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Deadly bird flu strain makes first strike at a poultry farm in Mississippi Flyway
Tearful father supports poison control funds
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
DL sex offender going back to prison
Local woman sentenced for felony check forgery
Hedstrom named Mid-State player of the year
Titans end Raiders season in 6A subsection
McArthur leads Bombers to 6A subsection semis
Vikings edge Hornets in 8AA playoff thriller
Albany knocks off top-seeded Lakers in Section final
The ‘hairy’ issue of pet vaccinations
Local team developing anti-body for dog virus
Ice caves draw thousands opening day
Death in the family: Getting a refund from the airline
Friday Matters: Everyday Valentine
Friends & Neighbors
Business manager named for DL Newpapers
Waller joins Bell State Bank in Detroit Lakes
Eyelash extension tech opens DL studio
Refinery issues spark fuel price jump in MN
Booking a scam-free vacay
Artists to take up residence at Kirkbride
Book ‘1965’ shines spotlight on music’s ‘most revolutionary year’
Emerging writers grant meeting is set for March 16 in Bemidji
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Search for lone wolf in Voyageurs National Park comes up empty
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 17, 2008
New survey shows economic crisis forcing Americans to make difficult health care choices
With open enrollment season in full force across the country, many Americans are evaluating health care benefits for themselves and their families. But, according to a new survey conducted by BearingPoint, Inc.
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
There's still time to sign up for lawn care seminar
A Lawn Care training session will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 12:30 to 5:45 p.m. at the Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Class fee is $25. Walk-in registrations will be accepted at $30, based on available...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Lawn care seminar is Oct. 9
If you are a Master Gardener Volunteer, Educator, Lawn Care Industry Professional, in Golf Course Turf Maintenance, or Landscape and/or Grounds Caretaker, and would like the opportunity to refresh and expand your lawn care knowlede please consider attending this training session. The...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Letter: 'Adopt a beach' to take care of flowering rush?
I was thrilled to read in the Becker County Record (8/27) that weeding flowering rush by hand is viable option. I hope everyone caught the message and does their part to rid our beaches of this very invasive, non-native plant before we are "mowing" our lakes! When a clump of...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 27, 2008
Letter: Website will help craft health care legislation
A wise man once said that there is nothing more powerful than a true story well told. That is certainly the case in politics. Over the past year, I have been listening to hundreds of individual stories about the burden of rising health care costs and denial of health care coverage...
July 27, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Minnesota clinics doing better job of providing care for diabetes patients
FARGO - Clinics in Minnesota and bordering areas like Fargo-Moorhead are doing a better job of providing care to people with diabetes. The percentage of diabetes patients who met seven health goals jumped from 14 percent to 24 percent among clinics that reported data in 2006 and...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Pawlenty vetoes health, education bills
ST. PAUL - It appears there may be no health care reform and hockey probably will not be Minnesota's state sport any time soon. Gov. Tim Pawlenty Tuesday vetoed a bill designed to begin reforming the state's health care system.
May 13, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Lyman is 'day care provider of year'
Several years ago, when Stephanie Lyman was pregnant with her second child, she made a decision to stay home rather than go back to work. Now she's turned that decision into a business and is being recognized for her work. Lyman, married and now with four children, has been named...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 13, 2008
Minnesota House passes health care reform
Smokers and obese Minnesotans would be targeted for health-improvement programs, soaring health-care costs could slow a bit and thousands more Minnesotans would be added to public programs. Those are among provisions in a controversial health-care reform bill state representatives...
April 13, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
Letter: State should continue funding for long-term care facilities
Minnesota nursing and residential care facilities alone help drive the local economy by contributing more than $2.6 billion annually to the economy and supporting nearly 120,000 Minnesota jobs. Many facilities are the leading employer in their communities. However, these businesses...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am
February 18, 2008
Lynn Hummel column: Spaghetti dinners to support health care
DETROIT LAKES -- How can we tell if something needs to be changed in our health care system? I got a flyer today with a picture of a young mother with colon cancer. She is undergoing treatment at a major medical center in our area. She is on medical leave now, but she has been a...
February 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 12, 2008
Parties may unite on fixing health care this session
February 12, 2008 - 12:00am
February 2, 2008
Franken: Health care system broken -- There is 'incredible waste because we aren't universal'
Detroit Lakes -- Al Franken, the comedian-turned-U.S. Senate candidate, thinks the current state of health care in Minnesota -- and the United States as a whole -- is anything but funny. "Every other industrialized country in the world has universal health care -- we're the only...
February 2, 2008 - 12:00am