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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
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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
February 6, 2017
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposed in his...
February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 17, 2016
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
What happens in Washington doesn't stay in Washington. A new president and a stronger Republican Congress are expected to make major changes...
December 17, 2016 - 12:08am
October 8, 2016
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2017 levy
The Wadena City Council approved the preliminary general fund 2017 tax levy at $309,300 and total property tax levy at $1,033,175.40. Much of the increase comes from work on the southeast infrastructure project, which started in 2015 and continued in 2016. The total bond indebtedness...
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
Wadena City Council changes August regular meeting, schedules budget meetings
The August meeting of the Wadena City Council is being changed due to the primary election. The next regular meeting of the Wadena City Council is at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 at City Hall. In addition to the regular council meeting, the city is meeting to discuss the 2017 General Fund...
August 8, 2016 - 12:08am
November 9, 2015
Most Upper Midwest senators favor budget deal
Two Upper Midwest Republicans broke from their colleagues early Friday to oppose a budget deal that is headed to President Barack Obama's desk. Sens. John Hoeven of North Dakota and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin opposed the bill that passed 64-35 after the House also approved the measure. Many...
November 9, 2015 - 12:08am
April 8, 2015
Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle budget ground
Minnesota Senate Democrats' budget plan falls between higher-spending Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and big-tax-cut House Republicans. Senators proposed their biggest increase in spending for education programs and want to boost the budget reserve by $250 million. Despite rhetoric...
April 8, 2015 - 12:08am
March 30, 2015
Education leads Dayton budget, with elderly care officials disappointed
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for education and families last week, leaving some senior citizens' advocates disappointed with what they said is a too-small increase. The governor's $866 million proposed budget increase would...
March 30, 2015 - 12:08am
March 10, 2015
Big tax surplus equals big dispute
ST. PAUL -- One of the largest budget surpluses in Minnesota history quickly turned into a big-time, and familiar, dispute about what to do with...
March 10, 2015 - 12:08am
September 19, 2014
Wadena commissioners cut $330,000 from 2015 budget
After another three and a half hours of work on Sept. 15, Wadena County commissioners were able to identify about $330,000 that could be cut from the budgets for 2015 proposed by department heads in August. The discussions among commissioners were intense and focused. Although...
September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
City taps 'savings account' to balance budget
After trimming a few requests and shelving some others, the Wadena City Council agreed at a special meeting last Thursday to dip into reserves...
September 12, 2014 - 9:08am
September 5, 2014
Council considers 2015 budget
A brand new street sweeper. New turnout gear for firefighters. A designated city impound shed. Microphones and projectors in the city council chambers. Those are just a few of the items Wadena city staff asked the city council to include in next year's general fund budget when...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am