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News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
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
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
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
February 21, 2016
DNR rejects environmental review for irrigation wells
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided Friday not to carry out an environmental review of two permits affecting about 195 acres...
February 21, 2016 - 12:10am
January 16, 2016
Environmental groups, DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands in Wadena County and surrounding areas say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters...
January 16, 2016 - 12:10am
December 28, 2015
Ice could still be too thin for recreation
With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
December 28, 2015 - 12:10am
September 23, 2015
Tulaby boater chases buck until it drowns
The DNR is investigating the death of a large buck that grew tired and eventually drowned in Tulaby Lake after being followed and harassed by a pontoon driver. "It was out swimming in the lake, towards the north end of the lake on the Mahnomen County side," said Ray Thorkildson,...
September 23, 2015 - 8:30am
September 19, 2015
DNR, R.D. Offutt announce deal on irrigation for crop expansion
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and farming corporation R.D. Offutt have reached an agreement that cuts back on the company's aims...
September 19, 2015 - 12:10am
September 8, 2015
DNR creates Straight River management area plan to address groundwater issues
As citizens become more concerned about the sustainability of groundwater resources in the area, the DNR has established the Straight River Groundwater...
September 8, 2015 - 12:10am
September 5, 2015
Wadena County has additional wildlife designated land
Outdoor enthusiasts now have an additional 5,041 acres of land spread in more than 22 counties where there are opportunities to hunt, trap, hike, cross-country ski and watch wildlife in areas known as state wildlife management areas (WMA). "State taxpayers get a great deal for...
September 5, 2015 - 12:10am
July 22, 2015
Second confirmed case of avian influenza reported in wild birds
A second confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in a wild bird. A chickadee recovered in Ramsey County and delivered on June 10 to a wildlife rehabilitation center later tested positive for avian influenza. "Since spring, the Minnesota Department...
July 22, 2015 - 12:10am
City approves bike trail improvements
A portion of Leaf River Recreational Trail will be widened utilizing grant money from the Department of Natural Resources. The city of Wadena...
June 22, 2015 - 12:08am
June 16, 2015
Court drops appeals to DNR decisions in R.D. Offutt irrigation, well applications
Potato producer R.D.
June 16, 2015 - 12:08am
June 6, 2015
DNR reminds people to be aware of bears
Wildlife managers remind homeowners who live near bear habitat to be bear-aware and check their property for food sources that could attract bears. Allowing bears to forage for food in a yard can present dangers to bears and people, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
June 6, 2015 - 12:10am
May 15, 2015
DNR lifts burning restrictions because of rain
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted burning restrictions Thursday in numerous Minnesota counties due to decreased fire danger because of precipitation and green-up. This means burning permits will be available for burning of vegetative materials. Although the...
May 15, 2015 - 11:23am
February 3, 2015
DNR conservation officers seize 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers
Charges have been filed against a number of violators following a five-year deer investigation recently completed by conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On Oct.
February 3, 2015 - 12:08am
December 17, 2014
DNR awards $5.7 million in habitat grants to conservation groups
The Department of Natural Resources has awarded 46 conservation grants to various organizations and entities for restoring, enhancing and protecting habitat in Minnesota. This latest round of habitat funding comes from the agency's Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL) grant program,...
December 17, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2014
Don't be dead wrong: Ice is not safe right now
Ice is forming on some lakes, rivers and ponds around Minnesota, but DNR conservation officers warn it is too early to venture out. "The thin...
November 22, 2014 - 12:00am