Skip to main content
Madhatters honors three area high school seniors for receiving scholarships
Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Ferguson arrested for possession of child pornography
Living History: Enget will retire in 2008, murder in New York Mills
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
Shockers upend Pelican Rapids, stop Huntersville
Wadena Legion stomps Walker
Busy start to summer for Wadena-DC Babe Ruth Baseball
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
James "JJ" Wilcox
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Birth announcements - June 22 edition
Caramel Apples with Bacon
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
Newspapers still top choice for news
VA ID card wait time unknown
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
May 22, 2017
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
Minnesotans who like to hunt and fish, drive a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or visit a state park can expect to pay more next year. The...
May 22, 2017 - 12:13pm
May 17, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 17, 2017 - 7:36am
May 11, 2017
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
ST. PAUL — Work on the Minnesota state budget slowed Wednesday, May 10, to allow a senator to be with her dying father. House members pressed...
May 11, 2017 - 8:16am
May 10, 2017
Minnesota rated 2nd best state for working mothers, study finds
MOORHEAD, Minn.—Lisa Twomey of Moorhead has four young sons ages 4 to 11 and works full-time. So how does she do it? "You just have to...
May 10, 2017 - 7:36am
April 27, 2017
Child abuse rates spike in Minnesota
Child abuse rates in Minnesota are soaring. In total, 39,531 Minnesota children were the subject of child maltreatment reports assessed by county...
April 27, 2017 - 9:40am
April 15, 2017
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House and Gov. Mark Dayton want to provide the University of Minnesota with an additional $14 million over two years to help train physicians to work in greater Minnesota. The state funding would replace a portion of the revenue generated by nonprofit...
April 15, 2017 - 11:21am
April 13, 2017
Minnesota senators press United Airlines on dragged passenger
Both of Minnesota's senators signed their names to a letter filled with questions for United Airlines after a passenger was dragged off one of...
April 13, 2017 - 8:12am
April 11, 2017
Police arrest man accused in Itasca State Park pursuit
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The man believed to have led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit before fleeing into the Itasca State Park woods...
April 11, 2017 - 12:19pm
April 5, 2017
Private school credits will not count at public schools
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota will not likely be allowed to earn credits at private schools as one piece of legislation proposed. Neither the state House nor Senate included in larger education bills a proposal to allow credits earned at private schools,...
April 5, 2017 - 8:06am
Transfer student rules need work, audit shows
ST. PAUL—Rules governing high school students who transfer so they can play on better sports teams need to be tightened, a state audit...
April 5, 2017 - 8:04am
April 4, 2017
Driver's license changes advance Real ID bill in MN Senate
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate resuscitated the state's effort to change its driver's licenses so the federal government will accept them at security checkpoints next year. After rejecting the changes to comply with Real ID standards earlier this month, Republicans in the...
April 4, 2017 - 12:26am
March 27, 2017
Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
BRAINERD, Minn. — Law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area near Minnesota Business Highway 371 south of Brainerd. Although law enforcement is in the beginning stages of identifying the body, it had similar clothing as that...
March 27, 2017 - 4:57pm
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
January 12, 2017
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband
ST. PAUL — A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota...
January 12, 2017 - 7:55am
January 10, 2017
Minnesota briefs - Jan. 12 edition
Willmar man charged with exposing his genitals at library sentenced WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man accused of exposing himself to a woman at the Willmar Public Library has been sentenced to two years of probation and stayed jail time. Jesus Gabriel Rivera, 34, pleaded guilty...
January 10, 2017 - 8:05am