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WDC students canoe the Crow Wing River
Verndale bus garage project moving forward
Students learn about fur trade at history museum
5-year-old Henning girl returns home after farm accident
Iken, Snyder name 2016 Homecoming Queen and King
Veronen, Schneider lead Cardinal swimmers
Ross finishes in Top 50 at Milaca Mega meet
Weniger, Pirates lasso Mustangs 52-8
Pirates place eighth in Class A Showcase
Former Viking to sign autographs Friday in Wadena
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Real Men Sing Festival is Oct. 1
Photo walk in downtown Wadena Saturday
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Church briefs - Sept. 29 edition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
State struggles to get grip on mental health problems
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
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
September 7, 2014
9th annual Whiskey Creek Film Festival held Sept. 12-18
The 9th annual Whiskey Creek Festival will be held at the Cozy Theatre in Wadena Sept. 12-18. The Whiskey Creek Film Festival Association produces the Festival each year. The Festival came about nine years ago when Wadena resident Jamie Robertson took the idea for the Festival...
September 7, 2014 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
'Let's Be Cops' If you're looking for laughs, that's what you get
I had the opportunity to watch 'Let's Be Cops' last week with a friend. I was in a foul mood and hoped this film would change that. The film sure did deliver. I cannot remember a film which made me laugh so hard as 'Let's Be Cops' did. The premise of the film is a bit unbelievable...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am