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Judge says Wetterling files are public
Shovels and sleds replace bats and gloves
Teenager suffers minor injuries in two-vehicle crash
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Whitetail Run gearing up for 2018 season
Wolverines blast Staples-Motley in opener
Wadena-DC boys win third straight indoor meet, girls finish sixth at Foley
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Jeanette Irene Guyton
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Sebeka Fire and Rescue receives TCHC Foundation grant
Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
Wadena County DAC day program faces seven percent cut
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
Kathleen Novak to visit Wadena for Book Ends
Northern Lights Chorale concerts coming soon
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Entertainment briefs - April 5 edition
Entertainment briefs - March 29 edition
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
Veterans: 3K-5k National Personnel Records Center military records restored weekly
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Letter: Gun violence crisis runs much deeper than mass shootings
Veterans: 3 tips for transitioning service members from former VA secretary
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Time to call in those longbeards is coming soon
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Ethan James Johnson
Ellie Marie Karlson
Josiah Alvin Barnes
March 28, 2018
Minn. legislator apologizes for posts about Florida student protesters
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, issued an apology Wednesday for a series of Facebook posts that appeared to compare...
March 28, 2018 - 6:13pm
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