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Two arrests made in hit-and-run crash that killed 10-year-old Lake Park girl
Crime report - June 23 edition
Capitol Chatter: Politicians wonder about the different 2016 election
Missing 17-year-old Dent girl found
Couple escapes fire that destroys their home near Menahga
Nelson, Collins post best times at Sunnybrook
A better Bridgewater could go a long way
Hendrickx fools Blazers to give Perham 11-1 win
WDC Legion tops BHV squad 6-2
Kern places 76th in Class AA state golf tournament
Henrietta Louise Brady
Tri-County Health Care honors employee service at recognition lunch
Tri-County Health Care earns national award for marketing
'The Station' now serving customers in Deer Creek
Five Wings Arts Council announces new grant program
New dentist joins Reuter Family Dentistry team
Wings & Wheels Over Wadena is Saturday
2016 'America's Greatest Thinker' named
Wadena County Fair lineup is set
Entertainment briefs - June 16 edition
Author Fest celebrates local and regional writers
Birth announcements - June 16 edition
Hartman makes dean's list at UW-La Crosse
Area students earn honors at UND
Kraemer wins scholarship from MSUM
VanHale named to dean's list at St. Cloud Technical and Community College
Minnesota approves historic tax cut for veterans
Put down the stone, step away from the sinner
Your letters - June 16 edition
Hawaii joins Minnesota and six other states to find all faces of the Vietnam fallen
Do trucks hauling loose loads need to be covered?
Be aware of bears this spring
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Bluffton man's invention aims to thwart generator thieves
Overnight chill creates beautiful frost-filled landscape
Airport angel shows that pride brings a fall
"I'm just fine. Leave me alone and let me do it my way. And I'm gonna do all the talking and none of the listening. I know the answer, just ask me. I don't need help. I've got this." Pride stinks. King Solomon shared such wisdom in the book of Proverbs with verse 16:18: "Pride...
August 26, 2015 - 12:10am
August 16, 2015
Anticipation of the Mournful
Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. If you're planning on going to Valley Fair amusement park this summer, you could plan on paying up to $37 for admission. If you want to travel further for a more exotic experience, you could go to Knott's Berry...
August 16, 2015 - 12:08am
July 26, 2015
Prince or Pauper?
Matthew 5:3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." What does it mean to be 'poor?' To have no money? To have no ability to produce wealth? To have no earthly possessions? Most of the time, we think of defining 'wealth' or 'poverty' with numbers...
July 26, 2015 - 12:10am
July 19, 2015
Earth is the bus stop, Heaven is our home
When do you think you'll get here," read the text from Jonell, my sister-in-law. I carefully watched the road curving before me on the last stretch to my family home. She texted again: "Continuing texting, put on some make-up and drive like hell." Exactly. I smiled and slowed...
July 19, 2015 - 12:10am
July 12, 2015
Living Faith: Traut lived as a saint, died like a martyr
I didn't know Sam Traut, the 24-year-old brutally murdered at his Fargo home recently by a stranger who had come knocking, asking for a glass of water. But through his friends, I have come to know Sam and have grieved his tragic end. He is my brother in Christ, and I can't help...
July 12, 2015 - 12:08am
July 5, 2015
'Faith fade' doesn't have to spell our doom
In case you haven't heard, people of faith, we're standing on quicksand. The Pew Forum on Religion in Public Life poll results are in: Those affiliated with religion in our country are slipping fast, while those claiming no religious affiliation are rising steadily. The news...
July 5, 2015 - 12:10am
June 28, 2015
Sin always has consequence
If you've flipped on the TV to watch any form of entertainment television in the last several weeks, you've seen the flippant way our society tolerates and even justifies sin; whether it's language, bedroom scenes, dishonesty, violence or crude behavior, it all seems to be a selling...
June 28, 2015 - 12:10am
June 27, 2015
Trinity Lutheran celebrates 100 years
Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek will be celebrating an occasion 100 years in the making on Sunday, June 28. The church, which was founded...
Life / anniversaries
June 27, 2015 - 12:08am
June 13, 2015
Oylen Alliance Church celebrates 100 years
The Oylen Alliance Church is celebrating 100 years this Sunday, June 14. The church is known as "A Parish in the Pines" for its location just...
News / region
June 13, 2015 - 12:08am
May 27, 2015
Purity's perception: Seeing God
Have you ever used the 'five-second rule?' You know, the unwritten rule that claims that you have five seconds after you've dropped a piece of your food on the floor to reclaim it before it becomes a faux pas (apparently germs have a gentleman's agreement that they won't violate your...
May 27, 2015 - 12:08am
May 17, 2015
Pastors recognized at annual breakfast
The 29th annual Pastor Appreciation Breakfast recognized area pastors and their dedication to the community of Wadena. The breakfast was Thursday,...
May 17, 2015 - 12:08am
May 10, 2015
Friendship, influence important in life
When I reflect on the more important elements of my life - my family, my friendships, my faith - the things I care about most are those of which I spend a lot of emotional energy to sustain. And when friends suggest I add to or subtract something from my life, I usually listen to...
May 10, 2015 - 12:10am
April 27, 2015
Tetelestai! The victory shout
He is Risen! He is Risen indeed! This historic response from the ancient church was still heard in many churches Easter Sunday. What a truth. Jesus conquered death. Did He not say it Himself: "I am the resurrection and the Life..." Is anything too hard for God? As we come...
April 27, 2015 - 12:10am
April 26, 2015
Handling Hurtful People - Part 3
Our family encountered this story while reading from the devotional 'Sticky Situations:' "Dominic is one of the meanest kids Bert has ever met. He's one of the biggest students in school, and he throws his weight around. He takes every opportunity he gets to make life miserable...
April 26, 2015 - 12:10am
April 5, 2015
Easter a time to celebrate
Easter preparation is in full swing; family gatherings are planned, special church services are announced, stores are well-stocked in chocolate bunnies, plastic eggs are filled and children are admiring their dyed egg creations.
April 5, 2015 - 12:08am