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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Leonard Lowers, Sr.
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
August 12, 2016
Gift of kidney shared from wife to husband
Bruce Hopp has a new lease on life thanks to a kidney donation from his wife, Tammy. "I just feel honored that I had a chance to do this," she...
August 12, 2016 - 12:10am
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