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DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Richard P. Molstre
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
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
August 20, 2016
Theater for everyone
On the same day that about two dozen youth from the Boys & Girls Club in Detroit Lakes were getting lessons on how to make the letters of "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"...
August 20, 2016 - 5:00am
June 4, 2016
‘Art for the Ages’ event at Ecumen
Ecumen-Detroit Lakes is gearing up to host “Art for the Ages,” a showcase for local and regional artists, this Wednesday, June 8 from 2 to 6 p.m. According to organizer Sandy Lia, the art exhibit will include a variety of diferent mediums, including photography, wood sculpture,...
June 4, 2016 - 5:35am
May 12, 2016
Ecumen-DL offering Aqua Fitness classes
At the start of this month, Ecumen Detroit Lakes began offering a new Aqua Fitness program in the therapy pool at its Wellness Center. Classes are held weekly, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. until noon. Instruction is conducted by a certified personal Trainer from Live...
May 12, 2016 - 5:45am