Skip to main content
Perham man assaulted during argument at Pine Lake resort
Vehicle fire reported near Staples
Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
School taxes to drop $156,000 in 2019
Check out career options at MState's Wadena program showcase
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
Regina M. Klimek
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Julia "Judy" Curtis
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Fear Factory Haunted House offers thrills, chills
Helping the poor
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
Church briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Menahga author pens devotional 'On the Side of Truth'
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Baby's love of Tupperware keeps dad on the run
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
September 24, 2016
Bond refunding to save WDC School District taxpayers money
Taxpayers will receive some relief as Wadena-Deer Creek School District looks at bond refunding. Jodie Zesbaugh, Senior Municipal Advisor for...
September 24, 2016 - 12:08am
September 17, 2016
Bathroom may become issue for Verndale school bus garage
The Verndale school board found themselves confronted with a bathroom issue Monday night at their September meeting, courtesy of the State of Minnesota. Mike Lovelace, who is overseeing the construction of a new bus garage for the district, informed the board that his firm, Paul Davis...
September 17, 2016 - 12:08am
September 16, 2016
WDC enrollment numbers up for 2016-17 school year
Area schools opened their doors last week for students eager to start a new year. A week into the school year, Wadena-Deer Creek Superintendent Lee Westrum said enrollment numbers are ready to report. K-12 enrollment for WDC is at 978 for the start of the 2016-2017 school year, an...
September 16, 2016 - 12:08am
September 13, 2016
Bus drivers prepare for first day of school
The Wadena-Deer Creek School District bus garage was buzzing with activity the week before school started. Bus drivers were preparing for the...
September 13, 2016 - 8:15am
September 10, 2016
School patrol has important role at WDC Elementary
Armed with orange flags with a stop-sign symbol and bright yellow vests, the Wadena‐Deer Creek (WDC) school patrol takes great pride in helping...
September 10, 2016 - 12:08am
September 9, 2016
School's back in session
Wadena-Deer Creek Superintendent Lee Westrum welcomed back staff with an inspiring message: "I want to start things off by thanking you for dedicating...
September 9, 2016 - 12:08am
September 3, 2016
Area Learning Center an option for some students
"I like the small class size," "I feel like my teachers really care about me" and "I have to work to make money for my family and the hours at the ALC are flexible" are all reasons students gave for attending Freshwater Area Learning Center. Students are living in an exciting era....
September 3, 2016 - 12:10am
August 27, 2016
First time educational summit brings 23 districts together
The Minnesota Summit for Greater Learning and Leading Summit brought 23 school districts and over 250 educators from across Minnesota for this...
August 27, 2016 - 12:08am
August 26, 2016
Four candidates file for WDC School Board
Four Wadena residents have filed for three vacancies on Wadena-Deer Creek's School Board. The deadline to file was Aug. 16. Board member/incumbent...
August 26, 2016 - 12:10am
August 20, 2016
WDC school board welcomes seven new teachers
The Wadena-Deer Creek school board touched base with six of their seven new teachers Monday evening during the August meeting. Coming aboard...
August 20, 2016 - 12:08am
August 13, 2016
Verndale school board hires Anderson as business manager
Dawn Anderson was hired to serve as a part-time business manager for the Verndale school district at Monday's August meeting of the school board. Anderson replaces Brian Jacobson who took a full-time position with the Wadena-Deer Creek school district earlier this summer. Anderson...
August 13, 2016 - 12:08am
August 8, 2016
MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
The Minnesota Department of Education recently released scores for the 2016 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs). The statewide proficiency data shows reading scores increased slightly when looking at all grades. Math scores declined slightly, while science scores increased....
August 8, 2016 - 8:15am
July 18, 2016
WDC students develop leadership skills at national FCCLA conference
More than 8,500 nationwide members, advisers, alumni and chapter parents of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), gathered...
July 18, 2016 - 8:15am
July 16, 2016
Committee formed to assist with future facility work at WDC schools
A committee of three Wadena-Deer Creek School Board members will help Superintendent Lee Westrum with upcoming decisions related to facility...
July 16, 2016 - 12:08am
Verndale board gives approval for demolition of bus garage
The Verndale School Board gave the green light to begin demolition of the existing bus garage Monday for construction of a new 90x100 foot steel structure. The building, when completed, will provide cold storage to house Verndale's fleet of 11 school buses, a spot for minor repairs...
July 16, 2016 - 12:08am