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Crazy Daze 2014
Crime & Accident Report
Minnesota’s minimum wage hike goes into effect today
Honor the Earth brings Sandpiper pipeline protest to Brainerd
Waubun man hurt in motorcycle crash
Lacrosse was started in the native community...the Minnesota Swarm brought it back to Mahnomen
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
In the Zone
Teen workers help those in need, form lasting friendship
Goeun Park: Grateful for a curious, educational summer job
Holly McCamant: After a long road trip, you can handle anything
Local FFA members get training at conference
Photo of the Day
Friends & Neighbors
Rev. Marvin Witte
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Personal FX adds new nail technician in DL
Grieger receives 2014 MSC service award
Bergeson Gardens open to public viewing
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
MN gas prices continue slow, summer fall
Moorhead homeless objections get sillier
Lynn Hummel: Is nostalgia only for sentimental fools?
Minnesota is at-risk for Ebola
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
NYM Sculpture Park gets new addition
Brekke to play Pioneer Fest
Switchfoot to play at the Sanford Center
Bloch Party set Sunday at Hjemkomst Center
Smith documentary to be featured at Square Lake Film Festival in Stillwater
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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