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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church celebrates a half-century in its current building
Swing dancing classes come to Holmes Theatre
Man wielding hatchet faces three felonies
Traveling treaty exhibit open to public at M State in DL
Work on Highway 10 frontage road nearly done
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 Lakeview 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
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
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?
December 8, 2015
Thursday is ACT on Alzheimer’s Day in DL
At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Detroit Lakes City Council, Mayor Matt Brenk issued a proclamation to declare Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 as...
December 8, 2015 - 2:52pm
December 6, 2015
Chewing tobacco worse than previously thought
Here’s some unpleasant news to chew on for users of snuff, dip, snus and chewing tobacco: A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers. Yikes. “In the short term,...
December 6, 2015 - 5:25am
November 27, 2015
Study says taking tobacco off displays may work
Keeping tobacco products out of sight in convenience stores may make teens less likely to smoke, a U.S. study suggests. To test the power of...
November 27, 2015 - 5:30am
November 26, 2015
Medical marijuana backers hope to start collecting signatures soon
Supporters of a proposed ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota hope to start collecting petition signatures next week, the chairman of the sponsoring committee said. Rilie Ray Morgan of Fargo said the corrected version of the petition was expected to be sent...
November 26, 2015 - 5:00am
November 19, 2015
Detroit Lakes clinic celebrates milestone
Thirty years ago, Laure Zirbel remembers being newly divorced with two children to support. She needed a full-time job. With an education...
News / Detroit Lakes
November 19, 2015 - 5:55am
November 18, 2015
Eat like a caveman? Bad idea, says dietician
Before all of us walked the earth, our ancestors survived on a simple diet, eating things such as meat, fish, vegetables and fruit. Now, the paleo diet is garnering attention from people throughout the country. The diet was the most-searched diet on Google two years ago, and some...
November 18, 2015 - 11:23am
November 16, 2015
Give thanks by donating blood
The fall marks the beginning of spending time with family and friends, watching football, celebrating Thanksgiving, the Holidays, and the New Year. But for patients in need of blood, those moments can be filled with uncertainty as they fight illnesses, injury, or heal from surgery. One...
November 16, 2015 - 5:10am
October 25, 2015
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s now using 3D mammography technology
Imagine trying to look through a book. Pretty impossible right? You can see the outside of it fine but not the details inside on each page. Now...
News / Detroit Lakes
October 25, 2015 - 5:30am
October 24, 2015
Healthy ways to handle stress
The symptoms of stress can be extremely unpleasant, as participants in a study released earlier this year by the Statistic Brain Research Institute and the American Institute of Stress who reported experiencing physical symptoms of stress admitted to feeling fatigue, headache, upset...
October 24, 2015 - 4:10am
How to find time for exercise
While even the busiest men and women can find ways to eat healthy, finding time to exercise can be more difficult. According to the President’s...
October 24, 2015 - 4:05am
Tips for women juggling a family and a career
The days when single income households were the norm are long gone, as nowadays both Mom and Dad must work in order to make ends meet. That reality has left many women juggling the obligations of motherhood with the obligations of a successful career. Such a juggling act is seldom...
October 24, 2015 - 4:00am
October 11, 2015
People in these parts suffer more from seasonal depression
The days, they’re getting shorter, and as they are, our brains are doing something most may not even realize - they’re changing with the season. “We need the light,” said Dr. Michael Stewart, a psychologist with Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes. “If you don’t have...
October 11, 2015 - 5:10am
September 30, 2015
Local nursing homes win awards for ensuring that workers have their flu shots
One way to keep hospital and nursing home patients safe from the flu is to make sure the staff that cares for them has been given the flu vaccine. Essentia Health Oak Crossing nursing home in Detroit Lakes and Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park both won blue ribbons in that effort...
News / Detroit Lakes
September 30, 2015 - 11:31am
Keep kids active and healthy
School is back in session, everyone is back in their routine and it’s time to keep them active and healthy. While it starts at home, there are several state and national programs trying to help keep kids healthy with good eating habits and exercise habits. October is Farm to...
opinion / editorials
September 30, 2015 - 10:04am
September 20, 2015
Walking to a healthier lifestyle
A stronger heart, a reduction in other health risks and a positive mental outlook. Who wouldn’t want that? These things can all be achieved by one simple, cheap thing: walking. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy is calling for the promotion of health through walking and...
opinion / editorials
September 20, 2015 - 5:05am