Skip to main content
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 25 edition
Living History: Local cyclist injured in Wadena accident
WDC cheerleaders invited to cheer in London
VFW and Auxiliary sponsoring patriotic essay contest
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Vikings fear serious injury as Bridgewater taken away by ambulance
Finck wins 14th club championship at Whitetail Run
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
Ethel M. Beyer
William 'Bill' Bretz
Aaro August Tanney
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
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
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning announces fall schedule
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
Maple Bacon Pork Loin
Illnesses, hospitalization can permanently worsen dementia
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
What are the rules regarding collector plates?
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
October 6, 2015
Chicken Fajita Melts
I really like Mexican food, especially fajitas. But fajitas can be messy. This recipe for Chicken Fajita Melts solves that problem without sacrificing the flavor. Enjoy! Chicken Fajita Melts Makes eight servings • 3 Tbsp. olive oil • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts,...
October 6, 2015 - 12:10am
September 29, 2015
The chili cook off was just held in Wadena last week with several businesses putting their best recipe out for judging. I was inspired to share with you a personal favorite of mine, white chili. It is a wonderful recipe distinct from the traditional chilis and it has the right blend...
September 29, 2015 - 12:10am
September 22, 2015
My son recently returned from a vacation in Alaska loaded with fresh and smoked salmon. There is nothing quite like the taste of freshly caught salmon. This recipe for BBQ Salmon is tangy and delicious. Enjoy! BBQ Salmon Makes three servings • 3 (6 oz) salmon fillets •...
September 22, 2015 - 8:15am
September 16, 2015
I recently celebrated my birthday and I do not care for cake, especially the store-bought kind. I prefer a nontraditional birthday treat and I love caramel. These caramel bars fit the bill perfectly. Rich and decadent, moist and gooey, they will leave you wanting more. Enjoy! Caramel...
September 16, 2015 - 12:10am
September 7, 2015
Asian Lettuce Wraps
These Asian Lettuce Wraps can be prepared in 20 minutes. They are full of flavor, but work well as a light meal and are fairly healthy. Enjoy! Asian Lettuce Wraps Makes four servings • 2 c. jasmine rice • 1 lb. ground chicken • ½ c. stir-fry sauce • 1 stalk...
September 7, 2015 - 12:08am
September 1, 2015
Garlic chicken fried rice
I love Asian food. It is absolutely my favorite food and I love trying new recipes. This recipe uses brown rice, which is healthier and delicious. But you can use white rice if you want. Enjoy! Garlic Chicken Fried Rice Makes four servings • 2 Tbsp. and 2 tsp. vegetable...
September 1, 2015 - 12:10am
August 25, 2015
Bacon Egg Muffins
It's hard to believe, but school is starting in two weeks. To make sure your children get off to a good start, try these Bacon Egg Muffins. They can be made ahead of time and reheated for a quick, filling breakfast. Enjoy! Bacon Egg Muffins Makes 12 muffins • Cooking...
August 25, 2015 - 12:08am
August 18, 2015
No Bake Lemon Pie
Last week I talked about easy, no bake recipes for potlucks. Another really great recipe that fits in this category is this no bake lemon pie, which is quick and easy. Enjoy! No Bake Lemon Pie Makes one nine-inch pie • 1 (9 in.) prepared graham cracker pie crust •...
August 18, 2015 - 12:08am
August 11, 2015
Lime Mousse Torte
This summer has been a warm one. Summers seem to be filled with picnics, barbeques and other parties with friends and family. When deciding what to bring, I almost always want to make something that doesn't require the use of my oven on these hot days. This recipe for Lime Mousse...
August 11, 2015 - 12:08am
August 5, 2015
Pesto Chicken Salad
During this time of temporarily living alone, I have been experimenting a bit more in the kitchen. I get tired of the same old sandwiches for lunch and dinner, but don't want to get too elaborate, especially on the hot, muggy days. This recipe for Pesto Chicken Salad is surprisingly...
August 5, 2015 - 12:08am
July 29, 2015
Zucchini Summer Salad
Is your garden overflowing with zucchini? Are you tired of making zucchini bread and you don't know what to do with the extra? Then this recipe for zucchini summer salad is perfect for you. It is perfect for one person or for a crowd. I eat it as a main dish, but you can take out...
July 29, 2015 - 12:10am
July 22, 2015
Fun Drink No. One
Years ago, I had a friend who was a bartender and liked to experiment with different mixes. I remember going into his bar and asking him to whip me up something a little sweet and a lot feisty. He took up the challenge and created this cocktail, which he called Fun Drink No. One....
July 22, 2015 - 12:08am
July 14, 2015
Cooking for one often seems like too much effort and I have a difficult time motivating myself to do so. This recipe of Chicken Caprese is simple to make, yet full of flavor and will make you feel fancy. Enjoy! Chicken Caprese Makes 16 skewers • 1 lb. chicken breast, cooked...
July 14, 2015 - 12:10am
July 8, 2015
This Fourth of July, my family and some friends are going camping, RV style. Normally we stay home and have a golf tournament followed by a feast, prepared in a fully stocked kitchen. With a limited amount of cooking space, we have to get creative with our holiday dinner. This recipe,...
July 8, 2015 - 12:10am
June 30, 2015
I love cauliflower. It is such a versatile vegetable and because of it's own mild flavor, can take on the flavors of anything you mix it with. This recipe for loaded cauliflower, courtesy of Allrecipes.com, resembles loaded potatoes but is a healthier version. Enjoy! Loaded Cauliflower Makes...
June 30, 2015 - 12:10am