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UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
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Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Hornets to make 24th state appearance
DL wrestlers section runners-up
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
Betty Thorman Johnson
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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
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