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Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Wadena County wanted - Dec. 1 edition
Weather changing some after school WDC activities
Wadena County senior companions recognized for service
Police Scanner-Dec. 1 Edition
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Volkmann earns multiple volleyball honors
Pirates geared up for strong basketball season
Crunch time here for the Vikings
Wolverines hope to shake off problems on court
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas in Wadena show returns this weekend
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
July 30, 2016
What you should know about the Zika Virus
You may have heard some things about the Zika Virus in the recent past. Mosquitoes carrying Zika are not likely to be found in Minnesota, but there have been cases in Minnesotans who traveled to Zika-impacted areas. Zika virus spreads to people primarily through the bite of an infected...
July 30, 2016 - 12:08am
July 17, 2016
Learn to live well with chronic conditions
A series of free classes will be offered to help people "Live Well with Chronic Conditions." Classes are being offered through Mahube-Otwa and sponsored by the Community Health Board of Morrison, Todd and Wadena Health4Life. People with diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, chronic...
July 17, 2016 - 12:08am
June 10, 2016
Investment in telemedicine can keep patients closer to home
Lakewood Health System in Staples is hoping for continued support to fund telemedicine efforts at the hospital. Telemedicine and broadband access...
June 10, 2016 - 12:08am
May 23, 2016
Report presents effects of pesticide exposure on children
"Kids are on the frontline in Minnesota," the Pesticide Action Network warns in a recently released report on the effects of children's exposure to pesticides. The report, compiled by "independent scientific experts based on dozens of objective studies," finds children living or attending...
May 23, 2016 - 12:10am
March 27, 2016
Here's the facts about HPV and vaccination
The Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. HPV is spread during skin-to-skin sexual contact including vaginal, oral and anal sex and nearly all sexually active individuals will experience HPV in some point in...
March 27, 2016 - 12:10am
March 20, 2016
Snow mold pops up right after melting, causing allergies
The great meltdown is upon us, as above-average temperatures trigger little trickles of water that seem to be coming from everywhere. Drivers are lined up at area car washes, and the streets seem to be a little busier again, as people eagerly venture out without coats as if it is...
March 20, 2016 - 12:10am
February 21, 2016
'Healthy and Wise' course offered at 'The Mas'
A course on being "Healthy and Wise" is being offered with Concordia College Moorhead Dietetics students this spring at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. The course, which will take place Wednesday evenings, will take participants through several aspects of choosing...
February 21, 2016 - 12:10am
February 6, 2016
Ladies stay active with Faithfully Fit
Nearly a dozen ladies meet three times a week throughout the year to stay active, socialize and share devotions. "We're all over 70," said Jan...
February 6, 2016 - 8:15am
Pickleball makes its way to 'The Mas'
Pickleball - a sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong has made its way to central Minnesota. The sport has long been...
February 6, 2016 - 12:10am
February 5, 2016
Seasonal Affective Disorder
As the winter drags on, some people might experience more than just the winter blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression...
February 5, 2016 - 12:10am
Symptoms of SAD
In most cases, seasonal affective disorder symptoms appear during late fall or early winter and go away during the sunnier days of spring and summer. However, some people with the opposite pattern have symptoms that begin in spring or summer. In either case, symptoms may start out...
February 5, 2016 - 12:08am
January 16, 2016
Number of families protected from radon improves
The number of Minnesota families taking action to reduce levels of cancer-causing radon gas in their homes has more than doubled in the two years since a new state law took effect in 2014. Health officials say the increase means fewer families will experience lung cancer and other...
January 16, 2016 - 12:08am
December 27, 2015
Flu season update: Sporadic activity reported
Typically, the flu virus is pretty busy this time of year, when it begins to grow and spread. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), December is usually when peak flu season starts across the country. But this year, things are different. A CDC report...
December 27, 2015 - 8:15am
November 14, 2015
Lakewood Health System receives state breastfeeding-friendly recognition
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has named Lakewood Health System in Staples a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace for its contributions to the health of mothers and their babies. MDH recognizes workplaces and county health departments that have demonstrated their commitment...
November 14, 2015 - 12:08am
October 31, 2015
Women's Day Out event is Sunday afternoon
Tri-County Health Care's Women's Day Out returns on Sunday, Nov. 1. The day focuses on inspiration, wellness and entertainment to empower females...
October 31, 2015 - 12:10am