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News briefs - July 28 edition
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Wadena Scout earning Eagle rank
More than 700 brave hot, humid weather to attend TCHC Block Party
WDC Babe Ruth club will meet DGF or Litchfield in state opener
Speer hired as GM, publisher of Northland Outdoors
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Michael Charles Brakefield
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
The Abiders to perform Friday at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Old School to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Church briefs - July 21 edition
Birth announcements - July 21 edition
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
Your letters - July 21 edition
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
April 12, 2016
Dayton signs law reopening Real ID rules
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday signed a new law lifting a seven-year-old ban on state planning for federal identification standards. The measure, which would allow the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to study bringing federal Real ID rules to Minnesota driver's licenses,...
April 12, 2016 - 8:15am
Senators tell railroads to begin talking safety
Warning bells figuratively clanged Friday when a Minnesota state Senate committee held its first hearing on new legislation to force railroads...
April 12, 2016 - 12:10am
April 11, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Driverless cars struggle when looking for lane lines
A Minnesota Senate committee supported a pilot project for vehicles that drive themselves, but on the same day Reuters news service reported that things are not going well for some of the vehicles in California. "Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool as the automaker's...
April 11, 2016 - 8:15am
Kulp, Holl seek endorsements for House
Democrats from most of Douglas and Otter Tail counties will convene Tuesday, April 19 for the DFL Senate District 8 Endorsing Convention. Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the convention comes to order at 6:30 p.m.at the Fergus Falls American Legion. There is widespread community...
April 11, 2016 - 12:10am
April 4, 2016
Explosion rocks small town of Callaway
The dust is now settling in the tiny town of Callaway as residents make their way back into their homes and crews begin cleaning up the tangled...
April 4, 2016 - 12:10am
April 1, 2016
Flu season not over yet, however vaccine a good match
Spring might be here but influenza cases are starting to increase in the area. Tammy Suchy, Director of Quality for Tri-County Health Care, said reports of influenza increased in the last week or so at Tri-County Health Care. "It's been a fairly mild year," she said about this year's...
April 1, 2016 - 12:10am
March 28, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Little money available for pre-kindergarten classrooms
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants to increase education spending $77 million in the next year, mostly for his plan to offer classes for four-year-olds. But there is a catch. Many school officials say they are running out of room, especially after lawmakers last year passed a Dayton...
March 28, 2016 - 8:15am
Weinerman to challenge Gazelka in Minnesota Senate race
Jason Weinerman last week announced his candidacy for Minnesota's Senate District 9, which includes portions of Wadena, Todd, Morrison and Crow...
March 28, 2016 - 12:10am
March 27, 2016
Here's the facts about HPV and vaccination
The Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. HPV is spread during skin-to-skin sexual contact including vaginal, oral and anal sex and nearly all sexually active individuals will experience HPV in some point in...
March 27, 2016 - 12:10am
March 21, 2016
Rail crossing fatalities, crashes at second-lowest number in 45 years
The number of people killed in vehicle-train crashes at public railroad crossings in 2015 was the second lowest since 1970, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The total number of crashes was also the second lowest since 1970. Four people died at railroad crossings...
March 21, 2016 - 12:10am
March 20, 2016
Snow mold pops up right after melting, causing allergies
The great meltdown is upon us, as above-average temperatures trigger little trickles of water that seem to be coming from everywhere. Drivers are lined up at area car washes, and the streets seem to be a little busier again, as people eagerly venture out without coats as if it is...
March 20, 2016 - 12:10am
Gambling addict? State can help
No other addiction has a higher rate of suicide than compulsive gambling. One in five affected will attempt suicide. That's twice the rate of other addictions. Compulsive gambling continues to be a big problem in Minnesota, affecting from 50,000 to 150,000 people out of the state's...
March 20, 2016 - 12:10am
March 15, 2016
Minnesota presidential primary gains momentum
Packed precinct caucuses, and reports that thousands left in frustration due to overcrowding, are leading more Minnesota political leaders to push a presidential primary election. The latest is Chairman Ken Martin of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, who on Friday said he would support...
March 15, 2016 - 12:10am
March 1, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Will Super Tuesday be super in Minnesota?
Minnesota joins Super Tuesday this year, but the question is whether the day will be super for any of the presidential candidates. It has not always been. Super Tuesday, March 1 this year, is the day when several states hold primaries or caucuses, in part to pick delegates to the...
March 1, 2016 - 12:10am
February 26, 2016
Social Security, Medicare focus of Nolan stop
A group of concerned citizens gathered to learn more about the future of Social Security and Medicare at a forum Feb. 18 at the Maslowski Wellness...
February 26, 2016 - 12:10am