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Area knitters craft for African orphanages
Who is the Boss?
Overnight fire destroys rural Wadena home
Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Mark Joseph Kern
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 edition
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
July 31, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Minnesota's minimum wage rises Aug. 1 and several new laws will hit the books. The state's large employers must pay at least $9.50 an hour, while...
July 31, 2016 - 12:10am
July 25, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Unified groups have clout
People often complain about what their elected officials do, or do not do, but the Catholic Advocacy Network is trying to drive home the point that Minnesotans in general have the real say in government. "Many Catholics are experiencing a sense of political homelessness," the group...
July 25, 2016 - 12:08am
Let there be light: Vikings fans can enjoy outdoor feel in climate-controlled stadium
Light. Intimate. Loud. Purple. Welcome to the new Vikings stadium. Step inside during the day and the first thing most people will notice is...
July 25, 2016 - 12:08am
July 24, 2016
Minnesotans for Unity peaceful demonstration planned July 23
The Social Action Brigade in conjunction with Headwaters Intervention Center plan to host a peaceful demonstration called Minnesotans for Unity in Park Rapids at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 23.
July 24, 2016 - 12:08am
July 21, 2016
'Dangerous' heat wave to cover region
A dangerous heat wave is stopping in for a visit. People from North Dakota to Louisiana this week will experience temperatures that feel like they are well in 100s, with heat watches and warnings common in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and points south.
July 21, 2016 - 12:08am
July 18, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be. The long-awaited...
July 18, 2016 - 12:10am
Voters choose new parks and trails license plate
Following a week of online voting, during which more than 30,000 votes were cast, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announced the winner of the contest to...
July 18, 2016 - 12:08am
July 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Will police shootings, protests lead to 'war?'
The Rev. Charles Gill predicted a war. That was Thursday. By Friday morning, commentators around the country had joined him. St. Paul's Pilgrim...
July 17, 2016 - 12:10am
July 7, 2016
Dayton promises 'justice will be served' in police shooting of black man
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promised protesters gathered after a second black man was killed by Twin Cities police in a year that...
July 7, 2016 - 12:32pm
Protests erupt in Twin Cities after police shoot, kill man
ST. PAUL -- A police officer fatally shot a 32-year-old man during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights on Wednesday night and his girlfriend live-streamed...
July 7, 2016 - 8:47am
July 4, 2016
Several new state laws take effect July 1
The following are selected new laws passed during the 2016 legislative session that take effect July 1. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Summaries of all laws passed by the 2016 Legislature are available online from nonpartisan House Public...
July 4, 2016 - 12:10am
June 27, 2016
Vikings stadium finished ahead of schedule
Contractors handed the new Minnesota Vikings stadium over to the state Friday, six weeks earlier than planned. Construction of U.S. Bank Stadium...
June 27, 2016 - 12:10am
Operation Round Up awards $8,825 to local non-profits
Giving back to the community is a core cooperative principle. The Operation Round Up Program from Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is a way for the co-op and its members to give back. Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative's Community Trust Board recently met and awarded 18 Operation Round...
June 27, 2016 - 12:08am
June 26, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Politicians wonder about the different 2016 election
The big question politicos discuss these days is how a Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump presidential race would affect races such as for the state Legislature. The answer, of course, is that nobody knows, especially given the fact that the two are pretty unpopular. On Minnesota Public...
June 26, 2016 - 12:10am
June 20, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Governing by the letter
So it now is negotiation by letter. The governor and various legislative leaders have taken to sending letters to each other, copying the media, instead of actually talking. "I have received too many letters to respond to each one individually," Gov. Mark Dayton joked when he opened...
June 20, 2016 - 12:08am