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Six-foot long boa constrictor found wandering along Grand Forks road
Police Scanner - Sept. 22 edition
Park Rapids woman accused of assaulting boyfriend with a gun
Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
February 29, 2016
TRICARE available when traveling
Whether you travel for business or pleasure, it's important to know that TRICARE is portable and travels with you wherever you go. You should receive all routine care and get your prescriptions filled before traveling. If you have a medication that you take regularly, get enough to...
February 29, 2016 - 12:08am
February 28, 2016
Is it illegal to leave your unattended car running with the keys in the ignition
Question: Is it illegal to leave your unattended car running with the keys in the ignition? Answer: There are some cities that have local ordinances against it, but there is no state statute that prohibits it. So check your local ordinances in reference to this rule.
February 28, 2016 - 12:08am
February 22, 2016
Agent Orange exposed ships list updated
VA maintains a list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships associated with military service in Vietnam and possible exposure to Agent Orange based on military records. This evolving list helps veterans who served aboard ships, including "Blue Water veterans," find out if they may qualify...
February 22, 2016 - 12:08am
February 21, 2016
How does someone get a roadkill permit?
Question: I am an art major currently in college. For my senior art thesis I would like to use bones as a canvas, however I am unsure how to obtain the quantity of bones I need. I am interested in obtaining a permit to pick up roadkill, for art, not food or taxidermy during this next...
February 21, 2016 - 12:08am
February 15, 2016
VA Announces New Rules Regarding Service Animals in VA Facilities
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has revised its regulation regarding the presence of animals on VA property. The updated regulation will ensure VA practices remain consistent with applicable federal law. It will also assist individuals entering VA facilities...
February 15, 2016 - 12:08am
February 13, 2016
Should you drive with a disability tag hanging?
Question: What is the law about a disability parking certificate/tag that hangs from your rearview mirror? The instruction sheet that is mailed out by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety states, "Driving with the hang tag on your mirror could result in a ticket for obstructed...
February 13, 2016 - 12:08am
February 8, 2016
Are DUI's indicated on driver's licenses?
Question: Is there anything on a driver's license that tells a merchant/business whether someone has a DUI or on probation for a drinking violation?...
February 8, 2016 - 12:08am
February 7, 2016
Marcella Arnold scholarship deadline April 1
The primary purpose of this scholarship is to honor Marcella Arnold who was a loyal and dedicated volunteer VAVS Representative at VAMC Minneapolis for over 28 years. Arnold passed away Aug. 8, 1980. The 1981 Department of Minnesota Ladies Auxiliary passed a resolution establishing...
February 7, 2016 - 12:10am
February 3, 2016
What happens when drinking and driving with minor in the vehicle?
Question: What the legal ramifications are if someone is stopped for drinking with a child in a vehicle. Answer: If a driver is arrested for "driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs" and has a child in the vehicle it would enhance the violation. Child endangerment is less...
February 3, 2016 - 8:15am
February 2, 2016
ID card expiration date action required if INDEF
In 2011, officials began replacing the Social Security Account Number, or SSAN, with a 10-digit number unique to the Department of Defense on all ID cards. Retirees, their family members and survivors with an "INDEF" expiration date may not have replaced their ID card before and may...
February 2, 2016 - 12:08am
January 25, 2016
Questions about military and Social Security answered
Here are some Q/A's about military service and Social Security. Q: Can I receive both Social Security and military retirement? A: Yes. Active duty military service has been Social Security covered employment since 1957. Generally, there is no reduction of your Social Security benefits...
January 25, 2016 - 12:10am
Where do you stop at a stop sign?
Question: My husband and I are arguing about the proper way to stop at a stop sign. He insists if you are 20 feet away from the sign and stop, because a car in front of you may have stopped and then pulled halfway out into the intersection and stopped again, your stop 20 feet back...
January 25, 2016 - 12:08am
January 18, 2016
Commentary: The world outlook for 2016
For the past 8 years, the Council on Foreign Relations' Center for Preventative Action has conducted a Preventive Priorities Survey. The annual documents provide U.S. policymakers a list of likely situations that will occur in the upcoming year, and ranks them by potential impact...
January 18, 2016 - 12:10am
January 17, 2016
US war casualty report released
The Congressional Research Service released a report (American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics) that provides U.S. war casualty statistics. It includes data tables containing the number of casualties among American military personnel who served in principal...
January 17, 2016 - 12:08am
What are the rules surrounding foreign licenses?
Question: I have a former foreign exchange student coming to visit us here in Minnesota. He wanted to know what the requirements are for driving in our state and using his foreign driver's license. Answer: This is a good question and can depend on a few things. Foreign Tourists
January 17, 2016 - 12:08am