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Vittetoe 5,000th customer at Elmer's Melodrama
ALC option for students
Fighting the good fight
Four vie for Miss Bluffton title
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Youth football camp coming to Wadena
14C: Midway upends Wadena-DC
George’s big day leads Shockers to 14C win
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Ray H. Mease
Shirley Ann Tappe
Gordon Giles Blair
Whitetail Properties Real Estate LLC Awards Jason Ziegler, Minnesota Land Specialist --EMDASH-- Most Transactions
Huebsch coming aboard as transit director
From the bean to the brain
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 10 edition
Rendezvous coming Aug. 12-13 at Old Wadena Park
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 3 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 27 edition
Waffle Fry Nachos
Wadena mental health advocate receives award
I'm a liberal, science-loving Christian...a whaaat?
Birth announcements - Aug. 3 edition
Chili Cheese Omelet
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
Culture of ag is worth preserving
Stop for school buses: fines increase Aug. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
June 24, 2017
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Question: I was skating the other day and wondering about how skaters/rollerbladers should behave on the roads. I am familiar with bike laws - a bicycle is treated like any other vehicle on the road with a few exceptions. What about inline skates? Especially if I'm training, skating...
June 24, 2017 - 6:54pm
June 19, 2017
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Not all service-connected medical conditions and injuries are incurred or exacerbated in the performance of military duties. For example, a qualifying injury can occur when a service member was at home or on leave and a qualifying medical condition, such as multiple sclerosis, can...
June 19, 2017 - 4:40pm
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Question: A friend of mine recently saw two people riding their horses at night near a bar. We suspect they were trying to avoid a DWI. Can you get a DWI while riding a horse? What about a bicycle? Answer: In Minnesota, it is a crime for any person to drive, operate, or be in physical...
June 19, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 12, 2017
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
Question: I see vehicles go by with extended carriers attached to their hitch with several full gas cans. We discuss what could happen if a driver was not paying attention and ran into one such vehicle. How safe can this be? Is there any laws in place that makes this unlawful? Answer:...
June 12, 2017 - 5:07pm
June 10, 2017
Camp Ripley veterans registry and the Minnesota military museum
The Minnesota Military Museum wants your story for their "Veterans Registry." The Registry is a statewide database containing information about the military service of Minnesota Veterans. A qualified Veteran is anyone who once served or is serving in the US military and was either...
June 10, 2017 - 8:15am
June 5, 2017
Free veterans medical ID
Medical IDs are an important benefit that veterans can claim, free of charge. It is Veterans Health Administration (VHA) policy that medical ID bracelets and pendants are made available for veteran patients at no cost. A medical ID is jewelry that could save your life. Medical conditions...
June 5, 2017 - 6:18pm
May 29, 2017
Looking for a summer camp? Try School Patrol Camp
Question: I was told that the Minnesota State Patrol is involved in teaching a school patrol camp in the summer. Can you provide me with some information about it? Answer: Legionville is a summer camp is where school patrol students are taught the fundamentals of school patrol, school...
May 29, 2017 - 3:32pm
May 28, 2017
Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11
The military exchanges have the green light to open their online doors to veterans by Nov. 11, an idea initially proposed by a top exchange official nearly three years ago. Defense Department officials notified the congressional oversight committees Jan. 11 of their intent to open...
May 28, 2017 - 10:18am
May 22, 2017
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program, upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial...
May 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 21, 2017
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Question: I want to install a lift kit and put bigger tires on my pickup. I want to comply with all the state laws. What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders? Answer: Adding a lift kit and installing bigger tires and rims are very popular...
May 21, 2017 - 12:39pm
May 14, 2017
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
Question: What are the most common vehicle equipment violations you see? Answer: In my career as a Minnesota State Trooper, I have witnessed and investigated all kinds of common equipment violations. The most common violations I have seen are: • Window tint violations: No vehicle...
May 14, 2017 - 11:04am
May 13, 2017
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
It has come to VA's attention that a phone line has been set up by an unknown party to potentially "mimic" the Veterans Choice Program phone line. This imposter phone line may be intended to reach veterans who inadvertently dial the Veterans Choice Program number incorrectly. We want...
May 13, 2017 - 9:03am
May 8, 2017
Unemployment compensation entitlement
If you are a service member separating from active duty you may qualify for unemployment compensation if you are unable to find a new job. In Fiscal Year 2016, the Army paid just over $170 million into this program which is the lowest it's paid in 13 years. The Unemployment Compensation...
May 8, 2017 - 5:08pm
What do I do with my old driver's license?
Question: So I lost my driver's license. Physically misplaced it and searched high and low and no luck and couldn't find it anywhere. I went to the DVS and applied for a new one. After a while I got it in the mail. Now, several months later I found my old one. So I now have two driver's...
May 8, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 1, 2017
How do I become a state trooper?
Question: I am interested in becoming a Minnesota State Trooper. Can you give me more information on joining the State Patrol? Answer: The Minnesota...
May 1, 2017 - 4:40pm