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UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Child abuse rates spike in Minnesota
Wadena County wanted - April 20 edition
Here's to hoping they're hardy...
Wolverines stop Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale rally in seventh
Late rally falls short as B-H/V holds off Wolverines
Late runs lift Pillager past W-DC
Parkers Prairie spoils W-DC home opener
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United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
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Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative annual meeting slated for April 20
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Entertainment briefs - April 27 edition
Jorgenson draws a crowd April 8
'Fate of the Furious" reaches new heights in action
Hundreds attend Easter egg hunt in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - April 6 edition
Birth announcements - April 20 edition
Widows and orphans
Widows and orphans
Black appointed as the new Director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System
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Your letters - April 13 edition
VA Presumptive AO Diseases Pending Decisions for 2017
What are the laws concerning open bottles?
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
September 13, 2016
Lemon Garlic Pork Loin
I have a house full of teenagers right now. In addition to my children, I am hosting two exchange students. I decided to make a pork loin in my crockpot for dinner one night. It was a huge hit with all the kids! They ate it all and asked me to make it again soon. Enjoy! Lemon Garlic...
September 13, 2016 - 8:15am
September 6, 2016
Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki
The last couple of weeks I have been sharing easy recipes for cooking in crockpots. My crockpot gets a lot of use. I love the ease of throwing ingredients into it and coming home to a hot, delicious dinner. This recipe for chicken teriyaki is another favorite of my family and is...
September 6, 2016 - 12:08am
August 30, 2016
Maple Bacon Pork Loin
Continuing with the theme of easy, make-ahead freezer meals, I put together this recipe for Maple Bacon Pork loin. Cooked in a crockpot, it comes out so tender it will practically melt in your mouth. Service with mashed potatoes or a salad and you have a quick, delicious meal. Enjoy!...
August 30, 2016 - 8:15am
August 24, 2016
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
The summer has flown by and school is looming. With the beginning of the school year comes the multiple sports practices and games and hectic schedules. It can be difficult to put a healthy dinner on the table during the week. I have begun putting together my freezer meals that...
August 24, 2016 - 8:15am
August 16, 2016
Brazilian Chicken in Coconut Milk
I love watching the Olympics! The 2016 games began last week in Rio. Why not enjoy a traditional Brazilian dish to get into the spirit of the events? This recipe for Brazilian Chicken in Coconut Milk is bursting with flavor. Serve over rice or pasta for a hearty dinner. Enjoy! Brazilian...
August 16, 2016 - 8:15am
August 10, 2016
It has been a pretty hot summer. There is nothing better, in my opinion, than sitting on my back deck with some food off the grill and a pitcher of these watermelon margaritas. You can substitute tequila for lemon-lime soda if you prefer. Enjoy! Watermelon Margaritas Makes four servings...
August 10, 2016 - 8:15am
August 2, 2016
The last week has been hot, hot, hot! The last thing I want to do on a hot day is cook. When I have a gathering to go to, I try to make things that don't require my kitchen to be heated up. This recipe for Peach trifle fits the bill. It is easy to make and uses fresh summer fruit....
August 2, 2016 - 12:10am
July 26, 2016
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
The kids are gone and I am cooking for one these days. I don't like to make a big fuss when it is just me eating, so this recipe for Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad is perfect. It is flavorful, simple and delicious. Enjoy! Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad Makes two servings • 1-1/4 (6...
July 26, 2016 - 8:15am
July 19, 2016
Pina Colada Fruit Salad
In July, the weather is usually hot and humid. The last thing I want to do is heat up my kitchen by cooking. And when my kids are gone and it's just me at home, I am not going to make a big meal. A chicken salad or sandwich is fine. If i am still hungry, I'll add a fruit salad,...
July 19, 2016 - 12:08am
July 8, 2016
Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken
Seeing that it is grilling season, I try to cook outdoors as much as possible. Not only does it keep my house cool, but I love the smokey taste of grilled food. This recipe for Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken is so simple to make and combines sweet and tangy flavors that burst in your...
July 8, 2016 - 12:10pm
July 5, 2016
Grilled Corn Salad
I love interesting foods and I like to grill. This recipe for Grilled Corn Salad is perfect and easy to make. Add grilled chicken for a simple main dish. It will last for days in an airtight container in the fridge too. Enjoy! Grilled Corn Salad Makes six servings • 6 ears freshly...
July 5, 2016 - 8:15am
June 28, 2016
Independence Day drinks
With Independence Day coming up fast (where has this year gone?) it's time to meal plan our holiday gathering. I get bored of the same drinks, just as I do with food. I like to try new things and surprise my tastebuds. Here are a couple of drink recipes that are perfect for the...
June 28, 2016 - 8:15am
June 20, 2016
Bacon-wrapped corn on the cob
It's grilling season! I love to grill and experiment with recipes. This recipe for bacon-wrapped corn on the cob is an easy side dish to accompany anything from brats to steaks to chicken. The saltiness of the bacon means that you don't have to add extra salt or butter to the corn...
June 20, 2016 - 12:10am
June 14, 2016
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
Do you like buffalo wings? Do you have some picnics or barbeques coming up? Why not make this Buffalo Chicken Pasta salad to share? It will remind you of buffalo wings and is simple to make. You can substitute your favorite vegetables when this easy side dish. Enjoy! Buffalo Chicken...
June 14, 2016 - 12:08am
June 8, 2016
Spicy Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry
I was looking through my old recipe cards looking for something to make the other night when I cam across this recipe for Spicy Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry. I made it that night and it was a hit with the family! You can eliminate the Sriracha sauce to make the dish milder. Enjoy! Spicy...
June 8, 2016 - 12:10am