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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
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
February 22, 2016
Minnesota railroads safer, transportation funding undecided
Minnesota's railroads are becoming safer, railroad officials and legislative transportation leaders agree. The state's four largest railroads...
February 22, 2016 - 12:10am
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota Legislature in political crosshairs
Two relatively obscure special legislative elections Tuesday confirmed what many politicos already knew: The Minnesota Legislature election is attracting lots of attention. After Republicans won House and Senate seats to replace lawmakers who resigned, the national Republican State...
February 22, 2016 - 12:10am
February 20, 2016
Rep. Anderson latest to retire from Legislature
Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, announced Monday he will retire from the Minnesota House of Representatives, making him the latest in a swath...
February 20, 2016 - 12:08am
February 15, 2016
Franken talks rural health care woes
U.S. Sen. Al Franken is taking on rural health care in his second term. The Minnesota Democrat is co-chairman of the Senate Rural Health Caucus and has traveled the state discussing the topic. "The conversations were vivid and personal, but also immensely practical," Franken told...
February 15, 2016 - 12:10am
February 13, 2016
Faster broadband, access for rural areas recommended
A Minnesota broadband task force recommends increasing state Internet speed guidelines to ensure all Minnesotans have access. Wadena city councilman...
February 13, 2016 - 12:10am
Roundtable discussion on Social Security and Medicare planned in Wadena
Community members are invited to discuss policy issues and ask questions about Social Security and Medicare at a roundtable discussion with Rep. Rick Nolan Thursday, Feb. 18 in Wadena. The purpose of the roundtable is to hear ideas and thoughts from constituents about how to preserve...
February 13, 2016 - 12:08am