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'Voice of the Lakers' signs off: After 40-plus years in broadcasting, Lia retires from KDLM Radio
Up in arms over new Habitat home
Exercise stations new in Wolf Lake
Water Carnival fun starts Friday
Members of Becker County 4-H club attend regional camp
Thielen signing autographs at Norseman Motors Friday 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Pechmann 20th at Olympic Trials 50-freestyle
All-City youth golf second round results
Hole in one - Paul Schramel
Zorbaz women’s softball takes Summerfest championship
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
SJE Rhombus's 'iron' employees build mini golf course
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Pine Point Music Fest set for Saturday
Music acts to rock DL Pavilion this weekend
Fish house festival, fishing tournament and summer celebration set Saturday in NYM
Animal competition at Detroit Lakes Library
New acts added to lineup at Fargo's Sanctuary Events Center
Robert V. Leiseth
Marian Jean Vornholt
David Michael Ostlund
New UN panel wrong way to promote new drugs in the fight against Zika virus
Amy Klobuchar Column: Doing the right thing isn’t always easy
July 4 by the numbers: US flags made in China, Mexican flags made in US
Lynn Hummel Column: Everybody wants the last word
10 tips for protecting our water
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
No bird has more fun in flight than chimney swift
Get a camo Twins cap
DNR asks boaters to preserve lakes
Be patient, helpful to rookie boaters
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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