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Wadena County wanted - Jan. 19 edition
News briefs - Jan. 19 edition
Five Wings Arts Council offers grant info, writing workshops
Living history: Wadena Walmart opens Monday
Stay warm this winter - state heating funds available
Saturday Scorecard 1/21
Saturday Scorecard 1/20
Bowling scores - Jan. 19 edition
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Staples Area Women's Chorus presents 'Her Voice, Her Song'
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
Clergy view: Great is thy faithfulness
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
State manufacturers optimistic about 2017 economy
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
December 31, 2016
Reasons you might need hearing help
Do you find yourself constantly increasing the volume on the TV? While eating in a noisy restaurant, do you struggle to keep up with your dining companions' conversations? Lately, does everyone seem to be mumbling? If your answer is "yes" to any of these questions, chances are, you...
December 31, 2016 - 12:10am
December 30, 2016
Addiction science needs new terms
We most often look at addiction through the eyes of therapists, physicians, police officers, family members and the addicts themselves. Now, here are the professionals with whom society should consult next: Linguists. Yes, we're serious. Because the more we learn about addiction,...
December 30, 2016 - 12:08am
December 28, 2016
Your letters - Dec. 22 edition
A matter of perspective I guess it's all a matter of perspective. After Fidel croaked, a Cuban citizen was quoted as saying, "Without Castro Cuba would be nothing." A more accurate statement might be: because of Castro Cuba is nothing. Jerry Miller, Sebeka Hospice workers offer comfort...
December 28, 2016 - 12:08am
December 27, 2016
What are the options for emergency information on cell phones?
Question: With all these smart phones out there, I've heard about being able to get emergency information from them if you find someone in some...
December 27, 2016 - 12:08am
December 26, 2016
Social security veterans affairs announces 0.3 percent benefit increase for 2017
Monthly VA compensation, pension, social security and supplemental security income (SSI) benefits for Americans will increase 0.3 percent in 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration announced.
December 26, 2016 - 12:08am
December 25, 2016
Is forcing at-risk but content elder to leave his home wise?
Dear Carol: My dad is 85 and lives quite happily on his own. He has arthritis pain and has fallen at least twice, though he doesn't tell me unless...
December 25, 2016 - 12:10am
Creating jobs, driving innovation in rural Minnesota
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Ever Cat's biodiesel plant in Isanti. The company, started by a feed-supplement supplier for farmers, uses innovative technology to create biodiesel from waste. And every year since its opening, that plant has produced...
December 25, 2016 - 12:08am
December 21, 2016
Your letters - Dec. 15 edition
Credit where credit is due Local visionaries Carol Spearman and Rowland Joiner have recently retired away from this area and down to the Twin Cities. It's time to thank them for their dreams and efforts on behalf of our little community of Wadena. Those were heady and optimistic days...
December 21, 2016 - 8:15am
Bursack: When disease threatens, fight back with a positive approach
Dear Carol: My husband and I had long planned on moving south as soon as we both retired, which happened for the both of us during the last two...
December 21, 2016 - 12:08am
December 20, 2016
Why doesn't US have headlights law?
Question: Often I have noticed cars that can't be seen because they do not have lights turned on making them invisible. It is my understanding that when over 40 years ago Sweden made it illegal to have a car's motor running without the lights on, car accidents dropped by 30 percent....
December 20, 2016 - 12:08am
December 19, 2016
Snow is here; use caution and common sense
We got the snow we wanted. Let's hope, for the sake of outdoor recreation and winter tourism, there's more to come soon. Snow brings plenty of fun but can also lead to problems on the roadways. These first couple bouts of winter weather, the first of which dumped at least a foot of...
December 19, 2016 - 9:14am
DFAS myPay system gets ready for tax season
When was the last time you logged on to myPay? Some retirees only use myPay once a year to get their 1099-R during tax season. Then they try to access their account and discover that their password is expired, lost or forgotten. If you are in this category, be proactive this year...
December 19, 2016 - 12:08am
December 12, 2016
What are the laws about window tint for commercial vehicles?
Question: I was wondering if someone could tell me what the law is on commercial vehicles having window tint? I drive a dump truck and was wondering if window tint is allowed as long as it's the 50 percent that is allowed in passenger vehicles or if it is illegal for dump trucks/semi's...
December 12, 2016 - 7:51am
December 11, 2016
Letter: Empty Stocking volunteers deserve thanks
Thank you to the volunteers who so generously shared their time and talent for the 2016 Empty Stocking talent program. The program was a success due to your support. We are very fortunate to have so many talented individuals in our community. Thank you! Diane Peters, Talent Coordinator...
December 11, 2016 - 8:49am
December 7, 2016
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
Highway department deserves praise What a pleasant surprise I had Saturday morning after the storm when I found that, sometime during the night, the snow had been plowed from the gravel road that passes my home. This is a public thank you to the Wadena County Highway Department for...
December 7, 2016 - 12:08am