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Weekly crime report - Jan. 19 edition
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Change called for in Wadena County departments
WDC's one-act play to give performance, Jan. 26
City looking to purchase property in anticipation of future SW road projects
Saturday Scorecard 1/20
Bowling scores - Jan. 19 edition
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Glenz cans big trey in 50-46 overtime win
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
December 25, 2016
Paradoxes of Christmas
Jesus Christ added humanity to himself 2,000 years ago, as he descended into our midst to establish his kingdom — a kingdom in which "he has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness...
December 25, 2016 - 8:15am
December 23, 2016
Holiday baking musts
According to Food & Wine magazine, Santa visits 500 million homes on Christmas Eve where he's, of course, greeted by a plate of cookies. If he...
December 23, 2016 - 8:15am
December 20, 2016
Birth announcements - Dec. 15 edition
Chloe Jordan Chloe June Jordan, girl, was born on Dec. 3 to Christina and Michael Jordan of Wadena. She weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz. and was 20 inches...
December 20, 2016 - 12:10am
I just returned from a vacation in Panama and I am already missing the sun and sand. During this cold holiday season, I plan to bring back a little warmth with two of my favorite vacation cocktails. Enjoy! Tropical Depression Makes 1 drink • 1 c. ice cubes • 2 (1.5 oz.) jiggers...
December 20, 2016 - 12:08am
December 18, 2016
DNR issues ice warning for aerated lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warns ice anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when going onto any lake covered or partially covered with ice, especially those that feature aeration systems. "Open water areas created by aeration...
December 18, 2016 - 12:10am
December 7, 2016
Christmas Rum Cake
Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it's time to look forward to Christmas. I really enjoy this time of year when the Christmas music is playing, the lights are twinkling and the yummy baked goods are cooking. I love this recipe for Christmas Rum Cake. It is so moist and decadant,...
December 7, 2016 - 12:08am
December 5, 2016
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Elianore Thompson Elianore Judy Thompson, girl, was born Nov. 17 to Tara and Micheal Thompson of Dent. She weighed 7 lb., 15 oz. and was 20 inches...
December 5, 2016 - 8:15am
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Dear Carol: My mother was diagnosed with mixed dementia (vascular dementia along with Alzheimer's) at age 67. She's now 75, and the doctor says she's in Alzheimer's Stage 7. She's had two strokes and takes medication for high blood pressure. Mom doesn't know anyone and simply sits...
December 5, 2016 - 8:15am
December 4, 2016
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
What a difference a day can make. For much of this fall I wondered if winter was ever going to arrive. Unusually warm days, a lack of snowfall and grumbling deer hunters combined to make me often reflect on what an odd year this is. I have lived in Iowa (please don't hold that against...
December 4, 2016 - 8:15am
November 30, 2016
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships for the 2016-17 school year were awarded to seven Minnesota students. Those selected include: Eliot Keskitalo, Ottertail; Alison Gerads, Freeport; Rebecca Paskewitz, Browerville; Paul Palmersheim, St. Joseph; Zachary Schertler, Deer Creek; Emma...
November 30, 2016 - 8:15am
Birth announcements - Nov. 24 edition
Aliza Chandler Aliza Kay Chandler, girl, was born on Nov. 15 to Maria and Jeremy Chandler of Bluffton. She weighed 8 lbs. and was 19 inches long....
November 30, 2016 - 12:08am
November 28, 2016
Leftover Thanksgiving casserole
Every Thanksgiving, we always end up with so much extra food. Why not be creative and try this recipe for Leftover Thanksgiving Casserole? It is easy to put together and will save you from endless turkey sandwiches or boring soup. Enjoy! Leftover Thanksgiving Casserole Makes 10 servings...
November 28, 2016 - 12:10am
November 27, 2016
Clergy View: The turkey must wait
It's a tradition. We always do it. My wife was the oldest of four. Next Thursday, Caroline and I will celebrate Thanksgiving with our youngest son. Her sisters Nancy and Holly and her brother Dave will be in three different places with parts of our extended family. One thing will...
November 27, 2016 - 8:15am
November 26, 2016
Hanging of the Greens service is Nov. 27
The annual Hanging of the Greens service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27 at the Wadena United Methodist Church, 23 SE Dayton Ave. During this candlelight service, there is carol singing and reflection on what some of our traditional holiday decor symbolizes. All are invited to join...
November 26, 2016 - 8:15am
November 23, 2016
Birth announcements - Nov. 17 edition
Carly Ellis Carly Lynn Ellis, girl, was born on Nov. 7 to Heather and Dylan Ellis of Verndale. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. and was 21 inches long....
November 23, 2016 - 12:10am