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Living History: Schmitt heads to state tourney
Weekly crime report - Oct. 20 edition
Police Scanner - Oct. 20 edition
Capitol Chatter: 'Not affordable' insurance quote spurs lots of talk
New indoor water center is open at Thumper Pond
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Regina M. Klimek
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Julia "Judy" Curtis
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Helping the poor
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
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
April 17, 2015
Loaded Chicken Potato Casserole
I came across this recipe on Facebook and decided I had to try it on my family. With a little tweaking and adding of ingredients, this recipe became an instant hit with my children. And it was delightfully simple to make. Enjoy! Loaded Chicken Potato Casserole Makes 12 servings •...
April 17, 2015 - 12:10am
April 14, 2015
Herb-crusted pork loin
I don't normally eat a lot of red meat. I tend to stick to chicken and fish, and the occasional pork. I recently tried this recipe for herb-crusted pork loin and it was fabulous! This recipe, courtesy of the Food Network, will satisfy a crowd and is delightfully simple to make. Enjoy! Herb-Crusted...
April 14, 2015 - 12:08am
April 5, 2015
Spinach Mini Quiches
Easter is next weekend and my family loves to get together for a potluck brunch. These spinach mini quiches are delightfully simple to make and so delicious. If you don't like spinach, substitute your favorite vegetable and enjoy! Spinach Mini Quiches Makes 24 mini quiches •...
April 5, 2015 - 12:08am
April 1, 2015
Key lime pie
With Spring in full swing, I love to make fresh, light desserts that mimic my light mood. This recipe for Key Lime Pie is incredibly light and fabulously easy to make. Enjoy! Key Lime Pie Makes one pie • 1 nine-inch graham cracker pie crust • ½ c. light sour cream •...
April 1, 2015 - 12:08am
March 24, 2015
Chicken, Asparagus and Bamboo Stir-Fry
I love stir-fry. It is my version of food heaven. I love crunchy fresh vegetables blended with a spicy sauce over a bed of fluffy brown rice. Perfection. But it can also be high in sodium and not so healthy. I have tried several times to make a healthier stir-fry and I have finally...
March 24, 2015 - 12:10am
March 17, 2015
Chicken, Corn and Avocado Salad
I have recently been craving avocado - it is such a delicious food and a healthy fat. I searched through my recipe cards and found this recipe for Chicken, Corn and Avocado Salad. The dish is full of flavor and makes a perfect lunch. Enjoy! Chicken, Corn and Avocado Salad Makes...
March 17, 2015 - 12:10am
March 11, 2015
St. Patrick's Day is coming up quick. Even though I am not Irish, I enjoy celebrating the day with a pint and wearing green. This recipe for Pistachio Cake is very moist, easy to make and will get you in the spirit of the holiday. Enjoy! Pistachio Cake Makes one cake •...
March 11, 2015 - 12:08am
February 28, 2015
General Tso's Chicken
Chinese New Year began Feb. 19. I love Asian food, in particular Chinese. To celebrate the Chinese New Year, why not make up a batch of General Tso's Chicken? This version is milder than restuarant versions, easy to make and not deep-fried, making it a healthier dish. Enjoy! General...
February 28, 2015 - 12:10am
February 24, 2015
I really enjoy a good chicken salad. If you have leftover cooked chicken and want to create something new, this is an easy way to repurpose the chicken into a delicious lunch. Enjoy! Chicken Salad Makes 12 servings • 4 c. cubed cooked chicken breast • 1 c. mayonaise •...
February 24, 2015 - 12:10am
February 13, 2015
Valentine's Day dessert and drinks
Last week, I introduced an appetizer and main course for a special Valentine's Day dinner for two. This week, I have included a decadent yet simple dessert and a special drink to finish up the evening. I hope you enjoy these recipes as much as I do. Berry Pavlova Makes two servings •...
February 13, 2015 - 12:10am
February 9, 2015
Valentine's dinner for two
Valentine's Day is fast approaching and even if you don't have a significant other, take the time to celebrate the most important person in your life - you! Below are two recipes to get you started on a delicious gourmet meal. Next week, I will have a decadent dessert to finish your...
February 9, 2015 - 12:10am
January 30, 2015
The big game is just a few days away and if you are like my family, you are attending a big viewing party. Don't show up empty-handed. These appetizers featuring bacon will make you the hit of the party. Nearly everything tastes better with bacon. Enjoy! Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes Makes...
January 30, 2015 - 12:10am
January 28, 2015
It's nearly time for the big game. The king of football games. And on Feb. 1, I am confidant that my team, the reigning champions, the Seattle Seahawks, will come out on top again this year. In celebration of their impending victory, when family and friends gather to watch the...
January 28, 2015 - 12:10am
January 19, 2015
One of my brother-in-laws is Filipino and several years ago, he made pancit for our family. The dish instantly became one of my favorites. I look forward to visits from my sister and her husband because I know I am going to get authentic pancit. There are hardly any leftovers of this...
January 19, 2015 - 12:10am
January 14, 2015
Fancy Mac and Cheese
I went away last weekend to a hockey tournament and experienced the most delicious macaroni and cheese that I have ever had in my entire life. At the restaurant I was dining at, they had a special 'build your own mac and cheese' night. The choices were endless and I had a hard time...
January 14, 2015 - 12:10am