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Man apprehended after Highway 59 car chase
Crime & Accidents
Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
December 8, 2013
Mother, daughter fighting cancer battle together
This is not the mother-daughter bonding experience that Peggy Ullrich and Becky Kaiser would have chosen. But this mother and daughter pair...
December 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2013
Zeman shares award with all volunteers
When Lori Bachmann read the criteria for the Regional Hero of Hope award offered through the American Cancer Society, she immediately thought...
November 30, 2013 - 5:00pm
August 28, 2013
Unique fundraiser by Jon & Sons Disposal
Here’s an unusual way to show support for cancer research — pink garbage cans. Jon and Sons Disposal has purchased 200 of the pink plastic...
August 28, 2013 - 12:05pm
June 14, 2013
Minnesota soldier who gained international attention for his fight against cancer has died
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Rosemount soldier who became an inspiration to many as he battled terminal cancer for nearly three years, died shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon, according to a post on his Caringbridge site. According to the post, he died at home...
June 14, 2013 - 11:15am
March 27, 2013
A battle of her own this time
50-year-old Sharon Schmitt of Audubon has lived in the Lake Park area her whole life. “Born and raised here,” she said with a cheery tone....
March 27, 2013 - 12:59pm
March 6, 2013
Sister continues victim’s radon fight
ST. PAUL -- Janet Thompson was being treated for terminal lung cancer, but her thoughts were about others. She lobbied people she saw to check their homes for radon, a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Now, her sister has taken up the cause. Lori Thompson-Garry...
March 6, 2013 - 4:11pm
February 8, 2013
Melanoma rates on the rise
New data from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) shows that melanoma skin cancer continues to be one of the most rapidly increasing cancers among Minnesota residents. Melanoma of the skin is a more serious form of cancer than the more commonly diagnosed basal and squamous cell...
February 8, 2013 - 8:59am
July 22, 2011
Keep an eye on those changing moles: Skin cancer worries
Once she turned 40, Melanie Schacher's general practitioner suggested she go see a dermatologist for a yearly cancer screening due to her skin type. That suggested doctor visit caught skin cancer that she didn't even know she had. Schacher, who lives in West Fargo, said her complexion...
July 22, 2011 - 4:55pm
April 21, 2010
American Cancer Society to recognize volunteers April 18-24
In celebration of the 37th annual National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), the American Cancer Society recognizes and celebrates the efforts of its more than three million volunteers nationwide who are making a difference for people facing cancer. In Becker County, more than 350 volunteers...
April 21, 2010 - 2:44pm
June 5, 2009
Cancer survivorship picnic in Fargo
On Thursday, June 18, MeritCare Roger Maris Cancer Center is holding a Cancer Survivorship Picnic. The event will be held at Lindenwood Park (Rotary shelter), Fargo, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Healthy food will be served, and there will be special entertainment by Tim Hoffelt, Penny and...
June 5, 2009 - 2:21pm
March 10, 2009
Beloved Detroit Lakes Middle School teacher loses battle with cancer
Just a little over a week after the students and staff at Detroit Lakes Middle School rallied behind their ailing colleague and teacher, Michelle...
March 10, 2009 - 2:04pm
January 9, 2009
New cancer society president enjoying life in Detroit Lakes
From the time he was a small child, Khaled Zreik knew he wanted to be a doctor. "Since I was five years old, I've had an interest in helping people," says the Detroit Lakes physician, who purchased a home on Muskrat Lake with his wife, Fatme, in June 2008. More specifically, Zreik...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 23, 2008
Benefit to help woman with cancer
DETROIT LAKES - When Lynette Mulcahy started feeling dizzy this past June, she just thought she was suffering from dehydration. "I told my...
November 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Project Pink Promotion
Central Market in Detroit Lakes is known for making big cakes. For the past several years, the grocery store has made the world's largest shortcake. This...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Cancer awareness hike is Oct. 11
The public is invited to attend a cancer awareness hike sponsored by The Laurentian Lakes Chapter of the North Country Trail Association on Saturday, Oct. 11. The hike will begin at the Anchor Matson trailhead at 1 p.m. The trailhead is located on the Anchor Matson Road, which...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am