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XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Jerome F. "Jody" Muench
William V. "Bill" Vipond
'Ban the Box' helps ex-offenders succeed
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Small lakes have 'turned,' big lakes still cooling down
Looking for a place to hunt? DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Bring on the cold: Snow buntings sing, feed and fly in the worst conditions
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
April 27, 2016
Light therapy shows promising results for memory care patients
By now, most people have heard about the effectiveness of using sun lamps to treat people suffering from seasonal depression – a disorder that...
April 27, 2016 - 11:22am
Managing changes in a loved one’s ability to communicate
Losing the ability to communicate can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems for people with dementia, their families and caregivers. As the illness progresses, a person with dementia experiences a gradual lessening of their ability to communicate. We aren’t born...
April 27, 2016 - 5:00am
April 25, 2016
Family raising awareness of vaccine after losing son to rare form of meningitis
FERGUS FALLS - Cayden Burud is described as an energetic all-American boy. "He was full of life, could make anybody smile. He was a special boy...
April 25, 2016 - 8:57am
April 21, 2016
Good health saves money
It’s true – good health really does save money. A Towers Watson survey noted that employee wellness programs saved employers an average of $100 in health care costs per worker. So if you’re going to get healthy, do it the smart way and make well-researched spending decisions...
April 21, 2016 - 5:25am
March 31, 2016
Art and public health workshops set
This April, Springboard for the Arts and PartnerSHIP 4 Health will offer community engagement workshops to artists and community leaders who are interested learning about how art can enhance local health priorities, such as promoting active living, healthy eating and tobacco cessation....
March 31, 2016 - 5:00am
March 30, 2016
Expert in obesity: Sanford doctor helps the overweight
Battling obesity can, at times, feel like a lonely, hopeless fight. However, in Detroit Lakes there is now a certified expert who is ready to...
March 30, 2016 - 10:39am
March 29, 2016
Maintaining a healthy smile is important
A healthy smile is a bonus at any age. Too often older people — especially those who wear dentures — feel they no longer need dental checkups. If you haven’t learned the basics of oral health care, it is never too late to start. And even if you have, it’s a good time to review....
March 29, 2016 - 1:38pm
March 18, 2016
Lower income Minnesotans more likely to have diabetes
A Minnesota Department of Health report has found adult Minnesotans living in households earning less than $35,000 per year are nearly two and a half times more likely to have diabetes than Minnesotans living in households with annual incomes more than $35,000. The diabetes rate for...
March 18, 2016 - 2:55pm
March 17, 2016
No resolution to debate about Minnesota patients taking lethal drugs
ST. PAUL – Chester Jacobson sat at a Minnesota Senate committee witness table, reading his wife's words to legislators: "We should have the...
March 17, 2016 - 8:46am
March 16, 2016
Colon cancer prevention can be easy as an appointment
A colonoscopy isn’t much fun, but it could save your butt when it comes to avoiding colon cancer. Dr. Randall Bolar of Essentia Health in Detroit...
March 16, 2016 - 11:54am
March 3, 2016
Klobuchar takes aim at opioid crisis: Her measure would help track drug data
We have a crisis in our country. A crisis that claims more lives than car crashes. A crisis that rips apart families of all different backgrounds. Killing 28,648 Americans in 2014, this crisis is prescription drug and heroin abuse. And with deaths increasing nearly sixfold since...
March 3, 2016 - 5:25am
February 7, 2016
Do you know signs of a heart attack?
It doesn’t always begin with crushing chest pain, followed by a dramatic collapse like it’s shown on TV or in the movies. “Not everyone who has a heart attack will have the same symptoms or the same severity of symptoms,” says Nicole Cox, MD at Sanford Detroit Lakes. “While...
February 7, 2016 - 5:20am
February 5, 2016
Get behind Alzheimer’s research
Five, 10, 20 years ago, people didn’t talk much about Alzheimer’s disease. Not that it was unheard of, but it wasn’t the hub of discussion that other diseases like cancer or heart disease were. In the last few years though, focus on the disease that strips people of their memories...
February 5, 2016 - 5:30am
February 2, 2016
MNsure enrollment passes 85,000
ST. PAUL — MNsure enrolled 85,390 people in private insurance through the end of its annual open enrollment period Sunday night. That’s above the 83,000-enrollee target MNsure’s board adopted in its budget, and the state-run health insurance exchange’s CEO Allison O’Toole...
February 2, 2016 - 8:07am
January 27, 2016
Chronic diseases cost Minnesotans big
Health care for Minnesotans with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney failure and heart disease costs eight times more than for...
January 27, 2016 - 10:20am