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Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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