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News briefs - July 28 edition
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Wadena Scout earning Eagle rank
Wadena Babe Ruth team headed for 13-15 state tournament
Blazers top Angels with ninth inning surge
WDC Babe Ruth club will meet DGF or Litchfield in state opener
Speer hired as GM, publisher of Northland Outdoors
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Luella Mae Trites
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Michael Charles Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Entertainment briefs - July 28 edition
The Abiders to perform Friday at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Old School to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Church briefs - July 21 edition
Birth announcements - July 21 edition
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
Your letters - July 21 edition
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
February 25, 2012
Wadena men survive cold plunge into Buchanan Lake
It was 9 p.m. on Feb. 12 when Dave Line and his friend, Derek Olson, were forced to take a cold plunge into Buchanan Lake. The two Wadena men...
February 25, 2012 - 3:38pm
February 21, 2012
Crashes keep State Patrol 'very busy'
The State Patrol is trying to keep up with nearly 200 crashes around the state Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning. Sgt. Jesse R. Grabow, public information trooper, issued this statement Tuesday morning: "The Minnesota State Patrol kept very busy throughout much of the state as...
February 21, 2012 - 7:55am
Deadly accident near Alexandria leaves four dead
Four young women are dead after a three-vehicle accident on an icy stretch of Interstate 94 near here Monday afternoon. The four are believed to be North Dakota State University freshmen, said Cam Knutson, student body president. The Minnesota State Patrol is expected to officially...
February 21, 2012 - 7:49am
February 20, 2012
Five ways crop growers can plan for spring drought
A drought threat posed across southern and western Minnesota is the most serious in over a decade, according to University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley. Climate outlooks currently favor more rain than normal this spring across much of the state, but it might...
February 20, 2012 - 4:44pm
February 13, 2012
Control buckthorn during winter dormancy
This year's unseasonably warm winter weather and little snow cover makes woody plant control easier in home and agricultural landscapes. Removing invasive plants like buckthorn is more successful in the winter months, when the plant is dormant. Buckthorn out-competes native plants...
February 13, 2012 - 3:46pm
February 11, 2012
Sauk Centre woman injured in crash
Two people from Sauk Centre, Minn. were injured in a crash Thursday, Feb. 2 that temporarily shut down traffic on U.S. Highway 10 west of Wadena. A 2008 Ford vehicle was stopped on U.S. Highway 10 in dense fog around 5:20 p.m., waiting to make a turn onto Otter Tail County Road 75,...
February 11, 2012 - 12:43pm
February 4, 2012
Sauk Centre woman critically injured in crash
Two people from Sauk Centre, Minn. were injured in a crash Thursday night that temporarily shut down traffic on U.S. Highway 10 west of Wadena. A...
February 4, 2012 - 3:27pm
January 31, 2012
10 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Without Spending a Dime
A common perception of "going green" is that it requires a big investment: either you have to spend a lot of money on something like an energy efficient HVAC system and expensive CFLs for your whole house, or you have to invest a lot of time researching product ingredient lists and...
January 31, 2012 - 11:07am
January 28, 2012
Abandoned animals moved from abandoned house
Wadena County Sheriff's Deputies moved a horse and some dogs from a location they believe was abandoned by the owners. Wadena County Chief Deputy Bill Cross reported the sheriff's office was called out on Jan. 17 to the residence on Wilderness Drive. Some neighbors saw the horse...
January 28, 2012 - 2:55pm
January 8, 2012
TCHC offers tips for avoiding injury in cold and icy conditions
In central Minnesota, we have had a warmer than normal winter, but more cold and icy conditions are likely to return before winter is declared over. Winter weather can create hazardous walking conditions at work or around your home. Tri-County Health Care encourages everyone to review...
January 8, 2012 - 1:56pm
January 1, 2012
Piles of Fleece and Blankets of Snow: Can a Space Heater Save You Money?
One of my favorite things about winter is sitting under a huge pile of blankets and quilts with a good book and a cup of homemade hot chocolate....
January 1, 2012 - 3:45pm
U of M offers tips to prevent freezing septic systems
Freezing problems with septic systems may be more common this year because a lack of snow cover across Minnesota exposes existing system inadequacies as temperatures dip lower. Snow serves as an insulating blanket over septic tanks and soil treatment areas. According to Extension...
January 1, 2012 - 1:05pm
Near-misses on the ice
The Todd County Sheriff's Office issued a dangerous ice warning Thursday night and said no one should operate vehicles or ATVs on the ice. There have been several near-miss incidents in the area: A 20-year-old man from Fargo fell through thin ice on his ATV on Prairie Lake near...
January 1, 2012 - 11:41am
December 31, 2011
Funds available for energy assistance program through Jan. 13
Funding is still available for available for households in Otter Tail and Wadena County for help with heating and electric costs. If households needing help have not already applied for help this heating season funds are still available to assist households in need that meet income...
December 31, 2011 - 12:00pm
Mild December creating headaches for ice fishermen
Ice fishing has been a difficult sport for some this winter as unusually mild temperatures prevail in west central Minnesota. Houses have already...
December 31, 2011 - 11:33am