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WDC head volleyball coach Volkmann earns 500th career win
Property transfers and marriage licenses - Sept. 22 edition
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
August 31, 2016
Birth announcements - Aug. 25 edition
Charlotte Buck Charlotte Rey Buck, girl, was born Aug. 10 to Jamie and Jon Buck of Perham. She weighed 8 lbs. And was 19.75 inches long. She...
August 31, 2016 - 12:08am
August 30, 2016
Maple Bacon Pork Loin
Continuing with the theme of easy, make-ahead freezer meals, I put together this recipe for Maple Bacon Pork loin. Cooked in a crockpot, it comes out so tender it will practically melt in your mouth. Service with mashed potatoes or a salad and you have a quick, delicious meal. Enjoy!...
August 30, 2016 - 8:15am
Illnesses, hospitalization can permanently worsen dementia
Dear Carol: Can illnesses make someone with Alzheimer's worse? My mother had been diagnosed to be in an early stage of Alzheimer's disease but she still got along very well. Mom then developed a cold which was followed by a UTI and then pneumonia, so we had to have her hospitalized....
August 30, 2016 - 12:10am
August 28, 2016
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
In the summertime, the faithful youth of the world gather. Last month, millions of young Christians convened in Poland for World Youth Day - an event begun in 1985 by Pope John Paul II. I've often lamented missing the boat on World Youth Day. By the time I learned of its existence,...
August 28, 2016 - 12:10am
August 24, 2016
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
The summer has flown by and school is looming. With the beginning of the school year comes the multiple sports practices and games and hectic schedules. It can be difficult to put a healthy dinner on the table during the week. I have begun putting together my freezer meals that...
August 24, 2016 - 8:15am
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Emmet Callahan Emmet Eugene Callahan, boy, was born on July 16 to Stacey and Matthew Callahan of Verndale. He weighed 6 lbs., 9 oz. and was 19...
August 24, 2016 - 12:08am
August 22, 2016
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Amanda Perkins, Deer Creek, graduated from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji at the conclusion of the Spring 2016 semester. Perkins earned an associate of science in Child Care and Education and an associate of science in Young Child Education.
August 22, 2016 - 8:15am
August 21, 2016
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
When our pastor announced the 7-mile pilgrimage from our home parish of Sts. Anne & Joachim Church in south Fargo to the Cathedral of St. Mary's Downtown, I was all in. Walking has become a favorite activity in the Salonen household, but I also love the idea of the spiritual quest....
August 21, 2016 - 8:15am
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
The following students graduated from Bemidji State University in Bemidji at the conclusion of the Spring 2016 semester: Hewitt Autumn Aeling, bachelor of science, Elementary Teacher Education, certificate, Coaching Menahga Molly Barrett, bachelor of science, Business Administration...
August 21, 2016 - 12:08am
August 17, 2016
Dad crushed when mom finds new love in care home
Dear Carol: My mother developed Alzheimer's about six years ago. Dad was her primary caregiver until his health began to deteriorate. At that time, the family talked Dad into placing Mom into a good, local memory unit where she's lived for two years. She no longer knows any of her...
August 17, 2016 - 12:10am
Birth announcements - Aug. 11 edition
Aubree Bernu Aubree Rose Bernu, girl, was born on July 28 to Samantha Roses and Josh Bernu. She weighed 6 lbs., 4 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long....
August 17, 2016 - 12:10am
August 16, 2016
Brazilian Chicken in Coconut Milk
I love watching the Olympics! The 2016 games began last week in Rio. Why not enjoy a traditional Brazilian dish to get into the spirit of the events? This recipe for Brazilian Chicken in Coconut Milk is bursting with flavor. Serve over rice or pasta for a hearty dinner. Enjoy! Brazilian...
August 16, 2016 - 8:15am
August 15, 2016
Clergy View: Choose the Word - the Word forgives
"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better and it will not be taken away from her." (Luke 10:41-42)
August 15, 2016 - 8:15am
August 14, 2016
Church briefs - Aug. 11 edition
St. John Lutheran VBS set for Aug. 14-18 St. John Lutheran Church will hold "Barnyard Roundup" Vacation Bible School Aug. 14-18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children ages three-12 are welcome to attend. There will be a light meal served at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (218) 631-3000....
August 14, 2016 - 8:15am
August 10, 2016
It has been a pretty hot summer. There is nothing better, in my opinion, than sitting on my back deck with some food off the grill and a pitcher of these watermelon margaritas. You can substitute tequila for lemon-lime soda if you prefer. Enjoy! Watermelon Margaritas Makes four servings...
August 10, 2016 - 8:15am