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Family friend charged with sexually assaulting, murdering Meeker County 5-year-old
Successful blood drive held Aug. 9 in DL
Soak up rest of summer with Sarah's Panzanella Salad
Wife of man who died in camper at WeFest last year, still searching for answers
As pipeline protests grows, state pulls water tanks
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Tigges on dean’s list at UW-Madison
Friends & Neighbors
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Gas prices have risen in Minnesota this week
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Sister Anne Scholarship winners
MAC’S, Inc. promotes Riley Soberg in DL
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
FMSO's Symphony Rocks goes a little bit country
Forestedge Winery to host art fair
Alvina Olga Hunstiger
Maurice "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Lydia Jo (Jackson) Bellanger
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Letter: Absenteeism, if you start in high school, it's too late
Media needs to act responsibly
Nothing 'peaceful' about protests
Editorial: Kudos to DL Schools for cracking down on absentee students
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Keep up to date with the latest Pine to Palm Golf Tournament coverage
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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
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