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American Legion in DL celebrates birthday
'Beauty and the Beast' dazzles again, 'Power Rangers' off to solid start
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Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Richville couple welcomes daughter
Mankes welcome baby boy
Ellenson celebrates 80th birthday
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
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
July 29, 2015
Minnesota taxpayers will save $450M in health care
ST. PAUL -- State and federal taxpayers will save an estimated $450 million next year on public health plans after seeking statewide competitive bids for the first time. But the decision will mean turmoil as hundreds of thousands of low-income Minnesotans will have to change health...
July 29, 2015 - 8:53am
July 19, 2015
Don’t grow immune to the value of vaccines
The fight against rubella, the deadly German measles, has finally paid off. Global health authorities say the terrible disease has been eliminated in the Americas. It’s a rare dose of good news in the fight against the debilitating disease, which can cause birth defects or even...
July 19, 2015 - 5:30am
July 17, 2015
Local truckers zero in on getting healthy
Foltz Trucking is rolling forward with efforts to enhance its employees’ health and wellness. Research indicates that the average life expectancy...
July 17, 2015 - 5:20am
July 10, 2015
Boys, Girls Club members participate in leadership camp
Tobacco Free 4 Health, a component of PartnerSHIP 4 Health, presented their second annual Youth Leadership Camp in Detroit Lakes June 23-25. According...
July 10, 2015 - 5:40am
July 8, 2015
Child critical after contracting rare, severe brain infection from Minn. lake
A child is critically ill after developing a rare and severe brain infection while swimming in a central Minnesota lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The child, who the Health Department did not identify, was swimming at Lake Minnewaska in Pope County, about...
July 8, 2015 - 8:19am
July 2, 2015
Medical marijuana arrives in Minnesota as parties look to the future
MINNEAPOLIS – Stakeholders in Minnesota's push for legalizing medical marijuana took time to acknowledge the law's debut Wednesday as a success,...
July 2, 2015 - 8:32am
Minnesota saw slight, rare rise in abortions for 2014
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials said Wednesday that abortions performed in the state rose 2.2 percent last year, the first increase since 2006. According to a Department of Health report, 10,123 abortions were performed in 2014, up from 9,903 in the previous year. In 2006,...
July 2, 2015 - 8:20am
July 1, 2015
Sanford, Essentia taking different approaches as Minn. legalizes medical pot
MOORHEAD – Minnesota's introduction today of medical marijuana—a program some consider one of the nation's most restrictive—appeared poised...
July 1, 2015 - 10:08am