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Dogs slated to be euthanized rescued by Wadena shelter
Park Rapids man faces additional charges for calling victim from jail
Sunnybrook Park campground draws visitors from across the country
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
MS Tram riders to fill Wadena park Friday
Post 171 ends season with 15-4 record
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Ryan replaced as Twins' general manager
Surging Twins doing more by doing less
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Michael Charles Brakefield
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
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
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Goodbody's Gold' takes stage at Elmer's
Births - July 14 edition
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
Hinojos makes dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Berger makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Pina Colada Fruit Salad
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Court rules that VA has been shortchanging veterans since 2009
Violent minority are sucking us in
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Ottertail
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
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
June 6, 2016
A look at Minnesota legislative results
Minnesota legislators introduced 7,763 bills in the 2015-2016 legislative period, most of which went nowhere. Here is a look at some of the bills that passed or did not pass this year, including some still awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton's approval. Animal trusts: Minnesotans will be able...
June 6, 2016 - 12:08am
June 5, 2016
No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
Blaze pink is dead. Minnesota's lead-ammo ban and muskie stocking plans are alive. A wholesale makeover of northern pike fishing regulations is on the slow track. And a plan to expand the elk herd has been dealt a major setback. Those are among the biggest upshots for outdoors enthusiasts...
June 5, 2016 - 12:08am
June 4, 2016
Get ready for 'mumble strips' on some highways
Motorists on several central Minnesota highways will soon encounter a quieter form of rumble strips on the roadway. Crews began installing sinusoidal centerline rumble strips, or "mumble strips," on 13 highways, some of them near Wadena and Otter Tail Counties, earlier this week....
June 4, 2016 - 12:10am
May 30, 2016
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
Minnesota legislators came to St. Paul with hopes to pass a good many bills, but they failed to approve two major issues, transportation and...
May 30, 2016 - 12:08am