Rochester's Mayo Clinic started construction on a $188 million center that utilizes proton beams to treat cancer. Mayo plans to start building another such center in Phoenix in December. Officials don't yet know whether proton beams are more effective than x-rays for treating cancers. There's only one other place in the United States where cancer patients can go for proton treatment.
2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35
The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.
Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales
The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.
Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club
It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.
Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin
There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.
Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car
A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.
BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021
The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.
Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park
Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Utility firms blocked from passing on extra $60M in 2021 gas crisis costs to Minnesotans
But the companies will still be able to recoup $600 million.
St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts
Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.
Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus
According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.
Walz prepared to 'immediately extradite' Mall of America shooting suspects
The men were arrested in Chicago.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic after depression treatment
The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. says the Illinois Congressman is back in Washington after receiving treatment for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The son of civil rights activist Jesse Jackson went on secret medical leave in June, and began treatment for bipolar disorder at the Mayo after being transferred from the Sierra Tucson Treatment Center in Arizona.
Mayo's first partner in cancer network is St. Cloud clinic
The Mayo Clinic hopes its plan for a new cancer network will bring medical care closer to where patients live. Its first partner is the Coborn Cancer Clinic in St. Cloud, which will have access to Mayo doctors and resources.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in treatment for depression at Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic confirmed Friday that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is being treated for depression at its hospital in Rochester. The Mayo's statement provided the first details of why the son of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson mysteriously went on a medical leave from Congress several weeks ago. The Mayo said Jesse Jackson Jr. is undergoing an extensive inpatient evaluation for depression and for gastrointestinal issues.
Minn. girl, 9, gives up foot of hair for cancer-stricken grandmother
In a gesture of love, a third grader in Cloquet has given her maternal grandmother her locks. The Pine Journal says Lizzie Hey went to a salon earlier this month to get more than a foot of her hair cut off for Sue Ratajczak, who started chemotherapy treatments to treat her recently diagnosed breast cancer.
Mayo Clinic study says hepatitis C behind rise in liver cancer
Researchers are calling for more screening for the disease after a new study shows scarring from the infection can develop into liver cancer. MPR reports the study could have particular impact on the Somali community, where hepatitis C is more prevalent than suspected.
Doctor believes there could be more to Jesse Jackson Jr.'s treatment at Mayo
A Minnesota doctor said Saturday that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s transfer to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester could indicate a complicating physical illness. The Mayo disclosed Friday that the Illinois politician was being treated for depression and a gastrointestinal illness, the first official words on Jackson's health since he secretly took a leave of absence from Congress seven weeks ago.
U of M study finds chest X-rays not a good way to screen for lung cancer
The university found lung cancer deaths were about the same among those who had annual chest X-rays and those who did not. The finding will shift the focus to whether CT scans are a better method of early detection.
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