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Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
Exploring profession pathways: DLHS students network with local employers during career day
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Children invited to Picture Book Putt Putt this Thursday at the library
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Harvey W. Henrikson
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
December 22, 2016
Put your medical information on your smartphone in case of an accident
Question: With all these smart phones out there, I've heard about being able to get emergency information from them if you find someone in some...
December 22, 2016 - 5:00am
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