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Rural Ogema woman charged with murder in death of boyfriend
Discarded Band-Aid helps crack home invasion case
Former Bemidji teacher pleads guilty to sex with student
Young Life Triathlon brings hundreds of swimmers, bikers, runners to Detroit Lakes
Tuesday Afternoon Forecast Discussion
Al Stigman to be inducted to Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame
Former DL volleyball coach Sam Mattson Gulon to be inducted into Minnewaska Athletic Hall of Fame
Linnerooth victory continues family tradition at Pine to Palm
Spriggs holds early lead for Mid-Am championship
Pine to Palm: Renner wins fourth title
In the Zone
Moorhead woman uses art to heal, writes book
Boys, Girls Club to debut short film Thursday
Frazee boy immersed in Russian Language Village
Exercise: A marathon of emotions
Good travels, but there’s no place like your own bed
Friends & Neighbors
Publishers take on new FCC roles
Derouin joins Dental Associates in DL
Dressed for success, The Nines set to move and expand
Gas prices down 26 cents from last year
New management at Minnesota Deptartment of Revenue
Hope Fest to bring family fun to DL
Aloha from DL Library: Hawaii became 50th state in 1959
Big crowds, good weather and great music add up to a 'Landmark year' at WE Fest
Flom artist wins blue ribbon at national exhibition
Quilt exhibit opens Thursday at Moorhead's HjemkomstCenter
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
WE Fest 2014
Good news for city finances
State pension system needs serious reforms
Revisit MN law on ousting city officials
Editorial: Reporters protest tight controls from Obama administration
On oil volatility, a tie goes to the feds
Strong duck populations mean ‘liberal’ bag limits this season
Brad Laabs: Know what to do when you get injured fishing
Blane Klemek: Common nighthawks are perfectly adapted to their way of life
Wild rice season opened Friday
Brad Laabs: Learn to use your reels, cast correctly
Pine to Palm
August 9, 2014
Alexandria company helps fight deadly Ebola virus
Carrying a deadly virus? Infrared camera could help others know who’s ill A company with an Alexandria connection is part of a global effort to limit the spread of deadly viruses like Ebola. Gary Strahan of Alexandria is CEO of Infrared Cameras Inc., which developed a thermal...
August 9, 2014 - 11:30am
August 7, 2014
Blood donors needed
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative...
August 7, 2014 - 7:30am
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