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June 11, 2019
Essentia Health named among highest-performing health systems
June 11, 2019 - 10:00am
May 9, 2019
Janie Sherman has been a nurse since she was in high school. She's been working at Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes for many years, on and off. On Wednesday, she was presented with a DAISY award for her "extraordinary, compassionate" care. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'She has a very peaceful character': Essentia nurse Janie Sherman wins DAISY award
May 9, 2019 - 4:38pm
May 8, 2019
Kids in Frazee will soon have a new, safe, fun place to learn and grow in the community, with the development of CornerStone community and youth center. A Youth Advisory Council is being formed to allow local teens to have a major say in what the center looks like and offers in the way of programs and activities. Here, Frazee youth are pictured at the future site of CornerStone. (Submitted Photo)
Turning a corner in Frazee: CornerStone community and youth center now in development
May 8, 2019 - 2:49pm
May 6, 2019
Free diabetes prevention program to start May 21
May 6, 2019 - 12:43pm
April 18, 2019
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 17, 2019
Erika Gilsdorf is the woman behind the 'Inside Out' campaign. Her own experience with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder inspired the series, as she wanted to show people what it's like to live with a mental illness, in hopes of normalizing it and erasing stigma. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
April 17, 2019 - 3:14pm
April 10, 2019
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
April 9, 2019
Detroit Lakes man Joe Johnson has turned his life around after years of substance abuse. He now leads the Park Rapids-based, award-winning FATHER Project, helping struggling dads from around the area become their best selves. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
April 9, 2019 - 8:20am
March 27, 2019
Keagan Gilbert and his mom, Rachelle, at home with their dog in mid-March. Keagan says his ADHD can sometimes make him feel like he's not in control of his own body, but over the years he's gotten better at managing his symptoms. (Marie Johnson / Tribune) play button
'I can't stop moving': ADHD is an element of everyday life for 17-year-old Keagan Gilbert
March 27, 2019 - 10:30am
March 25, 2019
Paula Jones has a long history of mental health struggles that she believes stem back to her dysfunctional and traumatic childhood. She's always found solace in books, and says working at the library in Detroit Lakes has been a "dream job." She hopes to help raise awareness of mental illness, and erase the stigmas surrounding suicide, by speaking out about her experiences. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
‘I didn’t see a light’: Hospitalized three times for suicidal thoughts, Paula Jones says she owes her life to ‘people that took my hand when I reached out’
March 25, 2019 - 8:49am
March 21, 2019
Heather Berry, holding a picture of her son, Ethan, who killed himself in 2017, wants people to have a better understanding of what life is like for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'Living a roller coaster': Two years after the suicide of her son, Heather Berry is still haunted by grief and trying to adjust to a new normal
March 21, 2019 - 10:32am
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 18, 2019
Reminder: 'Inside Out' premiere is this Tuesday
February 18, 2019 - 2:35pm
February 14, 2019
'Inside Out' launch dates pushed back
February 14, 2019 - 2:38pm
February 11, 2019
The Sepsis Alliance uses the acronym T.I.M.E. to help people remember what signs to watch for to detect sepsis as soon as possible. (Image from sepsis.org)
It's Sepsis Survivor Week: I was one of the lucky ones
February 11, 2019 - 10:14am