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Essentia Health participates in clinical study to test if low or no co-pays help improve outcomes

If your prescription medicine was provided to you at a lower cost or free, would you be more careful to follow your doctor’s orders and continue with your medication as prescribed? That’s what a year and a half long study involving Essentia Health cardiac patients wanted to find out. And now, the results of the Artemis clinical trial are in. “The study demonstrated when vouchers were used, patients were statistically more likely to adhere to…

Lake Superior College’s motorcycle skills training starts April 26

It’s the start of the motorcycle riding season and a great time to learn or refresh riding skills. Starting April 26, Lake Superior College offers beginning and intermediate motorcycle courses through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Motorcycle Safety Center. Spring and early summer offer challenges in riding, including roads with gravel and debris from winter, rusty riding skills and unpredictable weather. Failure to yield the right of way by the other driver remains the…

UMD Theatre announces its 2018-2019 season

Dear Finder 2018 A new imagining of the award-winning documentary play first performed twenty years ago, Dear Finder 2018 examines how we continue to struggle with the lessons and legacies of the Holocaust. . By Tom Isbell and Valerie Buel, Denise Dawson, Jamison Haase, Kourtney Kaas, Julie MacIver, Andrew Nelson & Julie Unulock . Directed by Tom Isbell . October 11-13 & 17-20, 2018 | 7:30 pm . October 14, 2018 | 2 pm .…

Duluth East hires new boys soccer coach

Superior native Corey Bachand has been named new Duluth East boys soccer head coach. He previously as an assistant coach with the Greyhounds’ girls team, and had coaching positions at UW-Superior, Duluth Marshall and Superior High School as well as leading countless other traveling and prospect teams in hockey and soccer. He replaces three-year coach Nick Bremer, the 2017 Section 7AA Coach of the Year who led the Greyhounds to a third-place finish at the…

Bullyan RV donates tents to Voyageurs Area Council Boy Scouts

Bullyan RV, an RV dealership in Duluth, has announced that it is taking tent donations throughout the month of April. Anyone who brings in a new or used tent to Bullyan RV will receive a discount of up to $1,000 off an RV. All tents will be donated to the Voyageurs Area Council Boy Scouts of America. “This seemed like such a fun way to reward customers and benefit a great community organization,” said Joe…

Northland Community Wellness Day is Saturday

The 9th annual Northland Community Wellness Day runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in a new location this year – the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center, at 120 N. 30th Ave. W. Admission and parking are free. Northland Community Wellness Day is committed to providing a free and inclusive community event that highlights local wellness resources and services through interactive exhibits, workshops and family-friendly activities. More than 80 organizations related to health…