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Safe from lightning in a car? Think again.
MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
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
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Ban smoking in rental housing
A new study shows one way to help smokers quit their deadly habit: Make it more inconvenient. How do you do that? Don’t allow smoking in rental housing units. Not only will smokers be less inclined to light up if they have to leave the building to do it, it will result in a healthier...
6 hours 53 min ago
July 27, 2016
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
As the region’s premier healthcare provider, Essentia is committed to caring for patients who seek services within its walls — and to working outside its walls to improve the overall health and wellness of the communities it serves. Just like patients, each community has unique...
July 27, 2016 - 5:45am
July 20, 2016
Franken aims to help rural health
Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: One would provide more ways to get to health-care services, including...
July 20, 2016 - 10:16am
May 26, 2016
Unintentional MN deaths up 11 percent in 2015
New data from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) show drug overdose deaths, including those involving unintentional deaths and suicides, jumped 11 percent between 2014 and 2015. This increase from 516 deaths in 2014 to 572 deaths in 2015 follows a long-term trend of rising deaths...
May 26, 2016 - 5:30am
May 25, 2016
Duluth woman’s war with migraines includes hallucinations, stroke
During the worst of her battle with migraine headaches, relying on medications she now distrusts to try to fight unrelenting pain, Michelle Simon...
May 25, 2016 - 5:05am
May 22, 2016
Avoid bentonite clay products due to risk of lead exposure
The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are alerting consumers to avoid ingesting products containing bentonite clay due to the possibility that the products may contain high levels of heavy metals, including lead. The Food and Drug Administration recently issued consumer...
May 22, 2016 - 5:25am
May 18, 2016
Facts or ‘fearmongering?’ Tuberculosis story comes under criticism
A few minutes before a Fargo TV station aired a story about the supposed tuberculosis risk posed by refugee resettlement, four New Americans gathered around a TV in a south Fargo apartment, cracking jokes. But when the story came on, their faces went from jovial to pained. The Valley...
May 18, 2016 - 10:09am
May 12, 2016
Sanford researchers at Vatican conference
Sanford Health’s work in cellular therapy and regenerative medicine was on the world stage recently. A group of researchers and leaders from Sanford Health were selected to participate in the “Third International Conference on the Progress of Regenerative Medicine and Its Cultural...
May 12, 2016 - 5:20am
May 8, 2016
Becker County Energize meeting set for Friday
The community is coming together next Friday to puts its heads together on how to address the area’s top health concerns. The event is a result of a survey that was put out last year to area health organizations to try to pinpoint what people are most concerned with regarding health...
May 8, 2016 - 5:30am
May 4, 2016
This year, rally behind the mighty bean
In 2014, Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes and the Minnesota Statewide Health Improvement Program’s PartnerSHIP 4 Health joined...
May 4, 2016 - 9:36am
April 27, 2016
Light therapy shows promising results for memory care patients
By now, most people have heard about the effectiveness of using sun lamps to treat people suffering from seasonal depression – a disorder that...
April 27, 2016 - 11:22am
Managing changes in a loved one’s ability to communicate
Losing the ability to communicate can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems for people with dementia, their families and caregivers. As the illness progresses, a person with dementia experiences a gradual lessening of their ability to communicate. We aren’t born...
April 27, 2016 - 5:00am
April 25, 2016
Family raising awareness of vaccine after losing son to rare form of meningitis
FERGUS FALLS - Cayden Burud is described as an energetic all-American boy. "He was full of life, could make anybody smile. He was a special boy...
April 25, 2016 - 8:57am
April 21, 2016
Good health saves money
It’s true – good health really does save money. A Towers Watson survey noted that employee wellness programs saved employers an average of $100 in health care costs per worker. So if you’re going to get healthy, do it the smart way and make well-researched spending decisions...
April 21, 2016 - 5:25am
March 31, 2016
Art and public health workshops set
This April, Springboard for the Arts and PartnerSHIP 4 Health will offer community engagement workshops to artists and community leaders who are interested learning about how art can enhance local health priorities, such as promoting active living, healthy eating and tobacco cessation....
March 31, 2016 - 5:00am