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Radio Gaga: Ham radio alive and well in lakes country
At least 2 arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
Making his story matter: Family of local veteran lost to PTSD creates foundation to help military veterans coming back from war
One small step for fish: DNR removes Shell Lake dam, replaces it with rocky structure
Angler, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours overnight on Devils Lake
Preps Plus: The Forum's Minnesota high school football rankings and more
SOCCER: Laker girls pick up first road win at Crookston
Titans to face tough tests early
Laker tennis picks up first dual win
Lumberjacks put a dozen goals up on Laker boys
Time to get pickled: Refrigerator pickles help preserve your garden's bounty
'God's Work...Our Hands'
County DAC welcomes new leadership
Patience is a virtue, it certainly helped me out
Friends & Neighbors
'I still work here': Chivers celebrates 50 years in real estate
Save receipts on back to school supplies
Hospice of the Red River Valley welcomes community specialist
Bell Bank shortens name
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
NYM's Cultural Center hosts selfie exhibit; reception, artist talk, awards set for Thursday
Daughtry to perform Friday at Shooting Star
NYM's Cultural Center to host Kent Duchaine in concert this Friday
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
Jeanette E. Tomlinson
Aaro August Tanney
Lorraine Elizabeth Windels
Jerrold "Jerry" Joseph McDonald
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
We are all broken but God is GREATER in our brokenness
Pelican Ass'n worried about old golf course chemicals
Yes, there were attacks before Sept. 11, 2001
The best athlete in the world
The truth about Muslims in MN
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Public hearing Oct. 6 on statewide transportation plans
Snellman Days set this weekend
Grondahl says goodbye
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
Pine to Palm
August 3, 2016
August is National Cataract Awareness Month
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, cataracts are the leading cause of visual loss in Americans 65 and older. Nearly half of adults by age 80 will develop cataracts, or clouding of the lens. This month, learn how to recognize the symptoms, find treatment, and educate...
August 3, 2016 - 5:00am
July 30, 2016
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...
July 30, 2016 - 5:30am
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