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State officials fear court ruling will let sex offenders go free too soon
M State awarding 810 degrees in upcoming ceremonies
Seven Wadena businesses in way of Hwy. 10 reconstruction
Asbestos abatement, color committee, part of elementary remodel work
Weekly crime report - April 19 edition
Wolverines tee off in Detroit Lakes
Wadena-DC softball splits with Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale
Wolverines open with road victory
Whitetail Run gearing up for 2018 season
Wolverines blast Staples-Motley in opener
Jeanette Irene Guyton
Charlotte L. Robbins
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
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
Veterans: VA Compensation/Care for Project 112/SHAD
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
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
Jerry and Irene Baron
July 2, 2017
Who is eligible for VA disability compensation?
If you believe the internet, or what the guy sitting across from you at your appointment at the VA hospital said which is what he heard from some guy who was sitting next to him at his last appointment then the answer to the questions who is eligible for VA compensation? and how do...
July 2, 2017 - 10:18am
June 26, 2017
VA ID card wait time unknown
Veterans will have to wait an unknown amount of time before they can get a photo ID card from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a law passed in 2015. The law, known as the veterans Identification Card Act 2015, orders the VA to issue a hard-copy photo ID card to any honorably...
June 26, 2017 - 6:38pm
June 24, 2017
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Question: I was skating the other day and wondering about how skaters/rollerbladers should behave on the roads. I am familiar with bike laws - a bicycle is treated like any other vehicle on the road with a few exceptions. What about inline skates? Especially if I'm training, skating...
June 24, 2017 - 6:54pm
June 19, 2017
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Not all service-connected medical conditions and injuries are incurred or exacerbated in the performance of military duties. For example, a qualifying injury can occur when a service member was at home or on leave and a qualifying medical condition, such as multiple sclerosis, can...
June 19, 2017 - 4:40pm
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Question: A friend of mine recently saw two people riding their horses at night near a bar. We suspect they were trying to avoid a DWI. Can you get a DWI while riding a horse? What about a bicycle? Answer: In Minnesota, it is a crime for any person to drive, operate, or be in physical...
June 19, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 12, 2017
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
Question: I see vehicles go by with extended carriers attached to their hitch with several full gas cans. We discuss what could happen if a driver was not paying attention and ran into one such vehicle. How safe can this be? Is there any laws in place that makes this unlawful? Answer:...
June 12, 2017 - 5:07pm
June 10, 2017
Camp Ripley veterans registry and the Minnesota military museum
The Minnesota Military Museum wants your story for their "Veterans Registry." The Registry is a statewide database containing information about the military service of Minnesota Veterans. A qualified Veteran is anyone who once served or is serving in the US military and was either...
June 10, 2017 - 8:15am
June 5, 2017
Free veterans medical ID
Medical IDs are an important benefit that veterans can claim, free of charge. It is Veterans Health Administration (VHA) policy that medical ID bracelets and pendants are made available for veteran patients at no cost. A medical ID is jewelry that could save your life. Medical conditions...
June 5, 2017 - 6:18pm
May 29, 2017
Looking for a summer camp? Try School Patrol Camp
Question: I was told that the Minnesota State Patrol is involved in teaching a school patrol camp in the summer. Can you provide me with some information about it? Answer: Legionville is a summer camp is where school patrol students are taught the fundamentals of school patrol, school...
May 29, 2017 - 3:32pm
May 28, 2017
Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11
The military exchanges have the green light to open their online doors to veterans by Nov. 11, an idea initially proposed by a top exchange official nearly three years ago. Defense Department officials notified the congressional oversight committees Jan. 11 of their intent to open...
May 28, 2017 - 10:18am
May 22, 2017
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program, upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial...
May 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 21, 2017
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Question: I want to install a lift kit and put bigger tires on my pickup. I want to comply with all the state laws. What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders? Answer: Adding a lift kit and installing bigger tires and rims are very popular...
May 21, 2017 - 12:39pm
May 14, 2017
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
Question: What are the most common vehicle equipment violations you see? Answer: In my career as a Minnesota State Trooper, I have witnessed and investigated all kinds of common equipment violations. The most common violations I have seen are: • Window tint violations: No vehicle...
May 14, 2017 - 11:04am
May 13, 2017
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
It has come to VA's attention that a phone line has been set up by an unknown party to potentially "mimic" the Veterans Choice Program phone line. This imposter phone line may be intended to reach veterans who inadvertently dial the Veterans Choice Program number incorrectly. We want...
May 13, 2017 - 9:03am
May 8, 2017
Unemployment compensation entitlement
If you are a service member separating from active duty you may qualify for unemployment compensation if you are unable to find a new job. In Fiscal Year 2016, the Army paid just over $170 million into this program which is the lowest it's paid in 13 years. The Unemployment Compensation...
May 8, 2017 - 5:08pm