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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
Tappe finishes career at Northern State
North Central All-Star basketball games looking for players
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
December 16, 2017
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
Ecumen has received a "Best Nursing Home" rating by U.S. News & World Report magazine. Fewer than 15 percent of nursing homes in the nation achieve the "best" status. Ecumen received a 5.0 "top performing" rating — the highest rating possible. "We are so pleased to receive this...
December 16, 2017 - 9:00am
September 6, 2017
Ecumen Detroit Lakes named one of Minnesota's best workplaces for 10th time by Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal
Ecumen Detroit Lakes, along with other Ecumen communities, has been named one of Minnesota's Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal for the 10th time. The award is based on rankings from an independently conducted employee survey in a variety of categories...
September 6, 2017 - 8:57am
August 23, 2017
The Madison's heavenly helpers: Women’s group takes on projects to help brighten the lives of local residents
"Every act of kindness is like a pebble thrown in a pond, sending out ripples far beyond where the pebble entered the water. When we're caring...
August 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 25, 2017
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Bridget Okeson, RN, has been named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home at Ecumen Detroit Lakes. Okeson, who has been serving as Interim...
May 25, 2017 - 5:30pm
May 19, 2017
Built with an 'Eagle' eye: DL teen designs picnic shelter at Ecumen as Eagle Scout project
The residents at Ecumen Detroit Lakes' long term care, transitional care and senior housing facilities now have a new place to enjoy an afternoon...
May 19, 2017 - 9:00am
April 27, 2017
Spirit, soul and body: Free seminar this Saturday at Ecumen to focus on keys to healthy living
Eating right, exercising, avoiding stress... these are the things that most people talk about when they're discussing healthy living. But according to Wendy Gordon, registered dietitian and president of Detroit Lakes' Manna Food Co-op, there's a little more to it than that. "We are...
April 27, 2017 - 1:25pm
April 22, 2017
Exploring profession pathways: DLHS students network with local employers during career day
This year's freshmen are the last bunch of high schoolers before the academy model is phased in next year, but they were still able to explore...
April 22, 2017 - 11:07am
April 14, 2017
Legislative Town Hall meeting draws big crowd to Ecumen DL
More than 100 people packed the Forest Conference Center at Ecumen Detroit Lakes on Monday night for a Legislative Town Hall hosted by the local...
April 14, 2017 - 10:00am
March 23, 2017
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Senator Al Franken—who satirically calls himself the "Giant of the Senate" in his new book—stopped by BTD Friday afternoon on his...
March 23, 2017 - 11:10am
March 10, 2017
Drastic changes to Medicaid?: GOP plans could put the hurt on MN nursing homes, including Becker County’s
A local nursing home administrator is very concerned about a game-changing Republican plan to quit fully funding Medicaid. The plan would cap...
March 10, 2017 - 12:04pm
February 3, 2017
Healthcare worker shortage has M-State and Ecumen expanding scholarship program
In further efforts to combat the increasing worker shortage, as well as to create a better-educated workforce, M State and Ecumen have teamed up to create more incentive to work at the assisted living facility. The two have begun collaborating to make a loan-free scholarship program...
February 3, 2017 - 1:50pm
January 5, 2017
Companies getting creative: Ecumen applies for grant to fund on-site child care facility
With a daycare (and worker) shortage in Becker County as well as surrounding areas, some employers are getting creative with their solutions....
January 5, 2017 - 5:00am
December 21, 2016
Childcare shortage: Becker County parents struggle to find licensed care
Finding a sitter while the mister and misses go out for the evening may be difficult, but lately Becker County parents are also having trouble...
December 21, 2016 - 5:43pm
November 23, 2016
Area nursing homes get national 'best' rating; Sunnyside, Ecumen DL lauded by U.S. News & World Report
Both Ecumen Detroit Lakes and Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park recently received a "Best Nursing Home" rating from U.S. News & World Report. In a report released last week, the national magazine evaluated more than 15,000 homes nationwide, across each state and in 100 major metropolitan...
November 23, 2016 - 12:55pm
September 22, 2016
Lundmark takes reins at Ecumen Detroit Lakes; Green moves up to regional post
For the first time in 22 years, there's a new woman at the helm at Ecumen Detroit Lakes—but she's a familiar face to those residents and...
September 22, 2016 - 8:02am