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'I accept my punishment': St. Marie sentenced to life in prison without parole
City council votes to hold closed meeting April 3
No injuries in house fire Wednesday night
Wadena County Board: Human Services restructuring, handling more child welfare intakes
Cultural Center calls for essays for the Great American Think-off
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
WDC indoor track closed to public until further notice
Wolverines topped in double overtime
Justin Morneau is Tri-County Health Care's Men's Night Out keynote speaker
Trojans hand Wolverines 60-36 playoff loss
Muriel A. Kliber
Paul Richard Montan
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
EMS program draws more than 120 personnel
Physician assistant joins TCHC ReadyCare team
Tri-County, Lakewood staff take the plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota
New provider joins TCHC Wadena Clinic behavioral health
Fair Oaks Lodge coming under new management
Tomfoolery Fools Tom, Not Alice
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
Kind leads interactive show at First Congregational March 12
Wadena Area Concert Band performs March 18
Wadena Library to feature 'Minnesota's Wild and Woolly Prohibition Days'
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
Letter: Wadena should witness for all faiths
Letter: Stories needed for book
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: It's good to see God back in America again
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Zeva Lynn Roden
Alivya Lou Ann Greer
February 19, 2018
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers will be drawn into a gun debate that has blossomed since last week's Florida school shooting that left 17...
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
November 15, 2017
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
Tax cuts, winners and losers The Republican tax plan has been reported. People are analyzing the plan. The following analysis comes from Heather Long from the Washington Post. First, she comments on the big winners. Big corporations would be the biggest beneficiaries. The bill would...
November 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 25, 2017
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
MOORHEAD, Minn. — There are always proposals to reform the tax code, and that's especially the case after the 2016 presidential election....
February 25, 2017 - 2:29pm
February 4, 2017
Volunteers will begin tax preparations in February
The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Mahube Tax Aide Program helps area residents complete their federal, state and local tax filing obligations at no cost. The program is offered to residents who consider themselves to have low to moderate income. This year the program is available...
February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 3, 2017
Don't get tripped up this tax season
How much progress have you made on your 2017 taxes? More importantly, if you're not filing the return yourself, how trustworthy is your tax preparer? The IRS began accepting tax returns on Jan. 23 and is expecting more than 153 million individual tax returns will be filed. The Better...
February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 23, 2017
CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags on until May, especially...
January 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 12, 2017
Minnesota tax relief bill passes
ST. PAUL — More than 200,000 Minnesotans soon will receive tax breaks Minnesota senators passed legislation 66-0 Thursday, Jan. 12, to cut taxes by making state tax law conform with federal law. The House already took the same action to help Minnesotans who are beginning to...
January 12, 2017 - 5:25pm
December 23, 2016
Wadena residents upset by increasing property taxes
As the Wadena City Council prepared to approve its 2017 tax levy and budget last week, it was met with frustration from several residents who live in the Whitetail Run golf course neighborhood. The golf course is about four miles north of the city of Wadena but lots in that area are...
December 23, 2016 - 12:08am
August 21, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did...
August 21, 2016 - 12:08am
February 20, 2016
Tax forms available at Wadena City Library afterall
After working hard to get the word out that federal and state tax forms wouldn't be available at the Wadena City Library, branch manager Renee Frethem was surprised when she received them. The IRS and the state of Minnesota alerted libraries they would no longer be providing printed...
February 20, 2016 - 12:10am
June 9, 2015
Menahga man charged with tax crimes
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Otter Tail County Attorney's Office recently charged Richard Rapatt, of Menahga, with eight tax-related felonies. Rapatt is charged with four counts of failing to file returns and four counts of failing to pay taxes. According...
June 9, 2015 - 12:08am
June 20, 2014
City grants tax breaks to spur 'tornado lot' development
Vacant lots, some with driveways to nowhere, dot Wadena's southwest side, eerie reminders of the darkest day in the city's history. Almost...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
November 26, 2013
Wadena board approves one-half percent local option sales tax
Wadena commissioners voted unanimously to establish a one-half percent local option sales tax, effective April 1, 2014, for one year at the Nov. 21 county board meeting. The opportunity to establish the sales tax was provided by the Minnesota Legislature to give counties and cities...
November 26, 2013 - 9:10am
April 3, 2013
House DFL calls for increasing property tax refunds for 1 million
ST. PAUL — Almost 1 million Minnesotans would receive larger property tax refunds, or their first refunds, under a House Democratic proposal....
April 3, 2013 - 8:41am