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WDC head volleyball coach Volkmann earns 500th career win
Property transfers and marriage licenses - Sept. 22 edition
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
October 28, 2015
I love a good, flavorful soup. I make a lot of soups in the fall and winter, but this recipe for Mulligatawny soup is one of my favorites. You can adjust the level of spiciness to your liking. Enjoy! Mulligatawny Soup Makes 25 servings • 3 Tbsp. margarine • 2 c. chopped...
October 28, 2015 - 12:08am
October 20, 2015
"Poison" caramel apples
With Halloween in a couple of weeks, now is the time to be planning a party. These poison caramel apples fit the bill just right, but don't worry - they are sweet, not evil. Enjoy! Poison Caramel Apples Makes six servings • 6 Granny Smith apples, unwaxed • 2 c. sugar •...
October 20, 2015 - 12:08am
October 14, 2015
Caramel Apple muffins
Autumn is a time of harvesting and I always enjoy fresh-picked apples, apple cider, apple pie, pretty much anything with apples. I am always looking for unique, new ways to spruce up my recipes. This recipe for caramel apple muffins fits the bill. They are extremely simple to make...
October 14, 2015 - 12:10am
October 6, 2015
Chicken Fajita Melts
I really like Mexican food, especially fajitas. But fajitas can be messy. This recipe for Chicken Fajita Melts solves that problem without sacrificing the flavor. Enjoy! Chicken Fajita Melts Makes eight servings • 3 Tbsp. olive oil • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts,...
October 6, 2015 - 12:10am
September 29, 2015
The chili cook off was just held in Wadena last week with several businesses putting their best recipe out for judging. I was inspired to share with you a personal favorite of mine, white chili. It is a wonderful recipe distinct from the traditional chilis and it has the right blend...
September 29, 2015 - 12:10am
September 16, 2015
I recently celebrated my birthday and I do not care for cake, especially the store-bought kind. I prefer a nontraditional birthday treat and I love caramel. These caramel bars fit the bill perfectly. Rich and decadent, moist and gooey, they will leave you wanting more. Enjoy! Caramel...
September 16, 2015 - 12:10am
September 1, 2015
Garlic chicken fried rice
I love Asian food. It is absolutely my favorite food and I love trying new recipes. This recipe uses brown rice, which is healthier and delicious. But you can use white rice if you want. Enjoy! Garlic Chicken Fried Rice Makes four servings • 2 Tbsp. and 2 tsp. vegetable...
September 1, 2015 - 12:10am
August 18, 2015
No Bake Lemon Pie
Last week I talked about easy, no bake recipes for potlucks. Another really great recipe that fits in this category is this no bake lemon pie, which is quick and easy. Enjoy! No Bake Lemon Pie Makes one nine-inch pie • 1 (9 in.) prepared graham cracker pie crust •...
August 18, 2015 - 12:08am
August 11, 2015
Lime Mousse Torte
This summer has been a warm one. Summers seem to be filled with picnics, barbeques and other parties with friends and family. When deciding what to bring, I almost always want to make something that doesn't require the use of my oven on these hot days. This recipe for Lime Mousse...
August 11, 2015 - 12:08am
August 5, 2015
Pesto Chicken Salad
During this time of temporarily living alone, I have been experimenting a bit more in the kitchen. I get tired of the same old sandwiches for lunch and dinner, but don't want to get too elaborate, especially on the hot, muggy days. This recipe for Pesto Chicken Salad is surprisingly...
August 5, 2015 - 12:08am
July 29, 2015
Zucchini Summer Salad
Is your garden overflowing with zucchini? Are you tired of making zucchini bread and you don't know what to do with the extra? Then this recipe for zucchini summer salad is perfect for you. It is perfect for one person or for a crowd. I eat it as a main dish, but you can take out...
July 29, 2015 - 12:10am
July 14, 2015
Cooking for one often seems like too much effort and I have a difficult time motivating myself to do so. This recipe of Chicken Caprese is simple to make, yet full of flavor and will make you feel fancy. Enjoy! Chicken Caprese Makes 16 skewers • 1 lb. chicken breast, cooked...
July 14, 2015 - 12:10am
July 8, 2015
This Fourth of July, my family and some friends are going camping, RV style. Normally we stay home and have a golf tournament followed by a feast, prepared in a fully stocked kitchen. With a limited amount of cooking space, we have to get creative with our holiday dinner. This recipe,...
July 8, 2015 - 12:10am
June 30, 2015
I love cauliflower. It is such a versatile vegetable and because of it's own mild flavor, can take on the flavors of anything you mix it with. This recipe for loaded cauliflower, courtesy of Allrecipes.com, resembles loaded potatoes but is a healthier version. Enjoy! Loaded Cauliflower Makes...
June 30, 2015 - 12:10am
June 23, 2015
Breakfast sandwich with turkey and avocado
Now that my children are gone for the rest of the summer, I suddenly find myself cooking for one, which can get a little lonely. But just because I don't have an army to feed doesn't mean I have to resort to cereal for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To get a good start on the day,...
June 23, 2015 - 12:10am