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Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeside to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
Life / wave
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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