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Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Wadena County wanted - Dec. 1 edition
Weather changing some after school WDC activities
Wadena County senior companions recognized for service
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Volkmann earns multiple volleyball honors
Pirates geared up for strong basketball season
Crunch time here for the Vikings
Carol A. White
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas in Wadena show returns this weekend
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
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
February 8, 2016
Chronic diseases cost Minnesotans big
Health care for Minnesotans with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney failure and heart disease costs eight times more than for...
February 8, 2016 - 12:10am
February 1, 2016
DFL, GOP agree on rural goals, but not the means
Democratic and Republican legislators agree on many goals for rural Minnesota, but often differ on how to reach them. House Democrats unveiled...
February 1, 2016 - 12:10am