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Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
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
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
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
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Helen C. Erickson
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
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?
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
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
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
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
Pine to Palm
December 8, 2013
Mother, daughter fighting cancer battle together
This is not the mother-daughter bonding experience that Peggy Ullrich and Becky Kaiser would have chosen. But this mother and daughter pair...
December 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2013
Keeping the holidays joyful for families affected by Alzheimers
A time of festivities and celebration, the holidays pose special challenges for people with Alzheimer’s disease and those who are caring for them. When planning family events, “focus on what is safe, manageable and meaningful to that person,” said Ashley Magner, regional care...
November 30, 2013 - 2:00pm
November 25, 2013
Lavender oil linked to sleep benefits for dementia patients
RED WING, Minn. -- Lavender aromatherapy can help people suffering from dementia sleep easier — that’s according to a new study conducted at an assisted living center in Red Wing. During a week in which residents with memory loss were exposed to lavender essential oil, they...
November 25, 2013 - 9:57am
November 20, 2013
Smokers who quit may cut heart risk faster than had been thought
By Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson DALLAS, (Reuters) - Some cigarette smokers over 65 years old who kick the habit may be able to reduce...
November 20, 2013 - 12:30pm
November 18, 2013
Alexandria nurse shares ‘best practice’ skills in delivering babies
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Like many people in the dawn of their retirement, Jeanne Howell of Alexandria still has more to share with the world. She...
November 18, 2013 - 8:41am
November 17, 2013
DL schools embrace gluten-free
Walk into just about any grocery store and the words “gluten free” can be splashed around the isles in food items such as pasta, bread and...
November 17, 2013 - 4:00pm
November 14, 2013
Minnesota Nursing Board seeks more investigative power
ST. PAUL – State regulators may treat nurses too leniently, a key Minnesota senator said Wednesday after a legislative committee meeting looked...
November 14, 2013 - 9:30am
November 13, 2013
How your company is watching your waistline
By Kathleen Kingsbury (Reuters) - Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they...
November 13, 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
October 31, 2013
Elderly exercisers have fewer broken bones after falls
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults who exercise are less likely to fall, but if they do, they're also less likely to get hurt, a new analysis suggests. Researchers found that older adults taking part in fall prevention exercise programs were about...
October 31, 2013 - 4:30pm
October 30, 2013
New immunization requirements for young children start Sept. 1
Changes to immunization requirements for children in Minnesota child care, early childhood programs and schools will better protect children and communities from a number of potentially serious diseases, say state health officials. The new rules adopted by the Minnesota Department...
October 30, 2013 - 4:30pm
Are you an organ donor?
Nearly 63 percent of Minnesotans are registered as organ, eye and tissue donors. That number has increased 13 percent over the last three years. It’s a proud achievement for the Minnesota Department of Safety and its partnerships with three nonprofit organizations: LifeSource,...
October 30, 2013 - 12:30pm
October 27, 2013
Specialist works with families affected by Alzheimer’s
Living or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be just as confusing and stressful for the person doing the caring as those suffering from the disease. Why are they so irritable? What do you say if you upset them? What do you say or not say to not upset them in the first place?...
October 27, 2013 - 5:00pm
Surgeon moves back home to DL
Thirty-three years ago, little Andy Johnson was running around the old Rexall Drug Store in downtown Detroit Lakes. “My grandfather, Al,...
October 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 24, 2013
Worldwide wildfires increase health risks of bad air
DULUTH -- As huge swathes of Australia’s Outback burn in wildfires spurred by drought, health experts in the U.S. warned Thursday that more heat and more fires means more unhealthy air to breathe. The Natural Resources Defense Council released a list of 31 states — including...
October 24, 2013 - 7:54pm