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Crowds all aboard with Depot fundraising
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Firemen receive approval for equipment purchase
Getting a kick out of Green Island: Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding offered in Wadena
Nine charged with cashing forged payroll checks at Minn. casino
Wolverines drop regular season finale on the road
Wadena-DC downed in quarterfinals
WDC falls to Verndale, Sebeka
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
Inspiration on the mat: Female varsity wrestler Bel Snyder sets herself apart with work ethic
Richard Maurice ("Maury") Pluth
James "Jimmy" Willis Chandler, Jr.
Arlo Ray Kneeland
Alma S. Ryckman
Donna M. Reineccius
Cold weather: The job must go on
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Volunteer opportunity in health care available to area teens
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR ultrasound accreditation
TCHC awarded grant for opioid management program
A piece of original art: Madhatters cast set to perform “The Piece’
Good Morning Bedlam performs in concert at NYM Cultural Center
Davis braves cold to be guest speaker at Bookends event
Anders to demonstrate drums at Wadena library Feb. 26
Annual wine and chocolate event back at Depot Feb. 17
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 man gets anonymous letter in the mail
Veterans: Death confirmation and separation pay procedures updated
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Editorial: So everybody is poor here in Wadena, now what?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
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
Ived Raymond Bruns
Samuel Richard Carlson II
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
October 2, 2015
Thank a ref for giving back to their sport
They're yelled at and unfairly blamed. People call them all sorts of mean names, questioning everything from their eyesight to their integrity. They receive a mere pittance for putting up with all that griping, yet there they are, week after week, doing the best they can in a job...
October 2, 2015 - 12:10am
September 27, 2015
Walking to a healthier lifestyle
A stronger heart, a reduction in other health risks and a positive mental outlook. Who wouldn't want that? These things can all be achieved by one simple, cheap thing: walking. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy is calling for the promotion of health through walking and walkable...
September 27, 2015 - 8:15am
September 20, 2015
Honoring the work of our teachers
Teaching is a calling. Oh, sure, it's a profession that requires specialized education, but the lure of the classroom for dedicated teachers is as emotional as it is intellectual. The best teachers — the ones remembered by their students — master techniques that balance...
September 20, 2015 - 12:08am
September 11, 2015
Action welcome to improve Minnesota's water quality
A great benefit of living in Minnesota is that often times the system works. In the case of water quality, that seems to be playing out in the state. And that's great news. The process is slow and cumbersome but it's likely to show results over time. And given the core importance...
September 11, 2015 - 12:08am
September 4, 2015
Strengthen law to hold government more accountable
Even before Watergate, the Freedom of Information Act was helping guarantee public access to data, documents and other information Americans are entitled to and need to hold government — and government officials — accountable. And right now, during the yearlong countdown...
September 4, 2015 - 12:10am
August 28, 2015
School lunches: Be food conscientious
Sadly, summer is almost over. In a matter of a couple weeks, kids will be returning to school, and families will be back in the routine. There will be sporting events, practices and other extra-curricular activities to worry about. One activity that might not get as much thought...
August 28, 2015 - 8:15am
August 21, 2015
Momentum building to broaden broadband
Similar to the way every corner of America was connected to the electrical grid in the 1930s, all Americans - even those in the remotest, most rural of Minnesota - can now be connected to broadband high-speed Internet. Getting everyone online is seen as critical for delivering...
August 21, 2015 - 12:10am
August 14, 2015
Eleanor Roosevelt on the new $10 bill
Poor Alexander Hamilton. The founder of America's financial system, Hamilton died in 1804 never knowing that his image would grace our $10 bill for nearly a century, starting in 1929. He was the first secretary of the treasury and a founding father. It's likely his portrait...
August 14, 2015 - 12:08am
August 7, 2015
State on target to reduce carbon pollution
Minnesota and other states are finding out the targets they'll be asked to meet to reduce the carbon pollution blamed for climate change this week. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release its long-anticipated Clean Power Plan. And then, you might assume,...
August 7, 2015 - 12:08am
July 31, 2015
How to stop elder abuse: Report red flags
It happens too often: An elderly person is financially preyed upon by a con artist, a relative or close friend. But all the headlines that tell about such crimes should not make people numb to it. Instead, it should spark outrage and spur action and awareness. It starts with reporting...
July 31, 2015 - 12:08am
July 24, 2015
Time to think about organ donation
As of Tuesday afternoon at 2:40, there were 122,728 people in need of an organ transplant. That number changes continuously, which you will see. Unless someone you know has been touched by organ donation — whether it was to give or to receive — chances are, it's not...
July 24, 2015 - 12:10am
July 17, 2015
Don't let money doom ruin relationship
Money and love. Unfortunately, they clash all too often. It would be sad to add up how many promising relationships went down the tubes because of arguments over money. According to a Harris Interactive survey, money is the top reason for marital spats. So, how can couples avoid...
July 17, 2015 - 12:08am
July 5, 2015
A good day for basic civil rights
Indeed, the speed at which attitudes about same-sex marriage have changed from "no way" to "yes, of course" is unprecedented in modern U.S. history. Ten years ago, very few observers, if any, would have forecast that the turnaround would happen so quickly and so decisively. The court's...
July 5, 2015 - 12:10am
June 28, 2015
Minnesota: Nice, safe state to live
For those living in Minnesota, you can breathe better. And for those looking for a safe state to live, come to Minnesota. WalletHub recently conducted an in-depth analysis on the safest states to live. Overall, Minnesota took third place. Massachusetts came in first, followed...
June 28, 2015 - 12:08am
June 12, 2015
A 'do-over' chance for rural Minnesota
Despite a $2 billion surplus, bipartisan support for key initiatives and high hopes for a renewed focus on the needs of rural communities, the regular session of the 2015 Legislature can hardly be called the "Greater Minnesota session." With legislators unable to pass a tax bill...
June 12, 2015 - 8:15am