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Minnesota firefighter responding to fatal car crash discovers that 16-year-old victim is his son
Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
Woman seriously hurt in rollover in Otter Tail County
Everyday You Are Not Alone; Friday Matters
Ada teen dies when car hit by pickup truck in Borup
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The Real Estate Company gets a new realtor
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
February 19, 2013
Tips for choosing vehicles with 'smart features' for older drivers
AAA recommends that if you: Suffer from hip or leg pain, decreased leg strength or limited knee range of motion, look for vehicles with six-way adjustable power seats and seat heights that come between the driver's mid-thigh and lower buttocks. These features can make it easier...
February 19, 2013 - 8:41am
How to approach conversation when it's time to evaluate driving capabilities in an elderly relative, friend
Dealing with a relative or friend who wants to continue to drive -- but shouldn't -- is a dilemma many people would rather not face, but more...
February 19, 2013 - 8:38am
February 15, 2013
Helping veterans get better medical access
According to the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, there are currently a little over 33,000 military veterans living in northwestern Minnesota. Of those, more than 13,600 are receiving treatment at the Veterans Administration Medical Centers in Fargo and St.
February 15, 2013 - 1:26pm
February 13, 2013
DL eye doctor elected president of the MOA
Dr. Larry Morrison is the new President-Elect of the Minnesota Optometric Association. Morrison was recently elected at the association's annual...
February 13, 2013 - 11:06am
February 8, 2013
The Cottage at Ecumen-DL sets up workshop for its residents
Though there is currently no cure for dementia and related diseases like Alzheimer's, one thing that has been shown to slow down its effects...
February 8, 2013 - 3:42pm
Melanoma rates on the rise
New data from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) shows that melanoma skin cancer continues to be one of the most rapidly increasing cancers among Minnesota residents. Melanoma of the skin is a more serious form of cancer than the more commonly diagnosed basal and squamous cell...
February 8, 2013 - 8:59am
February 6, 2013
Hospital mistakes cause serious injuries
Hospitals in Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids each reported three adverse events in 2012 that resulted in four disabling injuries. Though that...
February 6, 2013 - 10:47am
Minnesota adult smoking ranking drops
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report recently released shows Minnesota as ranking 11th best among all states for adult smoking. The last time the CDC compared states in 2009, Minnesota was in the top 10 with a rank of 7th. "The cost of tobacco in terms of...
February 6, 2013 - 9:54am
January 31, 2013
Psychological eval ordered for Moorhead man pulled off train tracks
MOORHEAD - A judge on Thursday ordered a man who was forcibly pulled off train tracks here last week to undergo a psychological evaluation in his civil commitment case in Clay County District Court, a prosecutor said. Mark Flowers, 57, Moorhead, was at Thursday's hearing, which was...
January 31, 2013 - 4:12pm
Moorhead man snatched from death faces possible civil commitment
MOORHEAD - Mark Flowers was mere seconds from being ripped in two. The 57-year-old Moorhead man was lying face down across the railroad tracks downtown here between Center and Main avenues on a Wednesday afternoon last week as a locomotive rumbled at him full speed. Police later...
January 31, 2013 - 9:25am
January 30, 2013
Duluth doctor reprimanded for improper prescriptions
The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice has reprimanded a Duluth physician for unprofessional and unethical conduct, improper management of medical records and inappropriate drug-prescribing practices. Dr. Fredrick E. Ekberg, 75, prescribed medications for family members without...
January 30, 2013 - 1:16pm
January 29, 2013
Most important meal of the day
Do you skip breakfast? If you do, you're not alone. According to a recent survey by the NDP group, 31 million Americans -- or about 10 percent...
January 29, 2013 - 3:05pm
January 28, 2013
Flu still widespread but new infections appear to be slowing
Influenza continues to be widespread and highly active in Minnesota, but the pace of new infections appears to be slowing.
January 28, 2013 - 12:34pm
January 23, 2013
Lots to lose and lots to gain. That's how Nutrition Educator Tracy Baker describes a diabetes prevention course she is teaching beginning in early February. The University of Minnesota Extension and Frazee-Vergas Community Education are partnering to offer this program for free...
January 23, 2013 - 12:16pm
Leaders look to help others find healthier lifestyle
It's a fairly simple equation that doesn't take a lot of brainpower to solve: Exercise and good eating habits equal better health. Conversely, physical inactivity and bad eating habits are a shortcut to obesity, diabetes, and many other chronic, serious illnesses. But for many...
January 23, 2013 - 10:57am