Severe thunderstorms rumbled through our area not once, but twice today bringing heavy rainfall that lead to flash flooding and damaging winds up to 70 mph that knocked down trees. … [Read more...] about Missing man’s body found in Rochester’s Silver Lake
1 / 15 David Allen and his daughter Kristen Allen watch as the Blue Angels perform the Duluth Airshow's finale on Saturday, July 20. Allen served in the Marines. "It's wonderful," he said. "It's very nice to have this in our country when other countries can't." Ellen Schmidt / [email protected]duluthnews.com 2 / 15 Graysen Ackerman (left), Zion Ackerman and their aunt Grace Young watch an aircraft's performance with wide eyes at the Duluth Airshow on Saturday, July 20. Ellen Schmidt / [email protected] 3 / 15 The U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform at the Duluth Airshow on Saturday, July 20. The elite flying group was the show's main draw. Ellen Schmidt / [email protected] 4 / 15 Jim Schumacher holds his granddaughter Mackenna Schumacher, 5, as she smiles for the camera at the Duluth Airshow on Saturday, July 20. The pair is on board an Airforce C-130, which is currently in use for cargo and troops transport, as well as medical airlifts. Ellen Schmidt / … [Read more...] about Photos: Blue skies for the Blue Angels
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Two modernist buildings in a southern Indiana city known for its architecture have landed more than $300,000 for the upkeep of the historic structures. The Los Angeles-based Getty Foundation awarded a $150,000 grant Wednesday for the conservation of the North Christian Church in Columbus. That 1964 building features a soaring metal spire and was designed by Finnish architect Eero Saarinen. Another $170,000 was awarded to the Miller House and Garden. That 1953 residence was also designed by Saarinen and includes a garden by landscape architect Dan Kiley.The two grants are the foundation's only gifts this year for structures in North America.Richard McCoy of Landmark Columbus tells The (Columbus) Republic the grants shine "a bright light" on the city that's located about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Indianapolis.___Information from: The Republic, http://www.therepublic.com/ … [Read more...] about Getty Foundation awards grants to 2 iconic Indiana buildings
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- State health officials say more data on pregnancy and babies will available to the public. The Illinois Department of Public Health says it is adding maternal and child health data to its public health community map. The feature shows information on the quality and access to healthcare throughout the state, including racial disparities. Health officials say the information can help clinicians, legislators and healthcare administrators.Data categories include low birth weight, teen birth rate, breastfeeding, prenatal care and smoking during pregnancy.The map includes numerous other topics and state officials say they're updating other categories including asthma, heart failure and pneumonia.__Online: http://www.healthcarereportcard.illinois.gov/maps … [Read more...] about Health officials release data on pregnancy and babies online
By Pressley Henningsen Malpractice can occur in all shapes and sizes — misdiagnoses, delays in treatment, improper techniques, etc. — and many think it happens too often. According to the National Academies of Science, as many as 98,000 Americans die each year due to preventable errors. There is no functioning system in place within the medical community to address this loss. It often falls to the injured or their surviving family members to take a risk and bring forward a malpractice claim, despite the challenges and expenses. What should you do? So how do you know if you or a loved one has been injured by medical malpractice and what should do? When a medical provider owns the mistake they made, and they apologize for it, you can never use that admission as evidence in a future case — there is a rule against doing so. Such an apology may be enough information for you to know you should investigate the matter further. Medical malpractice cases are highly … [Read more...] about When is it malpractice? When isn’t it?