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Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to 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