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Weekly police report - Feb. 22 edition
Police scanner - Feb. 22 edition
Waiting for the bus
Crowds all aboard with Depot fundraising
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Wolverines drop regular season finale on the road
Wadena-DC downed in quarterfinals
WDC falls to Verndale, Sebeka
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
Richard Maurice ("Maury") Pluth
James "Jimmy" Willis Chandler, Jr.
Arlo Ray Kneeland
Alma S. Ryckman
Donna M. Reineccius
United Way announces new board leadership
Cold weather: The job must go on
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Volunteer opportunity in health care available to area teens
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR ultrasound accreditation
A piece of original art: Madhatters cast set to perform “The Piece’
Good Morning Bedlam performs in concert at NYM Cultural Center
Davis braves cold to be guest speaker at Bookends event
Anders to demonstrate drums at Wadena library Feb. 26
Annual wine and chocolate event back at Depot Feb. 17
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Guest Editorial: Gun violence-Inaction is deafening with every shot
Ask A Trooper: Is driving with loud music illegal?
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter: Wadena man gets anonymous letter in the mail
Veterans: Death confirmation and separation pay procedures updated
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Ived Raymond Bruns
Samuel Richard Carlson II
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
March 17, 2017
Editorial: Sailing a course to Real ID
You can find Scylla and Charybdis in the Strait of Messina, the two-mile-wide gap between Italy and the island of Sicily. That's where, since ancient times, sailors have used great caution when navigating between the rocks of Scylla on one side and the whirlpools of Charybdis on the...
March 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 13, 2017
Minnesota legislators' salaries slated for a 45 percent bump
ST. PAUL—Next year's Minnesota legislators are going to get a 45 percent raise. An independent council, created by a voter-approved constitutional amendment, will raise state lawmakers' salary from $31,100 to $45,000. "Since it is a citizen-Legislature, I think we have to be...
March 13, 2017 - 7:53am
March 2, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed...
March 2, 2017 - 8:55pm
Northern Minnesota legislators introduce 'Stand Your Ground' bill
Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature recently introduced a "Stand Your Ground" bill that would make it easier for gun owners to legally kill someone in self-defense. Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, introduced Senate File 292 in the Senate, but the original is a House of Representatives...
February 2, 2017 - 11:30am
January 29, 2017
Gun rights bills enter Minnesota's House, but how far will they get?
ST. PAUL—As the Legislature warms up, House Republicans have authored a series of strong gun rights bills — though it remains unclear...
January 29, 2017 - 4:28pm
January 21, 2017
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
WOODBURY, Minn.—Melody Camp describes her son Bryant as a "normal kid," but the 16-year-old Woodbury student also has "a lot of things...
January 21, 2017 - 4:04pm
January 20, 2017
Real ID bill passes first test in Minnesota House, but access at issue
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans — and many of the lawmakers who represent them — generally want the state to make its driver's licenses valid for airplane travel and other federal purposes before next year. But, like last year, the way the Legislature wants to adopt the federal...
January 20, 2017 - 6:20pm
February 14, 2015
Minnesota law would help parents save for disabled children's future
Leslie Sieleni found out her son had Down syndrome when he was five days old. Now 14, Sean Sieleni talks about driving a car, going to college, living on his own and getting a job. His mom supports those dreams, but she worries. "He's going into 10th grade next year.
February 14, 2015 - 12:10am
January 18, 2015
Elderly, disabled care top priorities
ST. PAUL -- The top priority for many rural Minnesota legislators is to improve state funding sent to elderly and disabled care programs. House...
January 18, 2015 - 12:10am
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
ST. PAUL -- Let's face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the current legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their taxes. The answer is a resounding maybe. In most years, Republicans could be expected to reject any tax increase proposal. But some in the...
January 18, 2015 - 12:08am
January 16, 2015
Greater Minnesota dominates committees
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt that power in the Minnesota House has shifted away from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Republicans who gained control of the House when the 2015 session began Jan.
January 16, 2015 - 12:10am
Republicans prepare new rural agenda
ST. PAUL -- Republicans who will control the Minnesota House the next two years make it abundantly clear they will focus on rural Minnesota as...
January 16, 2015 - 12:10am
Closing of 'donut hole' benefits local schools
Wadena-Deer Creek will likely see a slight increase in state aid from a provision in the tax law passed earlier this legislative session, which closed a so-called "doughnut hole" that had left out Minnesota's mid-sized districts. The additional aid means the district should be...
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
May 15, 2014
House, Dayton put Minnesota closer to medical marijuana
Friday was a good day for Jeremy Pauling and others who long have worked to make medical marijuana legal in Minnesota. An overwhelming House...
May 15, 2014 - 7:59am
May 1, 2014
Medical marijuana compromise bill continues to advance in Minnesota senate
ST. PAUL — A bill that would provide legal access to medical marijuana for people with specific debilitating medical conditions continued to advance Wednesday in the Minnesota Senate. The Senate Committee on Judiciary referred the measure to the Senate Finance Committee, where it...
May 1, 2014 - 7:58am