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High-voltage power line being strung across Minnesota
Election notebook: GOP to remove photo of abuse victim
In St. Paul visit, Hillary Clinton urges Minnesota Democrats to vote
Two Red Lake men sentenced in violent crime cases
Defense attacks credibility 15-year-old girl in hockey sex video case in Moorhead
Lundstrom sprints to Section 8AA cross country championship
Section 8-3A Volleyball: Storm comeback sinks Lakers
Football: Section 8-4A semifinals preview
8-4A football playoffs: Rocori takes out Fergus Falls
8-4A football playoffs: Little Falls scores late to advance
Breast Cancer Awareness
M State open house to showcase opportunities
MSUM to host safe viewing of solar eclipse Thursday
Social Security: Retirement benefits based on birthdate
Everyday Gourmet: Get stuffed! Putting one recipe inside another is a fun trend
Friends & Neighbors
Johnson named lab superisor at Sanford
Travel Travel of DL wins ‘Diamond’ award
All in All in Frazee set to open in style
Team Lab hires two hometown residents
Essentia-Mahnomen welcomes Bement
A century of musical theater history coming to Holmes Theatre
The Boston Brass are coming to Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre Nov. 10
Clearbrook artist’s work exhibited at Trinity in DL
Halloween Hoots & Haunts
Celebrating October’s National Apple Month
Different media, different views
Letter: Glander is best qualified to be Becker County sheriff
Letter: Vote Democrats in Nov. for everyone’s ‘best interests’
Letter: Glander an asset to the community
Letter: Help Rotary end Polio on World Polio Day
Leg bands provide a wealth of information
Fishing Lines: Changing lure, jig colors can bring more fish
North Words: Pie-billed grebes are easily heard, less often viewed
Duck migration stalls in MN
Staggered lakes: Fall turnover affects fishing
Reading on the Move
Fall Home Magazine 2014
A work of art
Lodge at the lake
A great home
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
September 10, 2014
Children hit by respiratory illness
Hundreds of children across the U.S. Midwest have been stricken by a potentially serious respiratory illness, and many states are asking for federal help testing and tracking cases, according to federal and state health officials. Hospitals are reporting unusually high numbers...
September 10, 2014 - 2:30pm
ND records first death from West Nile of 2014
A woman over the age of 60 who died last week was North Dakota’s first West Nile virus-related death of 2014, the state Department of Health announced Tuesday. While the Health Department’s policy is to identify the region of the state where the death occurred, it’s not doing...
September 10, 2014 - 10:13am
Prevention urged to slow spread of enterovirus
BEMIDJI, Minn. – While Minnesota has not had a confirmed case of enterovirus D68, the respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children in other parts of the Midwest, a local pediatrician advises the public to take appropriate steps for prevention. “Thorough hand-washing...
September 10, 2014 - 8:23am
September 4, 2014
New manager at St Mary’s EMS
Sean Lathrop, 32, is the new EMS and security manager at Essentia St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. He’s both because the emergency medical technicians are now doing security work, and the paramedics are helping administer medications in the ER and helping out in other ways at the...
September 4, 2014 - 9:00am
September 3, 2014
Cabbage identified as source of E. coli outbreak
State health officials have identified a variety of cabbage as the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that sickened 15 people in Minnesota in July. Investigators with the Minnesota Department of Health discovered a pattern of infected people having eaten green whole head cabbage,...
September 3, 2014 - 11:30am
August 21, 2014
Sanford Health helping to build 300 clinics in Ghana
The Honorable Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Ghana’s minister of health, and Kelby Krabbenhoft, president and CEO of Sanford Health, jointly announced the Ministry of Health and Sanford have joined together in a public-private partnership to bring health care to millions of additional people...
August 21, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 9, 2014
Alexandria company helps fight deadly Ebola virus
Carrying a deadly virus? Infrared camera could help others know who’s ill A company with an Alexandria connection is part of a global effort to limit the spread of deadly viruses like Ebola. Gary Strahan of Alexandria is CEO of Infrared Cameras Inc., which developed a thermal...
August 9, 2014 - 11:30am
August 7, 2014
Blood donors needed
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative...
August 7, 2014 - 7:30am
July 31, 2014
Bemidji among 12 Minnesota communities selected for dementia program
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- It is estimated 650 residents of Beltrami County have dementia. There are 5,837 people 65 or older in Beltrami County, according to 2012 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, and statistics indicate one in nine people in that age group has dementia. That increases...
July 31, 2014 - 7:50am
July 29, 2014
American man from Minnesota died from Ebola virus
A 40-year-old man who died in a Nigerian hospital last week from the ebola virus was an American from Minnesota, his wife told NBC News on Tuesday. Decontee Sawyer told NBC that her husband, Patrick Sawyer, who was working for the Liberian government, collapsed July 20 in Lagos,...
July 29, 2014 - 1:44pm
July 24, 2014
Healthy eats: Kale event is Saturday
The push for healthier lifestyles has been on the fast track to reality in the Detroit Lakes area over the past few years, and this weekend there will be one more ingredient thrown into that recipe for success. It’s called ‘Passport to Kale,’ an event that will play out Saturday...
news / Detroit Lakes
July 24, 2014 - 3:00pm
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Dr. Ben Smith, a radiologist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. Smith grew up in Little Falls, Minn., and likes living in a small town. “I wanted a small-town practice because you can have more personal relationships,” he said. As part of his practice,...
business / employee milestones
July 24, 2014 - 9:30am
July 23, 2014
Minnesota doctors may be in short supply
ST. PAUL -- Primary care doctors soon may be in short supply, a Minnesota Hospital Association report showed on Monday. “Many of our hospitals, especially those in greater Minnesota, already have difficulty attracting physicians,” association President Lawrence J. Massa said....
July 23, 2014 - 7:53am
June 18, 2014
Indian Heath Summit held in Bemidji
As John Poupart began his hourlong presentation on how to incorporate American Indian values into research methodologies, he offered a short story about a young man who asked an elder a question. “(He asked,) ‘How come old people don’t tell us the things we need to know?’...
June 18, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 15, 2014
O’Gorman Foundation will help battle adult pre-diabetes
It’s a foundation set up to honor a women dedicated to education, who died too soon from the disease that many adults face today. The University of Minnesota Extension Office has started the Sharon O’Gorman Foundation, which is raising funds to support diabetes education. O’Gorman,...
June 15, 2014 - 11:30am