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Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
Man found dead near Dilworth by train tracks apparently froze to death
LP-A Kindergarten Roundup is March 18
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
First White Earth newspaper found at Becker County Museum
Cream-based soups offer quick winter warm-up
Replacement SSA tax forms available online
Good oral hygiene helps keep smile healthy
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Wedding Extravaganza is March 1
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
December 23, 2014
Sanford Bemidji faces Medicare penalty
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Sanford Health Bemidji Medical Center faces a financial penalty from Medicare over the rate of preventable complications patients experience at the hospital, according to data released last week by the federal program. Medicare penalized the lowest-scoring 25...
December 23, 2014 - 7:48am
May 14, 2014
Sanford TRF medical center preparing for fall opening
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Rob Lovejoy hardly can contain his exuberance as he guides a small group on a tour of the nearly completed Sanford Thief River Falls Medical Center, a 136,000-square-foot campus that is set to open this fall. “The vision for Sanford-Thief River Falls...
May 14, 2014 - 9:00am
March 11, 2014
Propane gas, open flame torch likely cause of Sanford clinic explosion in Moorhead
MOORHEAD – Fire officials here have determined the cause of an explosion that delayed the opening of the new Sanford Clinic in south Moorhead. The explosion on Feb. 24 was likely caused by the accidental ignition of propane in an elevator shaft, set off by an open flame torch...
news / accidents
March 11, 2014 - 2:27pm
February 26, 2014
Explosion injures one at new Moorhead clinic
A small explosion Monday at a new Sanford Health clinic here set to open next week will delay its opening. Sanford’s new $17 million south Moorhead clinic was set to open March 3. But Monday’s explosion will push that date back, said Jeff Hoss, Sanford vice president of...
February 26, 2014 - 10:43am
August 28, 2013
Dr. Nick Esala joins Sanford Clinic in DL
Dr. Nick Esala has joined Sanford Health Detroit Lakes Clinic. Dr. Esala attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Fla. He completed his University of Minnesota Family Medicine Residency at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minn. and his Medical...
business / business briefs
August 28, 2013 - 9:42am
July 21, 2013
Mother and daughter to work together as nurse-doctor at Sanford clinic in DL
Since she was 20 years old, Peggy Maasjo has been in the healthcare field, so it’s no surprise her daughter followed in her footsteps. Next week, Maasjo and her daughter, Dr. Nicole Cox, will officially start work together at Sanford Health in Detroit Lakes. Maasjo has been...
news / Detroit Lakes
July 21, 2013 - 12:30pm
June 6, 2013
Sanford to trim $10 million in top jobs; more systemwide posts to come to Fargo
FARGO - Sanford Health is buying out a dozen of the 50 administrators offered early retirements or reassignments under a restructuring plan estimated to save $10 million a year. At the same time, Sanford is planning to centralize management of system-wide functions, an initiative...
June 6, 2013 - 9:33am
April 10, 2013
Sanford suspends Fairview merger negotiations
FARGO – Sanford Health, faced with sharp political opposition from the Minnesota capitol, is suspending merger talks with Twin Cities-based Fairview Health Services. Today’s announcement follows strong criticism about a possible merger from the Minnesota attorney general and lawmakers...
April 10, 2013 - 3:54pm
April 8, 2013
Sanford, Fairview discuss potential merger
ST. PAUL – A proposal for Fargo- and Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health to take control of Minnesota’s Fairview Health Services faces opposition, but both companies’ officials say they want to continue talks if it could benefit patients. “We think there’s merit in us...
April 8, 2013 - 9:02am