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Jahnke crowned Miss Wadena 2015
Kiddie pool reopens after vandals break door
News briefs - July 2 edition
Police Scanner - July 2 edition
State crops 'good to excellent' as July arrives
Peterson days recalled in Buchan's book
Seventh inning run propels BHV Legion past Park Rapids
Blazers hand Loons 14-0 setback
Three Wadena women run Grandma's Marathon
BHV Legion team settles for split with Staples
Karvonen's passes to fourth generation
Midwest Machinery named top 150 workplace in state
Arvig makes $4 million upgrade to network
Weber's honored for 100 years in business
Mahube-Otwa celebrates 50 years
Otter Jam set to rock July Fourth weekend
Summer reading program in full swing
County fairgrounds located in Wadena
Wadena County Historical Society: Kids carnival
Stroeing family finds June Jubilee medallion
Birth announcements - June 25 edition
Birth announcements - part 2
Greenwaldt makes Dean's List at Itasca Community College
Why are license plates replaced every seven years?
VA campaign encourages public to help raise PTSD awareness
Minnesota: Nice, safe state to live
Your letters - June 18 edition
Must the back license plate be illuminated?
Roadsides are important habitat for pheasants and pollinators
DNR reminds people to be aware of bears
April 4, 2013
Communities pitch public work projects
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota communities have plenty of suggestions for how to spend state dollars borrowed for public works projects. In fact, they...
news / government
April 4, 2013 - 8:36am
Civil union plan gets inserted into Minnesota Legislature's debate on gay marriage
ST. PAUL — Civil unions would give gay couples the same rights as married couples, says the sponsor of a Minnesota House proposal that is a...
news / legislative
April 4, 2013 - 8:22am
Last Place on Earth closes again after Carlson arrested on gun charge
The reopening of Last Place on Earth didn’t last long. Jim Carlson was back in jail Wednesday night, this time on a federal gun charge. Carlson...
news / crime
April 4, 2013 - 8:06am
April 3, 2013
Lawmakers consider in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
ST. PAUL – More students could attend college if a plan allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges is approved,...
news / legislative
April 3, 2013 - 8:46am
House DFL calls for increasing property tax refunds for 1 million
ST. PAUL — Almost 1 million Minnesotans would receive larger property tax refunds, or their first refunds, under a House Democratic proposal....
news / legislative
April 3, 2013 - 8:41am
Last Place on Earth back in business
Jim Carlson, owner of the Last Place on Earth, was released from St. Louis County Jail about 4 p.m. Tuesday after posting $450,000 bail. By 6:30,...
April 3, 2013 - 8:27am
March 27, 2013
Train carrying oil derails near Parkers Prairie
PARKER’S PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A train carrying crude oil derailed near Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m. this morning. The Canadian Pacific Railroad...
March 27, 2013 - 1:32pm
March 25, 2013
Missing Fertile, Minn., woman found dead
The Polk County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 41-year-old Fertile, Minn., woman who was found dead in her vehicle Sunday in rural Polk County. Authorities have identified the woman as Wanda Lieser. The sheriff’s department had issued a missing person report...
March 25, 2013 - 10:41am
March 21, 2013
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...
March 21, 2013 - 9:37am
Senate budget avoids surcharge that House Democrats want
March 21, 2013 - 9:18am
March 20, 2013
Agreement expands background checks only to gun shows in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Gun control backers have given up controversial proposals in an effort to pass some measures aimed at curbing gun violence in Minnesota....
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
Minn. House Dems to seek tax surcharge on rich
March 20, 2013 - 9:34am
March 19, 2013
House DFL would add tax surcharge on rich
ST. PAUL -- House Democrats today said they want to not only permanently raise income taxes on wealthy Minnesotans, but also add a temporary surcharge on the richest of the rich to repay schools. DFL leaders provided no details, but said the surcharge would bring in $854 million needed...
March 19, 2013 - 2:54pm
Gun control bill set for Tuesday vote
ST. PAUL – A House committee is poised to take a vote on a gun control bill tonight. As it stood when the committee recessed just before noon, the measure included expanded background checks. But amendments tonight could dramatically change the bill. “There is no easy answer,”...
March 19, 2013 - 12:33pm
400 arrested for DWI on St. Patrick's Day in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety reports approximately 400 DWI arrests during St. Patrick’s Day weekend (March 16 and 17). This arrest count is preliminary. The State Patrol reported one fatality on Sunday, it is unknown at this time if alcohol...
March 19, 2013 - 9:28am