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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
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
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
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
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
June 20, 2016
McCullough made "A" Honor Roll at WDC
Andrew McCullough made the "A" Honor Roll at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools for the spring semester.
June 20, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Verndale school board sets budget, looks at garage project
The Verndale school board signed off on a 2017 budget of $5,660,763 Monday at their June meeting. With expenditures estimated at $5,573,337 the projected fund balance increase will be $87,426. The largest projected deficit on the budget is $21,326 in the debt service fund. The food...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
June 13, 2016
WDC 4th quarter honor roll released
The following students made the "A" honor roll for 4th quarter: Fifth grade Brandon Adams, Lillian Adkins, Lance Anderson, Jade Benning, Charles Bushinger, Madison Carsten, Koby Endres, Madelyn Gallant, Ellie Hale, Isaac Hamann, Lane Hoefs, Jakob Ikola, Hailey Kircher, Jack Koranda,...
June 13, 2016 - 8:15am
June 11, 2016
WDC school board approves 2016-2017 budget
The Wadena school board approved a 2016-2017 budget with a projected deficit of $83,577 at their June meeting Monday night in the Bluffton Community Center.
June 11, 2016 - 12:08am
WDC greenhouse project a finalist for environmental award
Wadena was honored as a finalist at the 22nd annual Environmental Initiative awards banquet on Thursday, May 26 in Minneapolis. The Environmental...
June 11, 2016 - 12:08am
June 5, 2016
Class of 2028 graduates from kindergarten
Accompanied by the symphonic sounds of "Pomp and Circumstance" and the proud smiles of family members, kindergartners marched down the aisle...
June 5, 2016 - 8:15am
June 4, 2016
Five staff retire from WDC school
May 27 marked the last day of school for students and staff, but for five of our staff, it means moving on to a new chapter in their lives -...
June 4, 2016 - 12:08am
May 25, 2016
Wadena-Deer Creek FFA recognized as a 'Triple Crown Chapter' at state convention
Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members recently attended the 87th Minnesota State FFA Convention held at the University of Minnesota with activities held...
May 25, 2016 - 8:15am
May 23, 2016
WDC Elementary PTO sponsors two fundraisers
The Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary PTO volunteer group is organizing two fundraisers for the school - the 3K Color Run and the PAWS Card, which...
May 23, 2016 - 12:08am
May 21, 2016
M State gas utility program launches first class grads into new careers
Each of the students had his own reasons for enrolling in the Gas Utility Construction and Service program at Minnesota State Community and Technical...
May 21, 2016 - 12:10am
May 20, 2016
Westrum points out need for another social worker
Wadena-Deer Creek Superintendent Lee Westrum asked the school board to consider hiring another social worker for District 2155 at Monday's meeting in the Robertson Theatre. "(Elementary Social Worker) Laura Kiser has been stretched too thin," Westrum told the board. In addition to...
May 20, 2016 - 12:10am