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'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
School record falls for second straight home swim meet
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
Laker volleyball wins second straight road game
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Duane L. Erickson
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
July 31, 2015
Is rural America hazardous to your health?
The question is based on a finding that many of the health issues that plagued rural America a decade ago are still prevalent, and in many cases getting worse. Over the past several years the Center for Rural Affairs has documented these issues in a series of reports. The most...
July 31, 2015 - 5:25am
Mental health needs in rural MN highlighted
Park Rapids, Hubbard County and rural Minnesota is facing increasing challenges when it comes to dealing with health and human services issues such as treating mental health issues, alcohol and substance abuse, child protection and out-of-home placement, and healthcare in general....
July 31, 2015 - 5:20am