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Wadena students to graduate from MSUM Dec. 20
WDC 1st quarter honor roll released
USDA NRCS announces EQIP application cutoff date
CRASH UPDATE: Man identified in fatal vehicle crash north of Aldrich
University Centers opening in Wadena, Fergus Falls
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod
Flyers shut down Wolverines
There is more to the falling numbers of Minnesota high school officials than crowd noise
Wolverines downed by New York Mills in season-opening duel
Verndale stifles Wadena-DC
Austin David Bacon
Florence Lillian Petersen
Gaylor C. "Eric" Erickson
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Ganyo
Radiothon To End Child Abuse raises $12,777 in Wadena
Compete with online shopping? If you can't beat 'em, join 'em
Series on shopping: Changing things up
Property Transfers: Week of Nov. 26-30
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
Book Ends: Mike Lein brings northwoods humor to Wadena
Vintage Songs and Dances of Immigrant America: Ken Burns' pianist Jacqueline Schwab in concert
42nd Street Jazz Band to perform at Wadena Depot Sept. 29
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
Other Opinion: Why I invest locally
Series message: David can beat Goliath
Veteran Services: Free flu shots for VA enrolled vets
Ask a Trooper: Animals on the road
Your Letters: Grandparent program could use you
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
After the Hunt: Area hunters find success during deer season
Christenson has top buck in Verndale Lions contest
Boone Lee Wegscheid
Kaylah Marie Lynch
Troy Vernon Kaeter
September 4, 2018
Your letters: Teacher of the Year program cut
At the August VFW Post 3922 meeting funding for the Teacher of the Year program was cut. It terminated promoting the program in the Wadena community and school. Rotary Club members who were at their meeting on July 25 and the Elks Lodge members who were at their meeting on July 26...
September 4, 2018 - 8:15am
August 28, 2018
Your letters: Unwinnable wars
Lyndon Johnson's war on poverty, the Johnson-Nixon Vietnam conflict, George W. Bush's ego trip into Iraq and Donald Trump's trade war have something in common. They were all ill-advised, unnecessary and not winnable. Jerry Miller, Sebeka
August 28, 2018 - 9:06am
Your letters: Look to elected school officials for answers
"School Choice" is a policy often endorsed by conservative candidates -including the GOP gubernatorial Jeff Johnson - that uses euphemistic language to disguise the destructive nature of those policies towards public schools.
August 28, 2018 - 8:15am
August 21, 2018
Your letters: Overturn Roe vs Wade to stop natural disasters
A woman has the "right" to kill her baby? Where in the bible or our Constitution does it say that? At the moment of conception a "human man" and and "human woman" create a new "human baby boy" or a new "human baby girl." Human life begins at conception! If it didn't, there wouldn't...
August 21, 2018 - 9:30am
August 13, 2018
Letter to editor: Support endorsement process
Regardless of which of the two dominant political parties you support or align with in Minnesota, your endorsement process is being spit upon by a large number of candidates this year.
August 13, 2018 - 9:06am
August 6, 2018
Your letters: A goodbye letter to my neighbors and friends
First of all, I want to thank all of you I've known for being my friends and neighbor while I was here these last almost 90 years. I got to live in the best time on earth there was to live. We all worked hard and nobody knew it. God has been good to me.
August 6, 2018 - 9:30am
July 16, 2018
Your letters: A response to Byman letter
I have been debating with myself over answering Elaine Byman's letter to the editor of June 21st. I really had better things to do, but her opinions were so out in right field I couldn't let it go by. Issue No. 1: I'm a Catholic and am against Roe V. Wade, but this is not a Democrat...
July 16, 2018 - 8:15am
June 26, 2018
Your letters: Either you are for God or against Him
The eight years of the former President along with the radical left, the ACLU and the IRS under the reign of President Obama have shown they are against God!
June 26, 2018 - 12:48pm
June 24, 2018
Other Opinion: Replace Line 3 best, safest option
As we approach the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearings later this month, it's important to understand what Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project is about: protecting communities and the environment and bringing economic opportunities to the region.
June 24, 2018 - 10:07am
June 20, 2018
Your letters: Support your county fair
Kudos to the Fair Board! I want to express my appreciation to the Wadena County Fair Board. They have been working hard on planning and preparing for the 2018 County Fair which begins this Thursday. Many of the Fair Board members attend a conference to gain new ideas for performances...
June 20, 2018 - 9:47am
June 19, 2018
Your Letters: Wadena needs a lake
What beautiful weather we had. Maybe it was really warm. The fishermen and women really have fun catching the trophy fish on their trips. They always say what Wadena needed was a big lake. But most of the lakes are a half an hour from Wadena. Thomas Hostad, Wadena
June 19, 2018 - 11:02am
May 29, 2018
Letter: Veterans Concert Band finds success in Wadena
On behalf of all the members of the Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band, thanks to all who helped make our recent concert in Wadena a huge success! This was a first-time trip to Wadena for the RRVVCB, and we are so grateful to everyone there for the wonderful reception! This concert...
May 29, 2018 - 12:48pm
April 10, 2018
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Thank you a thousand times to Josh from Verndale for stopping to help our client Leroy when you saw him fall on the ice on Sunnybrook Road. Thank you for helping him up and into your truck and bringing him back to his Parkwood home. Leroy has a mission to rid our neighborhood of stray...
April 10, 2018 - 12:48pm
Letter: Gun violence crisis runs much deeper than mass shootings
In 2017, there were over 310 mass shootings in the U.S. in which four or more people were injured or killed. Since 2013, there have been 142 school shootings, with 19 already in 2018. What we sometimes forget are the almost 35,000 gun deaths and approximately 65,000 gun-related injuries...
April 10, 2018 - 9:06am
March 31, 2018
Letter: Christianity gets more press because of passionate people
Zeus or Jesus seems more like a first century choice, than a 21st century one, but here it is. A recent writer, troubled by uncomfortably frequent references to the Judeo-Christian God in the PJ, expressed relief at seeing the name of another deity (Zeus) in an article about a police...
March 31, 2018 - 10:34am