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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Brandon D. Randt
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 26, 2016
LETTER: Be proactive with children's dental health
To the editor: February, National Children’s Oral Health Awareness Month, is coming to a close, but parents and caregivers need to be proactive all year long when it comes to dental care for children. Hundreds of children in our area do not have access to dental care. In our immediate...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
Dentists work to 'give kids a smile'
Children in need of dental care will now have the chance to get it for free. Minnesota dentists have created a statewide network of volunteer professionals who will provide free dental care services for up to 5,000 children on Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 6. Dentists at more...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
On the Street - Dr. Joseph Haack
Dr. Joseph Haack attended the annual American Orthodontic Society Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, August 13-18. He was recognized with the highest...
Business/On The Street
August 30, 2013 - 9:25am
February 17, 2013
Babies should see a dentist by age 1, says ECDN
The Early Childhood Dental Network (ECDN) of West Central Minnesota encourages parents with babies to make sure their children see a dentist by age 1. Why so early? There are three reasons, according to the ECDN, which provided the following information. First, it's important to...
February 17, 2013 - 2:14pm
February 4, 2011
Don't ignore your children's teeth
February is Dental Health Awareness Month - a good time for parents and care givers to look at ways to keep their kids' teeth, gums and mouth healthy for a lifetime, according to the West Central Initiative (WCI). Ignoring infants' and preschoolers' oral health can set the stage...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Dentist murder case: Kilkpatrick's lawyers seek change of venue
FARGO - Attorneys for Gene Kirkpatrick have asked a Cass County judge to move his upcoming jury trial out of Fargo and suppress statements he made to detectives during the investigation into the murder of Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso. Kirkpatrick, whose daughter was married to Gattuso...
January 6, 2011 - 11:59am
April 9, 2010
Mobile dental clinic to stop in Glenwood
Apple Tree Dental, Hawley, will bring its mobile, full-service clinic to Glenwood on Monday, April 26. This dental service is designed specifically for children ages 2-12 covered by PrimeWest and other Minnesota health care programs. The mobile outreach clinic makes it convenient...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Record number of children receive free dental care
The annual "Give Kids a Smile" program was again held statewide in February. A record 6,069 kids were provided free dental care from 203 dental clinics in Minnesota. The 3,060 professional dental volunteers, including 538 dentists, provided exams, cleanings, education and treat...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Mobile dental clinic to stop in Glenwood
Apple Tree Dental, Hawley, will bring its mobile, full-service clinic to Glenwood on February 4. This dental service is designed specifically for children ages 2 through 12 covered by PrimeWest and other Minnesota health care programs. The mobile outreach clinic makes it convenient...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Wadena gets its first female dentist
Bertha-Hewitt alumna Heidi Reuter loves to put smiles on people's faces. The 29-year-old is Wadena's newest dentist and the first woman to hold...
December 23, 2009 - 11:29am
December 17, 2009
Suspect in Fargo dentist's slaying enters not guilty plea
The man accused of killing Philip Gattuso pleaded not guilty Wednesday, just after the chief prosecutor warned that media coverage of the case...
December 17, 2009 - 9:42am
November 25, 2009
Man accused of plotting Fargo dentist murder is on his way to Cass County Jail
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The 63-year-old man charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the Oct. 26 fatal hammer beating of Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso was released from the custody of an Oklahoma County jail this morning and is expected to be in the Cass County Jail...
November 25, 2009 - 11:39am