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June 26, 2019
Kari Rutman stands with her friend Kay Beckman in front of the Farmington home they are transforming into Risen Recovery, a half-way house for moms coming from treatment or jail. The house should open in about three weeks and can take up to eight women. Deanna Weniger / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Former addict opens her heart and a home for moms in recovery
June 26, 2019 - 11:11am
May 25, 2019
Cabin Fever Yoga instructor Brianna Krejci holds a kid from Sugar Bush Goat Ranch; the two businesses are teaming up to offer the first-ever Goat Yoga class in Detroit Lakes on Monday, June 17 at Meadows on Lind, starting at 7 p.m. (Facebook photo)
Yoga, yoga everywhere: Outdoor fitness opportunities abound in DL this summer
May 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 23, 2019
Participants of this year's Brady's Border2Border Ruck March kicked off their trek across North Dakota earlier this week. Special to  Forum News Service
'Put down that gun and pick up the phone': Group walking across North Dakota to raise awareness of PTSD and honor fallen veteran
May 23, 2019 - 8:00am
April 18, 2019
Jacobson resigns as president of Essentia Health St. Mary's
April 18, 2019 - 4:56pm
In this still from the "Inside Out" video on schizophrenia, Kyle Larson is seen talking about how the disorder has changed his life. (Leighton Broadcasting video still)play button
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
April 18, 2019 - 9:06am
April 10, 2019
Jessica Ekholm, a 1999 Detroit Lakes High School graduate, says she always had symptoms of depression but didn't realize it until her mom dragged her to the doctor, "kicking and screaming," when she was 21. Today, she's still learning how to cope with her symptoms, and she's become a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and reducing stigma. (Photos by Marie Johnson / Tribune)
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'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
April 10, 2019 - 10:34am
Kristina Story has been living with anxiety for more than 16 years. After turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with her symptoms, she moved to Detroit Lakes and got clean several years ago, and is feeling better than she has in years. A longtime musician, she plays the harp, piano, guitar, violin and flute, and also sings. She says music is "absolutely" therapeutic for her. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
April 10, 2019 - 10:33am
March 13, 2019
Elise Citrowske uses a light therapy lamp on Tuesday, March 12, in her work space at The Village Family Service Center in south Fargo. These sorts of lamps give off light that mimics the sun, and can offer relief from seasonal depression. David Samson / Forum News Service
Bummed out by this brutal winter? Here's how to recognize seasonal depression and fight it
March 13, 2019 - 6:20am
March 7, 2019
Scott Geiselhart, a longtime volunteer firefighter with the Frazee Fire Department, has been symptom-free from his PTSD and depression for about four years.  He is pictured here with his service dog, Sarge. (Marie Johnson / Tribune) play button
‘I got my life back’: Four years into his recovery from PTSD, Frazee firefighter Scott Geiselhart spreads message of hope
March 7, 2019 - 10:38am
March 4, 2019
The flu has hit the Detroit Lakes area, keeping medical professionals busy since last weekend. (Adobe Stock Art)
Flu season still going strong in DL
March 4, 2019 - 10:45am
February 2, 2019
Mental health awareness is represented by a green ribbon. (Tribune File Photo)
Inside Out: New community project aims to explore, destigmatize mental illness
February 2, 2019 - 4:04pm
January 21, 2019
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Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
January 21, 2019 - 6:33pm
January 3, 2019
Walter Fineday-Schultz, pictured here with his mom, Lainey Fineday, is Detroit Lakes' 2019 New Year's Baby. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Welcome, Baby! DL's first baby of the New Year is born
January 3, 2019 - 4:15pm
January 2, 2019
Lisa Skarie, left, and Roxanne Carr are ready to begin taking orders for MANNA Food Co-op's new meal kit service, Local Eats, which features organically grown foods, produced by local farmers. The first meal kits will be available for pickup on Tuesday, Jan. 8. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Local Eats: MANNA Food Co-op now offering locally produced, all-organic meal kits
January 2, 2019 - 8:00am
December 20, 2018
Andrea Lund, left, Dr. Heidi Malling of Essentia Health, Steve Anderson and Diane Saumer Guidi tickle the ivories Nov. 26 at the inaugural gathering of a new dementia choir in the Brainerd lakes area at Zion Lutheran Church. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Central Minn. group organizes dementia choir: Studies suggest music and memory are linked
December 20, 2018 - 8:00am