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Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Thompson, Olds advance to Big Bear semifinals
Panthers own second half against DL to stay perfect in the Mid-State
Unbeaten Patriots hand Laker boys second Mid-State loss
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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