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Doyle is Post 171 selection for Boys State
CHAMP Youth lead Kick Butts Day campaign
News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
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
January 11, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Recognizing elder's life legacy strategy to cope with loved one's decline
Dear Carol: The New Year is arriving and I'm trying to make my annual list of what I'm happy about and what I want to improve. This year, I'm...
January 11, 2017 - 12:10am
January 8, 2017
12-year-old Minnesota girl with new heart finds support in school
DULUTH, Minn. -- The call came at 2:38 a.m. Kiarra Dixon’s wait on a heart transplant list was over, and her family had a four-hour window...
January 8, 2017 - 9:10pm
January 5, 2017
Here's a tip: Walk like penguins on ice
Are you hoping to avoid slipping on a slippery sidewalk? In Germany, trauma surgeons advised the public on Wednesday to walk like penguins to...
January 5, 2017 - 4:17pm