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DL firefighters battle apartment fire near old Anglo American gas station
Courts back ND over Minnesota
‘Exodus of talent’ expected as higher ed’s baby boom bubble bursts
Master Gardeners’ July gardening tips
MnDOT Highway 200 project between Mahnomen, Roy Lake begins July 6
DL hosts youth track meet
Hi-10, Countryside results
Freshman Pacesetter team advances to regional tourney
JUNIOR PGA: Heck earns exemption; Smith places fifth
Post 15 takes Alexandria tourney title
Parenthood, the sequel: Grandparents increasingly becoming responsible for raising kids' children
Area students graduate from Ridgewater College
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Social Security cards can now be replaced online
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
David Michael Ostlund
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
Business / business briefs
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...
Business / money management
April 21, 2016 - 5:25am
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 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 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