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Walk into just about any grocery store and the words “gluten free” can be splashed around the isles in food items such as pasta, bread and chips. It isn’t as much of a health fad as it is a near necessity for people with a gluten intolerance. “Ten years ago I hadn’t even heard of this,” said Detroit Lakes woman Kelly Gag, whose daughter, Lydia, was diagnosed with celiac disease — a condition where gluten has an adverse effect on a person’s body. It can be as mild as a stomachache to as serious as malnutrition, liver disease and certain types of cancers.
It’s being called one of the most important elections in White Earth Reservation’s history. On Tuesday, enrolled members of the tribe will decide whether they will embrace an entirely new...
Folks at Grace Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes are wiggling their fingers, getting them all warmed up and ready for the Tickle Your Taste Buds event. The name may sound new, but the event itself is 11 years old, as it was once simply called the fall bazaar and bake sale. Tickle Your Taste Buds, which runs Saturday, Nov.
In the dead of the night when the world is quiet and the people of Detroit Lakes are fast asleep, there is one place where loud, thunderous machines can always...
Gone are the days when deer hunting automatically meant the burly men would trudge off into the woods while the women folk stayed home to do the cooking and the ironing. Today more women are strapping on the blaze orange, picking up the guns and heading out for the kill. According to statistics from the Minnesota DNR, at the turn of the century, women made up 11 percent of hunters in the woods during the November firearm season. Last year that increased to 14.4 percent. And those numbers could very well be skyrocketing in the future, as the percentage of youth deer licenses and
Daylight savings is behind us, the temperature is dropping and a few snowflakes are starting to fly through the air. Nobody can stop this. They can, however, get in the...
Employees and volunteers at the Lakes Crisis and Resource Center are turning the most important meal of the day into a fundraiser for their most important little clients. The center’s Children’s Breakfast is coming up Thursday, November 14 from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
It’s a scary thought — going in the ditch in the middle of the night when roads are icy, it’s cold, it’s dark and everybody seems to be sleeping. But...
Voters in the Detroit Lakes School District have spoken, and they said ‘no’ to the $59 million school bond referendum that was up for vote Tuesday. The final vote count, including absentee ballots, was 1,883 no votes; 1,334 yes votes. Lines at the Middle School and High School polling places were long throughout much of the afternoon and evening. Polls were open from 2 p.m.