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BNSF crossing in DL closed until Tuesday afternoon
New roundabout on Hwy 59 partially opens
Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
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Labine leaves three-decade legacy with DL track and field
Richards joins RPI in group of nine new faces
Lamoureux Named Force Associate Head Coach
The 10th annual Youth Golf series begins June 29
GOLF: Laker Open registration available online
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Edible architecture at the DL Public Library
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
Rick "Joey" Lynch
Jerome (Jerry) Thielen
Warren C. Koester
Ronald L. Brett
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
Brad Laabs column: Not all 'keepers' should be kept
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
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
June 22, 2017
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Feeling anxious about your health care coverage? You're not alone. Aiming to replace the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. House approved its replacement version, called the American Health Care Act; the U.S. Senate is working on its own secret version; and it's anyone's guess what the...
June 22, 2017 - 8:00am
May 11, 2017
Big problems with GOP healthcare plan
The new Republican repeal and replace plan that passed in the House of Representatives is very similar to the former plan that did not pass. It still includes a tax cut of approximately $880 billion for the rich, for the insurance companies and for the medical device companies.
May 11, 2017 - 9:31am
April 22, 2017
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Congress continues to discuss ways to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Although it's not yet clear what will happen, it's safe to say that how Minnesotans access insurance coverage and how health care is delivered in Minnesota—and right here...
April 22, 2017 - 11:18am
April 11, 2017
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
BAXTER—A top Minnesota official visited Baxter Tuesday to discuss the rural mental health crisis—and to decry proposed Republican...
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
March 15, 2017
Action to stabilize MNsure must happen soon: Lawmakers have options, but measure must be passed by April 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are facing a fast-approaching deadline to try to stabilize the state's 2018 individual health insurance market. Any such package, which will likely cost hundreds of millions of dollars but could lower premiums by more than 20 percent, has to be...
March 15, 2017 - 12:13pm
January 24, 2017
Dayton speech calls for health insurance action
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Mark Dayton has a prescription for a new type of health insurance. Ironically, he was just getting into the issue during...
January 24, 2017 - 10:18am
January 23, 2017
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech Monday night, Jan. 23, but after a few minutes walked away with help....
January 23, 2017 - 9:49pm
November 6, 2016
Coffee with the candidates; Minnesota DFLers visit Detroit Lakes, talk healthcare, farm bills
DFLers, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, Minn. Sen. Rod Skoe, and Bryan Klabunde, who is running for Minnesota State Representative,...
November 6, 2016 - 5:09am
October 14, 2016
Republican leader: Soaring MNsure costs putting Minnesota families in a bind
Minnesota is facing a health care crisis. Hundreds of thousands of families will see health insurance costs increase by 50 percent or more next year. Thousands more will lose their plan or access to their doctor through no fault of their own. Greater Minnesota is hit especially hard;...
October 14, 2016 - 5:32pm
State ‘health care homes’ save $1 billion, outperform most clinics
A new University of Minnesota evaluation of Health Care Homes found it saved $1 billion over a five-year period, while outperforming traditional care clinics. The Health Care Homes model emphasizes collaboration among care providers, families and patients. At the same time, clinics...
February 14, 2016 - 5:30am
November 8, 2014
Ecumen-Detroit Lakes joins pilot discharge program
Sometimes in medicine, simple things can make a big difference. Like making sure that people discharged from a long-term care facility understand how and when to take their prescription medication and even to make sure they can open the packaging to get the meds out. Having...
November 8, 2014 - 7:09pm