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Wadena County Board: Human Services restructuring, handling more child welfare intakes
Turkey flies through truck windshield, injures passenger
Minnesota law officers make 424 St. Patrick’s weekend DWI arrests, up 28 percent
Clarification: Students won't make up snow day
Going on tour: Sebeka teen embarking on seven-nation European trip with clarinet
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
WDC indoor track closed to public until further notice
Wolverines topped in double overtime
Justin Morneau is Tri-County Health Care's Men's Night Out keynote speaker
Trojans hand Wolverines 60-36 playoff loss
Paul Richard Montan
Brian B. Eide
EMS program draws more than 120 personnel
Physician assistant joins TCHC ReadyCare team
Tri-County, Lakewood staff take the plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota
New provider joins TCHC Wadena Clinic behavioral health
Fair Oaks Lodge coming under new management
Kind leads interactive show at First Congregational March 12
Wadena Area Concert Band performs March 18
Wadena Library to feature 'Minnesota's Wild and Woolly Prohibition Days'
Jan Smith as Amelia Bloomers at Wadena County Museum March 15
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Wadena County Historical Society April 19
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
Letter: Wadena should witness for all faiths
Letter: Stories needed for book
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: It's good to see God back in America again
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Alivya Lou Ann Greer
March 3, 2018
Area gardening programs offer something for everyone
By now, most of us who enjoy working in our yards and gardens have had our fill of winter. If you're ready for a hefty helping of spring fever,...
March 3, 2018 - 9:54am
February 12, 2018
How parents can help battle - and prevent - alcohol addiction
I had the privilege of chairing the recent Dakota Medical Foundation annual meeting. DMF is a Fargo-based regional health foundation started...
February 12, 2018 - 8:46am
February 10, 2018
Adding flair to cash-and-carry Valentine flowers
FARGO — Diamonds are high-priced and chocolates add calories. That's why flowers and Valentine's Day go together like Martha Stewart and...
February 10, 2018 - 11:05am
March 26, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Dear Carol: My dad had been fighting cancer for years. Eventually, there was no more hope for a cure, so we agreed to ask for hospice care to...
March 26, 2017 - 12:38pm
March 21, 2017
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
I am about to rat out my fellow columnist. In a good way, of course. Bob Lind has been writing the Neighbors column in the Forum since before I was born. Just kidding. But he has been writing it for quite a while, right around 20 years in fact. His words introduce us to the people,...
March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 19, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually does well with the support that she has. When I visited her last Saturday evening she seemed upset and confused, and she told me that she didn't...
March 19, 2017 - 11:52am
March 14, 2017
New Netflix series sparks ideas for kindness
A strange thing is happening. The kids are fed, the dishes are done (sort of) and the couch begins calling my name. Actually, it's not the couch that's drawing me in, it's the television. Ahhh, Netflix. I've always admired the beauty of being able to watch what you want when you want...
March 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 12, 2017
Minding our Elders: Major changes like moving can set back health of some elders
Dear Carol: My mother's memory has gotten very poor, her arthritis puts her at risk for falls and she has severe asthma, so she decided that she'd be better off in assisted living. My brother and I were in agreement and we went with Mom to look at available facilities. We were thrilled...
March 12, 2017 - 10:18am
March 6, 2017
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
A viral video was circulating the Internet the past few months. You may have seen it, or you've probably seen your friends talking, tweeting...
March 6, 2017 - 4:22pm
A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
I went to visit my father recently. He had a stroke about 9 months ago and is now a permanent resident in an assisted living facility. He hasn't yet regained the use of the right side of his body, so he relies heavily on my step-mom and his nurses to tend to his every need. Every...
March 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 5, 2017
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Dear Carol: My mom is 94 years old and frail. She has a weak heart and bad lungs, yet she hangs on. I'm a 73-year-old widow. I took care of Mom...
March 5, 2017 - 10:18am
February 26, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
Dear Carol: My wife died of cancer three years ago. Her decline was long and slow, so when the end came there was some relief, along with the agonizing grief. I've slowly recovered enough to enjoy life. However, I've now been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease (EOAD)....
February 26, 2017 - 10:18am
February 5, 2017
MINDING OUR ELDERS: Using walker when needed better choice than alternative
Dear Carol: My mother has severe spine and knee issues and should be using a walker, but she refuses. She's only in her 60s and she says a walker makes her look old. She also complains that a walker keeps her from getting close enough to the cupboards and sink to cook, which is something...
February 5, 2017 - 4:14pm
Faith Conversations: 'Misplaced' find new life, freedom in baptism
The newly-baptized men at Fargo's River of Life Church would prefer to think of themselves not as homeless but "misplaced." Though the former...
February 5, 2017 - 10:18am
January 31, 2017
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Brain bleed. It's such a scary term. When I heard my dad had fallen and was rushed to the emergency room for crushing headaches, that was alarming...
January 31, 2017 - 8:15am