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Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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...
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...
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...
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...
September 20, 2015 - 5:05am
September 9, 2015
Noon Rotary to host blood screening
After 25-plus years, the Noon Rotary Club’s annual blood screening event runs like a well-oiled machine. The Rotary volunteers know how to get people organized, and the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s and Sanford Health workers know how to get people in and out in a timely manner. “We...
September 9, 2015 - 11:25am
September 7, 2015
Sept. 16 community lunch in DL to showcase local wellness initiatives
Detroit Lakes is selected as a high-achieving wellness community whose best practices will be showcased for other communities. The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce, Partner SHIP 4 Health and local businesses will host a community wide town meeting Wednesday, Sept. 16,...
September 7, 2015 - 5:00am
August 6, 2015
Officials say blue-green algae and E. coli can present threat to Minnesota swimmers
ST. PAUL — Minnesota swimmers might be fretting about a lethal microscopic parasite these days, but health officials say they should be on...
August 6, 2015 - 8:43am
August 5, 2015
Have fun this summer, but stay safe from heat, sunburn, bug bites
Summer is a great time to build up your fitness program, enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, take a vacation, and have fun. It’s also a time to pay attention to your health and safety. Below are tips to help you stay safe and healthy this summer and all year long. Keep your...
August 5, 2015 - 5:05am
August 2, 2015
Successful blood drive
A successful blood drive was held at Essentia Health St. Mary’s on July 17, coordinated by Erin Davis. Twenty-four people volunteered to donate blood and 20 were able to give. Four people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine, which collects two units of red blood cells...
August 2, 2015 - 5:15am