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Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
WDC students make fourth quarter honor roll
Wadena County wanted - June 15 edition
High speed chase lands one in custody
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Author, Colin Mustful to speak at Wadena County Museum June 15
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 edition
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
June 14, 2017
Historic win for Minnesota young and beginning farmers
On Tuesday evening, Governor Mark Dayton signed ten budget bills that included a first-of-its-kind beginning farmer tax credit. Authored by Rep....
June 14, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 4, 2017
Veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in Roseau County
WARROAD, Minn. - Three people had to be airlifted for treatment at a Grand Forks, N.D., hospital after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Roseau County Roads 5 and 12 late Monday morning, May 29, according to Roseau County Sheriff Steve Gust and the Minnesota State Patrol....
June 4, 2017 - 11:23am
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Memorial Day through Labor Day marks the 100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads. Preliminary numbers show the 100 day stretch last year accounted for 120 of the 392 fatalities, making up 31 percent of all the traffic deaths in 2016. The Friday before Memorial Day is traditionally a...
June 4, 2017 - 10:18am
June 3, 2017
Appeals Court says Minnesota counties can pick private auditors
ST. PAUL — Minnesota counties have a right to pick who audits their books, the state Appeals Court says. The Tuesday, May 30, decision...
June 3, 2017 - 10:18am
May 22, 2017
State still seeking extension on Real ID despite law being passed
The federal government has twice denied Minnesota’s request for an extension to comply with the Real ID federal standards for driver’s license security rules. And twice the federal government has said no. But now that Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a law that the state must comply,...
May 22, 2017 - 8:02am
May 19, 2017
Dayton signs Real ID bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has adopted the federal Real ID standards for driver's licenses after years of debate.
May 19, 2017 - 7:46am
May 6, 2017
Farm bill stalwarts: Peterson, Roberts talk ag
WASHINGTON — Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., was talking with a group of ag journalists when Rep. Collin Peterson. D-Minn., strolled into the room, a little early for his own meeting with the group. Roberts, generally considered one of the funniest people in Congress, greeted Peterson...
May 6, 2017 - 8:15am
May 5, 2017
Police officer asks Minnesota’s highest court for change of venue
The defense team for the St. Anthony police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile is making another attempt to have his trial moved outside the Twin Cities. Defense attorneys have suggested moving the trial to Brainerd or Duluth.
May 5, 2017 - 8:19am
May 3, 2017
Budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
ST. PAUL — Complaints that are pouring in about funding the Republican-controlled Minnesota House and Senate propose give an insight into...
May 3, 2017 - 8:39am
May 2, 2017
Minnesota FFA members take in contests, workshops and awards at convention
FFA members began the second day of the Minnesota FFA Convention with contests, workshops and sessions at the University of Minnesota (UMN). Three thousand-six hundred and three members had the opportunity to compete in Career Development Events (CDE) and attend leadership workshops...
May 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 29, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
State health officials are concerned about the sharp rise in sexually transmitted diseases and drug-related infections. According to a Minnesota...
April 29, 2017 - 12:26pm
Sun Country names its planes after Minnesota lakes
Eagan-based Sun Country Airlines is naming each of its 22 planes after a Minnesota lake, with exterior detailing to match, and even emblazoning the planes' interiors with lake-themed posters fashioned by a Minnesota artist. It has chosen 25 lake names for its airliners, in all, with...
April 29, 2017 - 10:18am
April 23, 2017
Counties lift transportation to their top priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's ability to get products to market will be at risk if state lawmakers and the governor fail to break a transportation funding impasse, county officials warn. "Our harvest, timber and manufactured products have gained and held leadership positions in world...
April 23, 2017 - 12:18pm
April 16, 2017
Deep into session, Minn. legislators look for starting line
The Minnesota Legislature passed all of its spending legislation in the last couple of weeks, the earliest in memory, but lawmakers just reached...
April 16, 2017 - 12:37pm
April 15, 2017
DACs ask MN lawmakers for wage increase
People with developmental disabilities often have great personalities and a zest for life, but in some places in Minnesota they have to put up...
April 15, 2017 - 10:18am