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Minnesota kids are masters of the ACT test
Two Clay County prosecutors disciplined for online comments
Twist on fair politics: GOP vs. GOP
Master Gardener training to be held
Boats & Bars to be filled with music, fun
No MVP hangover for Maya Moore as Lynx survive late scare
Girls Tennis: DL pulls out thrilling victory under the lights at Fergus Falls
Girls Tennis: Lakers fifth at Highway 10 Open
Local martial artists compete in Asian Fencing Championships
Soccer: Laker boys continue shutout streak over Otters
In the Zone
Teens help raise cash, awareness for pets
Last advice: Be kind, be kind always
Driver’s license test: Sometimes it’s OK to just pass
Identity thieves target kids as well as adults
BLT’s a summer classic
Friends & Neighbors
Independent stylist joins Shear Grace
July job loss doesn’t shake yearly gain
Williams named new sports editor in DL
Gas prices descend with end of summer
Sanford Health helping to build 300 clinics in Ghana
Perkins ready to give back to fans with weekend concerts in Medora
Josh Turner at Shooting Star Friday
Hope Fest to bring family fun to DL
Aloha from DL Library: Hawaii became 50th state in 1959
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
Letter: Hats off to election judges
Minnesota moose plate inspirational
Lynn Hummel: Let me give you some advice
Goodbye to a great sports editor
Letter: You betcha, dat roundabout whirligig confuses a guy
Strong duck populations mean ‘liberal’ bag limits this season
DNR to keep most restrictions in place for Scientific and Natural Areas
Brad Laabs: Know what to do when you get injured fishing
Blane Klemek: Common nighthawks are perfectly adapted to their way of life
Wild rice season opened Friday
Pine to Palm
August 21, 2014
Sanford Health helping to build 300 clinics in Ghana
The Honorable Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Ghana’s minister of health, and Kelby Krabbenhoft, president and CEO of Sanford Health, jointly announced the Ministry of Health and Sanford have joined together in a public-private partnership to bring health care to millions of additional people...
August 21, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 9, 2014
Alexandria company helps fight deadly Ebola virus
Carrying a deadly virus? Infrared camera could help others know who’s ill A company with an Alexandria connection is part of a global effort to limit the spread of deadly viruses like Ebola. Gary Strahan of Alexandria is CEO of Infrared Cameras Inc., which developed a thermal...
August 9, 2014 - 11:30am
August 7, 2014
Blood donors needed
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative...
August 7, 2014 - 7:30am
July 31, 2014
Bemidji among 12 Minnesota communities selected for dementia program
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- It is estimated 650 residents of Beltrami County have dementia. There are 5,837 people 65 or older in Beltrami County, according to 2012 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, and statistics indicate one in nine people in that age group has dementia. That increases...
July 31, 2014 - 7:50am
July 29, 2014
American man from Minnesota died from Ebola virus
A 40-year-old man who died in a Nigerian hospital last week from the ebola virus was an American from Minnesota, his wife told NBC News on Tuesday. Decontee Sawyer told NBC that her husband, Patrick Sawyer, who was working for the Liberian government, collapsed July 20 in Lagos,...
July 29, 2014 - 1:44pm
July 24, 2014
Healthy eats: Kale event is Saturday
The push for healthier lifestyles has been on the fast track to reality in the Detroit Lakes area over the past few years, and this weekend there will be one more ingredient thrown into that recipe for success. It’s called ‘Passport to Kale,’ an event that will play out Saturday...
news / Detroit Lakes
July 24, 2014 - 3:00pm
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Dr. Ben Smith, a radiologist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. Smith grew up in Little Falls, Minn., and likes living in a small town. “I wanted a small-town practice because you can have more personal relationships,” he said. As part of his practice,...
business / employee milestones
July 24, 2014 - 9:30am
July 23, 2014
Minnesota doctors may be in short supply
ST. PAUL -- Primary care doctors soon may be in short supply, a Minnesota Hospital Association report showed on Monday. “Many of our hospitals, especially those in greater Minnesota, already have difficulty attracting physicians,” association President Lawrence J. Massa said....
July 23, 2014 - 7:53am
June 18, 2014
Indian Heath Summit held in Bemidji
As John Poupart began his hourlong presentation on how to incorporate American Indian values into research methodologies, he offered a short story about a young man who asked an elder a question. “(He asked,) ‘How come old people don’t tell us the things we need to know?’...
June 18, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 15, 2014
O’Gorman Foundation will help battle adult pre-diabetes
It’s a foundation set up to honor a women dedicated to education, who died too soon from the disease that many adults face today. The University of Minnesota Extension Office has started the Sharon O’Gorman Foundation, which is raising funds to support diabetes education. O’Gorman,...
June 15, 2014 - 11:30am
June 6, 2014
Medicine in the ‘good old days’
Nature’s Oil: Take 5-60 drops for your ailments. Medicine good for humans and horses. Yes, good for horses and people. And 5-60 drops? That’s quite a range. That’s just one example of medicine from the 1800s, medicine that men traveling through town would sell to townspeople...
June 6, 2014 - 4:05pm
June 3, 2014
Rare strain takes life of 4-year-old; leaves mother with health problems
As if going through one tragedy isn’t hard enough, the Odens family is struggling through two. Eric and Karen Odens’ little girl, Sophia, got sick with flu-like symptoms on Feb. 5. The following morning, the Pelican Rapids couple brought their daughter to the hospital in Detroit...
June 3, 2014 - 3:14pm