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Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
Courts - July 21 edition
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Minnesotans for Unity peaceful demonstration planned July 23
Ottertail woman injured in crash on County Highway 52
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Post 171 ends season with 15-4 record
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Michael Charles Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
Births - July 14 edition
Hinojos makes dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Berger makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Court rules that VA has been shortchanging veterans since 2009
Violent minority are sucking us in
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
July 2, 2016
Right or wrong, U.S. Bank Stadium should be fun
The keys to U.S. Bank Stadium were turned over to the owners last week and in less than two months the billion dollar playpen will be rocking. The sports story of the year could easily be the newest sports venue in Minnesota. When the Metrodome opened in 1982 it brought indoor baseball...
July 2, 2016 - 12:10am
April 30, 2016
Vikings need a Moss-like talent from their 2016 draft
Is there a Randy Moss in the house? For those who can bury their disgust over Minnesota's former superstar receiver it is worth remembering that in 1998 the Vikings gambled a No. 1 draft choice on a troublesome kid from Marshall and rolled a seven. The Vikings were looking hard at...
April 30, 2016 - 12:08am
March 11, 2016
Will free agency, college draft provide Vikes with the answers?
There have to be some mouths watering in Winter Park. Two areas the Vikings would like to improve are the offensive line and the secondary. With the National Football League free agent signing period now open, all that stands between the Vikes and some of their missing pieces are...
March 11, 2016 - 12:08am
November 14, 2015
Three Verndale gridders make Section 4 team
Verndale's Ethan Orlando, Mac Schluttner and Mack Jones have been selected to the Section 4, Class Nine-man All-Section team for 2015. Orlando split time between fullback and linebacker, Schluttner played running back and defensive back and Jones played quarterback and defensive...
November 14, 2015 - 12:10am
November 2, 2015
Underwood, Browerville, UNC, OTC headed into state playoffs
Area football powers Underwood, Browerville, United North Central and Otter Tail Central will compete in the first round of the 2015 state football playoffs Thursday and Friday. Underwood (11-0) tangles with Madelia (9-2) in a 7 p.m. Class Nine-man contest Friday at Big Cat Stadium...
November 2, 2015 - 12:10am
October 27, 2015
Outstanding '65 Wadena football team recognized
Members of the 1965 Wadena Indians football team and their head coach, John Conzemius, were recognized at Wadena-Deer Creek's Homecoming football...
October 27, 2015 - 10:28am
October 23, 2015
Winning streak by Vikings looks possible on paper
October has traditionally been a lousy month for the Minnesota Vikings. For some reason the month that shouts "football" has long been a rough one for the boys in purple. But the Vikings may be in position to start turning some heads in October this year. Yep, it's possible. November...
October 23, 2015 - 12:08am
September 28, 2015
Seipkes joining ranks of MSHSCA Hall of Fame
Otter Tail Central head football coach Don Seipkes will be inducted into the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame Oct. 10 at the Sheraton West Hotel in Minnetonka. Seipkes has coached for 43 years. He was Henning's football coach until Henning and Battle...
September 28, 2015 - 12:10am
August 15, 2015
Fantasy football season means fun, exasperation
There are a lot of people expending brain cells these days in coming up with the right picks for their fantasy football teams. It might not be as important as picking out matching socks or remembering to floss your teeth but but holds a certain fascination. There are a lot...
August 15, 2015 - 12:08am
August 1, 2015
August is a crunch month for MLB and NFL players
August is one of the best months of the year when it comes to America's two most popular games. It sets the stage for the Major League pennant races of September and the start of another National Football League season. You have American and National League baseball teams putting...
August 1, 2015 - 12:10am
July 25, 2015
WDC football camp summer sessions
July 25, 2015 - 12:08am
July 18, 2015
Vikings a contender in 2015? Let's keep one foot on the floor
You have to love the optimism of the hype masters as the Minnesota Vikings approach the start of their 50th camp at Mankato. They actually see this team contending for an NFC playoff berth. Never mind the fact that two teams in the NFC North are coming off playoff seasons. Green...
July 18, 2015 - 12:08am
July 4, 2015
WDC football camp to begin July 13
The Wadena-Deer Creek football camp will be held July 13-15 at the WDC practice field. Separate camps will be run from 3-5 p.m. for seventh and eighth-graders and from 6-8:30 p.m. for varsity and junior varsity players in grades 9-12. Helmet pickup is set for 5 p.m. on July 13. The...
July 4, 2015 - 12:10am
March 21, 2015
Are those high-risk running backs worth the trouble?
Is professional football planning to eradicate the running back? Never, you say. There will always be a place for the running back in a game with a "foot" in it. The ghosts of Knute Rockne and Red Grange have nothing to fear. A lot of teams do seem to be be giving up on their...
March 21, 2015 - 12:10am
February 16, 2015
Card signs letter of intent with MSUM
Verndale senior Dillon Card has signed a national letter of intent to play football with Division III Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Card...
February 16, 2015 - 12:10am