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West Nile Virus confirmed in Sibley County horse
Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 63 Princess Kay of the Milky Way
A 'peace' of Africa
City Council holds special meeting
A walk back through time
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
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SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
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'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
HSO to celebrate 40 years
It's party time!
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Grondahl says goodbye
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'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
October 7, 2015
Benefits for some types of disability can be expedited
Q: Are any illnesses automatically approved for Social Security disability? A: Not automatically approved, but some medical conditions receive faster decisions. Social Security disability has work requirements and the separate, need based, Supplemental Security Income (SSI)...
October 7, 2015 - 5:10am
August 8, 2015
Three blind mice restore vision
Blind mice are famous in nursery rhymes — and maybe soon, in scientific laboratories. A team of Swiss scientists recently restored sight in blind lab mice by injecting new, light-sensing cells into their eyes. They’re working to develop a cure for acquired blindness in people. Today,...
August 8, 2015 - 5:35am
March 4, 2015
Healthcare costs not slowing at jail
When citizens are booked into the Becker County Jail, it becomes the county’s job to care for them, and that care includes healthcare. “We are required by law to take care of their needs,” Sheriff Todd Glander said. In 2013, Becker County spent about $101,500 in pharmacy...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00pm
January 29, 2015
Herman named CEO of Essentia Health
Dr. David C. Herman has stepped into his new role as chief executive officer for Essentia Health. Herman says he’s excited to lead an organization...
January 29, 2015 - 9:30am
January 28, 2015
Loan forgiveness could attract health professionals to rural areas
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota is short of medical professionals, and many health advocates are lining up behind a proposal to partially forgive student loans of graduates who practice in rural areas. "This can bring needed resources to our rural and frontier communities," Shauna...
January 28, 2015 - 3:12pm
August 20, 2012
MT lawmaker says ND lawmakers should deal with medical marijuana, not voters
As Secretary of State Al Jaeger reviews a medical marijuana ballot initiative, a Montana state legislator recommends sending it through the state assembly instead. In 2004, Montana passed a medical marijuana initiative through a general election which was hard to regulate, said Montana...
August 20, 2012 - 8:40am
August 17, 2011
Medicare beneficiaries could get meds help
Some Medicare beneficiaries could qualify for assistance with their prescription drug costs, and be eligible this year to pay no more than $2.50 for generic drugs and $6.30 for each brand name drug. The steps and requirements beneficiaries can take to check if they qualify for...
August 17, 2011 - 1:39pm
July 10, 2009
Testing the waters of rural medicine
Briony Varda is a busy med student. After finishing her second year of medical school at the University of Minnesota, she is in Detroit Lakes...
July 10, 2009 - 2:29pm
February 12, 2009
Medical marijuana debate revived
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Youth medical program seeks applications
DETROIT LAKES - MeritCare's Youth Medical Experience program is accepting applications for the 2008-09 school year. Students who will be juniors and seniors during the 2008-09 school year are eligible to apply. To be considered, applicants must commit to attending sessions at MeritCare...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am