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County to part with old office equipment, city rummage sale to be held
England Prairie Days coming Aug. 25-27
Local farmers markets accepting EBT, SNAP cards
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Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Youth football camp coming to Wadena
14C: Midway upends Wadena-DC
George’s big day leads Shockers to 14C win
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Ray H. Mease
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Whitetail Properties Real Estate LLC Awards Jason Ziegler, Minnesota Land Specialist --EMDASH-- Most Transactions
Huebsch coming aboard as transit director
From the bean to the brain
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
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Broccoli Chicken Divan
Waffle Fry Nachos
Wadena mental health advocate receives award
I'm a liberal, science-loving Christian...a whaaat?
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Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
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What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
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
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March 18, 2017
Will the Vikings find an offense to match their defense?
Chances to succeed and chances to fail come along for all of us every day so why should we exclude Mike Zimmer and his Minnesota Vikings? Familiar names are leaving the Vikes and new ones are arriving as the team wades into the 2017 season. The question right now is "will we be in...
March 18, 2017 - 8:15am
February 21, 2017
Local deer numbers pretty impressive
Where is our local deer population going in 2017? How about straight up? Signs of an early spring for west central Minnesota are everywhere as end of February approaches. That generally signals more food for whitetails, strong reproduction and a good fall of deer hunting. The Minnesota...
February 21, 2017 - 12:35pm
February 7, 2017
Many more steps necessary for Twins to succeed
There was a number kicked around Jan. 26 when the Twins Winter Caravan touched base in Wadena. It is etched into the Major League record books for all time. In the big Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/Senior High gym, former Twins great Dan Gladden asked Wadena fans if he knew how many games...
February 7, 2017 - 12:28pm
Where will the Vikings sail off to now?
I was asked the other day if I thought Mike Zimmer would be back with the Vikings next season. After the game at Green Bay, I must admit to some doubts. I have seen coaches lose control of their players before and it is not a pretty sight.
January 7, 2017 - 10:18am
December 3, 2016
Crunch time here for the Vikings
Our Minnesota Vikings have arrived at the "How Much Do You Want It?" time of the NFL season. The Vikings let a golden opportunity escape them last Thursday when they lost for the second time this season to the Detroit Lions, a team they used to regularly clobber. For most of the game...
December 3, 2016 - 12:10am
November 18, 2016
Patience will be Minnesota's watchword in 2017
It would be great if Twins fans were looking forward to the 2017 baseball season with the same hope that carried them through the off-season last year. Unfortunately, as the old country song says, "I tell you, boys, this life is hard and cruel." At this point, it looks like the Minnesota...
November 18, 2016 - 8:15am
November 5, 2016
Beauty, grace and danger all rolled into one
It is very difficult not to admire the white-tailed deer and even more difficult to ignore them. They are masters of camouflage and graceful...
November 5, 2016 - 12:10am
October 21, 2016
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
It is great to see the Minnesota Vikings marauding their way through the 2016 football season. It is also a little on the incredible side when you consider some of their best pieces are not on the board. The Vikings, popularly referred to these days as "Purple Reign," went into their...
October 21, 2016 - 8:15am
September 1, 2016
With Teddy gone do Vikes have enough to win?
Are the Minnesota Vikings going to enter the 2016 NFL season packing the talent they need for another playoff season? After the fall of Teddy Bridgewater that is quite a question.
September 1, 2016 - 8:15am
August 26, 2016
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Five weeks of the 2016 baseball season is still on the books for the Minnesota Twins but the 2017 team is now the priority. It is no longer important what happened to the Twins this season. The past is the past and regrets, like striking out with the bases loaded or failing to protect...
August 26, 2016 - 8:15am
August 19, 2016
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Why not ditch the National Football League's pre-season schedule?
August 19, 2016 - 8:15am
August 12, 2016
Kepler playing well enough to earn AL Rookie of the Year honors
Minnesota outfielder Max Kepler has to be considered a strong contender at this point for 2016's American League Rookie of the Year award. Kepler, who was born in that great baseball city of Berlin, Germany in 1993, has proven to be quite adept at parking baseballs where outfielders...
August 12, 2016 - 12:10am
August 8, 2016
Athletics often a big help for schools, enrollments
How much athletic participation does your school have? Worlds will not collide if you do not happen to know the answer but the question for schools might be a bigger one than you think. Dave Retzlaff was the head men's basketball coach and athletic director at what is now called...
August 8, 2016 - 8:15am
July 30, 2016
Green was quite a shock
It does not seem to be that long ago the Vikings named a Stanford football coach to be their top man. Dennis Green, who died last Friday of a heart attack at the age of 67, was quite an eye opener when he signed on to replace Jerry Burns in 1992. Until Green came along, every Minnesota...
July 30, 2016 - 8:15am
July 22, 2016
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Are the Minnesota Vikings sounding a little too cocky as the 2016 season approaches? Heading into training camp the headlines are all about how wonderful the Vikes are going to be when the regular season arrives in September. The competition is going to be scattered like bowling pins....
July 22, 2016 - 8:15am