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Clarification: Students won't make up snow day
Going on tour: Sebeka teen embarking on seven-nation European trip with clarinet
Police Scanner - March 15 Edition
Weekly crime report - March 15 edition
Cultural Center calls for essays for the Great American Think-off
WDC indoor track closed to public until further notice
Wolverines topped in double overtime
Justin Morneau is Tri-County Health Care's Men's Night Out keynote speaker
Trojans hand Wolverines 60-36 playoff loss
Erkenbrack defeated in opening match
Brian B. Eide
Paul Richard Montan
Tri-County, Lakewood staff take the plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota
New provider joins TCHC Wadena Clinic behavioral health
Fair Oaks Lodge coming under new management
Wadena County Public Health holds maternal and child health multiclinic
United Way announces new board leadership
Kind leads interactive show at First Congregational March 12
Wadena Area Concert Band performs March 18
Wadena Library to feature 'Minnesota's Wild and Woolly Prohibition Days'
Jan Smith as Amelia Bloomers at Wadena County Museum March 15
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Wadena County Historical Society April 19
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
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: It's good to see God back in America again
Letter: Fight to save Kirkbride important
Veterans: VA unveils claims submission option that promises to complete claims within 30 days
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
Alivya Lou Ann Greer
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
December 25, 2017
VA announces rollout and application process for new veterans ID card
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for veterans. This has been mandated through legislation since 2015 to honor veterans, and today's rollout of the ID card fulfills...
December 25, 2017 - 9:56am
December 18, 2017
Are CRSC vets eligible for DoD Retired Veteran Program?
Have you heard about a retired veteran's program called Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC)? If you haven't, don't worry, you are not alone. If you are familiar with CRSC, it's likely you're still not sure if you qualify or how retired veterans can apply for this benefit. To...
December 18, 2017 - 10:05am
December 17, 2017
Open flame heaters allowed when heating cargo of tank motor vehicles
Question: I work for an equipment dealership and we sell road oil distributors and cold mix patch boxes on heavy trucks, that are equipped with propane and diesel fired open flame burners, now I have been told from numerous people that having an open flame while moving down the road...
December 17, 2017 - 8:58am
December 8, 2017
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
They're dropping like flies — men in positions of authority who once perhaps thought themselves untouchable, as they then touched and harassed people "below" their perceived caste. As their arrogance grew, so too did their bold, careless, hurtful behavior. It was that arrogance...
December 8, 2017 - 8:46pm