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Ross crowned Miss Wadena 2017
Whooping it up in Wadena
Minnesota briefs - June 22 edition
Woodtick Lounge bringing bar crowd to Hewitt once again
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Mark Joseph Kern
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
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
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 edition
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
April 20, 2017
'Fate of the Furious" reaches new heights in action
I love the "The Fast and Furious" movie series. With the stunts, drama and eye candy (Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson, anyone?), what's not to love? I admit to being nervous to see the latest installment after watching a preview. I wasn't sure I was ready to see the hero of the previous...
April 20, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 22, 2015
They're back, pitches!
Pitch Perfect, which opened in 2012, was a surprise hit. Freshman Beca joins the Barden Bellas a capella group and learns how to be friends with girls. It was with great anticipation that I went to see "Pitch Perfect 2." In the sequel, Beca and her fellow Bellas are nearing graduation...
May 22, 2015 - 12:10am
May 12, 2015
Avengers sequel doesn't disappoint
If you liked the first Avengers film, you will love the sequel, "Avengers: Age of Ultron." After recovering Loki's scepter from Baron Strucker, the superhero gang throws a party. Discovering artificial intelligence that can think and operate like a human brain, Tony Stark (Robert...
May 12, 2015 - 12:08am
April 11, 2015
Latest installment in "furious" series doesn't disappoint
With the release of "Furious 7," the latest installment of the "Fast and Furious" series, people might think the story is drying up and the stunts are getting stale. They would be wrong. All the favorites are back in this action-packed film. Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris,...
April 11, 2015 - 12:10am
August 15, 2014
"Into the Storm" will leave you breathless
For many Wadena residents, the emotional scars from the June 2010 tornado are still raw and real. Though I didn't live here during the tornado, it has affected my family. So it was with trepidation that I watched "Into the Storm" with my niece and nephew. This film is a really...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
“Captain America” not your usual action film
At first glance, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” looks just like any other superhero film. The superhero is reluctantly drawn into battle to fight off the bad guys and save the world. But what if the bad guy is . . . us? In the second Captain America film, based on...
April 11, 2014 - 10:15am
March 13, 2014
'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' fun family film
Last week, I took my daughter, niece and nephew to see 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman.' I thought the kids would enjoy it, even if I didn't. I was therefore surprised at how much I enjoyed this fun family film. The backstory of the film is that Mr. Peabody, a dog, was never adopted from...
March 13, 2014 - 12:00am
January 16, 2014
"Saving Mr. Banks" charmingly nostalgic
I went to see "Saving Mr. Banks" Sunday afternoon. Mary Poppins is one of my favorite childhood movies, so I had big expectations for this film. The film is based on the true story of how the story of Mary Poppins went from children's books to the big screen. Award-winning Emma...
January 16, 2014 - 4:12pm
November 13, 2013
Thor: The Dark World better than original
For those who enjoyed the first Thor movie, released in 2011, the sequel, “Thor: The Dark World” will not disappoint. Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins and Rene Russo return to the big screen to provide thrills and plenty of laughs. It has...
November 13, 2013 - 8:38am
November 6, 2013
“Last Vegas” is a hilarious film similar to The Hangover trilogy on a tamer, more socially acceptable scale. Starring Morgan Freeman, Robert DeNiro, Michael Douglas and Kevin Kline, last Vegas takes the viewer on a journey of three friends who decide to throw their perpetually...
November 6, 2013 - 9:12am
October 9, 2013
Gravity well worth the price of admission
Gravity is getting lots of Oscar buzz and it is easy to see why. I watched Gravity in 3D and didn’t have a lot of high hopes for this film. Remember Castaway? That movie won a lot of awards and I was completely bored with it. Not so with Gravity. There are similarities be-tween...
October 9, 2013 - 8:08am