide are now helping others beat their addiction.
Over the summer, Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge added Chatham the therapy dog to their team to help those battling addiction.
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge is now undergoing an expansion project, with the goal of helping more people battling addiction than ever before.
Every year thousands of people across the Northland are confronted with the fight against addiction. One group that aims to help those battling addiction is Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge.
Keeping enough food on the table can be a struggle for some Northland families and individuals, especially in rural areas that do not have reliable access to nutritional meals. Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is finding ways to bring food to those in need with their Mobile Food Pantry.
Hunger is an issue all over the Northland, but in what are called "food deserts," access to meals is even more difficult. Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank works to make a difference in those areas, by bringing food to places affected most.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank provides nutritional meals to seniors in need through their Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors, otherwise known as NAPS.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is sharing stories of hunger in the Northland through its campaign, "Every Meal Has a Story." With each story you can see how people in our region are impacted by hunger.
There's a free, nationwide clinical trial for women who are at risk for breast and ovarian cancer. It's called the MAGENTA trial, and all it requires is a saliva sample. As of Tuesday, the trial has been filled.
Katie Shannon has lost her mother and her grandmother to ovarian cancer. Since she is at a higher risk for developing it herself, she's chosen to do some genetic testing.
Nancy Schwerdt is finding the silver linings in her ovarian cancer diagnosis. The Duluth woman has found new some new friends, and one them helped her discover her artistic side!
Survivors of ovarian cancer and their families find unique strength when they come together during MOCA's Meet and Greets. They can share experiences and encourage one another.
Jen Rogers never thought ovarian cancer was a possibility for her. After all, she was only 42 years old, and didn't have any family history. But she was diagnosed last fall, and now her family history will include a journey with the disease.
Bentleyville is always festive at night. But Saturday morning, dozens of people made it festive even in the daylight. The Arthritis Foundation hosted the Jingle Bell Run.
The Arthritis Foundation's work supports research that is seeking to find a cure for the common disease. One in five adults deals with arthritis.
Arthritis isn't just a disease that affects older people. Meet Kylie Larson, the 2019 Young Adult Honoree.
Every year, a St. Luke's orthopedic surgeon does the Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run with his patients. Dr. David Fogarty said it is amazing to see people who have faced so much pain get outside and walk a mile.