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Holy cow! Mama gives birth to triplets, a 105,000-to-1 rarity
County ready for new DWI, Vet's courts
Museum to help Pavilion celebrate 100
Lake Park-Audubon makes ‘top grades’
Sinkhole opens up in DL
Ojibwe Forests Rally blazes through Detroit Lakes
Lakers continue learning process at home triangular
Bemidji defeats Laker boys 8-1
Laker volleyball drops opener at D-G-F
Laker girls bombard Crookston 12-0
The benefits of clean eating
Fresh ingredients can make salad a meal’s centerpiece
SSA earnings limits end the month you reach full retirement age, 62
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Rahab
Friends & Neighbors
Frazee man turns grimy gravestones into shiny memorials
Lakeland Hospice Bike Ride stays strong
M State wins award for welding trailer
He built it, they came: Dion’s Dangerzone expands into new gym
EnVision Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
John Kay, Steppenwolf coming to Shooting Star this Friday
Smart students use their local library
Deuces Wild at Fargo Theatre
'Bible Bingo' to be presented at Walker's Minnesota Folklore Theatre
Travel the Silk Road at Minnesota Renaissance Festival this weekend
Other Opinions: Don’t saddle next president with UND nickname issue
Other Opinions: Standing up for rural postal delivery
Other Opinions: Keep rural homes safe, efficient with USDA programs
Other Opinions: MN teens No. 1 on ACT but gaps persist
‘Trump Wall’ will also keep us in, not just others out
Recording of natural history can often lead to ‘discoveries’
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Cool weather may mean early fall, transition period
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
Seeing butterflies is like seeing flowers in flight
Master Gardener Core Course training available
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 6, 2015
Officials say blue-green algae and E. coli can present threat to Minnesota swimmers
ST. PAUL — Minnesota swimmers might be fretting about a lethal microscopic parasite these days, but health officials say they should be on...
August 6, 2015 - 8:43am
August 5, 2015
Have fun this summer, but stay safe from heat, sunburn, bug bites
Summer is a great time to build up your fitness program, enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, take a vacation, and have fun. It’s also a time to pay attention to your health and safety. Below are tips to help you stay safe and healthy this summer and all year long. Keep your...
August 5, 2015 - 5:05am
August 2, 2015
Successful blood drive
A successful blood drive was held at Essentia Health St. Mary’s on July 17, coordinated by Erin Davis. Twenty-four people volunteered to donate blood and 20 were able to give. Four people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine, which collects two units of red blood cells...
News / Detroit Lakes
August 2, 2015 - 5:15am
July 31, 2015
Is rural America hazardous to your health?
The question is based on a finding that many of the health issues that plagued rural America a decade ago are still prevalent, and in many cases getting worse. Over the past several years the Center for Rural Affairs has documented these issues in a series of reports. The most...
opinion / editorials
July 31, 2015 - 5:25am
Mental health needs in rural MN highlighted
Park Rapids, Hubbard County and rural Minnesota is facing increasing challenges when it comes to dealing with health and human services issues such as treating mental health issues, alcohol and substance abuse, child protection and out-of-home placement, and healthcare in general....
opinion / editorials
July 31, 2015 - 5:20am
July 29, 2015
Minnesota taxpayers will save $450M in health care
ST. PAUL -- State and federal taxpayers will save an estimated $450 million next year on public health plans after seeking statewide competitive bids for the first time. But the decision will mean turmoil as hundreds of thousands of low-income Minnesotans will have to change health...
July 29, 2015 - 8:53am
July 19, 2015
Don’t grow immune to the value of vaccines
The fight against rubella, the deadly German measles, has finally paid off. Global health authorities say the terrible disease has been eliminated in the Americas. It’s a rare dose of good news in the fight against the debilitating disease, which can cause birth defects or even...
opinion / editorials
July 19, 2015 - 5:30am
July 17, 2015
Local truckers zero in on getting healthy
Foltz Trucking is rolling forward with efforts to enhance its employees’ health and wellness. Research indicates that the average life expectancy...
July 17, 2015 - 5:20am
July 10, 2015
Boys, Girls Club members participate in leadership camp
Tobacco Free 4 Health, a component of PartnerSHIP 4 Health, presented their second annual Youth Leadership Camp in Detroit Lakes June 23-25. According...
News / Detroit Lakes
July 10, 2015 - 5:40am
July 8, 2015
Child critical after contracting rare, severe brain infection from Minn. lake
A child is critically ill after developing a rare and severe brain infection while swimming in a central Minnesota lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The child, who the Health Department did not identify, was swimming at Lake Minnewaska in Pope County, about...
July 8, 2015 - 8:19am
July 2, 2015
Medical marijuana arrives in Minnesota as parties look to the future
MINNEAPOLIS – Stakeholders in Minnesota's push for legalizing medical marijuana took time to acknowledge the law's debut Wednesday as a success,...
July 2, 2015 - 8:32am
Minnesota saw slight, rare rise in abortions for 2014
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials said Wednesday that abortions performed in the state rose 2.2 percent last year, the first increase since 2006. According to a Department of Health report, 10,123 abortions were performed in 2014, up from 9,903 in the previous year. In 2006,...
July 2, 2015 - 8:20am
July 1, 2015
Sanford, Essentia taking different approaches as Minn. legalizes medical pot
MOORHEAD – Minnesota's introduction today of medical marijuana—a program some consider one of the nation's most restrictive—appeared poised...
July 1, 2015 - 10:08am
Minnesota's medical marijuana law takes effect today
MINNEAPOLIS - The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law were feeling a flood of emotion. The state’s medical marijuana went into effect Wednesday, and the prospect of medical marijuana has...
July 1, 2015 - 10:06am
June 30, 2015
Franken: Rural health needs intensive care
An aging workforce is one of the problems U.S. Sen. Al Franken encountered when he crisscrossed Minnesota to examine the state's rural health. "We...
June 30, 2015 - 8:57am