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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
March 7, 2018
Morneau Tri-County Health Care's keynote speaker
Justin Morneau, special assistant to baseball operations with the Minnesota Twins and former Twins first baseman, will be the keynote speaker...
March 7, 2018 - 2:24pm
February 22, 2018
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Becker County Energize held its 3rd Annual Community Health and Wellness Summit on Tuesday, bringing school, faith, social services and healthcare leaders together to talk about the overall health of the community, address challenges and share success stories. The all-day event, held...
February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 14, 2018
Health and wellness summit set for Feb. 20: BSU's Bensen to deliver keynote, 'Planning from the Furture'
The Third Annual Becker County Energize Community Health & Wellness Summit will be held next Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Keynote speaker Jim Bensen, president emeritus at Bemidji State University, will share his visionary and...
February 14, 2018 - 4:49pm
February 3, 2018
New commissioner's first job: Fix Minnesota elder abuse failures
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota woman is back for her second stint as state health commissioner with instructions to fix the state's failed nursing...
February 3, 2018 - 10:00am
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Complaints of sleep troubles are especially common among the older adults. One out of every two seniors suffers from sleep deprivation —...
February 3, 2018 - 8:00am
January 23, 2018
'It’s a whole new way of seeing’: N.D. man set to receive bionic eye
HORACE, N.D.—A Horace, North Dakota man is just one week away from getting the chance to see again. Allan Peterson slowly lost his sight 30...
January 23, 2018 - 6:25am
January 18, 2018
Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported
DULUTH, Minn.—The flu bug has bitten Minnesota's nursing care residents particularly hard this winter, a state health official said. "We've...
January 18, 2018 - 7:10pm
January 15, 2018
Essentia Health launches online diagnosis and treatment service
Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit — an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people's hands. Through this online service, patients in Detroit Lakes and other communities Essentia serves can seek care from trusted Essentia care teams...
January 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 9, 2018
Hospitals target opioids, mental health: State's biggest health systems fashion cooperative effort
DULUTH — Thirteen Minnesota health systems — including Duluth-based Essentia Health — are joining forces to take on two of the state's most vexing health issues: opioid addiction and mental health care. "They are tremendous societal and health problems that all of...
January 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 29, 2017
Opioids become major Minnesota killer: 'It's a plague. It's going to be death one way or another'
Opioid overdoses kill more Minnesotans than traffic accidents, and opioids are the leading drug killers.
December 29, 2017 - 11:00am
December 28, 2017
Minn. infants increasingly born addicted to opiates; pre-birth treatment becomes priority
DULUTH — When Theresa Wanless learned she was five months pregnant with her second child, she knew something had to change. "I immediately...
December 28, 2017 - 10:00am
What I learned from 21 days of keto eating
If you're like me on these days after Christmas, you're staring at mostly-empty Christmas cookie containers wondering how it got this far. Crumbs...
December 28, 2017 - 7:55am
December 22, 2017
What you need to know about arthritis
Millions of people suffer from aches and pains in the joints. Arthritis affects people in all age groups. It is one of our most prevalent chronic...
December 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 19, 2017
Coping with cravings: Experts offer ways to reduce stress, sustain appetites
Craving those dedicant holiday treats doesn't just happen because of enticing smells wafting from the kitchen. Area nutritionists say the stress...
December 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 14, 2017
Flu vaccine could be less effective this year
The country could be in for a rough flu season, according to a report that predicted this year's vaccine could be much less effective than in...
December 14, 2017 - 8:00am