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Park Rapids man sentenced for 100 mph chase
Man sentenced for high-speed chase
Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid
Stolen Target card leads to 82 days in jail
Man sentenced for meth possession
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Area students graduate from UND
Lakes Women's Society donates to Becker County Food Pantry
Receiving housing benefits? A trip to Social Security may not be necessary
Turning back the pages
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Rock band Foreigner coming to Shooting Star April 7
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
March 20, 2017
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
LOS ANGELES - "Sesame Street" will welcome a new Muppet to its TV family on April 10 with a special episode designed to introduce viewers to...
March 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
March 13, 2017
Just breathe: Ways to cope with stress and anxiety
A number of events can trigger stress. For some, it may be caused by something relatively small and short-lived, like sitting in traffic or...
March 13, 2017 - 9:12am
March 9, 2017
Nurses union balks at proposal to link raises to patient survey: Sanford Bemidji, Minnesota Nurses Association are working on new contract
BEMIDJI — A statewide nurses union says administrators at a Bemidji hospital want to link nurses' pay to patient satisfaction survey scores. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association said Wednesday, March 8 that they've agreed to the bulk of the terms of a new contract with...
March 9, 2017 - 11:21am
February 24, 2017
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man pretended to have cancer, authorities say — and allegedly swindled nearly $60,000 out of a friend, saying he...
February 24, 2017 - 10:05am
January 12, 2017
Health and wealth in one--how to make money while working out
The end of the year is a perennial period of self-reflection, and I enjoy partaking in setting a few New Year's resolutions. Unfortunately, I've (more than once) enthusiastically started a year with shiny optimism only to find myself falling short a few weeks later. I know I'm not...
January 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
November 10, 2016
Maltreatment complaints surge for Minnesota nursing facilities
DULUTH, Minn.—The room Jerry Pollard recently moved to in the Wesley Residence is cluttered with boxes, bodybuilding equipment and miscellaneous stuff. There's just enough room for the 70-year-old to perform his daily exercises. Asked if he's happy with the move to the assisted...
November 10, 2016 - 5:31am
November 5, 2016
Essentia Health encourages people to 'start the beat'
Essentia Health is encouraging its employees and the public to help fight sudden cardiac arrest by signing a petition to "Start the Beat." The petition is asking the White House to begin a national campaign to bring awareness to the serious public health problem of sudden cardiac...
November 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
September 13, 2016
New wheelchair lets users cruise through town standing up
Israeli technology start-up UPnRIDE Robotics is launching an innovative upright, self-stabilizing wheelchair at a medical conference in Germany...
September 13, 2016 - 2:51pm
September 7, 2016
Nigerian boy stays with Bemidji family as he undergoes surgery for rare disorder
Some might call it a chance encounter but to those involved it was divine intervention. The first moment Steve Kovacic laid eyes on Godson,...
September 7, 2016 - 11:46am
Knowing what Medicare covers helps you plan ahead
Sooner or later, Medicare, the nation's major federal health insurance program, will affect everyone. In fact, if you pay taxes, Medicare already affects you because a portion of your taxes goes to finance part of the Medicare program. Even though you're paying into the Medicare...
September 7, 2016 - 10:16am
September 3, 2016
MN obesity rate drops; lower than neighbors
The percentage of Minnesotans who are obese has dropped, and the obesity rate is lower here than in other Upper Midwestern states, data released...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
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