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Living history: Taste of Wadena includes special treats
Level 3 offender sought by Minnesota Department of Corrections
State gains 4,400 jobs in June
Their own 'little kingdom'
News briefs - July 20 edition
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Wadena-DC Babe Ruth advances to State Tournament
Shockers set for Region 14C playoffs
Wadena-DC knocked off by Paynesville
Phillips' RBI single in the 12th lifts W-DC
Delores "Dee" Lugert
Bernice "Bunny" Piepkorn
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Tri-County Health Care inWadena earns ACR accreditation
TCHC Foundation awards Marquardt-Prindle Scholarship
Weaver entertained full house at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - July 20 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 13 edition
Events happening at Sebeka Community Education
Friends of the Library golf fundraiser set for Aug. 18
The College of St. Scholastica holds spring 2017 commencement
Area students make dean's list at Bemidji State
Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry
We can celebrate freedom in Christ every day
Clergy view: True change happens within
Your letters - July 20 edition
Can you be charged for window tint for vehicle purchased at dealer?
VA veterans identification card issued with VA benefits enrollment
Your letters - July 13 edition
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
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
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
July 23, 2017
Clergy view: True change happens within
I'm on vacation, and I don't do cartoons like Billy in the comic section Family Circus of the Dispatch. However, I'll share a brief true story that happened to a pastor friend years ago. His son was being very disruptive in his behavior. The boy was running in and out of the house...
July 23, 2017 - 8:15am
March 17, 2017
Local churches participate in Minnesota FoodShare
Local churches help to keep the Wadena Food Shelf stocked through participation in the Minnesota FoodShare March campaign. Minnesota FoodShare started as a program of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches (GMCC) and now recruits thousands of people across the state to participate...
March 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 6, 2017
Fargo Catholic diocese infuriated by cathedral interview of accused 'Nazi'
FARGO — The head of the local Catholic diocese says he was outraged by The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead's front-page story Saturday, Feb. 4,...
February 6, 2017 - 9:29am
December 19, 2016
WDC grad answers call to serve on global mission in Madagascar
Wadena-Deer Creek graduate Britta Moen is spending a year in Madagascar after accepting a call from a global mission program. She is spending...
December 19, 2016 - 9:23am
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