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ATV crash near Ogema injures three teens
Refugees, elected leaders denounce Fargo TV station for bad journalism
Laker girls win at Fergus; Smith records sixth straight victory
Laker trap team dominating conference opponents
Laker boys sixth at state True Team
GOLF: Laker boys runners-up at East-West Classic
Angels start season with two wins
Ogema VFW Post to pay many tributes Memorial Day
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Lice
Monday Matters: Offense Taken
Turning back the pages
A generation creates its own, unique history
Friends & Neighbors
Mai’s ‘mini’ nail salon
Student places at national conference
Department receives plain lanuage award
‘Pressure on gas prices this summer’
Readying finances for adoption
AHA Heart Walk set: June 2 event to raise funds, awareness
Summer weather finally arrives at the lakes
Things to do during week of May 23-30
Peter Cetera coming to Shooting Star May 27
DLHS students showing off their artwork at Trinity Lutheran this week
Orland Leo Howard
Delsmore "Lee" Anderson
Delores L. Mayfield
John E. Ahles
A salute to those with quiet dignity
The slow progress on Colombian peace
Letter: Why isn’t MPCA holding pipeline hearings?
At least get a few things done
A computer that cries will still never have a soul
Bird watchers aren’t creepers
Bite picking up as weather gets better
Yellow-headed blackbird, yellow-bellied sapsucker return with warmth
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota
Northwest MN Fishing Report
May Summer Scene
2016 events around the surrounding lakes area
North Country Scenic Trail runs through here
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
opinion / other opinions
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...
opinion / editorials
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
January 13, 2016
Not all Minnesota doctors on board with medical marijuana
ST. PAUL – Many Minnesota doctors question the use of medical marijuana. An informal survey presented to a committee of Minnesota legislators and others involved with the subject Tuesday showed many doctors do not think they know enough about the subject to recommend their patients...
January 13, 2016 - 8:46am
December 30, 2015
New marijuana strain provides help without any intoxicating effects
A new strain of marijuana plant could slash costs for medical cannabis users in Minnesota. Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of two medical cannabis...
December 30, 2015 - 11:28am
December 27, 2015
Getting a taste of new veggies
When children are faced with trying a new, unfamiliar kind of food, their response is often a scrunched up face and a single word: “Eww.” But thanks to a new initiative known as Farm to Child Care, kids in 20 child care programs throughout Becker, Clay, Otter Tail and Wilkin counties...
December 27, 2015 - 5:40am
December 24, 2015
New norovirus hits Minnesota
Start washing your hands a lot: A new strain of norovirus, or “stomach flu” has hit Minnesota and is making people sick. The new strain, called GII.17 Kawasaki, caused many outbreaks in Asia last winter before arriving in the U.S. The Minnesota Department of Health has investigated...
December 24, 2015 - 5:35am
December 20, 2015
Bye bye, bird flu quarantine
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has lifted the last of the quarantines that were placed on each of the 108 farms infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) this year. All sites have completed cleaning and disinfection of their facilities and have received negative...
December 20, 2015 - 5:20am
December 14, 2015
Don’t forget to get your flu vaccination soon
Influenza activity in Minnesota has been low so far, but there is a lot of flu season left. Health officials want Minnesotans to get their flu...
December 14, 2015 - 5:05am
Medigap is ‘grandfathered-in’
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman wants to dispel rumors that a recent Congressional action will not allow seniors to keep certain Medicare supplement plans, known as Medigap coverage, after January 1, 2020. Passed by Congress earlier this year, the Medicare Access and...
December 14, 2015 - 5:00am
December 13, 2015
Dental clinic for kids coming to DL Jan. 11-12
Here’s something to smile about: A dental outreach clinic for children ages 1-18 will be held in Detroit Lakes Jan. 11 and 12. Dental health staff from Apple Tree Dental in Hawley will be available to provide all dental services for children covered by Minnesota health care programs...
News / Detroit Lakes
December 13, 2015 - 5:05am
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