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Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
Waste or recycle: How will you use your phone book?
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill, debate focuses on rural Minnesota
One person injured in semi, SUV crash on Highway 10 in Bluffton
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Bowling scores - Jan. 19 edition
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Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Joyce (Pleidrup) Cunningham
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
Staples Area Women's Chorus presents 'Her Voice, Her Song'
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
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Area students make President's List at M State
Clergy view: Great is thy faithfulness
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Will a CDL driver lose both license endorsements with a DWI?
State manufacturers optimistic about 2017 economy
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
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
September 11, 2016
Faith at Olympics shows God's spirit with us
The Ryan Lochte controversy aside, a whole lot of incredible things happened at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio that I'm wanting to hold close. The Salonen brood was traveling back tired and tattered from eastern Wisconsin at the conclusion, so we missed most of the finale. But we watched...
September 11, 2016 - 8:15am
September 7, 2016
Birth announcements - Sept. 1 edition
Royce Truax Royce Truax, boy, was born on Aug. 25 to Katelyn Hanson and Trevor Truax of Sebeka. He weighed 8 lbs. and was 21.5 inches long. He...
September 7, 2016 - 12:08am
September 6, 2016
Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki
The last couple of weeks I have been sharing easy recipes for cooking in crockpots. My crockpot gets a lot of use. I love the ease of throwing ingredients into it and coming home to a hot, delicious dinner. This recipe for chicken teriyaki is another favorite of my family and is...
September 6, 2016 - 12:08am
September 4, 2016
Bicyclist rides through Fargo on mission of mercy for persecuted Christians
It was late 2015 when Skip Rodgers met the pastor from Lebanon who, though now serving in the United States, shared firsthand stories of Christian...
September 4, 2016 - 8:15am
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