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MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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