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England Prairie Days coming Aug. 25-27
Local farmers markets accepting EBT, SNAP cards
The history of news in Wadena
News briefs - Aug. 17 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 17 edition
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Youth football camp coming to Wadena
14C: Midway upends Wadena-DC
George’s big day leads Shockers to 14C win
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Ray H. Mease
Shirley Ann Tappe
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice celebrate Senior Citizens Day
Whitetail Properties Real Estate LLC Awards Jason Ziegler, Minnesota Land Specialist --EMDASH-- Most Transactions
Huebsch coming aboard as transit director
From the bean to the brain
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 10 edition
Rendezvous coming Aug. 12-13 at Old Wadena Park
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 3 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 27 edition
Waffle Fry Nachos
Wadena mental health advocate receives award
I'm a liberal, science-loving Christian...a whaaat?
Birth announcements - Aug. 3 edition
Chili Cheese Omelet
Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
What are some bus safety tips?
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Thank you to all who
Hudson Myron Bauck
Shaley Jo Carkhuff
April 5, 2017
Bills would cover lost federal mental health funding
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton agree that more funding is needed to house Minnesota children whose mental illnesses...
April 5, 2017 - 8:56am
Driver's license changes advance Real ID bill in MN Senate
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate resuscitated the state's effort to change its driver's licenses so the federal government will accept them at security checkpoints next year. After rejecting the changes to comply with Real ID standards earlier this month, Republicans in the Senate...
April 5, 2017 - 8:40am
Legislator announces bid for attorney general
State Rep. John Lesch, a veteran lawmaker from St. Paul, is launching a bid for Minnesota attorney general. A longtime prosecutor for the city of St. Paul, Lesch was first elected to the Minnesota House in 2002. After an unofficial trip to Iraq in 2006, Lesch enlisted in the Minnesota...
April 5, 2017 - 8:03am
April 2, 2017
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
ST. PAUL—Adding new commodities to Minnesota's farming industry accounts for a portion of state agriculture funding proposed by the House,...
April 2, 2017 - 10:57am
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
ST. PAUL — Another tuition freeze could be on the horizon for students at Minnesota State colleges and universities. Finance bills from...
April 2, 2017 - 9:09am
March 19, 2017
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
The little Detroit Lakes boy whose doctor said he would never, ever have the ability to smile is now cracking some pretty great little grins,...
March 19, 2017 - 9:51am
March 18, 2017
'Beloved' eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota a few weeks early because of the warm February. People could see the birds in large numbers over...
March 18, 2017 - 10:18am
March 16, 2017
Castile officer Yanez seeks change of venue for trial
Stating that his case has become an “omnipresent spectacle,” Jeronimo Yanez’s defense attorneys are asking for his trial against manslaughter charges in Philando Castile’s death to be moved out of the Twin Cities metro area.
March 16, 2017 - 8:16am
March 13, 2017
Chisago County man charged with killing neighbor A Chisago County man is facing murder charges after he allegedly shot his neighbor in a dispute over lake access. However, the suspect told authorities he acted in self-defense. According to the charges reported by the Post Review of...
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 11, 2017
Rapid session greets Minnesota legislative freshmen
Andrew Lang's job is not exactly what his 6- and 9-year-old sons expected. When he was elected to public office for the first time in November,...
March 11, 2017 - 8:15am
March 4, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit Lakes on Friday, Feb. 24,...
March 4, 2017 - 12:48pm
Senate OKs Sunday liquor sales, but issue isn't settled
Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales appears headed for repeal, but not before the debate among lawmakers ferments a little bit longer. The Minnesota Senate voted 38-28 Monday, Feb. 27, to end the prohibition on liquor stores being open on Sunday, following in the footsteps...
March 4, 2017 - 9:00am
February 24, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Minnesota representatives lifted their glasses to Sunday liquor store sales, the first time either chamber of the state Legislature has approved...
February 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 6, 2017
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposed in his...
February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 23, 2017
CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags on until May, especially...
January 23, 2017 - 2:00pm