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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
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