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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
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