Ex-DEA agent: Opioid crisis fueled by drug industry and Congress

In the midst of the worst drug epidemic in American history, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s ability to keep addictive opioids off U.S. streets was derailed — that according to Joe Rannazzisi, one of the most important whistleblowers ever interviewed by 60 Minutes. Rannazzisi ran the DEA’s Office of Diversion Control, the division that regulates […]

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OWN IT! Celebrates Homecoming – You’re invited!

The OWN IT! student group at Ogilvie High School is celebrating their homecoming on Friday, October 13th with a party in the commons area from 7:40 am – 8:10 am! Come enjoy a cup of coffee or other beverages from the coffee shop, listen to music and drop off “WE Scare Hunger” food items! Wishing […]

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Community action group takes aim at drug dealers

Natives Against Heroin call out the drug dealers/users at their own homes on the Mille Lacs Band reservation chanting, “Shut it down – Shut it down” The rain finally let up in the Mille Lacs Lake area for at least a day, although on Thursday, Oct. 5, the cloud cover remained thick – almost like […]

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Tips & Tidbits: Teens and Technology

Our series on Teen and Technology continues this week from information shared by Jessica Wong, Hazelden Community Outreach Director, at a community seminar held in September.  Get your own account on any medium they are using. For example: Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter. Following each other is non-negotiable. But do not over comment on your son or […]

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WE Scare Hunger!

Thirteen percent of American households are in a state of food insecurity, meaning they are unable to access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Without enough food, many people feel the effects of short-term hunger, like headaches, nausea and the inability to concentrate. Pre-existing health issues are worsened by hunger, making it harder for […]

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