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UPDATE: Detroit Lakes Walmart cleared after alleged bomb threat
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
It's a mystery: Bronze Star earned by DL man in WWII found at gun show
'I will never let our town forget': Soldier and boy who 'knew every foot' of DL streets is remembered
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
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Nielsen 22nd at NCAA West prelims
Busker, Lakers head to postseason with win in Bemidji
Raider runners qualify for section track
Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Honoring our heroes on Memorial Day
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Make your summer vacation plans with library's help
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Victor M. Lindstrom
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Sen. Amy Klobuchar column: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Blane Klemek column: Starlings and sparrows both play to win
Conditions prime for nice bass bite opening weekend
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
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
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes Walmart cleared after alleged bomb threat
January 15, 2014
Indoor tanning puts girls at risk for skin cancer
Despite warnings about the serious health dangers of indoor tanning, results from this year’s Minnesota Student Survey confirm that a large percentage of Minnesota high school girls are tanning indoors. Thirty-four percent of 11th grade white females reported they had tanned...
January 15, 2014 - 9:47am
January 14, 2014
Many younger U.S. adults skipping flu shots
Just over a third of U.S. adults ages 18 to 65 got the flu shot during the 2012-2013 flu season, according to an analysis released on Tuesday,...
January 14, 2014 - 12:34pm
Minnesota to destroy more than 1 million blood samples
By the end of today, the Minnesota Department of Health plans to have destroyed about 1.1 million archived dried blood spot cards and newborn screening test results from its archives. The action follows a settlement this week with 21 families who sued the agency for storing the...
January 14, 2014 - 8:16am
January 11, 2014
New rehab program helps cancer survivors
Greta Diede spent part of Thursday afternoon “walking” her fingers up the wall to test her shoulders’ range of motion. The exercise...
January 11, 2014 - 4:00pm
January 10, 2014
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota takes back control of rural Medicaid rides
ST. PAUL – Complaints have piled up since Jan. 1 that rural Minnesota’s poor, disabled and elderly struggled to arrange rides to their medical appointments, but Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota decided to fix that on Thursday by reverting to a system that worked in 2013. Blue...
January 10, 2014 - 8:36am
January 8, 2014
Health coalition hits roadblock
Becker County has stepped back — at least for now — from a joint powers agreement that would have created a public health consortium with neighboring counties. The Becker County Board voted Tuesday to rescind its modified version of the joint powers agreement, after it failed...
January 8, 2014 - 6:00pm
January 2, 2014
Relapse of 'cured' HIV patients spurs AIDS science on
By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON - Scientists seeking a cure for AIDS say they have been inspired, not crushed, by a major setback in which two HIV positive patients believed to have been cured found the virus re-invading their bodies once more. True,...
January 2, 2014 - 2:30pm
December 31, 2013
State grant promotes healthy choices at school, work, home
A multimillion-dollar grant from the state will help carry on efforts to promote healthy lifestyles. The Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded more than $21 million in Statewide Health Improvement Program grants to counties and cities across the state. The Horizon...
December 31, 2013 - 11:00am
Brain-dead California girl ordered kept on ventilator for week longer
OAKLAND, California - The family of a California girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy won an 11th-hour court...
December 31, 2013 - 8:55am
December 27, 2013
Health workers monitor return of H1N1 flu strain
H1N1, the nasty flu bug that gave us the pandemic of 2009, is back, the government’s lead health agency says. A Minnesota infectious disease...
December 27, 2013 - 8:46am
December 23, 2013
Red Cross expects holiday decline in blood donations
The American Red Cross typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month, while discovering the true meaning of the season, by giving a generous gift of a blood or platelet donation. Each...
December 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
December 21, 2013
Health professionals helping patients transition safely
In a short period of time, a patient could go from seeing a doctor at the clinic to being admitted to the hospital and under a different doctor’s...
December 21, 2013 - 11:00am
December 12, 2013
Need for organ donation is high
Currently in the United States there are 120,949 people awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant. In 2012, there was just over 28,000 of these transplant done in the United States. That means each day there are 75 solid organ transplants done. Despite this seemingly large amount...
December 12, 2013 - 3:00pm
December 11, 2013
E-Cigarettes: A burning question for U.S. regulators
NEW YORK - At the Henley Vaporium, one of a growing number of e-cigarette lounges sprouting up in New York and other U.S. cities, patrons can...
December 11, 2013 - 1:12pm
N.D. ranked first in protecting kids from tobacco; Minn. is 12th
North Dakota is ranked first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit, according to a report released by a coalition of public health organizations. The state will spend $9.5 million in fiscal year 2014 on tobacco prevention and cessation...
December 11, 2013 - 10:19am