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Mayor, two council members bid adieu
Weekly crime report - Dec. 18 edition
Council splits on alcohol at wellness center
News briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Aaron's Weather Talk: Nor'easter
Klipping propels Eagles past Wolverines
Adversity has not stopped Minnesota's rebuilding job
Card, Kveton, Zins earn all-state honors
State-ranked Nuggets hand Wolverines 68-42 defeat
Bowling scores - Dec. 11 edition
Tyler J. McClure
TCHC works to improve coordination of care
Arvig to exit Verizon wireless Dec. 31
Demand high for M State HVAC grads
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena, Dec. 6
P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S - Nov. 27 edition
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie's
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 11 edition
Giving tree up for December
Hundreds flock to the 2014 Christmas Festival
Birth announcements - Dec. 11 edition
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Caramel Pretzel Bites
M State celebrates commencement in combined ceremony
Galati to preach on rekindling fire Dec.12-14
Carrying the weight of that newspaper
There is room in my heart for thee
Are portable orange hazard lights legal?
New electronic notification policy
Railroad safety: A cause for concern
DNR awards $5.7 million in habitat grants to conservation groups
Spring wild turkey hunters can apply for permits through Jan. 9
Hunters, anglers eligible for discounted Wild tickets
DNR's design for conservative deer season lowered harvest
October 29, 2014
Skogen to be inducted into MBCA Hall of Honor
Former Wadena area broadcaster Dan Skogen will be among six individuals inducted into the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Honor on Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis. Skogen was sports director at KWAD/KNSP/KKWS in Wadena from 1982-2012...
October 29, 2014 - 9:44am
October 2, 2014
WDC Homecoming parade cancelled
Due to the inclement weather forecast the Wadena-Deer Creek Homecoming parade scheduled for Friday has been be cancelled. Students will attend class as usual Friday afternoon. The local forecast for Friday calls for a high of 40 with a high likelihood of rain and wind gusts approaching...
October 2, 2014 - 9:02am
June 11, 2014
OTC golf teams fifth, seventh at Class A state meet after first day
The Otter Tail Central boys’ golf team had a fifth place round of 354 while the OTC girls carded a seventh place round of 413 Tuesday at the Class A state tournament on the Pebble Creek course near Becker. Tyler Ukkelberg’s 84 led the OTC boys. Ukkelberg finished in a first...
June 11, 2014 - 11:16am
Theisen tied for 30th at Sand Creek
Wadena-Deer Creek senior Heather Theisen tied for 30th place in a field of 88 Tuesday as the first round of Class AA state golf competition was held The Ridges of Sand Creek course near Jordan. Theisen shot a round of 46 on the front nine and then came back with a 40 on the back...
June 11, 2014 - 11:11am
June 9, 2014
Open tennis to begin June 10 at WDC courts
Wadena Summer Rec will host “Open Tennis” at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays starting on June 10 at the WDC High School courts located on Community Center Drive (behind the middle/high school). Wadena-Deer Creek High School alum and tennis standout Aaron Nelson will...
June 9, 2014 - 5:28pm
June 6, 2014
WDC golfers to receive all-academic award
The Wadena-Deer Creek girls' golf team has won the Section 6AA All-Academic award for the 2014 season. The award will be presented to the team June 9 at the state tournament banquet. WDC's Heather Theisen is competing in the Class AA state tournament June 10-11 at The Ridges of Sand...
June 6, 2014 - 9:30am
June 4, 2014
Frederick, Silverstreaks stop Wolverines
Jordan Frederick spun a three-hitter May 27 as the state-ranked Osakis Silverstreaks blanked the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 8-0 in Section 6AA baseball tournament play. Frederick struck out nine and did not surrender a walk in a complete game performance for Osakis. Tanner...
June 4, 2014 - 9:34am
June 3, 2014
Theisen qualifies for Class AA state golf tournament
Heather Theisen qualified for a Class AA state tournament trip Tuesday in the Section 6AA meet at Blackberry Ridge. The Wadena-Deer Creek senior advanced to the state tourney by firing a two-day round of 173. She earned her state trip by being one of two golfers to advance out...
June 3, 2014 - 5:24pm
MSHSL adopts district football scheduling plan for 2015 and beyond
Minnesota State High School League schools should no longer have a reason to travel far out of state to find football opponents or play less than an eight-game regular season football schedule. The League Board of Directors Monday unanimously adopted a plan...
June 3, 2014 - 6:52am
February 27, 2014
Class A State Wrestling Scorecard
Minnesota Class A Team Wrestling Tournament Quarterfinals (Winners are displayed on the top line) Frazee 32, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 22 106 4 points 10-0 Anthony Kern Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Blaine Beaty Frazee 113 6 points Fall 1:12 Tanner...
February 27, 2014 - 3:44pm
Verndale girls seeded second in sub-section
The Verndale Pirates have been seeded second in the North Sub-Section 5A girls’ basketball tournament. The Pirates will host the winner of seventh-seeded Nevis and 10th-seeded Northland in a 7 p.m. quarterfinal game Thursday, March 6. In other north sub-section games March...
February 27, 2014 - 9:13am
February 24, 2014
WDC boys to open sub-section cage action against Perham
Eighth-seeded Wadena-Deer Creek will open the South Sub-Section 8AA boys’ basketball playoffs against top-seeded Perham Thursday in a 7 p.m. game at Perham. The Wolverines take a 6-20 mark into the playoffs. The Yellowjackets are 18-7. Thursday’s other matchups will see...
February 24, 2014 - 12:56pm
Class A state individual wrestling pairings
Class A State Wrestling Tournament Individual Matches Feb. 28, March 1 Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul First Round Pairings Wadena-Deer Creek 145 Devin Barthel (24-8) vs. Nicholas Meyer (16-10) Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 106 Anthony...
February 24, 2014 - 12:51pm
February 21, 2014
Raiders gearing up for state battle with Frazee
The unranked Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders will face No. 2 ranked Frazee Thursday as the two clubs open competition in the Class A state team wrestling tournament at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. The 9 a.m. matchup pits the red-hot Raiders, who have won 15 of their last dual...
February 21, 2014 - 2:48pm
Second-seeded Verndale cagers to host Feb. 27 game
Jordan Hinkle’s second-seeded Verndale boys’ basketball team will face the winner of a Feb. 24 game between seventh-seeded Bertha-Hewitt and 10th-seeded Sebeka Thursday, Feb. 27 in a 7 p.m. Sub-Section 5A playoff game at Verndale. The winner of Thursday’s game will tangle...
February 21, 2014 - 1:48pm