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Five injured when vehicle hits ambulance in western Minnesota
WDC students make 2nd quarter honor roll
Natural gas will now be offered in Deer Creek, Parkers Prairie
Abomination Tattoo Studio opens in downtown Wadena
Wing River Township residents enjoy long lifespan
Saturday Scorecard 2/18
Friday Scorecard 2/17
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
WDC skaters to face No. 2 Alexandria in Section 6A quarterfinals
Thursday Scorecard 2/16
Gladys (Schmidt) Sagehorn
Carold Verner Anderson
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
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
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Computer workshop set for Feb. 25 at Wadena library
Clergy View: Jesus is alive and listening
Birth announcements - Feb. 9 edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Raspberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast
Eligibility for VA Disability and SSDI
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
Letters - Feb. 9 edition
Is there a requirement to remove the snow/ice prior to traveling with the trailer?
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
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
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
December 5, 2016
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Question: What is the difference between careless or reckless driving? What about "exhibition driving?" Answer: In general, the difference between reckless and careless is that "reckless" is generally "intentional" or the driver "should know" that the driving behavior could injure...
December 5, 2016 - 12:10am
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Here's good news regarding the "battle of the bulge." Minnesota's obesity rates for young children enrolled in the Women, Infants and Children program are the eighth lowest in the nation. The percentage of children ages 2 to 4 from low-income families participating in the WIC program...
December 5, 2016 - 12:08am
December 4, 2016
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
A service member's military retired pay can be a valuable asset in a divorce, legal separation or dissolution of marriage. In 1982 Congress passed the Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act, which allows state courts to treat disposable retired pay either as property solely...
December 4, 2016 - 12:10am
November 28, 2016
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Outside, up out of our driveway next to the gravel county road, a couple pyramids of hay bales are stacked up nice and neat, waiting to be unrolled...
November 28, 2016 - 8:15am
Vehicles broke down alongside the road
Question: I was wondering what the State Patrol uses to write on windows of vehicles when they are broke down alongside the road? It is usually...
November 28, 2016 - 12:10am
November 27, 2016
Veterans who need routine audiology and optometry appointments will soon be able to directly schedule
Veterans receiving care at Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Medical Centers will now be able to schedule routine ear and eye appointments at local VA audiology and optometry clinics without a primary care referral a move that eliminates multiple steps and gets veterans into appointments...
November 27, 2016 - 12:10am
November 26, 2016
Time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
Casey Jo was a high school swimming champ and freshman at North Dakota State University when she was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease, an incurable inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's is a painful, debilitating disease, and Casey Jo was faced with several surgeries and extended treatment....
November 26, 2016 - 12:10am
November 23, 2016
Your letters - Nov. 17 edition
Enjoy the stolen Trump signs It seems to be some want to be Republicans out there. Either that or someone is wall papering their house with Trump signs. The person or persons that stole four Trump signs from the corner of County road 9 and 23, if you go to the Republican office in...
November 23, 2016 - 8:15am
November 21, 2016
Resources available for TRICARE beneficiaries with special needs
TRICARE beneficiaries with special needs or a serious illness or injury have several resources available for help. Your care is best coordinated through your regional contractor. TRICARE rules require that if the care you need is available at a military hospital or clinic near you,...
November 21, 2016 - 12:08am
Are passenger side rear windows required?
Question: Do I need to have a mirror on the outside passenger side of the door on my pickup truck? It has one on the driver's side and a rear view on the windshield.
November 21, 2016 - 12:08am