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Six children injured in ATV accident in Becker County
Funeral set for DL native killed in crash
Gas leak reported at Thrift Store
LP-A school looking to buy nearby road
Green Lake Zorbaz robbery
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
July 2, 2015
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
Minnesota's medical marijuana law takes effect today
MINNEAPOLIS - The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law were feeling a flood of emotion. The state’s medical marijuana went into effect Wednesday, and the prospect of medical marijuana has...
July 1, 2015 - 10:06am
June 30, 2015
Franken: Rural health needs intensive care
An aging workforce is one of the problems U.S. Sen. Al Franken encountered when he crisscrossed Minnesota to examine the state's rural health. "We...
June 30, 2015 - 8:57am
June 26, 2015
Essentia Health takes on deadly sepsis
Skyrocketing cases of sepsis in hospitals across the country have prompted Essentia Health to put new protocols in place and employ its electronic medical record to watch for early signs of the potentially deadly condition. “Sepsis is the 10th leading cause of death in the United...
June 26, 2015 - 5:50am
June 24, 2015
Sunseekers’ guide to health and beauty
Warm weather invites all types of relaxing thoughts and behaviors. People embrace various ways of relaxing in the summer, from choosing lightweight...
June 24, 2015 - 2:49pm
June 21, 2015
New, free seminars on aging to begin in DL
Getting older isn’t always easy, but volunteers who run the St. Mary’s Foundation in Detroit Lakes are launching a new program designed to...
June 21, 2015 - 5:25am
June 14, 2015
Swimmer’s itch in Detroit Lake
The return of the midsummer itch has approached, and everyone is itching for it to stop. PLM Lake and Land Management, who contracts through the city of Detroit Lakes, is scheduled to spray copper sulfate on the Detroit Lake City Beach tomorrow (Monday) morning. “Before the...
June 14, 2015 - 5:25am
June 11, 2015
Cases of kids poisoned by e-cigs increasing in Minnesota
Minnesota has seen a jump in the number of children poisoned by e-cigarettes and their liquid refillables, the Minnesota Department of Health...
June 11, 2015 - 8:53am
June 10, 2015
MN obesity rate is on the decline
Since 2007, the obesity rate in Minnesota has followed a different route than surrounding states – it has leveled out, while rates elsewhere have continued to climb. About 25 percent of Minnesota adults are considered obese, but the rates have soared above 30 percent in Iowa...
June 10, 2015 - 11:45am
June 7, 2015
Aspirin a day can keep the doctor away
Will an aspirin a day help keep the doctor away? Oh wait, that’s an apple a day. Oh well, the same could be said for an aspirin — for some people anyway. The Minnesota Heart Health Program has decided to launch a state wide initiative to help lower the number of first...
June 7, 2015 - 5:00am
May 31, 2015
Healthy employees make happy employees
If employees feel better at work, do they work better? More than likely. What does a healthy work environment look like though? Lots of variations. Safety, healthy food options, walk breaks, stretching, help to quit smoking, time to pause for a moment and breathe, a private...
May 31, 2015 - 5:05am
May 24, 2015
Free cognitive screening set for May 28 at Ecumen-Detroit Lakes
Think maybe you’re forgetting things a little too much lately? Scared to go see the doctor? Dee Nelson is offering a solution. Working as a speech therapist, Nelson organized a free cognitive-memory screening for anyone to participate in. It will be held in the new Ecumen...
May 24, 2015 - 5:15am
May 20, 2015
High arsenic levels a threat to area wells
Gerald Steinbach’s well water near Felton, Minn., contains an odorless, colorless, naturally occurring health risk that seeps from underground. The...
May 20, 2015 - 10:18am
May 11, 2015
Minnesota woman, husband raising five children with Down syndrome
EAGAN, Minn. -- Leah Spring is at the helm of her home: the kitchen island. Tonight’s menu is summer-sausage-and-cheese sandwiches and pineapple-mango...
May 11, 2015 - 8:59am