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News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
WDC students hold blood drive for American Red Cross
County Commission approves support of assistance program
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
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
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
March 25, 2017
WDC students hold blood drive for American Red Cross
Wadena-Deer Creek High School's National Honor Society held a blood drive on March 15, where students, staff and community members had the opportunity...
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March 19, 2017
Verndale High School students visit Alexandria Tech
Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) and FORCE America hosted Verndale high school students Feb. 28. The high school students were...
March 19, 2017 - 10:18am
March 17, 2017
'Donuts with Dad' a heart-warming event
Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary's kindergarten classrooms were brimming with students leading smiling dads, grandpas and father figures in tow to...
March 17, 2017 - 3:43pm
March 11, 2017
First level of HRS model rolling at Verndale school
High-Reliability Schools (HRS) work is underway at the Verndale school according to Superintendent Paul Brownlow. The HRS model is a strategic planning framework that provides indicators of school operations. The district has received a $250,000 grant from the National Joint Powers...
March 11, 2017 - 9:52am
March 7, 2017
Students learn farm-to-table skills in greenhouse
Wadena-Deer Creek School students are learning lifelong skills in an independent study offered by greenhouse manager Kathy Connell. Becoming...
March 7, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 6, 2017
WDC offering upcoming Community Education classes
Defensive driving course This class is for those who have never taken a certified defensive driving class. If you are 55 or over, Minnesota law requires insurance companies to offer a 10 percent reduction for three years if you complete a certified defensive driving course. Receive...
March 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 5, 2017
WDC Concert Band awarded 3 superiors at contest
WDC Concert Band received three Superior ratings at the Large Group Band Contest, Feb. 22 at Staples-Motley High School. Under the direction...
March 5, 2017 - 11:43am
March 3, 2017
WDC board takes first step toward updating elementary school
The Wadena-Deer Creek school board approved a planning agreement Feb. 21 which could be the first step in modernizing the decades-old elementary school. The board voted to proceed with the $20,000 agreement proposed by the engineering firm of Foster, Jacobs and Johnson and the general...
March 3, 2017 - 2:05pm
Minnesota author/illustrator LaRochelle visits WDC Elementary
David LaRochelle, a Minnesota author and illustrator, visited students at Wadena-Deer Elementary, Jan. 21. LaRochelle spent the day storytelling,...
March 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 24, 2017
WDC fifth-grader advances to regional spelling bee
Wadena-Deer Creek fifth-grader Anna Guo won the WDC Spelling Bee Feb. 13 at WDC Middle/High School. She correctly spelled "stilton" in the 26th...
February 24, 2017 - 4:15pm
February 19, 2017
WDC students make 2nd quarter honor roll
The following students made 'A' honor roll for 2nd quarter: Fifth grade Gracie Ames, Caitlyn Anderson, Jaxson Brown, Peyton Church, KatieRae Fiemeyer, Macey Goeden, Anna Guo, Libby Hartman, Lyrik Haug, Simon Kreklau, Isabelle Larson, Brenna Leeseberg, Teshome Loer, Macie Moore, Ean...
February 19, 2017 - 11:43am
February 17, 2017
Reminder: WDC is in session Feb. 20
Wadena-Deer Creek Schools will be in session Monday, Feb. 20. This was originally a scheduled day off for President's Day, but because WDC missed two days of school due to weather, WDC now has school on Monday, February 20 and Friday, March 3.
February 17, 2017 - 9:08am
February 12, 2017
Six BPA members advance to State
Wadena-Deer Creek's chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) had eight members participate in the Region 6 contest recently at the...
February 12, 2017 - 10:18am
February 11, 2017
Verndale board approves $550,609 expenditure
Verndale's school board approved the expenditure of $550,609 Monday at their February meeting for a school bus garage and parking lot. When the bus garage project was originally passed the board was looking at a ballpark figure of $350,000. Paul Davis Remodeling and Renovation, the...
February 11, 2017 - 10:18am
February 4, 2017
WDC seniors Ross and Wheeler selected for Triple 'A' Award
Wadena-Deer Creek High School seniors Gabi Ross and Tyler Wheeler have been chosen as the recipients of this year's Triple "A" Awards. This is...
February 4, 2017 - 8:15am