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Three children killed in mobile home fire in Carrington
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
Saturday Scorecard 2/25
Friday Scorecard 2/24
Thursday Scorecard 2/23
Tuesday Scorecard 2/21
Pirates push PRC record to 11-1
Alfred E. Breid
Marjorie L. Johnson
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
Chinese storyteller and pipa maestro performing in NYM
Wadena County Historical Society announces spring programs, starting with Living History Day Saturday
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
Jacobson graduates from the U of M Crookston
Craig sisters make dean's list at University of St. Thomas
Huotari receives honors at Vermilion Community College
Birth announcements - Feb. 16 edition
Pesto Quinoa Salad with Walnuts
How to report unsafe drivers?
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
Tax burden for Minnesota retired veterans
Letter: Don't disparage hard-working, productive Americans
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
January 21, 2017
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
This checklist is designed to provide Veterans/retirees and their loved ones with some help in preparing for the future. The checklist is not all-inclusive and should be used with other estate planning tools. 1. Create a military file. • Retirement orders • DD 214 • Separation...
January 21, 2017 - 4:28pm
January 16, 2017
What should go in car emergency kit?
Question: What items should I have in my vehicle during this extreme cold weather? What is the proper procedure if I become stranded and/or go off the road? Answer: With the recent below zero temperatures, being prepared with an emergency kit and plan can save your life. We recommend...
January 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
In the movie "Hacksaw Ridge," a foxhole scene shows two men who've been at odds with one another discovering their common humanity during a pause...
January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 15, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Dear Carol: I helped my mom take care of my dad for years after he'd had a stroke. Dad died last year, and Mom was diagnosed with cancer shortly...
January 15, 2017 - 8:15am
President signs Walz-led measure to honor guard-reserve retirees into law
Members of the guard and reserve components who have served honorably for at least 20 years are now recognized as veterans. On Friday, Dec.16, President Obama signed the Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 into law. The legislation...
January 15, 2017 - 12:10am
January 11, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Recognizing elder's life legacy strategy to cope with loved one's decline
Dear Carol: The New Year is arriving and I'm trying to make my annual list of what I'm happy about and what I want to improve. This year, I'm...
January 11, 2017 - 12:10am
January 8, 2017
Salonen: Silver anniversary hopes dashed --EMDASH-- sort of
"I love you, Roxane." The words reach deeply into my heart this quiet evening as my husband and I glance out the window from my mother's sixth-floor...
January 8, 2017 - 10:18am
January 7, 2017
Veeder: Diary of a Christmas blizzard
My gramma Edie used to keep a diary of her life here at the Veeder Ranch. They weren't particularly thorough, and most were written in tiny scrawl...
January 7, 2017 - 8:15am
New regulation decreases cost of outpatient medication copay for most veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulation on copayments for veterans' outpatient medications for non-service connected conditions. VA currently charges non-exempt veterans either $8 or $9 for each 30-day or less supply of outpatient medication, and under current...
January 7, 2017 - 12:10am
January 1, 2017
Legal ramifications for DWI with a child in vehicle
Question: What are the legal ramifications if someone is arrested for DWI with a child in a vehicle? Answer: If the child is less than 16 years of age and is greater than 36 months younger than the driver, the DWI the violation would be enhanced to include Child Endangerment. •...
January 1, 2017 - 12:10am
December 31, 2016
Reasons you might need hearing help
Do you find yourself constantly increasing the volume on the TV? While eating in a noisy restaurant, do you struggle to keep up with your dining companions' conversations? Lately, does everyone seem to be mumbling? If your answer is "yes" to any of these questions, chances are, you...
December 31, 2016 - 12:10am
December 27, 2016
What are the options for emergency information on cell phones?
Question: With all these smart phones out there, I've heard about being able to get emergency information from them if you find someone in some...
December 27, 2016 - 12:08am
December 26, 2016
Social security veterans affairs announces 0.3 percent benefit increase for 2017
Monthly VA compensation, pension, social security and supplemental security income (SSI) benefits for Americans will increase 0.3 percent in 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration announced.
December 26, 2016 - 12:08am
December 25, 2016
Creating jobs, driving innovation in rural Minnesota
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Ever Cat's biodiesel plant in Isanti. The company, started by a feed-supplement supplier for farmers, uses innovative technology to create biodiesel from waste. And every year since its opening, that plant has produced...
December 25, 2016 - 12:08am
December 21, 2016
Bursack: When disease threatens, fight back with a positive approach
Dear Carol: My husband and I had long planned on moving south as soon as we both retired, which happened for the both of us during the last two...
December 21, 2016 - 12:08am