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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Former Minn. Gov. Carlson says Franken shouldn't resign
325,000 pound boiler creeps through Wadena's downtown
Investigation finds Wadena County Auditor-Treasurer guilty of creating hostile work environment
Living History - Dec. 7 edition
Count your blessings and your birds
Wadena-DC shuts down Bertha-Hewitt
Prairie Centre rolls Morris Area/Benson Area
Thompson duo helps Hawley over Wadena-DC
Donovan, Lightning skate past Wolverines
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lillian Evelyn Ryther
Terrance L. Koep
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
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
M State choirs welcome the holiday season with 'Gloria'
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
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?
Can kids wear bike helmets in ATVs?
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
October 9, 2017
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
Question: It is my understanding that a number of antique vehicles from the 1930's and 1940's were constructed with serial numbers (now known as Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs)) pressed into the frame. However, it is my further understanding that these vehicles were not constructed...
October 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 2, 2017
Flu Vaccination Clinics available for eligible veterans across central Minnesota
A flu shot is an important part of staying healthy during the flu season, and this year veterans served by the St. Cloud VA Health Care System have multiple options to get a flu shot. During flu season, flu shots are available as part of any scheduled VA appointment. Just ask the...
October 2, 2017 - 6:55pm
How late can you drive with a farm permit?
Question: If you are 15 years old and have a farm permit to drive a farm truck, how late at night can you drive?
October 2, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 27, 2017
More questions about school bus safety
Question: Recently you talked about the stop arm on a school bus. My question is, if a school bus is stopped on an undivided highway, with the red lights flashing but no stop arm extended, may I proceed around the bus after I stop and it is safe to do so? (I would guess the bus driver...
September 27, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 24, 2017
VA hearing and vision benefits only 1 in 4 vets utilize
Approximately 46 million Americans experience some form of communication disorder. Communication disorders can compromise physical and emotional health and affect the social, educational, vocational and recreational aspects of life. Hearing loss, loss of speech and other communication...
September 24, 2017 - 9:57am
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 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 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 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
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
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 19, 2017
Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
It can be difficult navigating the government bureaucracy to obtain veterans disability and other benefits, but all it should cost you is time, not money. The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs recently advised veterans, active service members and their families not...
August 19, 2017 - 10:18am
What are some bus safety tips?
Question: I read where the fine for going through a school bus stop arm will increase in Minnesota. Can you talk about the fine amount and school bus safety? Answer: As of Aug. 1, 2017, the fine has increased from $300 to $500 and the violation would remain a misdemeanor. The Department...
August 19, 2017 - 9:25am
August 14, 2017
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Question: I noticed a dog that was in a vehicle the other day at a local business parking lot and the occupants were not around. I was wondering what I should have done. With the recent warm weather, I can imagine the temperature inside the car must have been dangerously high for...
August 14, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 13, 2017
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
Note: as of July 31, I am back in my old office at the Wadena County courthouse (415 Jefferson Street South). My old office is located in the basement at the bottom of the stairs to the right. I will have my sign back on the door my phone number will remain the same (218) 631-7617....
August 13, 2017 - 11:34am