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October 12, 2014
Darren Newville states weather stations similar to this one located at the Wadena airport report a variety of environmental measurements daily via wireless cellular networks.
Getting water to crops when they're thirstiest pays off
October 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 26, 2014
Applications open for Conservation Partners grants
August 26, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
Breeding duck numbers down, wetland numbers up
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
May 19, 2014
May is Lyme Awareness Month
May 19, 2014 - 12:00am
April 27, 2014
A flock of ringbill, also known as ringneck ducks, launches from an Otter Tail County pond Saturday morning. The migration of waterfowl is at its peak in west-central Minnesota.
Spring waterfowl migration at its peak
April 27, 2014 - 12:00am
September 8, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
A nacelle on its way from Duluth to a North Dakota wind farm takes up both lanes of Jefferson Street in downtown Wadena on Aug. 23, as onlookers watch outside Boondocks Café. A number of these heavy loads throughout the summer have piqued the curiosity of area residents. A nacelle is a piece at the top of a wind turbine tower that holds the electrical generating equipment to create renewable energy, said Minnesota Power spokesperson Steve Kinney.
An 88-ton load
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2012
Two wildlife management areas to expand in state
August 11, 2012 - 1:59pm
Photo by Brian Hansel
Whitetail deer numbers are strong in the Wadena area as the 2012 archery, firearm and muzzleloader seasons approach. A mild winter led to good recruitment.
DNR gives heads-up to state deer hunters
August 11, 2012 - 10:51am
August 4, 2012
Photo by Brian Hansel
Sandhill cranes are becoming a problem for some area landowners. The cranes pull small corn stalks out of the ground, and in large groups they raise havoc with small grain swathes.
Sandhill cranes proving to be a headache
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Brian Hansel
Mallards will be a prime target for hunters, beginning Sept. 22 when the 60-day Minnesota Waterfowl Hunting Season begins. The state is once again giving hunters a daily limit of six ducks. The limit on mallards is four, but no more than two can be hen mallards.
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 22
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
State's first regulated wolf season now a go
July 16, 2012 - 5:03am
Photo by Brian Hansel
Pintails sweep across a glassy pond Wednesday evening in Otter Tail County. The 2012 United States Fish and Wildlife Service spring survey shows strong duck numbers but a decline in habitat.
Waterfowl numbers good but nesting ducks got a late start
July 16, 2012 - 5:03am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Wadena County Solid Waste Supervisor Tammy Ehrmantraut ropes off a filled recycle bin, left, before moving an empty bin to its place Wednesday afternoon. Recycling has increased dramatically in Wadena County during recent years.
Recycling on the rise in Wadena County
July 16, 2012 - 3:05am
June 19, 2012
Photo by Brian Hansel
Wadena Water and Light Department operator Evan Lachowitzer helps Lee Miron's Sentenced to Serve crew erect a kiosk at BN Park Wednesday morning. A kiosk is a small, cylindrical structure that stands at an intersection of walkways or sidewalks or on the street, used to post advertisements and announcements of events. The STS crew also built the kiosk.
BN kiosk
June 19, 2012 - 6:12pm
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Redfern Gardens owner Kathy Connell, left, gets help from her son Seth Connell in setting up for the Farmers Market in the former Wadena Pamida parking lot June 8. Kathy raises produce in the Sebeka area and Seth has pasture raised chickens. Kathy said the farmers market will soon be accepting EBT.
Farmers market
June 19, 2012 - 5:48pm