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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
October 10, 2013
New health plan offered in Becker County
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, the state’s largest not-for-profit health insurer, and Sanford Health, the largest rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation, has announced the availability of BlueConnect, a new kind of health plan designed with the western side...
October 10, 2013 - 2:00pm
DL doctor expands practice into Frazee
Dr. Robert Koshnick, a family practice physician, is now seeing patients at the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Frazee Clinic. Koshnick offers appointments on Mondays and Thursdays in Frazee. He joins Frazee clinic providers, Dr. Paul Hendrickson and Nurse Practitioner Karin...
October 10, 2013 - 1:00pm
May 23, 2013
Minnesotans will feel legislative session impact
ST. PAUL -- Legislative sessions have consequences, and 2013’s version will be felt by many Minnesotans. Republicans say Minnesotans of...
May 23, 2013 - 9:48am
April 21, 2010
Community input needed for study
It's time to get out and share how you like to get out and be healthy. Detroit Lakes has been chosen as a pilot city for the Statewide Health Improvement Project (SHIP), designed to lead Minnesotans into a healthier lifestyle. Active living is the theme, and residents are being...
April 21, 2010 - 10:41am
March 23, 2010
Healthcare sets battle lines for mid-term elections
With the passage of healthcare reform, the battle lines are firmly drawn for the congressional elections in November. This will be a classic ideological war, the like of which we have rarely seen in the US. Republicans not only refused to vote for this package, their opposition...
March 23, 2010 - 8:52am
March 19, 2010
Big health project homes in on DL
Karen Nitzkorski is going to find out if an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. She is the local face of an ambitious $1.4 million state project called SHIP (for statewide health improvement project) designed to help Minnesotans lead healthier lives. The focus...
March 19, 2010 - 3:26pm
October 2, 2009
HERO fills healthcare needs in record numbers
Project HERO (Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization) has seen record numbers for requested medical equipment and supplies by individuals in Fargo, Moorhead and around the region. With a 79 percent increase in local use over 2008, HERO has become a building block for health...
October 2, 2009 - 1:43pm
August 26, 2009
AARP breaks healthcare myths
Just call them "mythbusters." Late last week, representatives from AARP Minnesota were in Detroit Lakes to talk health care reform -- or more specifically, the many myths that abound on both sides of what has become a hotly contested national debate. One of the latest came from...
August 26, 2009 - 1:20pm
August 21, 2009
Health reform: Many questions, few answers
It seems everyone has an opinion about health care reform -- there are plenty of options on the table, but there isn't a specific plan yet, leading to questions and concerns. For Paulette Amundson, who oversees the regional clinics for MeritCare, including the clinic in Detroit...
August 21, 2009 - 3:50pm
Health Center earns Level 4 status
Mahnomen Health Center administration and staff voluntarily participated in the intense designation process to become part of Minnesota's statewide trauma system -- a comprehensive process that included an outside review of the hospital's resources and capabilities to care for trauma...
August 21, 2009 - 1:59pm
February 12, 2009
MinnesotaCare adults could lose coverage
St. Joseph's Area Health Services - and the people it serves - will be strongly impacted if Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget proposals are adopted by the Legislature. Under the governor's plan, more than 100,000 people - virtually all adults on MinnesotaCare - would lose coverage, said...
February 12, 2009 - 10:30am
February 9, 2009
Lawmakers see budget challenge with healthcare
BEMIDJI - Rural hospitals and nursing homes face compounded budget problems under Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget, but lawmakers don't know how to correct them. Pawlenty's budget proposal cuts health and human services spending by about 15 percent from projected growth levels, although...
February 9, 2009 - 9:30am
February 5, 2009
Outgoing MeritCare's CEO's mark was change
FARGO - Roger Gilbertson's interest in medicine got its spark from a family doctor who often stayed for coffee after making a house call at...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
MeritCare CEO plans to retire
FARGO - Dr. Roger Gilbertson announced Tuesday that he will retire by the end of 2009 after 16 years as MeritCare's chief executive officer. Gilbertson,...
February 4, 2009 - 9:00am
January 28, 2009
MeritCare live animal use under fire
FARGO - MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo is facing heat over its use of live pigs in its trauma training classes intended to reduce patient death rates. MeritCare offers Advanced Trauma Life Support courses for doctors, which typically involve using human cadavers, nonhuman technology...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am