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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Volkmann earns multiple volleyball honors
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
November 6, 2016
Clergy View: Love your homeless neighbor
The man answered, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself." But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?" — Luke 10:27, 29 Do...
November 6, 2016 - 8:15am
November 2, 2016
Help is closer than you think
Are you an older adult looking for information on caregiver support, financial assistance transportation, legal services, meals or health insurance counseling? Are you a family member that has questions about how to help your mom, dad or grandparent stay in their home? Are you a neighbor...
November 2, 2016 - 12:10am
Elder is welcome in home but private time still needed
Dear Carol: My father-in-law has had two strokes. Even though doctors have cleared his health, he seems insecure on his own, so we moved him in with us. We have a great setup since our kids have left home and he has a nice area all to himself. What's happened, though, is that the...
November 2, 2016 - 12:08am
Birth announcements - Oct. 27 edition
Josephine Balcer Josephine Lynn Balcer, girl, was born Oct. 19 to Jessica Irwin and Jake Balcer of Perham. She weighed 6 lbs., 13 oz. and was...
November 2, 2016 - 12:08am
November 1, 2016
Fargo family shares personal story of infant loss
At the funeral Mass of little Ruby Faustina Schultz, the Rev. Kyle Metzger of Sts. Anne & Joachim Church noted that her whole life had been lived during the Year of Mercy. The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, which began Dec. 8 and concludes Nov. 20, was set aside by Pope Francis...
November 1, 2016 - 8:15am
Rocky Road Popcorn Balls
Happy Halloween! I love Rocky Road ice cream. It is my favorite flavor. And I love popcorn balls. I found a recipe that combines both and it is simply delicious. Why not whip up a batch to sahe at your holiday party? Enjoy! Rocky Road Popcorn Balls Makes 16 servings • 3 c. miniature...
November 1, 2016 - 12:08am
October 30, 2016
Church briefs - Oct. 27 edition
Harvest festival set for Oct. 29 St. Hubert's Catholic Church will be hosting their annual harvest festival Saturday, Oct. 29 in Bluegrass from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The festival will be held in the faith formation center located on the church grounds.
October 30, 2016 - 8:15am
October 26, 2016
Holweger graduates from basic training
Specialist Samantha Holweger, combat medic, graduated from basic training July 22 at Fort Sill, Okla. She was an honor graduate, top 10 percent...
October 26, 2016 - 12:10am
Birth announcements - Oct. 20 edition
Brysen Haman Brysen Zachary Haman, boy, was born on Oct. 16 to Alicia and Zachary Haman of Wadena. He weighed 8 lbs., 7 oz. and was 20 inches...
October 26, 2016 - 12:08am
October 25, 2016
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
I can hardly believe that Halloween is next week! This year is flying by. I really enjoy halloween, seeing the kids dressed up and all the decorations. One of my favorite Halloween treats is caramel apples. This recipe for Sea Salt Caramel Apples is a particular favorite and so easy...
October 25, 2016 - 12:08am
October 24, 2016
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Dear Carol: My family is having a disagreement over signing do not resuscitate (DNR) forms for our mom who has just entered a nursing home. I have power of attorney. She is going into the nursing home for both physical reasons and mid-stage dementia. My siblings think that everything...
October 24, 2016 - 12:10am
October 23, 2016
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
As I sit at my desk at work and look out my window I am able to see some brilliant reds and yellow leaves on the trees. Beautiful! I have to admit that I love this time of year. There is nothing like taking a walk and hearing the leaves rustle under your feet and seeing the leaves...
October 23, 2016 - 8:15am
Helping the poor
How often do you struggle with knowing what your responsibility is to the individual you might see holding up a cardboard sign that says "Need Help," or "Please give — anything appreciated?" Almost everyone is willing to be generous to a good cause and most people are willing...
October 23, 2016 - 12:10am
October 19, 2016
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
Addilee Swank Addilee Kait Swank, girl, was born on Oct. 7 to Morgan Swank and Bradyn Sickels of Verndale. She weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz. and was...
October 19, 2016 - 8:15am
October 18, 2016
The weather had definitely taken a turn for the worse. With the temperatures hovering around freezing, it is soup season. There is nothing better than coming in from the cold to a bowl of hot, delicious chili. This recipe for Cheesy Chili will be sure to warm you up. Enjoy! Cheesy...
October 18, 2016 - 12:08am