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Bad day in the rain: Accident on Highway 10
Wadena Veteran's Park work continues with new design
Shouts, confusion end Minnesota legislative session
News briefs - May 21 edition
Deer Creek woman injured in rollover
WDC boys place third, girls finish fifth in Mid-State
Late surge gives Raiders 14-2 win over Wolverines
Bulldogs hang Wolverines with 5-4 setback
WDC trapshooters move into second place
Kern shoots 86 at Cragun's Legacy course
Mary Lou Klemek
Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Visits
M State ranks in top 10 for investment
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic opens on Highway 10
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador visits
17 Years: Wegscheid bids farewell as township supervisor
WDC students enjoy free open swim at 'The Mas'
They're back, pitches!
Entertainment briefs - May 14 edition
Recalling grandma's tales from the valley
'A Little Piece of Heaven' opens this week in Wadena
Birth announcements - May 14 edition
Local students graduate from Minnesota State University, Mankato
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Hospice volunteers gather to celebrate life
Your letters - May 14 edition
Can you transport a shotgun over state lines?
VA accelerates deployment of nationwide opioid therapy tool
Take a second to learn about strokes
Your letters - May 7 edition
Water levels low: Boaters beware for fishing opener
Otter Tail County lakes should be active this weekend
April 16, 2012
VA refinance for building equity faster
VA-eligible borrowers whose priority is to own their homes outright or build equity more quickly may want to consider refinancing with a 15- or 20-year VA-guaranteed mortgage. Are these high on your priority list for considering a VA refinance loan? I want to build equity in my...
April 16, 2012 - 11:58am
Veterans Park plans at Sunnybrook shaping up
The Veterans Park project at Sunnybrook is moving forward with ideas and cost estimates. A group of NDSU landscape architecture students, headed...
April 16, 2012 - 11:09am
April 2, 2012
Fargo VA raises awareness on military sexual trauma
On April 5-6, the Fargo VA Health Care System will be sponsoring a "Clothesline Project" to increase awareness of Military Sexual Trauma (MST). The event will be held at the Fargo VA Medical Center, 2101 N. Elm, Fargo, third floor auditorium, on April 5 (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) and April...
April 2, 2012 - 10:13am
March 26, 2012
Veterans compensation and pension exam do's and don'ts
The following is written from a C&P (Compensation and Pension) examiner's perspective relating to psychiatric exams to assist veterans in navigating the VA system. It is also a good guideline for all VA exams. A little common sense and clarity of thinking will go a long ways towards...
March 26, 2012 - 3:51pm
March 18, 2012
VA Service Connection explained
A chronic residual from an illness or injury that happened to the veteran while that veteran was on active duty may qualify as a service-connected (SC) condition. A veteran did not have to serve in a war or during a period of wartime, to have a SC condition. For any medical condition...
March 18, 2012 - 1:45pm
March 17, 2012
Vietnam vets invited for meal
Wadena VFW Post 3922 is sponsoring a meal for veterans who served in Vietnam, and their significant other, on Sunday, March 25, from 4-6 p.m. at post home 213 1st St SE, Wadena. This is a time to come have a good meal, relax and visit with fellow Vietnam veterans.
March 17, 2012 - 3:19pm
March 16, 2012
Historical Society reviewing the Great Depression
The Wadena Arts Center, in the lower level of An Open Book in downtown Wadena, will be hosting The Great Depression, America in the 1930s, a video and discussion event to review the history of the most difficult time for Americans since the Civil War. Come and tell your story on...
March 16, 2012 - 3:34pm
March 11, 2012
Deadline extended to qualify for undiagnosed illnesses
Veterans of the Persian Gulf War with undiagnosed illnesses have an additional five years to qualify for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Not all the wounds of war are fully understood, said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. When there is uncertainty...
March 11, 2012 - 3:39pm
Gifts from abroad
March 11, 2012 - 3:39pm
March 3, 2012
VFW urges members to shun DoD benefit survey
Researchers at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments are surveying troops, retirees, and their families to see which pay and benefits packages are too important to lose, and which ones could be trimmed to help save the military money. The survey can be found at www.csbamilsurvey.org....
March 3, 2012 - 3:01pm
February 26, 2012
Brainerd VA clinic adds services for veterans
The Brainerd VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic is adding services for veterans with the addition of X-rays exams and site visits of the Mobile Audiology Clinic. The new x-ray machine was installed in December, and the Mobile Audiology Clinic made its inaugural visit to the Brainerd...
February 26, 2012 - 3:06pm
February 20, 2012
New pharmacy system being developed
According to Bob Brewin of the Next Gov newsletter, the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) in DEC kicked off the process to develop a joint electronic pharmacy system for the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments with a Request for Information to industry for commercial products...
February 20, 2012 - 4:27pm
Verndale woman at the heart of Patriot Guard
A late spring day in 2006 was the day a notorious Kansas-based hate group picked to protest the funeral of a Fargo soldier, Specialist Michael...
February 20, 2012 - 2:52pm
February 12, 2012
Valentines for Vets
February 12, 2012 - 3:52pm
VA announces new payments for sex organ injuries
Troops who suffered injuries to their genitals a type of wound that has increased in Iraq and Afghanistan with the enemy's use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) are now eligible for a one-time payment of up to $100,000, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced. The payment,...
February 12, 2012 - 3:44pm