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News briefs - May 25 edition
Near the front lines
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrate 25 years of success
Powassan virus one of many diseases transmitted by deer ticks
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
Dale Eugene Clarin
Dale Eugene Clarin
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Birth announcements - May 18 edition
Huhta graduates from Michigan Tech University
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
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
January 22, 2017
Clergy view: Great is thy faithfulness
As we herald the New Year, many of us reflect on what the year 2016 brought and look with hope for what 2017 will bring. For some, 2016 brought with it amazing blessings, answers to prayers and moments of peace. Others have looked over this past year and faced challenges, obstacles...
January 22, 2017 - 12:10am
January 16, 2017
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
In the movie "Hacksaw Ridge," a foxhole scene shows two men who've been at odds with one another discovering their common humanity during a pause...
January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 10, 2017
Clergy view: Will you be ready?
If you are anything like me, you are getting dog tired of all the noise, confusion and distress of our world. I have a growing discontent with all the nonsense and drama of this 21st century American culture. I am so tired of the seemingly everlasting political and social babble that...
January 10, 2017 - 12:10am
January 8, 2017
Salonen: Silver anniversary hopes dashed --EMDASH-- sort of
"I love you, Roxane." The words reach deeply into my heart this quiet evening as my husband and I glance out the window from my mother's sixth-floor...
January 8, 2017 - 10:18am
January 7, 2017
Chuck Porta to speak at The Old Country Church
Chuck Porta will speak about walking in a faithful covenant relationship with the Lord at a special service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 8 at The Old Country Church in Wadena.
January 7, 2017 - 6:10am
December 25, 2016
Paradoxes of Christmas
Jesus Christ added humanity to himself 2,000 years ago, as he descended into our midst to establish his kingdom — a kingdom in which "he has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness...
December 25, 2016 - 8:15am
December 4, 2016
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
What a difference a day can make. For much of this fall I wondered if winter was ever going to arrive. Unusually warm days, a lack of snowfall and grumbling deer hunters combined to make me often reflect on what an odd year this is. I have lived in Iowa (please don't hold that against...
December 4, 2016 - 8:15am
November 27, 2016
Clergy View: The turkey must wait
It's a tradition. We always do it. My wife was the oldest of four. Next Thursday, Caroline and I will celebrate Thanksgiving with our youngest son. Her sisters Nancy and Holly and her brother Dave will be in three different places with parts of our extended family. One thing will...
November 27, 2016 - 8:15am
November 26, 2016
Hanging of the Greens service is Nov. 27
The annual Hanging of the Greens service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27 at the Wadena United Methodist Church, 23 SE Dayton Ave. During this candlelight service, there is carol singing and reflection on what some of our traditional holiday decor symbolizes. All are invited to join...
November 26, 2016 - 8:15am
November 20, 2016
Clergy View: A story about Jesus and the squirrel
A wise pastor once observed with me, that often when he listens to children's sermons, the answer to the preacher's question posed to the children is either "Jesus" or a "squirrel." His point of course, was that we need to be talking, teaching and preaching about Jesus and not merely...
November 20, 2016 - 8:15am
November 6, 2016
Clergy View: Love your homeless neighbor
The man answered, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself." But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?" — Luke 10:27, 29 Do...
November 6, 2016 - 8:15am
November 1, 2016
Fargo family shares personal story of infant loss
At the funeral Mass of little Ruby Faustina Schultz, the Rev. Kyle Metzger of Sts. Anne & Joachim Church noted that her whole life had been lived during the Year of Mercy. The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, which began Dec. 8 and concludes Nov. 20, was set aside by Pope Francis...
November 1, 2016 - 8:15am
October 23, 2016
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
As I sit at my desk at work and look out my window I am able to see some brilliant reds and yellow leaves on the trees. Beautiful! I have to admit that I love this time of year. There is nothing like taking a walk and hearing the leaves rustle under your feet and seeing the leaves...
October 23, 2016 - 8:15am
Helping the poor
How often do you struggle with knowing what your responsibility is to the individual you might see holding up a cardboard sign that says "Need Help," or "Please give — anything appreciated?" Almost everyone is willing to be generous to a good cause and most people are willing...
October 23, 2016 - 12:10am
October 16, 2016
Menahga author pens devotional 'On the Side of Truth'
Kelly Citrowske marks her publishing debut with a devotional titled "On the Side of Truth" published by WestBow Press. The book seeks to inform...
October 16, 2016 - 8:15am