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Coats for Kids drive underway
Living history: Thieves attack area businesses
With CEO program, students began the journey of a lifetime
Wadena VFW taking nominations for Teacher of the Year
WDC welcomes 20 foreign exchange students
WCA/Ashby Knights wear down Wolverines
Wolverines rally to defeat Verndale
Wolverines downed by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
Wadena-DC drops two at triangular
Inez G. Taugner
John 'Gordy' Askew
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
VA hearing and vision benefits only 1 in 4 vets utilize
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 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
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
August 6, 2017
Collapse a decade ago led to improved bridge safety
ST. PAUL—"A bridge in America just shouldn't fall down." The often-quoted comment by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was what Minnesotans thought 10 years ago when the Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis did just that. But state leaders did not stop with...
August 6, 2017 - 9:42am
April 29, 2017
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office have given the public plenty to talk about. But is he doing a good job? It depends on who you...
April 29, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 13, 2017
Minnesota senators press United Airlines on dragged passenger
Both of Minnesota's senators signed their names to a letter filled with questions for United Airlines after a passenger was dragged off one of...
April 13, 2017 - 8:12am
March 4, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit Lakes on Friday, Feb. 24,...
March 4, 2017 - 12:48pm
February 24, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit...
February 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
February 17, 2017
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
A sugarbeet grower told us about how crop insurance is working for his farm in the Red River Valley. A school board member in Canby is concerned about meeting the food needs of local families. An ethanol producer shared his plans to expand his operation and hire more workers. And...
February 17, 2017 - 4:41pm
January 9, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Broadband not a top 2017 topic
A new report says $100 million in state money is needed every two years to help expand broadband high-speed internet throughout Minnesota, but rural lawmakers have said relatively little about it leading up to the 2017 Legislature. In a series of Forum News Service lawmaker interviews...
January 9, 2017 - 12:08am
December 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota called well run by news company
An Internet business news company says Minnesota is the second best-run state in the country, trailing only North Dakota. The news operation, 24/7 Wall St., basis its decision on state finances, as well as social and economic indicators.
December 17, 2016 - 12:10am
November 27, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota's 2018 campaign season underway
The 2016 election still looms large in Minnesota's rear-view mirror so, of course, it is time for the 2018 campaign to begin. And it has. The...
November 27, 2016 - 12:08am
November 18, 2016
Health care leaders discuss dementia friendly options
Wadena is seeking input from the community to create a dementia friendly culture. Local health care leaders, politicians and members of the community...
November 18, 2016 - 12:08am
October 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Obama promotes his rural agenda
Many rural Americans, who are heavily Republican, are not happy with how President Barack Obama has dealt with their issues as he nears the end of eight years in office. The Democratic president says he has done well. "I've spent most of my life living in big cities," Obama recently...
October 17, 2016 - 12:08am
August 21, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Candidates handle losing differently
A look at two Republican U.S. House candidates shows different ways of handling a loss. John Howe dealt with his third-place finish with humor. "Character building day," he tweeted with a photo of him removing campaign signs. "Taking down signs and keeping a positive attitude." He...
August 21, 2016 - 12:08am
August 1, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Minnesota's lieutenant governor has launched a state office that could draw Republican scorn. The Office of Enterprise Sustainability is designed to combat climate change, which many in the GOP deny is a problem. The new office is to provide agencies assistance to reduce greenhouse...
August 1, 2016 - 12:10am
December 22, 2014
Your letters - Dec. 18 edition
Wadena dodged a bomb with train derailment Wadena dodged a bullet. Wait! I really mean we dodged a "bomb" when the BNSF train derailed just west of town last week. Fortunately, the rail cars were mostly empty and the train wasn't one of those rolling pipelines that have become...
December 22, 2014 - 12:10am