Dan Holtmeyer

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University of Arkansas joins with minority communities to improve health

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas researchers, churches and residents are sharing knowledge and using science to improve the health of Hispanic and Marshall Islander communities and of the region in general, participants say. Continue reading...

Springdale forum spotlights regional, islander health needs

Subscriber only Thousands of Pacific Islander children in Arkansas could soon become eligible for public health coverage, but access to care and healthy living are still lacking for minorities and Northwest Arkansas as a whole, experts said Friday evening. Continue reading...

Benton County town shrinks but residents vow resilience

Subscriber onlySULPHUR SPRINGS -- This town in northwest Benton County is disappearing, but its inhabitants aren't giving up on its future just yet. Continue reading...

Sulphur Springs shrinks amid region's growth but hopes for new start

Subscriber onlySULPHUR SPRINGS -- This tiny city in northwest Benton County is disappearing, but its inhabitants aren't giving up on its future just yet. Continue reading...

Springdale foundation and Arkansas Children's partner in cancer treatment research

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- A $500,000 donation to the Arkansas Children's Research Institute will help bring customized and effective treatments for cancer and other ailments to the Arkansas Children's Hospital system, officials announced Friday. Continue reading...

Police veterans urge Northwest Arkansas officers to prep for danger at all times

Subscriber onlyBrian Murphy and his fellow police officers weren't fully prepared for the Sunday morning in 2012 when a gunman shot Murphy 15 times and killed six others, Murphy said this week. Continue reading...

Fayetteville homeless shelter faces financial plights amid rising need

Subscriber onlyOne of Northwest Arkansas' primary homeless aid organizations needs greater support from the broader community if it's going to survive and do its job well, the organization's chief executive said last week. Continue reading...

Indictment accuses Rosen of tricking investors for years for fake dog business

Subscriber onlyFederal prosecutors believe a former Procter & Gamble executive defrauded investors of at least $205,000, according to an indictment unsealed this week. Continue reading...

Mumps outbreak slowing in state

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The number of new mumps cases in Arkansas is the lowest since the outbreak began in August, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. Continue reading...

Health leaders watch budget

Proposal’s local impact considered

Subscriber onlyCongressional Republicans’ plans to change health insurance law have faltered, but President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget could still affect public health programs in Northwest Arkansas and around the country. Continue reading...

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Susan Sullivan (from left) and Angie King of Fayetteville and Lee Ann Dedmon of Lowell share a laugh...

Susan Sullivan (from left) and Angie King of Fayetteville and Lee Ann Dedmon of Lowell share a laugh Wednesday during an evening h...

Published: June 26, 2016

Sunlight falls on clumps of rice cutgrass Wednesday in one of a handful of ponds in the Kessler Moun...

Sunlight falls on clumps of rice cutgrass Wednesday in one of a handful of ponds in the Kessler Mountain nature preserve in southw...

Published: April 11, 2016

Fayetteville residents at Monday evening's Ward 4 meeting applaud a resident's call for Alderman Joh...

Fayetteville residents at Monday evening's Ward 4 meeting applaud a resident's call for Alderman John La Tour to resign after a re...

Published: March 29, 2016

Ella Kraft, a 10-year-old 4-H member, tends to her Nubian goats at her grandmother’s house east of F...

Ella Kraft, a 10-year-old 4-H member, tends to her Nubian goats at her grandmother’s house east of Fayetteville on June 25 in prep...

Published: August 31, 2015

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