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Wadena residents remember the death of an American President
Thankful for family
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
Annual Wadena Christmas Festival ready to shine
Jury trial set for Wadena man accused of killing wife
Hopp leads Prairie Centre to road win
Prairie Centre opens season with a split
WDC senior Casey Volkmann commits to play volleyball at Winona State
Bethlehem Academy edges Wadena-DC for third place
Welcome home ceremony for Wolverines
George A. Hanson
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Eugene J. Foster
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
New physician assistant joins TCHC Henning Clinic
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Like 'pure gold': Nutrition business opens on Jefferson
Laying out the welcome mat
M State choirs welcome the holiday season with 'Gloria'
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 23 edition
Center hosts Zeitgeist quartet concert
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
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
Wi-Fi scam beware free connection offer
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
VA Selects Providers for Dental Insurance Program
Your letters - Nov. 2 edition
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
More hunting opportunities coming with spring turkey hunting season
Leo Sylvester Bosh
September 6, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 31 edition
Wadena will have a good future Wadena will have a good future. We will be a city to be reckoned with. After Wadena got the southeast infrastructure project done, it is so beautiful. Now the next project will start which is the southwest project, from the Wadena depot to the Wadena-Deer...
September 6, 2017 - 6:37pm
September 5, 2017
How many people can ride on a motorcycle?
Question: My wife and I love to ride our Honda 1800 Goldwing trike. Can our granddaughter ride between us on short rides? She is seven and loves to ride too. Answer: In looking at motorcycle owner manuals, it says, "Your motorcycle is designed to carry you and one passenger." Based...
September 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 2, 2017
When darkness is in our backyards, let's turn on the light
It shakes a person's world when something happens like the murder/womb raiding of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontain-Greywind of Fargo. One of the people arrested for that crime is Brooke Crews, who spent time living in the Perham area. The arrest is fresh—she has not been convicted—but...
September 2, 2017 - 7:49pm
August 30, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 24 edition
MNDOT should have completed Wadena bypass Why didn't the Minnesota Department of Transportation complete the section bypassing Wadena? I suppose MNDOT wasn't interested in doing anything in Wadena! If they would have finished it back in the 1980s, it would have helped the BNSF railway...
August 30, 2017 - 6:50pm
We're expanding our WDC sports coverage
As you flip through this week's newspaper, you'll notice some significant changes. The most obvious one involves a concerted effort by us to...
August 30, 2017 - 8:43am
August 29, 2017
Can you drive in a bike lane?
Question: Can you drive in a bike lane? For instance, use it for a right turn lane?
August 29, 2017 - 5:23pm
Five things spouses should know about PTSD
You never invited combat stress or post-traumatic stress disorder to be a part of your marriage. But there it is anyway, making everything harder. Sometimes you want to give up. Why does everything have to be so, so hard? Other times, you wish someone would just give you a manual...
August 29, 2017 - 7:57am
August 28, 2017
What is the Tomahawk Missile
The Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles used in U.S. military strikes against Syria on April 6 have been a key tool in the Defense Department's arsenal for the last 25 years, seen as powerful statement of military force with minimal danger to U.S. personnel. Nearly 60 of the high-tech munitions...
August 28, 2017 - 5:49pm
August 23, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 17 edition
Wadena baseball should join new league The Wadena Chiefs baseball team should get into the same league as the Fargo Red Hawks. That would bring the need for big hotels to Wadena. The opening game could feature the Minnesota Twins and the Wadena Chiefs. I can just see all that baseball...
August 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 19, 2017
Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
It can be difficult navigating the government bureaucracy to obtain veterans disability and other benefits, but all it should cost you is time, not money. The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs recently advised veterans, active service members and their families not...
August 19, 2017 - 10:18am
What are some bus safety tips?
Question: I read where the fine for going through a school bus stop arm will increase in Minnesota. Can you talk about the fine amount and school bus safety? Answer: As of Aug. 1, 2017, the fine has increased from $300 to $500 and the violation would remain a misdemeanor. The Department...
August 19, 2017 - 9:25am
August 16, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
Depot and bandstand should be open all summer long Why can't the Wadena Depot and bandstand be used every day of the summer? Taxpayer money was used to remodel the building. The Depot is advertised in the Trains Magazine May issue. All different types of music could be gotten for...
August 16, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 14, 2017
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Question: I noticed a dog that was in a vehicle the other day at a local business parking lot and the occupants were not around. I was wondering what I should have done. With the recent warm weather, I can imagine the temperature inside the car must have been dangerously high for...
August 14, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 13, 2017
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
Note: as of July 31, I am back in my old office at the Wadena County courthouse (415 Jefferson Street South). 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....
August 13, 2017 - 11:34am
August 8, 2017
Culture of ag is worth preserving
In how many industries do people help their competitors during a rough patch? When do they haul supplies to the guy down the road who, through...
August 8, 2017 - 4:40pm