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Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
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
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
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
September 20, 2016
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
It's football time! With the beginning of the football season (go Seahawks!) comes the beginning of tailgating parties and gatherings of football fans. Why not enjoy the game with this recipe for Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs? Everything tastes better with bacon and this recipe will take...
September 20, 2016 - 12:08am
September 13, 2016
Lemon Garlic Pork Loin
I have a house full of teenagers right now. In addition to my children, I am hosting two exchange students. I decided to make a pork loin in my crockpot for dinner one night. It was a huge hit with all the kids! They ate it all and asked me to make it again soon. Enjoy! Lemon Garlic...
September 13, 2016 - 8:15am
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
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
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
August 16, 2016
Brazilian Chicken in Coconut Milk
I love watching the Olympics! The 2016 games began last week in Rio. Why not enjoy a traditional Brazilian dish to get into the spirit of the events? This recipe for Brazilian Chicken in Coconut Milk is bursting with flavor. Serve over rice or pasta for a hearty dinner. Enjoy! Brazilian...
August 16, 2016 - 8:15am
August 10, 2016
It has been a pretty hot summer. There is nothing better, in my opinion, than sitting on my back deck with some food off the grill and a pitcher of these watermelon margaritas. You can substitute tequila for lemon-lime soda if you prefer. Enjoy! Watermelon Margaritas Makes four servings...
August 10, 2016 - 8:15am
August 2, 2016
The last week has been hot, hot, hot! The last thing I want to do on a hot day is cook. When I have a gathering to go to, I try to make things that don't require my kitchen to be heated up. This recipe for Peach trifle fits the bill. It is easy to make and uses fresh summer fruit....
August 2, 2016 - 12:10am
July 26, 2016
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
The kids are gone and I am cooking for one these days. I don't like to make a big fuss when it is just me eating, so this recipe for Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad is perfect. It is flavorful, simple and delicious. Enjoy! Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad Makes two servings • 1-1/4 (6...
July 26, 2016 - 8:15am
July 19, 2016
Pina Colada Fruit Salad
In July, the weather is usually hot and humid. The last thing I want to do is heat up my kitchen by cooking. And when my kids are gone and it's just me at home, I am not going to make a big meal. A chicken salad or sandwich is fine. If i am still hungry, I'll add a fruit salad,...
July 19, 2016 - 12:08am
July 8, 2016
Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken
Seeing that it is grilling season, I try to cook outdoors as much as possible. Not only does it keep my house cool, but I love the smokey taste of grilled food. This recipe for Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken is so simple to make and combines sweet and tangy flavors that burst in your...
July 8, 2016 - 12:10pm
July 5, 2016
Grilled Corn Salad
I love interesting foods and I like to grill. This recipe for Grilled Corn Salad is perfect and easy to make. Add grilled chicken for a simple main dish. It will last for days in an airtight container in the fridge too. Enjoy! Grilled Corn Salad Makes six servings • 6 ears freshly...
July 5, 2016 - 8:15am
June 28, 2016
Independence Day drinks
With Independence Day coming up fast (where has this year gone?) it's time to meal plan our holiday gathering. I get bored of the same drinks, just as I do with food. I like to try new things and surprise my tastebuds. Here are a couple of drink recipes that are perfect for the...
June 28, 2016 - 8:15am
June 20, 2016
Bacon-wrapped corn on the cob
It's grilling season! I love to grill and experiment with recipes. This recipe for bacon-wrapped corn on the cob is an easy side dish to accompany anything from brats to steaks to chicken. The saltiness of the bacon means that you don't have to add extra salt or butter to the corn...
June 20, 2016 - 12:10am
June 14, 2016
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
Do you like buffalo wings? Do you have some picnics or barbeques coming up? Why not make this Buffalo Chicken Pasta salad to share? It will remind you of buffalo wings and is simple to make. You can substitute your favorite vegetables when this easy side dish. Enjoy! Buffalo Chicken...
June 14, 2016 - 12:08am