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Wadena police department recently hired Norman County deputy shot in the line of duty
Keeping MN and Wadena Ready
Annual nuisance inspections are imminent
News briefs - April 17 edition
Wadena approves automatic fire mutual aid
Five Verndale cagers named all-conference
BHV girls team places third in Anderson-Cole Invitational
Archery scores - April 10 edition
Updated Spring Sports Schedules
Janson advancing to Upper Midwest
Maurice Franklin Finck
Can auto dealers be charged for too much window tint?
Miracle Mansion should be saved
Your letters - April 10 edition
Train safety refresher
In the beginning. . .
Dairy Princess 2014 crowned
Baked asparagus with balsamic butter sauce
Grow a Nutritious Garden in a Pot
Easter Breakfast Casserole
Birth announcements - April 10 edition
Deputy Sheriff Marcyes running for Todd County Sheriff
Power: A family tradition
Human services director ends four decade career
Mason Bros expands Abby’s Bakery
Development director asks Wadena institutions to promote each other
Annual Easter egg hunt set for Saturday at Toby’s Hill
Wadena County Humane Society hosts dinner, silent auction April 24
Library events for April
God’s Not Dead movie review
Foto Find April 10
DNR appoints Erik Thorson as Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor
What type of crisis are Minnesota deer hunters facing?
2014 Sport show camps out at Minneapolis Convention Center March 26-30
December 4, 2013
Retiree survivor checklist
This checklist is designed to provide retirees and their loved ones with some help in preparing for the future. The following information is not all-inclusive and should be used with other estate planning tools to lessen trauma to your loved ones. 1. Create a military file. __ Retirement...
opinion / editorials
December 4, 2013 - 8:51am
October 30, 2013
Medicare part D
By David A Anderson, Wadena County Veteran Service Officer Medicare Part D beneficiaries are two to three times more likely than those covered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to be prescribed brand name diabetes drugs rather than generics, a new study suggests. Because...
opinion / commentary
October 30, 2013 - 10:10am
October 23, 2013
Applying for Survivor Benefit Plan Annuity
By David A Anderson If you are the designated beneficiary of a deceased military retiree's Survivor Benefit Plan, complete and submit the following documents to begin your SBP annuity account (All forms can be completed online and downloaded at the websites given): ...
opinion / commentary
October 23, 2013 - 9:52am
October 16, 2013
Free License Eligibility card available to Minnesota’s disabled veterans
By David Anderson Minnesota resident veterans with 100 percent service-connected permanent disability can apply for a free eli-gibility card that allows them to re-ceive a free small game and either-sex deer hunting license each year. “Disabled veterans will no longer have to...
outdoors / hunting
October 16, 2013 - 9:01am
September 3, 2013
VA reaches out to veterans about the health care law
The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an awareness campaign and a new website, www.va.gov/aca, to let veterans know what the Affordable Care Act means for them and their families. Veterans receiving healthcare from the Department of Veterans Affairs will see no change in...
opinion / commentary
September 3, 2013 - 4:57pm
February 9, 2013
Local groups discuss religious wording at proposed memorial
The placement of Christian references on memorial plaques that could be included in a future veteran's memorial was the focus of discussion during a Wadena Park Advisory Board meeting this week. The Veteran's Memorial Committee and Wadena Park Advisory Board members raised differing...
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Fallen war hero honored
Major General Larry Shellito, head of Minnesota's Department of Veterans Affairs, was awestruck that tiny Park Rapids staged a "phenomenal tribute"...
May 25, 2012 - 10:47am
January 23, 2011
Shellito plans to reach out to veterans
Larry Shellito commanded thousands of Minnesota National Guard troops the past seven years, including those fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, but now faces a different kind of battle. As the newly named Minnesota Veterans' Affairs Department commissioner, the 65-year-old retired...
January 23, 2011 - 3:25pm
April 15, 2009
Your Letter: Music libraries help veterans
We must never forget what we can do to remember or help our veterans. We're in the seventh year of this war. It's the longest in our nation's history with an all-volunteer force.
April 15, 2009 - 12:44pm