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Matching ND Challenge grant to colleges, universities called a ‘resounding success’
Peoples Park skating rink is open
Officers involved in fatal shooting identified
Crime & Accident Report
Otters and Lakers battle to overtime tie
Lakers win late at Alexandria 54-49
Laker gymnasts consistent in victory over Perham
Jackson wins 152-pound championship at Big Bear
Four-goal second period leads Stars over Lakers
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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
June 6, 2014
Medicine in the ‘good old days’
Nature’s Oil: Take 5-60 drops for your ailments. Medicine good for humans and horses. Yes, good for horses and people. And 5-60 drops? That’s quite a range. That’s just one example of medicine from the 1800s, medicine that men traveling through town would sell to townspeople...
June 6, 2014 - 4:05pm
June 3, 2014
Rare strain takes life of 4-year-old; leaves mother with health problems
As if going through one tragedy isn’t hard enough, the Odens family is struggling through two. Eric and Karen Odens’ little girl, Sophia, got sick with flu-like symptoms on Feb. 5. The following morning, the Pelican Rapids couple brought their daughter to the hospital in Detroit...
June 3, 2014 - 3:14pm