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Weekly crime report - Dec. 14 edition
Living History - Dec. 14 edition
Salt is a major pollutant of Minnesota's water resources
County Board approves final levy resolution for 2018 levy
Kids who offend: Juveniles from Wadena County continue to be sent to Moorhead facility
Third period outburst lifts Wadena-DC past Park Rapids Area
Wolverines ends losing streak with Park Region Conference win
Wadena-DC hosts Park Region Conference Showcase
Second half surge lifts Royalton past W-DC
Ottertail Central takes down Wadena-Deer Creek
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Grimes joins TCHC Ottertail Clinic
TCHC seeks new name for prenatal/OB program
Scott joins TCHC emergency department
Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 14 edition
Empty Stocking Fund receives a boost from talent show
Art Aficionados Array Art Adventures
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 30 edition
MN author Szarke includes regional locations in books
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
Open flame heaters allowed when heating cargo of tank motor vehicles
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
How to obtain a cold war recognition certificate
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
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
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Five generations of family were brought together at Fair Oaks Lodge Nursing Home.
Connor Daniel Porter
Olivia Alaine Graham
Kahlani Jean Lynn Johnson
Leo Sylvester Bosh
September 18, 2017
10 overlooked VA disabilities
There are many disabilities veterans and VA medical staff seem to overlook or set aside indefinitely, causing veterans to miss out on a chance to file a claim for a service-connected disability. Take a look at the Top 10 overlooked disabilities missed by veterans and VA medical staff....
September 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 17, 2017
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
Add St. Paul, Minn., to the list of cities where fast-food workers are clamoring for a $15-per-hour minimum wage. The Pioneer Press reported that fast-food workers and community allies rallied for a strike on Labor Day. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison attended, along with mayoral candidates...
September 17, 2017 - 11:59am
September 15, 2017
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Question: I have a question about the Minnesota State Patrol Blood Relays. Recently, one was performed from the twin cities to Redwing. Why did it involve three patrol officers? I know this isn't a great distance and have just been wondering what rules or regulations dictate how this...
September 15, 2017 - 7:53pm
September 13, 2017
Your letters - Sept. 7 edition
New Wadena will be different The new Wadena will be so different with a "I can do anything" attitude. Everyone will be able to do anything the market demands. Wadena is changing for the future. It even has three major highways coming together. Come join Wadena for a real Madhatters...
September 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 11, 2017
How to make left turn on bike
Question: I have discovered that the stop light in my town does not recognize a bicycle. Just wondering how to make a left turn legally? Any suggestions? Is the traffic signal sensitivity adjustable? Answer: A person operating a bicycle or motorcycle may enter or cross an intersection...
September 11, 2017 - 4:06pm
September 10, 2017
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
There is so much back and forth over whether or not the smoking age should be raised to 21, as city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham contemplate the move. There are some legitimate arguments on both sides, but it does get a little tiring to hear people argue that, "If...
September 10, 2017 - 9:29am
September 6, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 31 edition
Wadena will have a good future Wadena will have a good future. We will be a city to be reckoned with. After Wadena got the southeast infrastructure project done, it is so beautiful. Now the next project will start which is the southwest project, from the Wadena depot to the Wadena-Deer...
September 6, 2017 - 6:37pm
September 5, 2017
How many people can ride on a motorcycle?
Question: My wife and I love to ride our Honda 1800 Goldwing trike. Can our granddaughter ride between us on short rides? She is seven and loves to ride too. Answer: In looking at motorcycle owner manuals, it says, "Your motorcycle is designed to carry you and one passenger." Based...
September 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 2, 2017
When darkness is in our backyards, let's turn on the light
It shakes a person's world when something happens like the murder/womb raiding of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontain-Greywind of Fargo. One of the people arrested for that crime is Brooke Crews, who spent time living in the Perham area. The arrest is fresh—she has not been convicted—but...
September 2, 2017 - 7:49pm
August 30, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 24 edition
MNDOT should have completed Wadena bypass Why didn't the Minnesota Department of Transportation complete the section bypassing Wadena? I suppose MNDOT wasn't interested in doing anything in Wadena! If they would have finished it back in the 1980s, it would have helped the BNSF railway...
August 30, 2017 - 6:50pm
We're expanding our WDC sports coverage
As you flip through this week's newspaper, you'll notice some significant changes. The most obvious one involves a concerted effort by us to...
August 30, 2017 - 8:43am
August 29, 2017
Can you drive in a bike lane?
Question: Can you drive in a bike lane? For instance, use it for a right turn lane?
August 29, 2017 - 5:23pm
Five things spouses should know about PTSD
You never invited combat stress or post-traumatic stress disorder to be a part of your marriage. But there it is anyway, making everything harder. Sometimes you want to give up. Why does everything have to be so, so hard? Other times, you wish someone would just give you a manual...
August 29, 2017 - 7:57am
August 28, 2017
What is the Tomahawk Missile
The Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles used in U.S. military strikes against Syria on April 6 have been a key tool in the Defense Department's arsenal for the last 25 years, seen as powerful statement of military force with minimal danger to U.S. personnel. Nearly 60 of the high-tech munitions...
August 28, 2017 - 5:49pm
August 23, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 17 edition
Wadena baseball should join new league The Wadena Chiefs baseball team should get into the same league as the Fargo Red Hawks. That would bring the need for big hotels to Wadena. The opening game could feature the Minnesota Twins and the Wadena Chiefs. I can just see all that baseball...
August 23, 2017 - 4:40pm