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Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Wadena County wanted - Dec. 1 edition
Weather changing some after school WDC activities
Wadena County senior companions recognized for service
Police Scanner-Dec. 1 Edition
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Volkmann earns multiple volleyball honors
Pirates geared up for strong basketball season
Crunch time here for the Vikings
Wolverines hope to shake off problems on court
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas in Wadena show returns this weekend
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
June 16, 2015
'Almost Maine' opens Long Lake Theater's 14th season
Welcome to Almost, Maine. It almost doesn't exist, because its residents never got around to getting organized. So it's just...Almost. One...
June 16, 2015 - 8:15am
June 14, 2015
Everhart puts on comedy show June 24
Get ready to move to the music and laugh at the antics of Glen Everhart when he brings his Heebie Jeebies Family Comedy Show to the New York...
June 14, 2015 - 12:10am
May 22, 2015
They're back, pitches!
Pitch Perfect, which opened in 2012, was a surprise hit. Freshman Beca joins the Barden Bellas a capella group and learns how to be friends with girls. It was with great anticipation that I went to see "Pitch Perfect 2." In the sequel, Beca and her fellow Bellas are nearing graduation...
May 22, 2015 - 12:10am
May 15, 2015
'A Little Piece of Heaven' opens this week in Wadena
Wadena Area Madhatter's Community Theatre's production of "A Little Piece of Heaven," by Matthew Carlin, opens today. Shows will run from May...
May 15, 2015 - 12:08am
May 12, 2015
Avengers sequel doesn't disappoint
If you liked the first Avengers film, you will love the sequel, "Avengers: Age of Ultron." After recovering Loki's scepter from Baron Strucker, the superhero gang throws a party. Discovering artificial intelligence that can think and operate like a human brain, Tony Stark (Robert...
May 12, 2015 - 12:08am
April 11, 2015
Latest installment in "furious" series doesn't disappoint
With the release of "Furious 7," the latest installment of the "Fast and Furious" series, people might think the story is drying up and the stunts are getting stale. They would be wrong. All the favorites are back in this action-packed film. Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris,...
April 11, 2015 - 12:10am
March 20, 2015
This ain't your mother's 'Cinderella'
Everyone remembers the fairytale Cinderella about the poor orphaned girl who is mistreated by her evil stepmother and stepsisters. This Cinderella isn't quite like that. Sure, there are all the familiar characters - the beautiful girl, the stepmother and stepsisters, the dashing...
March 20, 2015 - 12:08am
Firth, Jackson surprise in "Kingsman: The Secret Service"
I must say, Colin Firth is one of my all-time favorite actors. I love the roles he usually plays - that is a shy, sometimes snobby, aristocrat who you can't help but fall in love with. So I was looking forward to seeing Firth take on a similar role in "Kingsman: The Secret Service."...
February 20, 2015 - 11:50am
January 27, 2015
Ensemble cast marches to the forefront in 'Selma'
Following a few particularly rough months in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, director Ava DuVernay's "Selma" could not be more timely. As protesters continue to demonstrate in Ferguson, Mo., New York City and other cities across the country, "Selma" brings the story of...
January 27, 2015 - 12:08am
January 16, 2015
WDC to present ‘The Chair Play’ on Jan. 22
Wadena-Deer Creek High School’s drama department will present a special public performance of their one-act play, “The Chair Play” on Thursday,...
January 16, 2015 - 12:10am
January 9, 2015
'Unbroken' strong tale of resilience and survival
In a long line of WWII movies, Unbroken stands out as a stellar tale of heroism, resilience and survival. The film, directed by Angelina Jolie, tells the true story of Olympic athlete and WWII airman Louis Zamperini. The film opens with Zamperini, played by Jack O'Connell, and...
January 9, 2015 - 12:10am
December 29, 2014
Elementary presents musical, 'Once Upon A Housetop'
Wadena-Deer Creek K-4 students presented their holiday musical, "Once On A Housetop," on Thursday, Dec. 18 to a packed gymnasium. The musical...
December 29, 2014 - 12:08am
December 20, 2014
One-Act Play auditions held for 'The Chair Play'
Some 28 Wadena-Deer Creek High School students in grades 7-12 tried out for this year's one-act production called, "The Chair Play." According...
December 20, 2014 - 12:10am
November 12, 2014
WDC drama presents 'Rogue of the Railway'
The Wadena-Deer Creek Drama Department will present the melodrama "Rogue of the Railway" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, 14 and 15 on the historic Memorial...
November 12, 2014 - 12:00am
November 3, 2014
Madhatters presents 'Don't Hug Me'
"Don't Hug Me," a dinner theater musical from Wadena Madhatters Community Theatre, will debut next weekend at the Wadena Elks Lodge. Written...
November 3, 2014 - 12:00am