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Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
WDC schools on soft lockdown
Bowling Scores-March 23 Edition
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
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
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
October 23, 2015
Workplaces take steps to help employees be healthy
A group of Wadena County businesses is celebrating success after working to create a healthier workplace during the last year. As part of...
October 23, 2015 - 8:15am
October 5, 2015
Prevent a fall, play with invisible ball
To someone walking in late, dozens of people sitting in folding chairs may have looked like they were part of a mime class. It would have...
October 5, 2015 - 12:10am
October 3, 2015
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Every year, cancer claims the lives of more than a quarter of a million women in America. Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer and...
October 3, 2015 - 12:10am
July 31, 2015
Sun has benefits but too much can lead to cancer
Why should we care about the sun? Kevin Walters, a family medicine physician at Tri-County Health Care, explains the good and the bad. "You need sun for vitamin D and some people get depressed if they don't have enough exposure to sun," he said. But, as in all things, moderation...
July 31, 2015 - 8:15am
June 10, 2015
Understanding the philosophy of hospice
As the Community Educator for Legacy Home Health and Hospice of Wadena it's my job to inform people what hospice is and isn't. First and foremost...
June 10, 2015 - 3:44pm
June 5, 2015
Healthy employees make happy employees
If employees feel better at work, do they work better? More than likely. What does a healthy work environment look like though? Lots of variations. Safety, healthy food options, walk breaks, stretching, help to quit smoking, time to pause for a moment and breathe, a private...
June 5, 2015 - 12:10am
April 10, 2015
Allergy season is here
Spring is here and with that comes seasonal allergies. Although the itchy, watery eyes and sneezing can be a mild annoyance for some people, it is more severe for others. "This is definitely allergy season," said Tri-County Health Care Dr. Ben Hess. He offers some advice...
April 10, 2015 - 12:08am
Flag flies to honor local organ donors, recipients
A flag is being flown at Tri-County Health Care during the month of April to honor local organ and tissue donors, their families and recipients. The...
April 10, 2015 - 12:08am
April 3, 2015
County Health Rankings released
Wadena County has higher rates of adult obesity, physical inactivity and poverty, placing it toward the bottom of a recent report on health rankings. The sixth annual County Health Rankings, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population...
April 3, 2015 - 12:08am
September 16, 2014
Dancing, walking and supporting mental health
The final Saturday of summer will see people in Wadena dancing and walking for mental health awareness. "Life-Live It" organizers are aiming to increase awareness of mental health problems with their Dance-A-Thon and Walk-A-Thon running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at the...
September 16, 2014 - 12:00am