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Mr. and Mrs. Claus visit McDonald's
Honor roll additions
Wadena County Wanted
Wolverine boys basketball squad loses two
Golden Gloves boxers fight Dec. 21
Verndale cagers trump Huskies in conference opener
Bowling scores 12/19
Raider wrestlers victorious over Osakis Silverstreaks
Four Christmas collaboration concerts to debut in December
Wadena County originally covered with pine trees
Foto Find 12/5
At the Library in December
Pigeon Egg Head's Mistake
Deer Hunting 2013 part 2
Deer Hunting 2013
The message of Christmas
I Suffer from MGS (Multiple Goat Syndrome)...and not by choice
Empty Stocking Fund Talent Program
Easy Sticky Buns
Spicy Honey-Mustard Pork Roast
Smokin' White Hot Chocolate
Creamy Apple Pie
May 14, 2012
We are all gifted and good enough
My good natured husband has no problem striking up conversation with folks around town. Probably because he knows most and he is related to half. While chatting, he often gets a twinkle in his eye as he gives a little gentle ribbing. I admire Dan's gift for small talk and quick...
May 14, 2012 - 11:37am
May 6, 2012
Good experiences form better behavior
When I was pregnant with my daughter 14 years ago, the best advice I received was from my coworker. She said "Don't start something with your kid that you don't want to continue." Apparently, she would put her first born into the laundry basket and would carry him down the stairs....
May 6, 2012 - 2:17pm
May 5, 2012
Gold leaf on St. Ann's cross should last several decades
The cross at the pinnacle of St. Ann's Catholic Church has been a Wadena landmark for over a century, and the last two weeks have seen its restoration...
May 5, 2012 - 5:07pm
April 30, 2012
What gives an item or service value?
What price would you pay for a glass of tap water? A bottle of water? How about a bottled water with a fancy designer label on it? What if you were dying of thirst? Would it matter if you were broke or if you had money to burn? How much would you pay to give a thirsty child a drink? What...
April 30, 2012 - 2:44pm
April 22, 2012
From Ecuador to Minnesota
A guest pastor and his wife from Cuenca, Ecuador are a hemisphere away as they are staying in Wadena for three months. The Rev. Santiago and...
April 22, 2012 - 2:42pm
Centenarian at Springfest
April 22, 2012 - 2:17pm
Unlocking Prophecy Conference coming to Wadena on April 28
Christian radio 89.3 FM is launching a free weekend conference to help community members learn to interpret the biblical book of Revelation. The first session kicks off from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 (complimentary dinner provided) at the Wadena National Guard Armory. The conference...
April 22, 2012 - 1:21pm
Compass can give you a direction
Have you ever been lost in the woods in the days before Global Positioning Systems to tell you exactly where you are at and how to get out? Let's say you are lost in the woods and it is a cloudy, sunless day. You don't have a clue where you are or how to get out. It can get pretty...
April 22, 2012 - 1:20pm
April 22, 2012 - 1:16pm
Wadena United Methodist church to celebrate 100th anniversary of their church building April 22
Wadena United Methodist Church members and friends are invited to celebrate the 100 years of Methodism in the 1911 structure even though the first church was dedicated in 1882. The Wadena United Methodist Church bids you welcome to a day of worship and a fellowship celebration with...
April 22, 2012 - 1:13pm
April 19, 2012
The Witches Next Door
When I told my housemates I was interviewing random residents in our neighborhood, one spoke up saying, "Oh, you gotta talk to the pagan house." ...
April 19, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 16, 2012
'Why do you seek the living among the dead?'
In Luke chapter 24 we have the story of that first Easter morning. Some of the women, friends of Jesus, came to the tomb early that Sunday morning. They came to mourn and add more spices and body preparations to the corpse of Jesus. When they got there they found the stone that covered...
April 16, 2012 - 12:03pm
SonRise registration starts
SonRise Christian School is now accepting registration for preschool (age 4), kindergarten (age 5) and grades first through twelfth by Sept. 1. SonRise uses Abeka Christian based curriculum and is ACSI Association of Christian Schools International accredited. If you have any questions,...
April 16, 2012 - 10:47am
SonRise holding fundraiser
SonRise Christian School invites you to a sloppy joe fundraiser at the SonRise Christian School, 35305 585th Ave, Bluffton, Minn. 56518 (U.S. Highway 10 W between Bluffton and New York Mills) on Friday, April 20 from 5-7 p.m. Free will donation.
April 16, 2012 - 10:47am
April 8, 2012
Judging on an assumption
People say it is best not to talk politics or religion among friends. Unfortunately, my friends, I have a faith based column oozing out of my heart. What better timing than Holy Week. My father was raised in the strict Finnish Apostolic Lutheran church and my mother was raised in...
April 8, 2012 - 6:17pm