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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
October 1, 2016
Church briefs - Sept. 29 edition
St. Frederick's fall breakfast set for Oct. 2 St. Frederick's Church in Verndale will hold their annual fall breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Verndale Lions Civic Center. Everyone is invited to the freewill breakfast consisting of pancakes, French Toast, scrambled...
October 1, 2016 - 8:15am
Public service celebrated at Red, White and Blue Mass
In light of recent violence experienced across the nation, members of law enforcement, emergency and legal professions gathered for healing at...
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
May 30, 2016
New look for historic church at Wadena County Fairgrounds
The historical church at the Wadena County Fairgrounds has a new look with the completion this month of a handicapped accessible ramp for the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:10am
September 18, 2015
Grace Connection to congregate at The Mas
Grace Connection is taking a step forward as a congregation as it looks to the future. Pastor Jeff Heisler said the church elders had been...
September 18, 2015 - 12:10am
July 26, 2015
Prince or Pauper?
Matthew 5:3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." What does it mean to be 'poor?' To have no money? To have no ability to produce wealth? To have no earthly possessions? Most of the time, we think of defining 'wealth' or 'poverty' with numbers...
July 26, 2015 - 12:10am
June 28, 2015
Sin always has consequence
If you've flipped on the TV to watch any form of entertainment television in the last several weeks, you've seen the flippant way our society tolerates and even justifies sin; whether it's language, bedroom scenes, dishonesty, violence or crude behavior, it all seems to be a selling...
June 28, 2015 - 12:10am
May 10, 2015
Friendship, influence important in life
When I reflect on the more important elements of my life - my family, my friendships, my faith - the things I care about most are those of which I spend a lot of emotional energy to sustain. And when friends suggest I add to or subtract something from my life, I usually listen to...
May 10, 2015 - 12:10am
April 4, 2015
Easter about salvation, happiness
What is Easter about? Our salvation and happiness. Ever noticed how much corruption and death there is in the world? The daily news is rife with stories of people causing harm to one another. So too, we notice our bodies are subject to ongoing corruption. As one parishioner recently...
April 4, 2015 - 12:08am
March 22, 2015
How to Handle Hurtful People - Part 2
Many years ago during a Knicks-Bullets playoff game, one of the Bullets came up from behind the great Walt Frazier and punched him in the face. Strangely, the referee called a foul on Frazier. Frazier didn't complain. His expression never changed. He simply called for the ball and...
March 22, 2015 - 12:10am
March 13, 2015
How losing weight made me a better pastor
I started out in ministry as a youth pastor. And because students love to be active, I was always flying around with them, playing games or whatever. I would wear sneakers to the office because I always wanted to be ready to "play" if some students stopped by. One thing I noticed...
March 13, 2015 - 12:08am
If you could hear the Vikings coaching staff preparing for a game, you would hear phrases like, "We need to stop the run. We need to load the box. We need to control the line of scrimmage." If you could see their whiteboards and clipboards, you would see that every design has a plan...
December 13, 2013 - 8:19am
November 20, 2013
As Americans, the holiday of Thanksgiving holds a special significance to us; our Thanksgiving holiday is a time that shares the spheres of patriotism and worship as we remember God's protections of our national forefathers and reflect on God's daily goodness and provisions to us....
November 20, 2013 - 7:46am
October 17, 2013
Harvest festival to be held Oct. 26
St. Hubert’s Catholic Church will host a harvest festival on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Religious Education Center in Bluegrass. There will be a silent auction, bake sale and raffle. A lunch will follow the sale.
October 17, 2013 - 12:08pm
September 4, 2013
Fullness in Life
September 4, 2013 - 3:22pm
April 29, 2009
National Day of Prayer is May 7
April 29, 2009 - 2:14pm