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Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Vikings clinch NFC North title with big win over Bengals
Thompson, Olds advance to Big Bear semifinals
Panthers own second half against DL to stay perfect in the Mid-State
Unbeaten Patriots hand Laker boys second Mid-State loss
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
November 17, 2017
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
As written, the Senate tax cut proposal " blows a massive hole in the debt" said Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. In fact both of the tax cut plans, by the House and the Senate, contain nearly $1.5 trillion in red ink in the...
November 17, 2017 - 10:00am
October 27, 2017
Bipartisan health care fix would move the ball forward
The bipartisan effort led by U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray represents an important, fiscally responsible step towards getting the country past an immediate crisis in insurance markets so that we can move on to debate necessary longer-term healthcare system reforms.
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 21, 2017
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
There's a joke we sometimes tell in Canada: What's a Canadian? An apologetic American with health care. It's funny because we half-believe it's true. The United States and Canada are about as similar as two countries get. But Canada has had a publicly funded, single-payer health care...
September 21, 2017 - 11:43am
August 4, 2017
Letter: Out of the rubble, a ray of hope from three brave senators
I've almost stopped trying to sort through the debris of the past six months in domestic and foreign affairs to find some positive events ... only one made the grade. The political courage of Senators Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, and John McCain to cast deciding votes against continuing...
August 4, 2017 - 12:37pm
July 17, 2017
Letter: New Republican healthcare plan deeply unpopular
The American Health Care Act has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and its counterpart, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, is under consideration in the U.S. Senate. According to Katie Lundmark, executive director of Ecumen- Detroit Lakes, these bills would deeply...
July 17, 2017 - 9:22am
June 20, 2017
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
As I've traveled across Minnesota in recent months, Minnesotans have made it clear to me just how important health care is to them, their families,...
June 20, 2017 - 12:50pm
April 23, 2017
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
In a move that would impact Detroit Lakes and other small Minnesota cities, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), has introduced bipartisan legislation...
April 23, 2017 - 8:00am
April 18, 2017
Preparing for end of life can help ease your mind
FARGO — A growing national movement is encouraging health care providers and patients to start conversations around end-of-life care so...
April 18, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 6, 2017
Essentia Health's 7-Day Clinics acquisition offers improved access, convenience for patients
When Essentia Health officially acquired the five 7-Day Clinics in Detroit Lakes, Fargo and Moorhead on March 1, patients of both local healthcare...
March 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 5, 2017
It's like pulling teeth: Finding pediatric, rural dentists poses huge challenge
Minnesota may be first in our hearts but, unfortunately, our teeth are a very different story. According to the Minnesota Dental Association's...
March 5, 2017 - 9:00am
March 3, 2017
Essentia Health acquires 7 Day Clinics, including DL location
Essentia Health now offers more walk in care options in Fargo, Moorhead and Detroit Lakes. As of March 1, the widely used 7 Day Clinics in these...
March 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 5, 2017
Medical aid in dying: A hallmark of patient-centered care
One thing the national election did not change: as the nation's 75 million baby boomers retire, an ever growing number grapple with the reality that people die in circumstances they would not choose. At a time when the country is divided, the election showed one issue unites us: personal...
January 5, 2017 - 9:00am
June 16, 2016
How to research and reduce healthcare costs
Whether you’re planning a future procedure or navigating care after a sudden illness or accident, smart consumers have a plan in place to avoid hidden costs and billing errors common to our ever-changing healthcare system. You should too.
June 16, 2016 - 5:20am
February 7, 2016
Healthcare facilities in need of help
Local healthcare facilities are experiencing some chronic pains that often come with significant growth, and they’re hoping some aggressive treatment is just what the doctor ordered.
February 7, 2016 - 5:45am
July 23, 2015
Nearly $2 billion in Minnesota spent on care that likely could have been avoided
ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers, health plans and individuals spent $1.9 billion in 2012 for health care that potentially could have been prevented. So says the state's Department of Health in a first-in-the-nation analysis released today on visits to emergency rooms and hospital...
July 23, 2015 - 9:09am