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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
January 8, 2010
'Hunt of a Lifetime' for Schmitz
On a beautiful December afternoon in Idaho, Wadena's Brandon Schmitz and his dad, Tom, were waiting in a jeep when a Royal 7x7 bull elk came...
January 8, 2010 - 11:42am
December 18, 2009
Spring turkey hunting applications for 2010 accepted through Jan. 8
Applications for the 2010 spring turkey hunt are being accepted through Friday, Jan. 8, wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold. Adult...
December 18, 2009 - 1:46pm
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