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Full ride to pharmacy school: Waubun senior 'wins the lottery' with Cultural Diversity Scholarship
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
Ready to turn in his keys: After 20 years, Berenz to retire as Food Pantry director
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs ran rampant on White Earth ... until now
At a dead end: Moorhead joyrider arrested after high-speed chase ends in DL
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Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
Keeping active is important at any age
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Martin E. Cox
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
May 24, 2015
Free cognitive screening set for May 28 at Ecumen-Detroit Lakes
Think maybe you’re forgetting things a little too much lately? Scared to go see the doctor? Dee Nelson is offering a solution. Working as a speech therapist, Nelson organized a free cognitive-memory screening for anyone to participate in. It will be held in the new Ecumen...
May 24, 2015 - 5:15am
May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015 - 10:43am
May 10, 2015
Ecumen completes $12 million project
“We feel like we have survived the dust and disruption of construction, and now we will thrive in this beautiful space.” These were the...
May 10, 2015 - 5:40am
April 29, 2015
Ecumen to host grand opening
With its $10 million expansion and renovation project now essentially complete, Ecumen-Detroit Lakes is ready to celebrate. Next Wednesday,...
April 29, 2015 - 1:00pm
Just in time for Easter: Dying eggs at Ecumen
Once every month, the residents of The Cottage at Ecumen in Detroit Lakes get some very special visitors: A group of about a half-dozen kids...
March 29, 2015 - 5:30am
February 11, 2015
Ecumen-DL to be pilot site for light therapy project
In June 2011, Ecumen-Detroit Lakes implemented a new program known as Awakenings, which introduced a more individualized, innovative form of care for its residents living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Since then, the award-winning program has been so successful in...
February 11, 2015 - 11:30am
February 5, 2015
Photo Gallery: Ecumen crowns royalty
Ecumen facilities took part in Snoball festivities last week, crowning a king and queen at each of their three housing units. Those crowned include...
February 5, 2015 - 9:00am
February 4, 2015
Ecumen unveils new rehab unit
Charlette Christianson saw a lot of changes in her 30 years with Ecumen in Detroit Lakes. Last week, she saw one more change, even though she’s...
February 4, 2015 - 2:00pm
January 18, 2015
Ecumen continues leadership in Alzheimer’s care
Ever since Emmanuel became the first nursing home in the state to incorporate a memory care wing in the 1980s, the Detroit Lakes facility has been an innovator in caring for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia-related illnesses. In June 2011, Emmanuel implemented...
January 18, 2015 - 10:00am
January 11, 2015
Wellness Center preview during fundraiser
Over the years, the annual charity benefit hosted by Ecumen-Detroit Lakes has been held at the Speak Easy, Holiday Inn, DL Pavilion and a variety...
January 11, 2015 - 11:30am
December 2, 2014
DL Eagle Scout creates labyrinth garden
As a child, Brandon Christen often visited Ecumen Detroit Lakes, where his mother worked and where two of his grandparents received services....
Life/Friends & Neighbors
December 2, 2014 - 12:42pm
January 3, 2014
At age 50, Emmanuel gets facelift
Emmanuel Nursing Home, which forms the heart of the Ecumen senior living and healthcare complex in Detroit Lakes, will turn 50 years old this year — and in honor of that milestone, the entire complex is getting a facelift. Ecumen-Detroit Lakes is in the midst of a $10 million...
January 3, 2014 - 2:10pm
December 11, 2013
Painted with love: Ecumen residents, staff dress up construction with murals
While Ecumen-Detroit Lakes is in the midst of a $10 million renovation and expansion project, temporary access hallways are being used to allow...
December 11, 2013 - 11:00am
November 2, 2013
Therapist helping Parkinson’s patients find their voices
When a person develops Parkinson’s Disease, they may notice the slowing down of their body movement. What they may not see as quickly is the...
November 2, 2013 - 11:00am
September 11, 2013
Ecumen housing mgr. completes training
Mel Oelfke, housing manager at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, recently completed the Ecumen Velocity Leadership Development Program, a year-long experience focused on building leadership skills and developing innovative approaches to aging services. “The Velocity experience is designed...
September 11, 2013 - 7:09am