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News briefs - May 25 edition
Near the front lines
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrate 25 years of success
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
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Dale Eugene Clarin
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
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Orange is the new blessing
Birth announcements - May 18 edition
Huhta graduates from Michigan Tech University
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 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
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
KLN, Shearer's in Perham open on-site primary care clinic for employees
Workers at KLN Family Brands and Shearer's Snacks no longer need to call in sick to get that cough checked out. A new on-site primary care clinic...
January 5, 2017 - 10:21am
December 25, 2016
Is forcing at-risk but content elder to leave his home wise?
Dear Carol: My dad is 85 and lives quite happily on his own. He has arthritis pain and has fallen at least twice, though he doesn't tell me unless...
December 25, 2016 - 12:10am
December 21, 2016
Bursack: When disease threatens, fight back with a positive approach
Dear Carol: My husband and I had long planned on moving south as soon as we both retired, which happened for the both of us during the last two...
December 21, 2016 - 12:08am
December 19, 2016
How to get the most from your medicine
If you have heart problems or other health problems, you're probably taking at least a couple of prescription medications. Keeping track of these medicines can be confusing. It is important for the patient to take responsibility for using them properly. Drugs act differently in older...
December 19, 2016 - 8:15am
November 30, 2016
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
New medical professionals have joined Tri-County Health Care. Amadin Osayomore, MD, specializes in family medicine at Tri-County Health Care....
November 30, 2016 - 12:10am
November 19, 2016
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Tri-County Health Care has once again been designated a Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS) hospital by a coalition of Minnesota health...
November 19, 2016 - 12:08am
November 18, 2016
Health care leaders discuss dementia friendly options
Wadena is seeking input from the community to create a dementia friendly culture. Local health care leaders, politicians and members of the community...
November 18, 2016 - 12:08am
November 14, 2016
Plenty of health insurance policies remain for sale
Individual health insurance policies have been hot sellers this week, but Gov. Mark Dayton says the allotment is nowhere near sold out. Insurance companies are limiting the number of new policies they sell this year to 152,000, and Dayton said on Friday, Nov. 4, that limits are not...
November 14, 2016 - 12:08am
November 6, 2016
Primer: What you need to know about MNsure enrollment
The first day of Minnesota's open enrollment period for the individual health care market was Tuesday, Nov. 1. It's a very unusual time, with the market in crisis. Even people accustomed to buying individual health insurance in recent years will find plenty of differences this time...
November 6, 2016 - 12:10am
Community meeting to guide Dementia Friendly Wadena
Families in every city, town and rural area in Minnesota are feeling the effects of Alzheimer's and related dementias. Relatives, friends, colleagues and neighbors are touched by the disease and many want to help. The Alzheimer's Association estimates there are 91,000 Minnesotans...
November 6, 2016 - 12:08am
November 2, 2016
Elder is welcome in home but private time still needed
Dear Carol: My father-in-law has had two strokes. Even though doctors have cleared his health, he seems insecure on his own, so we moved him in with us. We have a great setup since our kids have left home and he has a nice area all to himself. What's happened, though, is that the...
November 2, 2016 - 12:08am
October 31, 2016
Lakewood breaks ground on expansion projects
Just shy of its 80th anniversary, Lakewood Health System officially broke ground on the expansion projects for its Staples and Pillager clinics on Monday, Oct. 10. Two ceremonies were held, one at Lakewood's main campus in Staples and the other at the Pillager clinic.
October 31, 2016 - 12:08am