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Running for safety
Police Scanner - May 18 edition
FFA hosts pie social
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
State still seeking extension on Real ID despite law being passed
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
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
Dale Eugene Clarin
Jerry John Fischer
Jane June Edmond
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
United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
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
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
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
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 6, 2016
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
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