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Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Thompson, Olds advance to Big Bear semifinals
Panthers own second half against DL to stay perfect in the Mid-State
Unbeaten Patriots hand Laker boys second Mid-State loss
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Blanch A. Olson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
February 6, 2013
Minnesota adult smoking ranking drops
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report recently released shows Minnesota as ranking 11th best among all states for adult smoking. The last time the CDC compared states in 2009, Minnesota was in the top 10 with a rank of 7th. "The cost of tobacco in terms of...
February 6, 2013 - 9:54am
January 31, 2013
Psychological eval ordered for Moorhead man pulled off train tracks
MOORHEAD - A judge on Thursday ordered a man who was forcibly pulled off train tracks here last week to undergo a psychological evaluation in his civil commitment case in Clay County District Court, a prosecutor said. Mark Flowers, 57, Moorhead, was at Thursday's hearing, which was...
January 31, 2013 - 4:12pm
Moorhead man snatched from death faces possible civil commitment
MOORHEAD - Mark Flowers was mere seconds from being ripped in two. The 57-year-old Moorhead man was lying face down across the railroad tracks downtown here between Center and Main avenues on a Wednesday afternoon last week as a locomotive rumbled at him full speed. Police later...
January 31, 2013 - 9:25am
January 30, 2013
Duluth doctor reprimanded for improper prescriptions
The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice has reprimanded a Duluth physician for unprofessional and unethical conduct, improper management of medical records and inappropriate drug-prescribing practices. Dr. Fredrick E. Ekberg, 75, prescribed medications for family members without...
January 30, 2013 - 1:16pm
January 29, 2013
Most important meal of the day
Do you skip breakfast? If you do, you're not alone. According to a recent survey by the NDP group, 31 million Americans -- or about 10 percent...
January 29, 2013 - 3:05pm
January 28, 2013
Flu still widespread but new infections appear to be slowing
Influenza continues to be widespread and highly active in Minnesota, but the pace of new infections appears to be slowing.
January 28, 2013 - 12:34pm
January 23, 2013
Lots to lose and lots to gain. That's how Nutrition Educator Tracy Baker describes a diabetes prevention course she is teaching beginning in early February. The University of Minnesota Extension and Frazee-Vergas Community Education are partnering to offer this program for free...
January 23, 2013 - 12:16pm
Leaders look to help others find healthier lifestyle
It's a fairly simple equation that doesn't take a lot of brainpower to solve: Exercise and good eating habits equal better health. Conversely, physical inactivity and bad eating habits are a shortcut to obesity, diabetes, and many other chronic, serious illnesses. But for many...
January 23, 2013 - 10:57am
Is your home safe from radon?
Radon is the largest environmental cancer risk and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Fortunately, the risk is largely preventable. More than 40 percent of Minnesota homes have dangerous levels of radon gas. State health officials say every home should be tested...
January 23, 2013 - 8:35am
January 17, 2013
Cancer deaths drop in U.S. and Minnesota, says new report
As of 2009, the overall death rate for cancer in the United States had declined 20 percent from its peak in 1991, translating to the avoidance of approximately 1.2 million deaths from cancer - 152,900 of these in 2009 alone. These figures come from the American Cancer Society's annual...
January 17, 2013 - 9:06am
January 11, 2013
State is experiencing a 'very severe flu season,' says Health Department
New data released by the Minnesota Department of Health today clearly shows that the state is experiencing a very severe flu season, with significant numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Although the numbers of hospitalizations reported rivals the 2009 pandemic, there...
January 11, 2013 - 11:09am
January 9, 2013
New Zumba class through community ed
Get ready to shake it! After a two-year absence, Sara Boeckel is back in town and ready to get people up and dancing. Boeckel taught at Just...
January 9, 2013 - 10:19am
January 7, 2013
Kicking the can: Smokeless tobacco often overlooked but also hard to quit
North Dakota State University pharmacy student Paul Jilek said three years into his education, he's already learned plenty about helping people...
January 7, 2013 - 8:46am
January 4, 2013
A lot of bugs out there
Welcome to the jungle -- there are all kinds of illnesses going around right now: Stomach bugs, influenza, mononucleosis, upper respiratory illness, you name it. The flu and bug season came early this year, and the area is being hit with both right now, said Jackie McKenzie, an...
January 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
December 31, 2012
Health issues part of legislative mix
A mix of health-related legislation awaits Minnesota legislators, ranging from rewriting state sex offender treatment laws to finding ways to mesh state programs with Obamacare. "We have a lot to do," said Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, the new Senate Health and Human Services Finance...
December 31, 2012 - 8:32am