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Madhatters honors three area high school seniors for receiving scholarships
Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Ferguson arrested for possession of child pornography
Living History: Enget will retire in 2008, murder in New York Mills
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
Shockers upend Pelican Rapids, stop Huntersville
Wadena Legion stomps Walker
Busy start to summer for Wadena-DC Babe Ruth Baseball
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
James "JJ" Wilcox
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
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
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Birth announcements - June 22 edition
Caramel Apples with Bacon
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
Newspapers still top choice for news
VA ID card wait time unknown
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
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
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
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