Skip to main content
Board hears from career advisor, language committee
Pumped up for diabetes
Woman finds Native American axe head near Minnesota lake
Weekly crime report - Jan. 29 edition
Bloodmobile at the Elks Club Feb. 9-10
WDC wrestlers place 11th in two-conference meet
Ex-Viking Williams will finally get his shot Sunday
Cardinals come up with 2-1 victory over Wolverines
SB XLIX: It's the best of times for Seahawks' Quinn
Feds seize $19.5 million in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl
Shirley Julia Gaerber
Riepes building skills through extension program
Tri-County Leases Retail Space to Seip Drug
Hanson, Brenk earn promotions at Forum Communication
Niche program offered at M State
Lakes Area Overhead Door Co. announce new name, American Door Works
Waffle maker produces some surprising treats
Ensemble cast marches to the forefront in 'Selma'
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 22 edition
Fargo man's 'American Idol' audition to air next week
Entertainment briefs - jan. 15 edition
Birth announcements - Jan. 22 edition
Alina Perez Makes the Dean's List at Rochester Community and Technical College
Rachel Craig earns Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Can proof of insurance be shown electronically?
Your letters - Jan. 22 edition
Dayton cranks up the candor
Looking forward: Hard work and bipartisanship must mark the 114th Congress
A winter walk through Glendalough
Federal court wolf ruling - now what?
February 5, 2012
LTRC setting up spring projects
The Wadena-Otter Tail Long Term Recovery Committee (LTRC) is looking forward to continuing recovery with more work and tying up loose ends in the spring. "We're continuing our work. We have projects and volunteers coming for this spring, provided the funding holds out that long,"...
February 5, 2012 - 4:23pm
January 31, 2012
10 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Without Spending a Dime
A common perception of "going green" is that it requires a big investment: either you have to spend a lot of money on something like an energy efficient HVAC system and expensive CFLs for your whole house, or you have to invest a lot of time researching product ingredient lists and...
January 31, 2012 - 11:07am
Sleep, Computer, Sleep.
Consider the following: A standard-issue PC and monitor left on all the time (a not-uncommon situation) consume 1,109 kilowatt-hours a year,...
January 31, 2012 - 11:07am
January 22, 2012
Community Education offers array of upcoming classes in coming weeks
Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton Community Education is offering a variety of classes in the next few weeks. Here's a rundown of those classes: Beginning German Whether you are brushing up on your German, or want to learn, this 8-week beginning German class will cover a basic conversational...
education / environment
January 22, 2012 - 12:55pm
Park Rapids Community Ed to host Expo
Park Rapids Community Education will be hosting an Energy & Wellness Expo. At this event, you will be able to visit with exhibitors, attend presentations, receive free promotional items from exhibitors, plus learn about renewable energy, the environment, our health and how they all...
January 22, 2012 - 12:46pm
January 16, 2012
Recycled manure solids for cow bedding can succeed with proper management
Stall bedding materials for cows have become increasingly expensive and difficult to find. This situation has prompted many dairy producers to search for more feasible alternatives, such as sand and recycled manure solids. Although sand can be considered the ideal bedding source...
January 16, 2012 - 2:09pm
January 10, 2012
PJ Penny Pincher Bargain: Household Appliance
$599 Home Appliance Certificate for Miller True Value, located at 205 Warner Rd NE, Staples. Your price: $349.00 Home appliance is a Crosley 3.2 cu. ft. Front Load, Energy Star Washing Machine. See attached PDF file for additional deals. To purchase certificates, Come to the Wadena...
January 10, 2012 - 11:34am
Get Organized! Reduce Waste and De-Clutter With a Home Mail Center
Keeping up with the constant flow of bills, ads, coupons, credit card offers, fliers and phonebooks is a job that will end up piling up on you...
January 10, 2012 - 11:06am
January 9, 2012
5 Tips for Going Green One Month at a Time
Everywhere you turn people are talking about New Year's resolutions. According to Proactive Change, 40-45% of American adults make resolutions...
January 9, 2012 - 4:08pm
December 31, 2011
Leverson's Eagle Scout project clears Tapley Park's tornado damage
A year and a half after the EF4 tornado rolled through Wadena, the trail side of Tapley Park is being cleaned up. Adam Leverson, a WDC sophomore,...
outdoors / environment
December 31, 2011 - 12:19pm
December 24, 2011
State set to activate battle plan against Asian carp
Minnesota's battle plan to fight an Asian carp invasion includes multiple barriers to keep them from advancing upstream along the Mississippi River and into most of the state's waters. Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, said that between state dollars he will expect state legislators...
news / environment
December 24, 2011 - 12:52pm
December 15, 2011
Not All Wrapping Is Created Equal: Creative, Green Ideas for Your Holiday Wrapping
I'm one of those weird people who love wrapping Christmas presents. I actually look forward to it! I can remember many pre-Christmas evenings...
December 15, 2011 - 3:37pm