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Perham senior Olympian wins 17 medals in Wyoming Senior Olympics
Woman charged in boyfriend’s dragging death
Living History: Record crowd turns out for Wadena Garden Club show
Giving a hoot
Frito Lay building burglarized
Fall Sports: WDC athletes back in action
Trapper's Education Course on tap
Golf scores - Aug. 14 edition
Blazers, Braves fall to Detroit Lakes in Region 14C
Sports can be the straw that stirs the drink
Gilbert 'Gibb' Wegscheid
Alvin Michael Marsh
Dollar Tree to buy competitor Family Dollar
ALC is an option for students
A new way to fish
Wadena Roller Rink has been open 60 years
MVI keeps crops growing
48th annual Corn and Chicken Feed
Recollections of Judge Murray of the early days in Wadena - Part One
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 14 edition
"Into the Storm" will leave you breathless
Little Red Caboose variety show back for second Railroad Days
Birth announcements - Aug. 14 edition
Langer recognized by US Achievement Academy
Local student earns degree from Bemidji State University
Fiery Grilled chicken
Wadena student receives MSU Moorhead scholarship
How Many Ways to the Father?
Top eight reasons to use your VA loan
What do the orange speed limit signs mean in construction zones?
New pilot program offers free hotel accommodations for veterans searching for jobs in Minnesota
What are the rules concerning political signs on highways?
Minnesota waterfowl season opens Sept. 27
Three boys and a dock
Hunters can target Canada geese beginning Aug. 9
April 18, 2014
Birk shares stories with Men's Night Out crowd
There was a time when Matt Birk had a job lined up for himself on Wall Street. Having earned an economics degree from Harvard University, Birk was going to enter the world of high finance. It may have worked out that way but the Minnesota Vikings had other plans for Birk....
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 17, 2014
Deputy Sheriff Marcyes running for Todd County Sheriff
Deputy Sheriff Lonnie Marcyes announced today his run for Todd County sheriff. The Fergus Falls college graduate has over 11 years experience as both a deputy and officer in Long Prairie, Staples, and Eagle Bend. In addition, Maryces served as school liaison officer, is a member of...
April 17, 2014 - 10:00am
Power: A family tradition
Power lines run in the Koranda blood line. In 1947, during the early days of rural electrification, Don Koranda went to work for Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative, building some of the first power lines in the central Minnesota countryside. “They dug the holes and set (poles)...
April 17, 2014 - 12:00am
April 14, 2014
Human services director ends four decade career
When the next warm wind blows in from the south, Paul Sailer won’t be sitting in the human services building, overseeing the agency of 65 employees. He’ll be at his idyllic farmstead north of Wadena, waiting for the bluebirds to return. “I’ll be out in my apple orchard,...
April 14, 2014 - 10:28am
Mason Bros expands Abby’s Bakery
Mason Brothers is adding jobs in Wadena as it more than doubles its bakery operation on the northeast side of town. Since Abby’s Bakery...
April 14, 2014 - 12:00am
Development director asks Wadena institutions to promote each other
Mark Hanson has a unique plan to promote Wadena. The director of the West Central Economic Development Alliance - a Sebeka-based organization dedicated to improving the region’s business climate - is asking area restaurants, service providers, stores, schools and non-profit organizations...
April 14, 2014 - 12:00am
April 13, 2014
Property transfers - April 10 edition
PROPERTY TRANSFERS Leaf River Area Habitat for Humanity Affiliate, Inc., aka Leaf River Area Habitat for Humanity, Inc., hereby conveys to Joshua J. Kern and Kelsey J. Haman, as jt ten, Lot 2, Block 3, except the N 7.6’ and except the Etly 10’ of said Lot 2, Block 3. Larry...
April 13, 2014 - 12:00am
April 8, 2014
VFW poppy board sales begins April 16
The VFW Post No. 3922 will begin distributing poppy boards to area businesses and selling poppies beginning April 16. Poppy Day is May 8 and 9. The poppy street sales support the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.A. and the ladies Auxiliary. For more information, call Joe at...
April 8, 2014 - 1:34pm
April 5, 2014
The BBQ Smokehouse opens to large crowds
It might be the Lenten season, but judging by the crowd at The BBQ Smokehouse, the Wadena community still has a voracious appetite for meat. The restaurant opened March 24 along Highway 10 and 2nd Street Northwest in a vacant building that's been home to several restaurants. For...
April 5, 2014 - 12:00am
April 1, 2014
Wadena DHIA hands out seven awards
The Wadena Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) handed out seven awards March 18 at their banquet and annual meeting in Wadena. • Premier Dairy Award: Twin C Dairy • Herd Increase in Dollar Value: Mid Minnesota Dairy • Lifetime High Producing Cow: Cow No. 2170,...
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am
March 29, 2014
Q&A: Wellness center manager sits down with PJ
On Monday April 7, Eric Robb will become the manager of the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center. Until his permanent office is ready, he'll work at the city administrative center. According to the official job description, Robb will be "responsible for planning, managing, maintaining...
March 29, 2014 - 12:00am
March 28, 2014
Kisacky retires after 42 years at M State Wadena
How long has Pat Kisacky worked on the Wadena campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College? Here's a hint: When she began, students paid no tuition; it was covered by state and federal funds. There were only two dozen employees on the campus: two secretaries, three...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 24, 2014
Brinkman earns leadership award
Christy Brinkman, a senior administrative leader at Essentia Health - St. Mary's, Detroit Lakes, formerly of Wadena, has been awarded the 2014 Kal Michaels Outstanding Leadership Award from Aging Services of Minnesota. The award is among the highest honors for the state's aging services...
March 24, 2014 - 12:00am
Freeing a Fountain of Youth - Horizons
Being a recent transplant to this area, I see our small struggling communities as prime places to create your own opportunities. The cost of living here is low, the natural environment is bountiful and we are within visiting distance to three large cities. Oh, speaking of large cities,...
March 24, 2014 - 12:00am
March 20, 2014
Annual EMS night provided education, honors
Seventy-one EMS personnel from local fire, rescue and police departments attended Tri-County Health Care's 27th annual Emergency Medical Service...
March 20, 2014 - 12:00am