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WDC FFA Fish and Wildlife Team qualifies for state
Gov. Dayton reveals he has prostate cancer; diagnosed on Friday
Daigneault signs letter of intent to NIACC
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
Warren, Phillips join ranks of Section 6A's Top 10 scorers
Snyder, Erkenbrack lead Wolverines in victories
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Keith D. Davis Jr.
Joyce (Pleidrup) Cunningham
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Staples Area Women's Chorus presents 'Her Voice, Her Song'
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
Chicken, Broccoli and Blackened Tomato Salad
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Area students make President's List at M State
Clergy view: Great is thy faithfulness
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
COMMENTARY: School choice matters for Minnesota families
Will a CDL driver lose both license endorsements with a DWI?
State manufacturers optimistic about 2017 economy
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
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
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
October 16, 2016
Church briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Porta to preach Oct. 16 Preacher Chuck Porta of Eden Prairie will minister at The Old Country Church Sunday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited to come and hear his message. The church is located at 19973 145th Ave. in Wadena. Weil guest musician Oct. 16 Aaron Weil will be the...
October 16, 2016 - 8:15am
October 9, 2016
Church briefs - Oct. 6 edition
Rosary Crusade set for Oct. 15 For the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, St. Ann's Church will pray the rosary for the conversion of America on Saturday, Oct. 15 at noon. The event will take place at St. Ann's Church in the garden or parish center....
October 9, 2016 - 8:15am
The beauty of God's Grace
Let me introduce you to Grace. She bikes to my door to take a walk and talk. She's a firefly of light and love, with shining blue eyes and freckles, accompanied by the sweetest and softest of voices. Grace explains her journey with Hodgkin's lymphoma and her trust and relationship...
October 9, 2016 - 12:08am
October 2, 2016
Clergy View: It takes a village
An old Igbo and Yoruba (Nigerian) proverb states that it takes a whole village to raise a child. The same or similar proverbs exist in many African nations conveying the African worldview emphasizing the values and importance of family relationships and communal concern for one another....
October 2, 2016 - 8:15am
September 25, 2016
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Dear Patty and Jerry Wetterling: The year your dear Jacob went missing, I was a 21-year-old college student rooming with three others in an off-campus apartment near Moorhead State University. When the disconcerting news reached our little abode in the fall of 1989, we four young...
September 25, 2016 - 8:15am
September 18, 2016
How to become a disciple
Kim Kardashian has over 48 million followers - on Twitter. Selena Gomez has almost 100 million followers — on Instagram.
September 18, 2016 - 8:15am
September 11, 2016
Faith at Olympics shows God's spirit with us
The Ryan Lochte controversy aside, a whole lot of incredible things happened at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio that I'm wanting to hold close. The Salonen brood was traveling back tired and tattered from eastern Wisconsin at the conclusion, so we missed most of the finale. But we watched...
September 11, 2016 - 8:15am
September 4, 2016
Bicyclist rides through Fargo on mission of mercy for persecuted Christians
It was late 2015 when Skip Rodgers met the pastor from Lebanon who, though now serving in the United States, shared firsthand stories of Christian...
September 4, 2016 - 8:15am
August 28, 2016
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
In the summertime, the faithful youth of the world gather. Last month, millions of young Christians convened in Poland for World Youth Day - an event begun in 1985 by Pope John Paul II. I've often lamented missing the boat on World Youth Day. By the time I learned of its existence,...
August 28, 2016 - 12:10am
August 21, 2016
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
When our pastor announced the 7-mile pilgrimage from our home parish of Sts. Anne & Joachim Church in south Fargo to the Cathedral of St. Mary's Downtown, I was all in. Walking has become a favorite activity in the Salonen household, but I also love the idea of the spiritual quest....
August 21, 2016 - 8:15am
August 15, 2016
Clergy View: Choose the Word - the Word forgives
"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better and it will not be taken away from her." (Luke 10:41-42)
August 15, 2016 - 8:15am
August 14, 2016
Refurbished catholic church preserves historic architecture
St. Ann's Catholic Church in Wadena recently completed $1.2 million in renovations to the interior of the historic church. "A number of projects...
August 14, 2016 - 8:15am
July 31, 2016
Living Faith: 'Blood is always red, and pain is always pain'
"It's what's inside that counts." The words were embroidered into the framed cloth, along with a cartoon teddy bear gazing down at his own visible heart. For years, the little wall-hanging traveled around with me, from bedroom to dorm room to first home. Though it's been replaced...
July 31, 2016 - 8:15am
July 24, 2016
What does the Bible say about racism?
The news headlines of the last few weeks have been fraught with racial tension and angst. The issue of racism isn't something unique to our culture, but accounts like what we hear every night reveal a historical sensitivity throughout the ages manifesting a discomfort and even fear...
July 24, 2016 - 8:15am
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
Last week, our youngest two kiddos bounced away to Boy Scout camp in Park Rapids for a week. While happy for them, I was left with a knot in my stomach. Suddenly, everything was so quiet, and I recognized my stomachache as a gnawing feeling of loneliness — something that, as...
July 24, 2016 - 8:15am