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Weekly police report - Feb. 22 edition
Police scanner - Feb. 22 edition
Waiting for the bus
Crowds all aboard with Depot fundraising
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Wolverines respond with victory over New York Mills
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Wolverines drop regular season finale on the road
Wadena-DC downed in quarterfinals
WDC falls to Verndale, Sebeka
Richard Maurice ("Maury") Pluth
James "Jimmy" Willis Chandler, Jr.
Arlo Ray Kneeland
Alma S. Ryckman
Donna M. Reineccius
United Way announces new board leadership
Cold weather: The job must go on
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Volunteer opportunity in health care available to area teens
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR ultrasound accreditation
A piece of original art: Madhatters cast set to perform “The Piece’
Good Morning Bedlam performs in concert at NYM Cultural Center
Davis braves cold to be guest speaker at Bookends event
Anders to demonstrate drums at Wadena library Feb. 26
Annual wine and chocolate event back at Depot Feb. 17
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Guest Editorial: Gun violence-Inaction is deafening with every shot
Ask A Trooper: Is driving with loud music illegal?
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter: Wadena man gets anonymous letter in the mail
Veterans: Death confirmation and separation pay procedures updated
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Ived Raymond Bruns
Samuel Richard Carlson II
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
January 29, 2018
Guest Columnist: I wept today, and here's why
I wept today. I wept because I live in a society that looks the other way when evil happens. I wept because, as a nation, we don't seem to have the ability to own and confess and turn from our sins — our violence and hatred and bigotry. This isn't about taking sides. Finger...
January 29, 2018 - 2:30pm
Ask A Trooper: Where can a license plate be mounted on a trailer?
Question: I recently purchased a trailer that requires yearly tabs. I'm worried the plate will get damaged if I mount it to the manufactures bracket. I have noticed over the years that owners of some trailers have mounted their trailer plates on the fender well in a vertical position...
January 29, 2018 - 2:12pm
January 28, 2018
Unemployment compensation for ex-servicemembers
People who leave the military often face different challenges when searching for civilian employment than people who move from one civilian job to another. The recession of 2007 to 2009 increased policymakers' focus on how well veterans who left active-duty service during or after...
January 28, 2018 - 9:57am
January 22, 2018
Your letters - Jan. 18 edition
Bert Jeffery will be missed A week ago Bert Jeffery came by and asked me to submit a tribute he'd written about friend Gary Davis to the Wadena Pioneer Journal. The message was written on whiteboards which Bert used to communicate since his tracheotomy in November. Over the years...
January 22, 2018 - 2:15pm
January 21, 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Question: While on the freeway, traffic going the same direction, just wondering if it's necessary to pull over and stop when the state trooper has his lights on in pursuit of someone?
January 21, 2018 - 8:17am
January 17, 2018
Six VA family benefits you should be aware of
If your family has transitioned from the military to civilian life, you may be navigating the whole new benefits world of the Department of Veterans Affairs. While it's likely most of the VA benefits are specifically for your veteran, some of them might be for you, too. And if your...
January 17, 2018 - 12:48pm
January 16, 2018
Your letters - Jan. 11 edition
Davis will be missed Gary Davis was a wonderful man. He started from nothing and built his business into one of the largest in Wadena. He paid his employees well and provided health care and a very generous retirement plan. Most employees he hired stayed until retirement. He became...
January 16, 2018 - 12:48pm
January 13, 2018
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
Question: With the recent temperatures below zero in the area, can you give some tips on what should be in your vehicle and what to do if your car stalls or gets stuck. Answer: When the temperatures are well below zero, it can result in a life threatening situation if you are not...
January 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
It started with the Darrin Nelson drop when I was 10 years old in 1988. Eleven years later, it was the Gary Anderson miss. Eleven years after...
January 13, 2018 - 9:06am
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
January 8, 2018
Corporate tax reaction: Is it real, or just a ploy?
In today's polarized political landscape, it's sometimes difficult to decipher what, exactly, is happening when a newsworthy event hits the wires. So with that in mind, here are left/right views of what at first glance appears to be good news regarding the Republican-based tax reform...
January 8, 2018 - 11:12am
January 6, 2018
What is the correct following distance?
Question: What is the correct following distance? Everyone seems to be way too close behind each other. What can I do as a driver having someone too close behind me? Answer: The only law regarding following distance pertains to vehicles pulling trailers. This includes trucks as well...
January 6, 2018 - 11:40am
January 1, 2018
Gulf War presumptive fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a health condition characterized by unexplained pain throughout the body. Symptoms include: • At least three months of unexplained pain in the muscles, tendons and other soft tissues. • Points on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms, or legs that are tender and...
January 1, 2018 - 4:36pm
December 31, 2017
Your letters - Dec. 28 edition
Hostad has the right idea Thomas Hostad has had very uplifting posts to the editor columns, speaking about how Wadena will be different, how Wadena can be great again and the joys in the fall season. Yes, it depends on each of us to have a great city and county. If only the last couple...
December 31, 2017 - 9:20am
Do cars have to yield to buses?
Question: I was told that motorists have to yield to a city bus when it enters the road from a bus stop, is this true? Answer: There is a state law that says that a driver of a vehicle traveling in the right-hand lane of traffic shall yield the right-of-way to any transit bus attempting...
December 31, 2017 - 8:19am