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Wadena County board votes to approve outside investigation against auditor/treasurer in union grievances

The Wadena County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to have its labor attorney oversee grievance allegations by Teamsters Local 320 against Wadena County Auditor/Treasurer Judy Taves. The allegations are that Taves has created a hostile work environment in her department. Based on a r

WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 20:20:48

Norwegian wood: Artist conducts Rosemaling workshop at Landmark Center

Henning Landmark Center has been providing artistic opportunities since it opened in 2009. Director, Dan Broten said every year they try to add more opportunities than the last. "We have art to offer an opportunity for art creativity and learning techniques from professionals in their field that wo

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 16:56:00

Minnesota's newest Fiber Arts Trail to host grand opening Sept. 22-23

The newest Fiber Arts Trail in Minnesota is an art and cultural destination located in Central Minnesota. The 14 members of the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail will host their grand opening weekend event Friday-Saturday, Sept. 22-23, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days. Trail members include fiber artis

MORRISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-09-19 21:49:00

Search warrant uncovers drug grow

A press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office describes a considerable marijuana operation southwest of New York Mills that has been shut down by law enforcement. According to the report, on the morning of Aug. 31, agents with the West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, aided

WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 21:41:00

The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area

A seat on the Aitkin City Council is no longer vacant, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. The council decided between two applicants to fill the empty seat, left when Molly James resigned from the council. Dan Schletty will serve out the remainder of the term through 2018. CROSBY The city of Crosb

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 12:01:00

Woman Fights Cities To Keep Emotional Support Pony

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - An unassuming pony is at the center of controversy in central Minnesota. Pam Davidson calls him Tony the Wonder Pony, but city leaders in Clarissa and Eagle Bend say he can't stay in city limits any longer. WCCO-TV dug into the debate that one woman's been trying to rein in for

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 05:10:00

Men accused of kidnapping make first court appearance

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The first court appearance of the three men suspected in the kidnapping and assault of a 15-year-old Alexandria girl drew a nearly full courtroom at the Douglas County Courthouse on Monday, Sept. 18. The men - Thomas Barker, 32, of Carlos, Minn.; Steven Powers, 20, of Benson, Min

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 00:51:18

Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17

Public assist, kid crying on side of road, crying because his friend ditched him and took of running from him, person one was attempting to walk home with both his bikes, transported person one home with his bikes, Alex. Saturday, September 16 Suspicious person, person walking bike, having trouble

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-18 19:29:58

Local students attend Camp Ryla

Kolbey Bormann, Hope Johnson, Emily Martinson, Maya Roe, Audrey Swanson, and Megan Tellinghuisen were sponsored by the Perham Rotary Club. RYLA is a youth leadership camp that gives high school students hands-on learning activities and sessions to build on their own leadership skills. The curriculum

PERHAMFOCUS.COM - 2017-09-20 00:36:00

OTC Coats for Kids drive begins

The Coats for Kids drive is now underway in Otter Tail County. This program helps to defray cold weather clothing costs for parents who may not be able to afford it. Last year, over1,500 coats, hats, and mittens were distributed to families throughout the county and the same number is expected this

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 15:23:26

Perham police investigate three recent burglaries

Perham police are investigating three separate burglaries that have occurred over the past three weeks. Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby said burglaries were reported Sept. 1, 2 and 11 at three different locations around town: Jean's the Right Plant Place, Ma's Little Red Barn and Lakeland Apartments

PERHAMFOCUS.COM - 2017-09-18 14:50:07

Schmitt joins North Country Dental

BEMIDJI-Dr. Terry Schmitt has joined the staff of North Country Dental, 1311 Bemidji Ave. N, and will see patients on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Schmitt is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry and is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association and Northw

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2017-09-17 13:16:00

Upcoming events planned for Itasca State Park

BEMIDJI -- The Friends of Itasca State Park will host a number of activities Saturday, Sept. 30. The annual meeting will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center classroom. The Friends of Itasca's annual Ozawindib Walk will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. starting in front of

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2017-09-19 18:42:24

Area Volleyball: Pillager outlasts Cardinals

Julia Johnson added nine kills, one block and four digs for the Huskies. Camryn Banaka recorded 41 digs and Mackenna Bjerga 34 set assists for the Cards, while Tabetha Allen led the team with 19 kills. Pillager 25 16 25 22 15 Staples-Motley 18 25 21 25 13 Pillager statistics Jordyn VanVickle 8 kills

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 03:40:43

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

Local organizations help clothe students

ASHLAND Every school year, nonprofit organizations Friends of the Children and Partners in Pride provide clothing to children in need in the Ashland and Russell school districts. Friends of the Children president Cheri Daniel told Ashland Rotarians on Monday the group works with the Family Resource

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 15:44:00

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 11:53:00

Norfolk Southern on hotseat after house fire

A home on Cox Lane in Tateville was destroyed by fire Saturday evening. No one was injured in the blaze, but some people connected to the incident say that emergency response was hampered by a slow-moving Norfolk-Southern train blocking the best entrance to the area. Tateville Volunteer Fire Chief J

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 11:45:00