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UPDATE: Individual found deceased in Menahga home fire is identified
WDC FCCLA members visit the Minnesota State Capitol
$1.9 million solution moving forward for drainage at fairgrounds
3 people dead, officer shot in Nevis
Wadena County Court Report - Jan. 23 - Feb. 10
Wadena-DC boys hockey opens Section 6A playoffs at home
25th annual Rhythmette Review shows off skills of young and old
Barnesville takes down Wadena-DC
Wolverines take home finale
Wolverines open postseason with Barnesville
Margaret Catherine Henry
An ice fishing sensation is now built in Verndale
Operation Round Up supports local organizations
Property Transfers for week of Feb. 2
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
As good as 'Pure Gold': Pure Gold Nutrition owner seeing high volume of health-driven customers
Let your voice be heard with the Northern Lights Chorale
WDC One-Act to perform 'Tracks' Friday
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
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
Ask a Trooper: What do you think about raising speed limits?
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
Veteran Services: Free urns for veterans
Ask a Trooper: If I'm stopped at an intersection, do I still pull over?
Your Letters: You helped children in poverty
Central Minnesota family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
DNR invites public to apply for new deer advisory committee
UPDATE: Road-kill cougar to get full examination
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Elizabeth Beatrice Hedlund
February 10, 2019
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
To the Editor, The ethanol industry has great potential to improve agricultural communities in Minnesota, boosting the economy and helping our hardworking farmers provide for their families. Over the past five years, farm income has fallen by 46 percent. One thing that all Americans...
February 10, 2019 - 11:26am
February 2, 2019
Your Letters: Stand up for the innocent
What is Governor Cuomo of New York gaining by signing a death warrant for children? This atrocious "law" states that a baby can be aborted up until birth! People celebrated with cheers, champagne flowing and the Empire State Building lit up in pink! Let us not cave in to despair nor...
February 2, 2019 - 12:04pm
February 1, 2019
Your Letters: Clear snow from mail boxes
Dear Editor: Now that Polar Vortex Jayden has moved on and we are headed for a brief warm up, we need our customers' help. Postal carriers have suffered serious injuries related to slips, trips and falls due to icy and snow covered walkways and porch steps. Preventing a slip or bad...
February 1, 2019 - 9:29am
January 8, 2019
Other Opinion: Thinking-over vegetarianism
An alarming misinterpretation of vegetarianism recently surfaced. It primarily argued against the role of education in presenting full information to children. Open education on vegetarianism and diet choice was interpreted as threatening to public welfare.
January 8, 2019 - 11:26am
January 2, 2019
Your Letters: A plea against socialism
In the 20th century, China, Russia and Germany killed over 125,000,000 of their own citizens! All three were socialist governments and all three disarmed their citizens first. Now considering the liberal goals of socialism and disarmament of the United States of America, remember...
January 2, 2019 - 3:05pm
December 22, 2018
Your Letters: Must have been the guns
These are Paul Harvey's words following the 1999 shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. "How can we blame it all on guns? If only the parents had kept their children away from the guns, we wouldn't have had such a tragedy. Yeah it must have been the guns. It couldn't...
December 22, 2018 - 8:48am
December 21, 2018
Other Opinion: Lawsuit puts clean water funding in jeopardy
Like many city officials, I breathed a sigh of relief when Gov. Dayton signed the $1.5 billion public works bill into law last spring. The bill included $123 million for clean water infrastructure upgrades and repairs across the state, which meant that my city was slated to receive...
December 21, 2018 - 10:28am
December 7, 2018
Other Opinion: Why I invest locally
Buy local. Support local independent businesses. We hear it all the time, but it is more important now than ever. Even big-box solutions that we have grown used to for one-stop convenience are struggling because of online shopping. Is that where our values are? Online? Convenience?...
December 7, 2018 - 11:00am
December 3, 2018
Your Letters: Grandparent program could use you
I am writing this as a Foster Grandparent at the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary school. I've been participating in this program for the past 10 years. I call it my "life line" because of the support, friends, and it gives me something enjoyable to do. I especially enjoy working with...
December 3, 2018 - 8:48am
November 29, 2018
Your Letters: Thanks to Empty Stocking volunteers
Thank you to the volunteers who so generously shared their time and talent for the 2018 Empty Stocking Talent Program. The 92nd annual program was a success due to your support. We are very fortunate to have so many talented individuals in our community. Diane Peters Talent coordinator...
November 29, 2018 - 3:36pm
November 20, 2018
Your Letters: We are Democrats
We sure are democrats! Number one, a gay person was elected and serving in the House. Number two, Michelle Obama puts out book, she never knew women have miscarriages and she's not alone! Number three, Omar serving in the Senate trying to work with Israel. Supreme Court justice Brett...
November 20, 2018 - 8:48am
November 7, 2018
Your Letters: Thanks from Humane Society
The Wadena County Humane Society expresses their sincere appreciation to all who attended our annual Fall Chili Feed. To those who promoted the event, donated monies or items for the silent auction, supplies, or purchased T-shirts, calendars and items of the auction, THANK YOU. The...
November 7, 2018 - 8:48am
Your letters: Division and dissension
To the editor: A lot of the outside world would like to see our beloved America crumble from within - there are inside forces working to obtain that goal. There are liberals and liberals with lots of money who want division and dissension in America and there is definitely a lot of...
November 7, 2018 - 7:23am
November 6, 2018
Your Letters: Watch out for farmers
The sunny sky felt so warm. Even a breeze was blowing. Most of the tree leaves are on the ground. Now we will have to wait until spring to see more leaves. Even blossoms in the lilacs like they were on the farm. Even the fruit trees will be in bloom, when the apples and plums will...
November 6, 2018 - 12:04pm
Your Letters: If you cross the border
It seemed appropriate to share the words of Jeff Foxworthy at this time. "Lets see if I've got this! If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor. If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely. If you cross the Afghan border...
November 6, 2018 - 9:37am