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WDC head volleyball coach Volkmann earns 500th career win
Property transfers and marriage licenses - Sept. 22 edition
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
November 20, 2009
Head-turning times while hunting, fishing
In the gathering darkness last Sunday as I was driving past our farm I looked up on a hillside and saw two survivors of the 2009 Firearms Deer Hunting Season standing in a picked soybean field. I cheered. These were not strangers. Thanks to a wildlife camera and regular trips to...
November 20, 2009 - 10:12am
November 12, 2009
Was 'very, very big buck' taken illegally?
Goodhue County (Minn.) prosecutors are considering charges against an area man in a possible poaching case involving what officials said may be a trophy buck. "It's a very, very big buck," said a state official who asked not to be named pending charges. Assistant County Attorney...
November 12, 2009 - 4:30pm
November 6, 2009
Say a prayer for the farmers
Farming is a struggle even in the best of times but this fall the harvest has tried the patience of the most patient. October is supposed to be the big harvest month in Minnesota but for many farmers, harvesting in October was like pushing an elephant up the stairs. Rain and snow...
November 6, 2009 - 1:58pm
September 18, 2009
Bowhunters find their mark at Mit-Ti-Quab course
You can take it from Dave Trout, the smartest thing a bowhunter might do with his or her spare time this week is take a walk around the Mit-Ti-Quab...
September 18, 2009 - 1:46pm
September 16, 2009
Deer demonstration Friday at WDC
Whitetail deer owner Steve Porter of Lake Bronson will showing live animals to the public in the northeast parking lot Friday at Wadena-Deer Creek High School. Porter will be giving a talk on whitetail buck behavior, antler development and other interesting facts about deer. WDC...
September 16, 2009 - 1:38pm
September 11, 2009
Trapper course offered
The Minnesota Trappers Association will be holding a trapper education course at Dewey's Taxidermy from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15 and 17. Dewey's Taxidermy is located at the Duane Schmitz residence at 63539 340th Street one mile northwest of Wadena off U.S. Highway 10. Call (218) 631-4988...
September 11, 2009 - 2:20pm
A great goose hunt with Uncle Brian
Looking at my life I think it really come down to this: there are two seasons. All of life's puzzles, trials and tribulations come down to these two metaphorical seasons. Looking a bit deeper, you could make the argument of a third. But that, my friends, is a stretch. The seasons:...
September 11, 2009 - 1:30pm
July 29, 2009
Fall turkey hunting is a different proposition
Area sportsmen who go after wild turkeys this fall will have to get ready for a much different kind of hunt. The deadline for fall turkey hunting...
July 29, 2009 - 4:44pm
November 6, 2008
VanOrsdel's hunting shack is one special spot
When was the last time someone stuffed you in an old chicken coop with 13 other people and expected you to enjoy it? Keith Van Orsdel has done...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
Fawn wanders up
A little fawn walked out of the woods behind the Dickey house in Wadena while Chad Dickey Jr. (aka "Bug-a-Boo") was outside playing recently. The fawn approached little Chad and they became immediate friends. Chad began petting the fawn and the fawn nestled up to the little boy as...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 9, 2007
Hunt begins slowly
Deer hunting has been mostly slow during the first weekend of firearms season, several area registration stations reported Tuesday. "It's spotty," said Gary Mittag, owner of Wadena Outfitters.
November 9, 2007 - 12:00am
Deer hunter finds body in woods in Wolf Lake
A deer hunter found the remains of an apparent suicide victim late Saturday afternoon in Wolf Lake Township, about 30 miles east of Detroit Lakes. The remains are two to five years old and have not yet been positively identified, although authorities do have some idea who it might...
November 9, 2007 - 12:00am