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Keeping kids safe in Wadena, Vernadale schools
Budget busters: Wadena saw nearly three feet of snow in March, city dips deep into snow removal budget
State officials fear court ruling will let sex offenders go free too soon
M State awarding 810 degrees in upcoming ceremonies
Seven Wadena businesses in way of Hwy. 10 reconstruction
Wolverines tee off in Detroit Lakes
Wadena-DC softball splits with Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale
Wolverines open with road victory
Whitetail Run gearing up for 2018 season
Wolverines blast Staples-Motley in opener
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Jeanette Irene Guyton
TCHC introduces foot care clinics
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Sebeka Fire and Rescue receives TCHC Foundation grant
Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
Wadena County DAC day program faces seven percent cut
Kathleen Novak to visit Wadena for Book Ends
Northern Lights Chorale concerts coming soon
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Entertainment briefs - April 5 edition
Entertainment briefs - March 29 edition
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
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
Veterans: VA Compensation/Care for Project 112/SHAD
Veterans: 3K-5k National Personnel Records Center military records restored weekly
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Time to call in those longbeards is coming soon
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Jerry and Irene Baron
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
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 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
September 7, 2016
Your letters - Sept. 1 edition
Hinson will continue to fight for truth Now that I am not a congressional candidate I can write a letter to the editor. Yes, while I was a candidate for the US House of Representatives, dozens of papers in our district refused to write about the race or allow my own letters to the...
September 7, 2016 - 12:08am
August 31, 2016
Your letters - Aug. 25 edition
Agree with Finnegan regarding refugees I thoroughly stand with John Finnegan's letter in a past paper. Both sides have to wake up and think about what is happening now and what will happen down the road. They have caused people to want them out of office come election time as they...
August 31, 2016 - 12:10am
August 24, 2016
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Not enough people showed up for primary After this primary, I agree with Democrats: This district is safely Democratic for Congress.
August 24, 2016 - 12:10am
August 17, 2016
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
Confederate flag should be taken down The last weekend in July, we were driving north on Highway 10 to our vacation place. We were horrified to see the confederate flag flying prominently off to the right of the highway between Motley and Staples. To make things worse, we noticed...
August 17, 2016 - 8:15am
August 9, 2016
Your letters - Aug. 4 edition
Vote for someone who cares I remember how years ago I came to Perham through the help of a pastor's wife who noticed a need and took the time to care and find a solution. She and her husband changed my life almost two decades ago, connecting me with employment and housing, restoring...
August 9, 2016 - 12:08am
August 3, 2016
Your letters - July 28 edition
Military memorial should be moved to vet's park I don't know the history of the military memorial on the lawn of the Wadena courthouse, but if it's agreeable to those who placed it there, could it be moved to the growing veterans park on highway east? Muriel Juers, Wadena
August 3, 2016 - 8:15am
July 27, 2016
Your letters - July 21 edition
Input on splash pad sought from public
July 27, 2016 - 12:10am
July 20, 2016
Letters - July 14 edition
Students spending too much on textbooks An opinion piece that ran in the Washington Post and Brainerd Dispatch on the high cost of textbooks struck a chord with me. Why? I completely agree that students are spending too much on textbooks. The heavy burden of buying college textbooks...
July 20, 2016 - 12:10am
July 6, 2016
Your letters - June 30 edition
Thanks for a fun June Jubilee Once again I'd like to publicly thank the community sponsors for the Wadena June Jubilee activities that five of my grandchildren and I enjoyed starting with the Grand Parade on Thursday evening. It was a perfect night for the parade and my only disappointment...
July 6, 2016 - 12:10am
June 22, 2016
Your letters - June 16 edition
Stop funding for Planned Parenthood How can our state, our government, keep funding Planned Parenthood when they torture and dismember live babies outside the womb so they can get their beating hearts, livers, brains and other organs to sell to the highest bidder? Does Minnesota's...
June 22, 2016 - 12:08am
June 1, 2016
Your letters - May 26 edition
Thanks for the yard help Once again we thank the young people for raking our yard. We are unable to do it so we really appreciate it. Nick and Pat Schmitz, Wadena
June 1, 2016 - 12:08am
May 18, 2016
Your letters - May 12 edition
Apology to Republicans I never thought I'd see the day but I owe all Republicans an apology. I've thought for years baby Bush was the worst president of all time. He got us in a mess that will take 50 years to work out of. But now that the Donald is the nomination on the Republican...
May 18, 2016 - 8:15am