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Joey Nielson of Detroit Lakes works out at Star Fitness Center in Mahnomen Tuesday morning. He is an employee of Shooting Star Casino and gets a membership to the fitness center for free, as do all employees of the White Earth Tribe.

Defeating diabetes

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Every minute, at least one person is diagnosed with diabetes. Native Americans have a higher risk factor of developing diabetes, and 30 percent of those living on the White Earth Reservation have been diagnosed with the disease.

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