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Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Wadena County wanted - Dec. 1 edition
Weather changing some after school WDC activities
Wadena County senior companions recognized for service
Police Scanner-Dec. 1 Edition
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Volkmann earns multiple volleyball honors
Pirates geared up for strong basketball season
Crunch time here for the Vikings
Wolverines hope to shake off problems on court
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas in Wadena show returns this weekend
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
October 9, 2016
Drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer in Minnesota
Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year. That's the report from State Farm...
October 9, 2016 - 12:08am
October 3, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
A recent drive through Cheyenne, Wyo., included a familiar scene to a Minnesota Capitol insider: a Capitol building undergoing renovation. At...
October 3, 2016 - 12:10am
October 2, 2016
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Minnesotans must be eager to vote in the Nov. 8 election. Nearly 47,000 registered to vote online last week, with about 27,000 on Friday, Sept. 23, alone, smashing the one-day record of 7,602. The big interest in registering, as well as early voting, bodes well for high voter turnout...
October 2, 2016 - 12:10am
September 21, 2016
Officials haven't found link found between stabbing suspect and terrorist group
No link has emerged between terrorist groups and the man who stabbed 10 people in a St. Cloud mall Saturday night, Sept. 17. St. Cloud Police...
September 21, 2016 - 8:52am
September 16, 2016
Suicide deaths increased in 2015 across state
State officials released the most recent suicide data last week and are highlighting opportunities for prevention, including raising awareness of suicide warning signs and the fact that mental illness is treatable. In 2015 there were 726 suicide deaths reported in Minnesota, up from...
September 16, 2016 - 12:08am
September 12, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Dayton looks at special session again
Minnesotans, those who care about such things at least, figured special legislative session talk was dead. They could be wrong. Gov. Mark Dayton...
September 12, 2016 - 12:08am
September 11, 2016
Enbridge suspends pursuit of Sandpiper Pipeline approval
Enbridge announced last week it plans to suspend the Sandpiper Pipeline, citing changes in market conditions and Minnesota regulatory delays that prompted customers to invest in a different pipeline. Enbridge Energy Partners will withdraw applications pending with the Minnesota Public...
September 11, 2016 - 12:10am
"Heartbroken' Paynesville area residents glad there's an answer in Wetterling case
At times Monday afternoon, the road alongside a well-grazed pasture near Paynesville was quiet. But most times a slow stream of vehicles moved...
September 11, 2016 - 12:08am
September 9, 2016
Aging voting machines a concern as election draws near
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon made stops in Wadena, Park Rapids and other towns last week to talk with election coordinators about...
September 9, 2016 - 12:08am
September 6, 2016
Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS -- Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, admitted in U.S. District Court Tuesday that he abducted and killed the 11-year-old boy some 27 years ago, according to The Associated Press. Heinrich was asked to describe during the court...
September 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
September 4, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Trump last to make Minnesota ballot
Some headlines and social media posts made it sound like Donald Trump's name might not be on the Minnesota ballot on Nov. 8. That remains a possibility,...
September 4, 2016 - 12:10am
August 29, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Dayton says clean water tops light rail politics
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to campaign for clean water in coming months instead of against Republicans he blamed for torpedoing a special legislative session over a southwestern Twin Cities light rail proposal. The Democratic governor has been very strong in his statements...
August 29, 2016 - 12:10am
No tax cuts. No construction work. No special session.
Farmers can forget about tax breaks to lighten their burden in funding new schools. Drivers on some of Minnesota's most dangerous highways will...
August 29, 2016 - 12:10am
August 21, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did...
August 21, 2016 - 12:08am
Capitol Chatter: Candidates handle losing differently
A look at two Republican U.S. House candidates shows different ways of handling a loss. John Howe dealt with his third-place finish with humor. "Character building day," he tweeted with a photo of him removing campaign signs. "Taking down signs and keeping a positive attitude." He...
August 21, 2016 - 12:08am