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World temperatures hit new high once again
Two-vehicle crash in Wadena
Living history: Council cuts Maas bill
Freshwater students donate blankets to Someplace Safe
Minn. woman accused of keeping heroin in bra to change plea
Tuesday Scorecard 1/17
Phillips rules Section 6A with six-goal performance
Bob Tubandt Invitational set Jan. 28
Bowling-January 12 Edition
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Terry Lynn Peterson
Mildred Irene Hessling
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
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
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
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
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
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
October 11, 2016
What are the rules when making a left turn at a green light
Question: Can you talk about making a left turn at an intersection when you have a green light? Can I enter into the intersection while waiting for a break in traffic? Answer: According to the Minnesota driver's manual, the following are guidelines to follow when making a left turn:...
October 11, 2016 - 12:08am
October 10, 2016
VA announces future site of the VA National Archives
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that the Dayton VA Medical Center has been officially selected as the site for the National Department of Veterans Affairs Archives. Secretary Robert A. McDonald made the announcement this morning speaking to a group of Dayton-area leaders....
October 10, 2016 - 12:08am
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Power poles don't seem like an enticing topic for an editorial, but if this information saves a life it is well worth the space. According to the National Safety Council, one in 113 people die in a motor vehicle accident. If the driver or passengers survive the accident, the risk...
October 10, 2016 - 12:08am
October 5, 2016
Your letters - Sept. 29 edition
Trump shouldn't talk about Clinton's health Mr. Trump would be wise to say nothing about Mrs. Clinton's health problems. In this God Help Us election year one might be tempted to vote for the candidate with the shortest life expectancy. Jerry Miller, Sebeka Personal ad inappropriate...
October 5, 2016 - 12:08am
October 3, 2016
Are center lanes meant for merge lanes?
Question: As a bus driver, I have witnessed several drivers using the center turn lanes on 2 and 4 lane roads as merge lanes. While entering the roadway the driver will get across the closest lane of traffic and then travel down the center turn lane until merging into traffic in the...
October 3, 2016 - 12:10am
October 2, 2016
What's available for VA life insurance
VA's life insurance program received a strong customer satisfaction score of 81 on a scale of 100 from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), an independent survey that scores customer satisfaction for more than 300 private companies and federal and local government agencies....
October 2, 2016 - 12:10am
September 30, 2016
State struggles to get grip on mental health problems
While other states aren't making new investments to treat mental illness or are even cutting programs, "We've done a lot as a state investing in mental health," Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper told the Duluth News Tribune editorial board last week....
September 30, 2016 - 12:10am
September 28, 2016
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
Drivers need to be careful during harvest season The other day we brought our farm machinery home from the field. It was a distance of nine miles. There are three fairly steep hills with double no passing lines on all of them. On the first trip home, we had the tractor and baler and...
September 28, 2016 - 12:08am
September 26, 2016
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Question: Could you explain the Zipper Merge for merging into construction zones in Minnesota? I have tried using the Zipper Merge many times and it seems that hardly anyone else on the road knows about how it is supposed to work. If another driver intentionally blocks a lane, isn't...
September 26, 2016 - 12:10am
Expanded role of service dogs
Veterans from recent conflicts have expanded the role of service dogs. While many Americans still identify "service dogs" as "guide dogs" for the visually impaired, "service" now extends into many other dimensions.
September 26, 2016 - 12:10am
September 25, 2016
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
Are your small children in danger while riding in the car? They are if they aren't secured properly or put in a car seat that was installed incorrectly. The risk is real. Every 34 seconds, a child younger than the age of 13 is involved in a crash in the U.S., according to the National...
September 25, 2016 - 12:10am
September 18, 2016
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Question: What are the driver's license requirements and equipment laws for the new three-wheel type motorcycle vehicles? Answer: The law changed on this Aug. 1. An auto cycle is a motorcycle that: • has three wheels in contact with the ground; • is designed with seating that...
September 18, 2016 - 12:10am
September 17, 2016
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
The Social Security Administration reports that in 2015, over 59 million Americans received almost $870 billion in Social Security benefits. Social Security is the major source of income for most of the elderly in the United States. According to SSA: • Nine out of 10 people age...
September 17, 2016 - 12:10am
September 16, 2016
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Changes are in the air — the arrival of autumn, shorter days, the football season and a new school year. That means motorists need to pay more attention to school buses and young children and teens who are returning to school. Every school year, there are reports in the police...
September 16, 2016 - 12:10am
September 14, 2016
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Many reasons to be proud of Wadena As long-time residents of Wadena (34 years), we always took pride in our community, our schools and the residents. In the past year that sense of pride has grown. Last August a Minneapolis Star contributor took a drive up Highway 10, stopping in...
September 14, 2016 - 12:08am