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Living History: Schmitt heads to state tourney
Weekly crime report - Oct. 20 edition
Police Scanner - Oct. 20 edition
Capitol Chatter: 'Not affordable' insurance quote spurs lots of talk
New indoor water center is open at Thumper Pond
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Regina M. Klimek
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Julia "Judy" Curtis
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Helping the poor
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
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
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