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Fire breaks out at ethanol plant
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
Local leaders attend legislative conference
Courts march 6
Theisen tops 1,000-point scoring plateau
Archery scores 3/6
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Minnesota Vikings: 'Preview center' offers look at new stadium
Barthel, Card, Kern place in Class A mat tournament
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Irma Allen to play piano with WDC Band at March 10
Five Wings announces $43,000 available for artists
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Wolverine: 'The true wilderness carnivore'
Your Letters March 6
Horizons: Businesses succeed through creative adaptation
Spring sports are quickly approaching
Women at greater risk for alcohol related problems
Get help to find the right health plan
Birth announcements March 6
Bruer, May graduate from Bemidji State
Area students earn honors at several colleges, universities
Spring Pasta Salad
Birth announcements Feb. 27
March 21, 2013
TCHC building revamp enters next phase of construction
Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) began its next phase of renovations this week as part of an extensive multi-million-dollar development plan that included the new Rehabilitation Center completed earlier this year. Work crews were busy Thursday with installing a sheet rock wall near the...
March 21, 2013 - 4:43pm
Lawmakers push to keep state health care program
ST. PAUL – Thousands of lower-income Minnesotans could continue to get health insurance from the state even as major reforms take root under a plan lawmakers moved forward Wednesday. House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, said the state needs to update and continue MinnesotaCare,...
March 21, 2013 - 9:37am
March 18, 2013
TCHC announces clinic closings
Due to the winter weather conditions, Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) announced Ottertail Area Medical Clinic will be closing at noon Monday. The Sebeka Medical Clinic, Wadena Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Center and Outreach Specialty Clinics in Wadena will remain open for...
March 18, 2013 - 10:31am
March 15, 2013
Making progress: Thermometer to keep readers informed of fundraising
By Michael Craig, Wadena Wellness Center Fundraising Committee You will see, accompanying this article, a thermometer tracking our fundraising progress toward achieving our goal of $11 million. We don’t have far to go! In the coming weeks we would like to see this thermometer...
March 15, 2013 - 1:45pm
TCHC begins next phase of construction
To keep pace with the increased needs of Wadena and surrounding communities, Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) is expanding its campus. The expansion will accommodate additional providers and services to meet the needs of area patients. Starting Monday, the public will begin to see changes...
March 15, 2013 - 1:37pm
March 11, 2013
Another dog rescued from starvation recuperates, finds a forever home
One has to wonder when the luck will run out. By the time this story hits newsstands, Sampson’s ordeal will be over and he will be in his forever home. In what has been an increasing trend, the nine-month-old Brittany spaniel was abandoned last month and left to die. By the time...
March 11, 2013 - 12:21pm
March 8, 2013
Ailing horses, llamas seized from farm near Vergas
VERGAS, Minn. - Inhumane conditions resulted in law enforcement seizing 11 horses and three llamas last week from a farm six miles southeast of Vergas. An additional six horses were found dead. One of the rescued llamas, a baby, later died at the rescue ranch from complications of...
March 8, 2013 - 9:56am
Senators approve online health insurance sales
The bill establishing a Web-based system to buy health insurance and a similar one the House passed Monday night will head to a conference committee where lawmakers will merge the versions into one that Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton likely will sign. Support for the Senate measure,...
March 8, 2013 - 9:51am
March 7, 2013
Wellness Talk: Committee in final phase of fundraising
By Michael Craig, Wadena Wellness Center Fundraising Committee It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these columns. Now that I have two new knees, we’re back at it, trying to finish the fundraising efforts for the new wellness center. We’re in the final phase of fundraising,...
March 7, 2013 - 4:46pm
TCHC holds open house for rehab center
March 7, 2013 - 4:42pm
Rural Minnesota concerns raised over hospital staffing
ST. PAUL – Rural hospitals could suffer under a proposal aimed at improving patient care, some health care officials and lawmakers say. Ely hospital administrator John Fossum said a bill that would set state standards for how many registered nurses are on duty “could kill people.”...
March 7, 2013 - 3:49pm
March 2, 2013
School cafeterias may switch to locally grown foods
During lunchtime, kids at area schools may soon be eating food grown on nearby farms. That's because school officials have met with Arlene Jones,...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2013
How parents can help children cope with death of a pet
WEST FARGO - For the past year, 13-year-old McKenna Robertson has been dealing with the impending loss of her dog, Piper. The 8-year-old Shih...
February 26, 2013 - 9:04am
February 23, 2013
Wellness Talk: Watch out for high blood pressure
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, means there is too much tension or pressure in the vessels that carry blood from your heart to the rest of your body. Left untreated, chronic hypertension forces the heart to work way beyond its capacity and, over time, high blood pressure...
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Fiemeyer to run half-marathon in honor of daughter's legacy
Following the loss of her 8-year-old daughter Jane to leukemia last year, Jil Fiemeyer has embarked on a journey to raise awareness and funds...
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am