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Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
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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
September 8, 2013
Ecumen to host groundbreaking
Local business leaders, staff, residents, family and friends of Ecumen Detroit Lakes will gather for a groundbreaking at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. The program will include a welcome by Detroit Lakes Mayor Matt Brenk and Ecumen Detroit Lakes Executive Director Janet Green. Refreshments...
September 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 1, 2013
Customer satisfaction honors go to Ecumen in Detroit Lakes
Ecumen Detroit Lakes participates in a national quality of life survey process called Pinnacle Quality Insight. Residents, clients, and families are called monthly. The results are shared so that improvements can be made. Emmanuel Nursing Home, The Madison, and Lamplighter Manor...
August 1, 2013 - 11:08am
July 24, 2013
Ecumen named one of top places to work
For the eighth time, Ecumen has been named by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal as one of Minnesota’s “Best Places to Work.” The Best Places to Work designation is based on the high marks employees gave Ecumen in an anonymous survey which covered topics such as work...
July 24, 2013 - 7:14am