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State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband
Verndale 18-year-old hurt in crash
Victim in Highway 210 fatal crash identified
Russian hackers claim to have compromising information on Trump
MN woman accused of driving with 3-year-old while on meth
Scoreless tie was first in 29-year history for Wolverines
Four WDC wrestlers tied with 10 mat wins
WDC skaters collect Highway 71 Cup
Saturday Scorecard 1/7
Bowling scores - Jan. 5 edition
Cecelia "Ceil" Schultz
Mildred A. Denbrook
Mildred Irene Hessling
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 22
Koopman Family to perform New Year's Eve
Harrison makes Dean's List at South Dakota State University
Birth announcements - Jan. 5 edition
Clergy view: Will you be ready?
Black Bean Breakfast Bowl
Birth announcements - Dec. 29 edition
Minding Our Elders: Recognizing elder's life legacy strategy to cope with loved one's decline
Salonen: Silver anniversary hopes dashed --EMDASH-- sort of
Veeder: Diary of a Christmas blizzard
New regulation decreases cost of outpatient medication copay for most veterans
In the dark over life insurance? Here's help
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
October 16, 2016
Bus safety week is Oct. 17-21
Wadena-Deer Creek School District wants to remind everyone that it's National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 17-21. Wadena-Deer Creek school buses...
October 16, 2016 - 12:08am
October 15, 2016
Summer training paying off for local teachers, students
Dozens of central Minnesota classrooms are already reaping rewards this school year from targeted educator training developed by National Joint...
October 15, 2016 - 12:08am
October 10, 2016
Womenade donates $4,000 to WDC to support students in need
Wadena-Deer Creek School District received a generous donation of $4,000 from the Womenade Helping Hearts once again. This money helps provide...
October 10, 2016 - 8:15am
October 8, 2016
Verndale board approves parking lot, certifies levy
A $45,058 expansion of the Verndale school's parking lot is under way after the school board gave the project a green light last Friday in a special session. The expansion on the west side of the school's new addition began Monday. Overseeing the project is Mike Lovelace of Paul Davis...
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
October 5, 2016
WDC National Honor Society inducts 18 new members
Wadena-Deer Creek High School's National Honor Society (NHS) held its induction ceremony and reception, Sept. 19 where 18 new students were inducted....
October 5, 2016 - 8:15am
October 4, 2016
WDC welcomes 13 foreign exchange students
Wadena-Deer Creek High School recently welcomed 13 foreign-exchange students from 10 countries around the globe. WDC is excited to be hosting...
October 4, 2016 - 8:15am
October 1, 2016
WDC students canoe the Crow Wing River
Wadena-Deer Creek sixth-graders canoed the Crow Wing River, Sept. 19 and couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day for this outdoor adventure....
October 1, 2016 - 8:15am
Verndale bus garage project moving forward
Mike Lovelace informed Verndale school board members Monday night a bathroom will not be needed in the district's new bus garage.
October 1, 2016 - 12:10am
Students learn about fur trade at history museum
Wadena-Deer Creek students learned about the history of the fur trade in Wadena County and across the state at a visit to the history museum...
October 1, 2016 - 12:08am
September 30, 2016
Senior class dedicates football season to Pierce and Kelderman
The senior class of 2017 would like to dedicate this football season to their two lost teammates No. 21 Lance Pierce and No. 22 Sam Kelderman,...
September 30, 2016 - 12:10am
September 27, 2016
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Lori Grendahl's sixth-grade science classes are fluttering with activity these days. They are raising over 75 caterpillars that will turn into...
September 27, 2016 - 8:15am
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