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Summons issued for Detroit Lakes man
Barge system needed for low water levels in Detroit Lakes
Dayton calls for diversity review: Audit will examine how state follows hiring, business policies and suggest changes
Vikings take WR Treadwell at No. 23 overall
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DL Junior Varsity boys golf results
Lakers hold on for 4-3 victory over Perham
Laker softball wins in walkoff
North Dakota is a hop, skip and a jump away and could be a good vacay
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Asparagus three ways: Versatile vegetable is elegant, yet nutritious
SSI, Social Security are completely different programs
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Lakes Tech Team and Lakes Perfect Tan open in north DL
Polk is new personal banker at Midwest
R&G donates $21K to local Humane Society
Smart gifts for the new grad
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
May 7 ‘Bonnets & Bowties’ fundraiser to benefit Marshmallow Foundation
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
‘Revival’ concert Sunday at Grace Lutheran
New sculpture class starting in DL next month
LP-A’s ‘Raider Nation News’ wins three 2016 student Emmy awards
Donald H. Koski
Edward Jack Larson
Shirley A. "Sis" Olson
Slower transition to bathroom incluseviness
The core issues in the 2016 election
Letter: Faith in school board to vote yes for referendum
Letter: Kudos to ‘Next to Normal’
Address heroin crisis now
Devil’s Lake angler releases giant northern pike
Early season panfishing heating up the lakes
Wild turkeys are, once again, abundant in Minnesota
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Business & Industry
Spring Laker Book
Kids in the Trib
2016 Becker County Care Guide
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
Business / money management
April 21, 2016 - 5:25am
March 30, 2016
Expert in obesity: Sanford doctor helps the overweight
Battling obesity can, at times, feel like a lonely, hopeless fight. However, in Detroit Lakes there is now a certified expert who is ready to...
March 30, 2016 - 10:39am
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....
entertainment / art
March 31, 2016 - 5:00am
March 29, 2016
Maintaining a healthy smile is important
A healthy smile is a bonus at any age. Too often older people — especially those who wear dentures — feel they no longer need dental checkups. If you haven’t learned the basics of oral health care, it is never too late to start. And even if you have, it’s a good time to review....
March 29, 2016 - 1:38pm
March 18, 2016
Lower income Minnesotans more likely to have diabetes
A Minnesota Department of Health report has found adult Minnesotans living in households earning less than $35,000 per year are nearly two and a half times more likely to have diabetes than Minnesotans living in households with annual incomes more than $35,000. The diabetes rate for...
March 18, 2016 - 2:55pm
March 17, 2016
No resolution to debate about Minnesota patients taking lethal drugs
ST. PAUL – Chester Jacobson sat at a Minnesota Senate committee witness table, reading his wife's words to legislators: "We should have the...
March 17, 2016 - 8:46am
March 16, 2016
Colon cancer prevention can be easy as an appointment
A colonoscopy isn’t much fun, but it could save your butt when it comes to avoiding colon cancer. Dr. Randall Bolar of Essentia Health in Detroit...
March 16, 2016 - 11:54am
March 3, 2016
Klobuchar takes aim at opioid crisis: Her measure would help track drug data
We have a crisis in our country. A crisis that claims more lives than car crashes. A crisis that rips apart families of all different backgrounds. Killing 28,648 Americans in 2014, this crisis is prescription drug and heroin abuse. And with deaths increasing nearly sixfold since...
opinion / other opinions
March 3, 2016 - 5:25am
February 7, 2016
Do you know signs of a heart attack?
It doesn’t always begin with crushing chest pain, followed by a dramatic collapse like it’s shown on TV or in the movies. “Not everyone who has a heart attack will have the same symptoms or the same severity of symptoms,” says Nicole Cox, MD at Sanford Detroit Lakes. “While...
February 7, 2016 - 5:20am
February 5, 2016
Get behind Alzheimer’s research
Five, 10, 20 years ago, people didn’t talk much about Alzheimer’s disease. Not that it was unheard of, but it wasn’t the hub of discussion that other diseases like cancer or heart disease were. In the last few years though, focus on the disease that strips people of their memories...
opinion / editorials
February 5, 2016 - 5:30am
February 2, 2016
MNsure enrollment passes 85,000
ST. PAUL — MNsure enrolled 85,390 people in private insurance through the end of its annual open enrollment period Sunday night. That’s above the 83,000-enrollee target MNsure’s board adopted in its budget, and the state-run health insurance exchange’s CEO Allison O’Toole...
February 2, 2016 - 8:07am
January 27, 2016
Chronic diseases cost Minnesotans big
Health care for Minnesotans with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney failure and heart disease costs eight times more than for...
January 27, 2016 - 10:20am