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Overnight fire destroys rural Wadena home
Who is the Boss?
Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
WDC students make fourth quarter honor roll
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Mark Joseph Kern
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
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Author, Colin Mustful to speak at Wadena County Museum June 15
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 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 4, 2017
Driver's license changes advance Real ID bill in MN Senate
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate resuscitated the state's effort to change its driver's licenses so the federal government will accept them at security checkpoints next year. After rejecting the changes to comply with Real ID standards earlier this month, Republicans in the...
April 4, 2017 - 12:26am
April 2, 2017
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
ST. PAUL—Adding new commodities to Minnesota's farming industry accounts for a portion of state agriculture funding proposed by the House,...
April 2, 2017 - 10:57am
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
ST. PAUL — Another tuition freeze could be on the horizon for students at Minnesota State colleges and universities. Finance bills from...
April 2, 2017 - 9:09am
March 26, 2017
Doyle is Post 171 selection for Boys State
Lucas Doyle is the 2017 selection of Wadena Post 171 for the 69th annual American Legion Boys State Convention June 11-17 at St. John's University...
March 26, 2017 - 11:35am
March 19, 2017
College loan aid examined as way to help Greater Minnesota
Molly O'Neill loves being back home, even though her home lacks running water. It is just that with $500 monthly college loan payments, she said that she cannot afford plumbing in her Lutsen home in far northeastern Minnesota. "This is a problem that is not going away in the foreseeable...
March 19, 2017 - 8:15am
March 11, 2017
Rapid session greets Minnesota legislative freshmen
Andrew Lang's job is not exactly what his 6- and 9-year-old sons expected. When he was elected to public office for the first time in November,...
March 11, 2017 - 8:15am
March 8, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 8, 2017 - 3:02pm
March 6, 2017
Record 488 pounds of meth seized in Minn. last year, double amount in 2015
ST. PAUL—A few years ago, Minnesota law enforcement considered one pound of methamphetamine a sizable drug bust. Today, a methaphetamine...
March 6, 2017 - 4:54pm
March 4, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit Lakes on Friday, Feb. 24,...
March 4, 2017 - 12:48pm
Senate OKs Sunday liquor sales, but issue isn't settled
Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales appears headed for repeal, but not before the debate among lawmakers ferments a little bit longer. The Minnesota Senate voted 38-28 Monday, Feb. 27, to end the prohibition on liquor stores being open on Sunday, following in the footsteps...
March 4, 2017 - 9:00am
March 2, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed...
March 2, 2017 - 8:55pm
February 27, 2017
Despite cost to municipal liquor stores, Minn. lawmakers advance Sunday sales bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales appears headed for repeal, but not before the debate among lawmakers ferments...
February 27, 2017 - 5:08pm
February 24, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit...
February 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Minnesota representatives lifted their glasses to Sunday liquor store sales, the first time either chamber of the state Legislature has approved...
February 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 21, 2017
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
ST. PAUL — Cindy Woldstad lived in pain, then became hooked on opioid painkillers. While being treated in Hibbing, doctors only wanted...
February 21, 2017 - 6:04pm