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Frazee man injured in motorcycle crash on Highway 10
AgweekTV: Selling the farm
ATV crash near Ogema injures three teens
Refugees, elected leaders denounce Fargo TV station for bad journalism
Laker girls win at Fergus; Smith records sixth straight victory
Laker trap team dominating conference opponents
Laker boys sixth at state True Team
GOLF: Laker boys runners-up at East-West Classic
Angels start season with two wins
Ogema VFW Post to pay many tributes Memorial Day
Monday Matters: Offense Taken
Turning back the pages
A generation creates its own, unique history
Put seafood dish on grill for burst of summer flavor
Friends & Neighbors
Mai’s ‘mini’ nail salon
Student places at national conference
Department receives plain lanuage award
‘Pressure on gas prices this summer’
Readying finances for adoption
AHA Heart Walk set: June 2 event to raise funds, awareness
Summer weather finally arrives at the lakes
Things to do during week of May 23-30
Peter Cetera coming to Shooting Star May 27
DLHS students showing off their artwork at Trinity Lutheran this week
Orland Leo Howard
Delsmore "Lee" Anderson
Delores L. Mayfield
John E. Ahles
A salute to those with quiet dignity
The slow progress on Colombian peace
Letter: Why isn’t MPCA holding pipeline hearings?
At least get a few things done
A computer that cries will still never have a soul
Bird watchers aren’t creepers
Bite picking up as weather gets better
Yellow-headed blackbird, yellow-bellied sapsucker return with warmth
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota
Northwest MN Fishing Report
May Summer Scene
2016 events around the surrounding lakes area
North Country Scenic Trail runs through here
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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 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 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 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
March 17, 2016
No resolution to debate about Minnesota patients taking lethal drugs
ST. PAUL – Chester Jacobson sat at a Minnesota Senate committee witness table, reading his wife's words to legislators: "We should have the...
March 17, 2016 - 8:46am
March 16, 2016
Colon cancer prevention can be easy as an appointment
A colonoscopy isn’t much fun, but it could save your butt when it comes to avoiding colon cancer. Dr. Randall Bolar of Essentia Health in Detroit...
March 16, 2016 - 11:54am