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CHAMP Youth lead Kick Butts Day campaign
News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
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
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