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Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
State still seeking extension on Real ID despite law being passed
Proof isn't always in the pudding, it's in the Christian heart
Rockin' the '50s
W-DC softball comes to a close
W-DC splits a doubleheader with OTC,Menahga
Wadena-Deer Creek shooters compete in first ever Mid-State Conference meet
Wadena-DC girls golfers compete at Staples
Fastpitch playoff brackets have been announced
Dale Eugene Clarin
Jerry John Fischer
Jane June Edmond
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
M State ranked No. five by LearnHowToBecome.org
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
Birth announcements - May 11 edition
Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes
Clergy View: Spring to-do lists
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
Your letters - May 4 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
February 26, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
Dear Carol: My wife died of cancer three years ago. Her decline was long and slow, so when the end came there was some relief, along with the agonizing grief. I've slowly recovered enough to enjoy life. However, I've now been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease (EOAD)....
February 26, 2017 - 10:18am
February 24, 2017
Wadena to consider including fitness classes with memberships at 'The Mas'
The Maslowski Research and Wellness Center has lost a fitness instructor and heard concerns from members about paying additional fees for fitness...
February 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man pretended to have cancer, authorities say — and allegedly swindled nearly $60,000 out of a friend, saying he...
February 24, 2017 - 10:05am
February 23, 2017
Minn. nursing facility staffer fired for theft after getting caught in sting
A Duluth assisted-living facility used a sting operation to solve a string of alleged thefts from its residents last year.
February 23, 2017 - 9:44am
February 16, 2017
With flu on the rise Tri-County Health Care limits patient visits effective immediately
Due to a recent uptick in the occurrence of the flu, Tri‐County Health Care is restricting hospital visitors to immediate family over the age of 18 and only if visitors are free from flu symptoms. Effective immediately, Tri‐County Health Care officials are restricting visitors...
February 16, 2017 - 6:13pm
Bertha-Hewitt School closing Friday, Monday due to high number of influenza cases
Bertha-Hewitt School Principal Darren Glynn announced Thursday afternoon that the school will be closed Friday, Feb. 17 and Monday, Feb. 20 due to increased influenza symptoms and illnesses among students.
February 16, 2017 - 2:06pm
February 12, 2017
Keep an eye on good eyesight
Are you holding the newspaper farther away from your eyes than you used to? Join the crowd - age can bring changes that affect your eyesight. Some changes are more serious than others, but for many problems, there are things you can do to protect your vision. The key is to have regular...
February 12, 2017 - 8:15am
February 10, 2017
Nearly 500 attend Festival of Health
The 27th annual February Festival of Health event was well attended by people of all ages at M-State, Wadena campus on Saturday, Feb. 4.
February 10, 2017 - 6:32am
February 5, 2017
MINDING OUR ELDERS: Using walker when needed better choice than alternative
Dear Carol: My mother has severe spine and knee issues and should be using a walker, but she refuses. She's only in her 60s and she says a walker makes her look old. She also complains that a walker keeps her from getting close enough to the cupboards and sink to cook, which is something...
February 5, 2017 - 4:14pm
January 30, 2017
Grand Forks opossum slain; body to go to research
The Grand Forks opossum's body is going to science. First spotted in a backyard just south of Altru Hospital, it's since been killed by an area...
January 30, 2017 - 12:57pm
January 29, 2017
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Dear Carol: I'm 69 years old and widowed. My 76-year-old single sister has advanced osteoporosis, inflammatory arthritis, and lung disease. I...
January 29, 2017 - 11:01am
January 23, 2017
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Complaints of sleep troubles are especially common among the older adults. One out of every two seniors suffers from sleep deprivation- and the debilitating and dangerous side effects of daytime drowsiness according to the Better Sleep Council. Myths about sleep and seniors are masking...
January 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 19, 2017
Local woman credits 'Telestroke' with saving life
Diane Hansen, of Clarissa, had a scare before Christmas. She was driving near Pine Center and suddenly she knew something was wrong. "My left...
January 19, 2017 - 2:38pm
January 15, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Dear Carol: I helped my mom take care of my dad for years after he'd had a stroke. Dad died last year, and Mom was diagnosed with cancer shortly...
January 15, 2017 - 8:15am
January 13, 2017
A healthy 2017: Wellness center busy after holiday season
As the Maslowski Research and Wellness Center enters its second year in operation, the club is getting into a groove when it comes to activities....
January 13, 2017 - 2:00pm