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Treasure trove of love: Jewel prompts Free Adoption Day Saturday at DL’s Humane Society
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
Unseasonably warm: Early ice demands common sense from local sportsmen
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Former Minn. Gov. Carlson says Franken shouldn't resign
Count your blessings and your birds
Wadena-DC shuts down Bertha-Hewitt
Prairie Centre rolls Morris Area/Benson Area
Thompson duo helps Hawley over Wadena-DC
Donovan, Lightning skate past Wolverines
Mary Ann Erckenbrack
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lillian Evelyn Ryther
Terrance L. Koep
Grimes joins TCHC Ottertail Clinic
TCHC seeks new name for prenatal/OB program
Scott joins TCHC emergency department
Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 14 edition
Empty Stocking Fund receives a boost from talent show
Art Aficionados Array Art Adventures
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 30 edition
MN author Szarke includes regional locations in books
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
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
How to obtain a cold war recognition certificate
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Can kids wear bike helmets in ATVs?
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
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Five generations of family were brought together at Fair Oaks Lodge Nursing Home.
Connor Daniel Porter
Olivia Alaine Graham
Kahlani Jean Lynn Johnson
Leo Sylvester Bosh
July 31, 2017
Rolling out the expert action badge Army non-infantry soldier award
Note: Starting July 31, I will be back in my old office at the Wadena County courthouse. My old office is located in the basement at the bottom of the stairs to the right. I will have my sign back on the door my phone number will remain the same (218) 631-7617.
July 31, 2017 - 8:05pm
July 22, 2017
VA veterans identification card issued with VA benefits enrollment
Many veterans do not realize that to become eligible for the VA's comprehensive medical benefits package, they must first enroll. After they enroll, they are pleasantly surprised by the VA's swift check-in process. Once enrolled, they receive their VIC (Veteran Identification Card),...
July 22, 2017 - 11:15am
July 16, 2017
Ten tips to lose weight
VA's National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention encourages veterans and their families to jump start the summer season by using the following Eat Wisely tips. 1. Establish regular meal times. Try not to skip any meals because skipping meals leads to overeating later...
July 16, 2017 - 11:54am
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 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 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 13, 2017
Veterans of fishing
With 40-degree temperatures and thick cloud cover, last Saturday was not ideal for a fishing excursion. That didn't stop Fishing with Vets, a...
May 13, 2017 - 10:18am
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
April 30, 2017
National cemetery administration ranked first in customer satisfaction
For the sixth consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration (NCA) was ranked first in customer satisfaction among the nation's top corporations and federal agencies in an independent survey conducted by the CFI Group utilizing the science of...
April 30, 2017 - 10:18am
April 24, 2017
Black appointed as the new Director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen D. Black as the new Director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. "We are excited to bring Mr. Black on board as the new director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System," said Jan Murphy,...
April 24, 2017 - 6:17pm
April 17, 2017
VA Presumptive AO Diseases Pending Decisions for 2017
With 2017 and a new presidential administration, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs faces an array of decisions related to the herbicide Agent Orange, which contained the toxic chemical dioxin and was used to kill vegetation during the Vietnam War. Among them are: Whether to...
April 17, 2017 - 4:40pm
April 10, 2017
VA cemeteries pre-need determination of eligibility program
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Dec. 8 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...
April 10, 2017 - 2:00pm