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Thousands sign petition for Wadena woman to keep her three dogs
Charges filed against truck driver in crash that killed Vining teen: Jason Vadner had license suspended, revoked seven times prior to crash
Living history: $200,000 in cash seized in drug bust
WDC students participate in National FCCLA Leadership Conference
Vikings must solve identity crisis in training camp
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
Wadena-DC Babe Ruth advances to District Tournament
Wadena-DC rolls through Sub-Districts
Shockers split with Bertha
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Tri-County Health Care inWadena earns ACR accreditation
TCHC Foundation awards Marquardt-Prindle Scholarship
Centennial Realty under new ownership
Entertainment briefs - July 13 edition
Events happening at Sebeka Community Education
Friends of the Library golf fundraiser set for Aug. 18
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
'Caleigh' to open Music in the Park series
Birth announcements - July 13 edition
Cranberry Chicken Avocado Bowls
Column: Finding faith in non-material places
VBS begins July 17 at Zion Free Lutheran, Bethany Free Lutheran
Freedom from porn: Part II
Your letters - July 13 edition
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Ten tips to lose weight
How do you use a zipper merge in construction zones?
Your letters - July 6 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
April 10, 2016
'God's Not Dead 2' raises sensitive issue
The second feature of 'God's Not Dead' addresses an issue that is a sensitive topic in our area this year: how much 'Jesus' is allowed in the public square. The two main scenarios addressed in the movie involve a public school teacher who answers a religious question with a Bible...
April 10, 2016 - 12:10am
March 29, 2016
Story of healing to be shared at special service
Pastor Allen Refsland announces a special service for Easter at the Wadena Assembly of God Church with Pastor Carl and DeeDee Lindelien starting...
March 29, 2016 - 12:10am
March 28, 2016
Living Faith: Mehrkens' simple coffin revealed a rich soul
At his funeral Mass, he was named a spiritual giant, and despite his relatively small bodily stature, no one present would've argued it about the Rev. Bill Mehrkens. During his March 3 burial, the unpretentiousness of this holy soul showed. "Just a plain, wooden casket?" my daughter...
March 28, 2016 - 12:08am
March 27, 2016
The Resurrection was necessary
Luke 24:46,47 46 Then he said to them, "Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day, 47 and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. When was the...
March 27, 2016 - 12:08am
March 10, 2016
Faith briefs - March 10 edition
Old Country Church hosting movie night Saturday The Old Country Church will have a free movie night Saturday, March 12. The movie "Woodlawn" will be shown at 7 p.m. and free ice cream floats and popcorn will be served. The church is located at 19973 145th Avenue, Wadena.
March 10, 2016 - 12:10am
March 6, 2016
Faith briefs - March 3
Wadena Alliance Church offers 'Road to Resurrection' Those who attend Road to Resurrection will step back in time and follow Jesus' footsteps through the week leading up to his death and resurrection. Along the path people will encounter those who met Jesus and will become part of...
March 6, 2016 - 8:15am
March 5, 2016
Faith Conversations: Former teacher becomes 'monk on the move'
It happened with a rapidity that shocked some of his closest friends. One day, Chris Johnson, of Fargo, was teaching high school students history,...
March 5, 2016 - 8:15am
The reason Christians observe Lent each year
Christians in liturgical churches around the world observed Ash Wednesday just a few weeks ago and began the important season of Lent. I say "important" because Lent represents an annual season of our lives: the season of honesty and renewed faith. I say "important," also, because...
March 5, 2016 - 12:08am
March 2, 2016
Living Faith: True love means more than chocolate kisses
On Valentine's Day last week, a friend's Facebook status touted her belief in love but refusal to celebrate a "holiday" marked mostly by the artificiality of chocolate kisses, bright-red hearts and cupids. I agree with what's behind her sour-candy sentiments, and in years past, have...
March 2, 2016 - 8:15am
February 28, 2016
Why does God allow people to hurt others?
2015 was another year of global tragedy on a massive scale; a perusal of newspaper headlines proclaim the top tragedies include the earthquake in Nepal that killed almost 9,000, the terrorist attacks in Paris, ongoing attacks and massacres by ISIS and Boko Haram, the war in Yemen...
February 28, 2016 - 8:15am
February 21, 2016
Clergy View: Hey, look what I found!
Norman Cates shared the humorous story of a guy who prayed this prayer every morning: "Lord, if you want me to witness to someone today, please give me a sign to show me who it is."
February 21, 2016 - 8:15am
February 14, 2016
Rembrandt's painting evokes mercy musing
The woman sitting next to me on the plane either must have thought me mad or, at the very least, wondered about the book I held that had procured such pervasive highlighting. Page after page, the underlines, notes and dog-eared folds were coming. It had not started this way. At the...
February 14, 2016 - 8:15am
February 9, 2016
Former porn star shares her story in Perham after finding God
An attorney general in Texas once called the Super Bowl "the single largest human trafficking incident in the United States." That's why a church...
February 9, 2016 - 8:15am
January 31, 2016
Faith Conversations: Christian mission pilot to return with family to Papua New Guinea after losing right leg
"Honey, how many eggs do you need?" Jon Leedahl was on his way home on his motorcycle, having just completed a successful day at work as a mission...
January 31, 2016 - 8:15am
January 24, 2016
Living Faith: Despite longevity, Grandma's death deeply felt
About a month after she was born, World War I broke out. She'd lived through 17 presidents and 10 popes, and outlived most of the people she'd known in her long years. Married to my grandfather, Joseph, for 38 years, she then lived another 38 as a widow. The pastor at Grandma's funeral...
January 24, 2016 - 8:15am