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Property transfers, marriages - July 21 edition
Living history: Primary needed in WDC School Board election
Wadena County wanted - July 21 edition
Goeden graduates from U of M College of Pharmacy
Wadena County youth attends 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
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
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
'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
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
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
January 16, 2016
Number of families protected from radon improves
The number of Minnesota families taking action to reduce levels of cancer-causing radon gas in their homes has more than doubled in the two years since a new state law took effect in 2014. Health officials say the increase means fewer families will experience lung cancer and other...
January 16, 2016 - 12:08am
January 11, 2016
Dayton wants $100 million for rural Minnesota web access
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants lawmakers to approve $100 million in state funds for broadband access grants to build out the system. "That's essential to give everyone in Greater Minnesota equal access to the economic future that people in the metropolitan area enjoy," Dayton said....
January 11, 2016 - 12:10am
Capitol Chatter: Democrats look to make governor history
There is no statewide Minnesota election this year, so naturally politicos turn at least some of their attention to 2018. Eric Ostermeier of the University of Minnesota's Smart Politics blog feeds some of that need with an entry that reminds readers: "Gopher state Democrats have never...
January 11, 2016 - 12:10am
January 8, 2016
State commission votes to shorten drug prison sentences
Shortening drug dealers' suggested sentences could reduce a discrepancy between how judges punish them in greater Minnesota and urban areas,...
January 8, 2016 - 12:10am
December 27, 2015
Flu season update: Sporadic activity reported
Typically, the flu virus is pretty busy this time of year, when it begins to grow and spread. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), December is usually when peak flu season starts across the country. But this year, things are different. A CDC report...
December 27, 2015 - 8:15am
December 25, 2015
New rules, regulations for drivers in 2016
Drivers will be required to start bringing their insurance information when registering, renewing license tabs or transferring ownership of motor...
December 25, 2015 - 8:15am
December 21, 2015
Capitol Chatter: Democrats seek to stop rural legislative losses
Minnesota Democrats hope the flip-flopping of state House control continues through one more election. Democrats mostly dominated the House for years, until Republicans held control from 1999 to 2006.
December 21, 2015 - 12:08am
December 7, 2015
MNsure sees steady activity in first weeks of open enrollment
With more than two weeks of open enrollment in the books, MNsure is successfully enrolling Minnesotans into quality, affordable health insurance coverage and is seeing a steady pace of enrollment. As of Nov. 17, 23,181 Minnesotans have enrolled in health insurance coverage through...
December 7, 2015 - 12:08am
December 5, 2015
Former Miss Wadena crowned Miss North Dakota USA
A former Miss Wadena has been named Miss North Dakota USA. Halley Maas, daughter of Jim and Kim Maas, is now living in Grand Forks and is...
December 5, 2015 - 12:08am
December 3, 2015
State having trouble spending taxpayer's money
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's budget surplus has ballooned to $1.9 billion, state officials announced this morning. The surplus, more than double what lawmakers had when they finished work in June, drops to $1.2 billion when $665 million is allocated to reserves and to make payments required...
December 3, 2015 - 9:59am
November 30, 2015
Allow extra time for driving with winter conditions
High winds and snow made for slippery driving conditions in the first winter storm of the season last Thursday. A truck rolled over in a ditch...
November 30, 2015 - 12:08am
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota looks to cut drug sentences
State officials are looking into reducing some drug sentences and whether the action could help relieve prison overcrowding. Drawing from available data, Executive Director Nathaniel Reitz of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission said that "probation may be something that...
November 30, 2015 - 12:08am
November 28, 2015
Gas prices under $2 a gallon an early Christmas gift
Santa has arrived at the gas pump. The price of regular unleaded gasoline has dipped below $2 a gallon in Wadena last week and experts from...
November 28, 2015 - 12:08am
November 24, 2015
Five shot, injured near shooting protest
MINNEAPOLIS -- Five people were shot and injured late Monday near the Minneapolis police 4th Precinct, where protesters of a young black man's shooting have camped out for more than a week. Protesters at the encampment called the shooters white supremacists. Police said the injuries...
November 24, 2015 - 9:22am
Capitol Chatter: Again, property taxes to increase
Minnesota's Revenue Department tells property owners something they already assumed: Property taxes will rise next year. The department received data from local governments indicating that overall city taxes will jump 5.2 percent, counties will be up 3.7 percent and townships plan...
November 24, 2015 - 12:10am