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Wadena VFW taking nominations for Teacher of the Year
WDC welcomes 20 foreign exchange students
Weekly crime report - Sept. 21 edition
School board's elementary project receives a boost
One vegetable one community wrapping up first year
WCA/Ashby Knights wear down Wolverines
Wolverines rally to defeat Verndale
Wolverines downed by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
Wadena-DC drops two at triangular
Robert John Ramstorf
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
VA hearing and vision benefits only 1 in 4 vets utilize
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
September 20, 2017
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
Wadena can be great again Why did Wadena lose so many companies during the 80s and 90s. Where did the shoppers go? Wadena had four new farm tractor dealers and even new car dealers. It was the shopping mecca for forty miles around. Wadena wants to be there again. Wadena has a lot...
September 20, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 13, 2017
Your letters - Sept. 7 edition
New Wadena will be different The new Wadena will be so different with a "I can do anything" attitude. Everyone will be able to do anything the market demands. Wadena is changing for the future. It even has three major highways coming together. Come join Wadena for a real Madhatters...
September 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 6, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 31 edition
Wadena will have a good future Wadena will have a good future. We will be a city to be reckoned with. After Wadena got the southeast infrastructure project done, it is so beautiful. Now the next project will start which is the southwest project, from the Wadena depot to the Wadena-Deer...
September 6, 2017 - 6:37pm
August 30, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 24 edition
MNDOT should have completed Wadena bypass Why didn't the Minnesota Department of Transportation complete the section bypassing Wadena? I suppose MNDOT wasn't interested in doing anything in Wadena! If they would have finished it back in the 1980s, it would have helped the BNSF railway...
August 30, 2017 - 6:50pm
August 23, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 17 edition
Wadena baseball should join new league The Wadena Chiefs baseball team should get into the same league as the Fargo Red Hawks. That would bring the need for big hotels to Wadena. The opening game could feature the Minnesota Twins and the Wadena Chiefs. I can just see all that baseball...
August 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 16, 2017
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
Depot and bandstand should be open all summer long Why can't the Wadena Depot and bandstand be used every day of the summer? Taxpayer money was used to remodel the building. The Depot is advertised in the Trains Magazine May issue. All different types of music could be gotten for...
August 16, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 2, 2017
Your letters - July 27 edition
Don't stop on railroad tracks I have noticed through the years of being a rail fan that numerous people are driving across the railroad tracks when the gates are flashing red lights. That means a BNSF train is approaching the crossing. Please do not stop on the tracks when a train...
August 2, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 25, 2017
Your letters - July 20 edition
Allow people to keep their pets Perhaps your city could allow present families to keep their pets, kind of like a granddog or grandcat claws, and notify all new residents of your ordinance about pet numbers. I can't imagine the loss of a pet because of this. Seems so heartless. Fetters...
July 25, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 19, 2017
Your letters - July 13 edition
Legislative process is concerning The state legislature has taken the governor to court. How did we get here? The process this year has me concerned. The state legislature passed two budget bills. The first one was done late April or early May and the governor sent it back signing...
July 19, 2017 - 5:45pm
July 7, 2017
Your letters - July 6 edition
Proposed healthcare replacement bill is dangerous This week, the U.S. Senate will vote on their dangerous health care "replacement" bill, also known as TrumpCare. After the House passed their version that provided health care and tax breaks for the wealthy and left everyone else behind,...
July 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 4, 2017
Your letters - June 22 edition
Data on Medicaid payments to the upper midwest states The following data about the importance of medicaid to the upper midwest states comes from the editor and from the publisher of the Star Tribune. It was reported in the Wednesday, June 14 edition. In North Dakota, one in four...
July 4, 2017 - 5:29pm
June 21, 2017
Your letters - June 15 edition
Trump very persuasive Donald Trump has remarkable powers of persuasion. I did not think anyone could convince me to vote for Hillary Clinton, but, by George, he did it. Jerry Miller, Sebeka
June 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
June 14, 2017
Your letters - June 8 edition
Input encouraged at public meetings on line three replacement project
June 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
June 7, 2017
Your letters - June 1 edition
St. Mary's should be restored An arsonist set fire and caused considerable damage to the magnificent St. Mary's Church in Melrose on March 11, 2016. Thankfully, about 90 firefighters bravely extinguished the fire, removing sacred relics to rebuild the interior.
June 7, 2017 - 4:21pm
May 31, 2017
Your letters - May 25 edition
Eye clinic closing in Staples After 15 years of practicing optometry in Staples, I have decided to sell my Staples office to concentrate on my Baxter location. It has been a very difficult decision as I have thoroughly enjoyed my practice and serving patients from Staples and the...
May 31, 2017 - 4:40pm