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Living History: Wadena County sued for $2,719
Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
Bowling scores - March 30 edition
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Raiders aim to keep it simple and clear
Wolverines have three section qualifiers back
Wolverines are not backing away from PRC title chase
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Pauline M. "Polly" Payne
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Easter breakfast casserole
Birth Announcements - March 23 edition
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
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
October 2, 2016
What's available for VA life insurance
VA's life insurance program received a strong customer satisfaction score of 81 on a scale of 100 from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), an independent survey that scores customer satisfaction for more than 300 private companies and federal and local government agencies....
October 2, 2016 - 12:10am
September 17, 2016
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
The Social Security Administration reports that in 2015, over 59 million Americans received almost $870 billion in Social Security benefits. Social Security is the major source of income for most of the elderly in the United States. According to SSA: • Nine out of 10 people age...
September 17, 2016 - 12:10am
September 2, 2016
Wadena County veterans receive most VA compensation in state
Wadena County veterans receive more benefits than all other counties in the state, according to Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs data. An average of $7,917 is spent on each veteran in Wadena County per year. Wadena County Veterans Service Officer David Anderson said he was...
September 2, 2016 - 12:08am
December 27, 2014
Questions answered about Veterans Choice Program
The Choice Program is a new, temporary benefit allowing some veterans to receive health care in their communities rather than waiting for a VA appointment or traveling to a VA facility. It does not impact existing VA health care or any other VA benefit they may be receiving. A...
December 27, 2014 - 12:10am
September 28, 2014
New simplified password rules in place for myPay system
Each year, the myPay system is upgraded to meet technical and security requirements, as well as to add new and improved functions for its 6.6 million account holders. The Spring 2014 release, implemented on May 17, delivered password rules more in line with the online banking industry...
September 28, 2014 - 12:00am
June 15, 2014
Wadena County veterans park underway
The Wadena County Veterans Park was just a dream until a group of Veterans lead by David Ludovissie started the effort in 2010 and four years later the park is getting ready to hold its first dedication. The land, which was donated by the city of Wadena, is on the south side of...
June 15, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
Secondary service connection claims
Most veterans know that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides disability benefits to vets who suffered an injury or illness directly connected to their service. They also know that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides disability benefits to vets who suffered...
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 14, 2014
Study confirms air crews exposed to Agent Orange
The American Legion has announced its support for extending Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits eligibility to veterans who were exposed to aircraft that had previously sprayed Agent Orange over Vietnam during the war. The Legion’s support is based on a study published...
April 14, 2014 - 11:45am
December 19, 2010
VA launches development of new online compensation claims system
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced plans to develop a fully automated, online system for handling veterans' disability compensation claims. More than a simple digitization of existing paper-based claims, the new system is part of VA's modernization of the end-to-end...
December 19, 2010 - 9:45am
June 3, 2009
Relief for military homeowners contained in stimulus package
The financial strain affecting so many military families required to move in a bad housing market may soon be alleviated in the newly passed $787 billion stimulus package. The stimulus -- signed into law by President Obama on Feb. 17 -- features a provision titled the Military Homeowners...
June 3, 2009 - 2:40pm