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WDC National Honor Society inducts 11 new members
News briefs - Oct. 8 edition
Sheriff: Drug task force agent making an impact
Richter pumpkin patch a fun stop for area children
Brusnberg, Ellenson WDC 'Superheroes of the Week'
Pirates square off with Class A giants at Burnsville
Rockets rally for 24-21 victory over Pirates
Wolverines test themselves against huge field at Milaca
Wolverines earn split at Staples
Wolverines earn victory, tie in Class AA Showcase
Arvilla "Hap" Schumacher
Charles Joseph Goeden
Harold Henry Milbradt
Kenneth "Ken" Joseph Ament
Azure Vision Care opens at new location
CMCU sponsors new scoreboard at ‘The Mas’
Sweet Pickins opens on north Jefferson
Verndale Custom Builders opens
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognized TCHC for organ donor enrollment achievement
Wadena Area Concert Association season begins
Fochs to present "Minnesota's Lost Towns" Oct. 16
Mary Ann Patten a heroine at sea
Vergas author releases 12th novel
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 24 edition
Birth announcements - Oct. 1 edition
Chicken Fajita Melts
Immanuel Lutheran Church members serve Wadena
More than $600 goes to St. Joseph Catholic Church
Your Letters - Oct. 1 edition
VA expands review of chemical exposure in drinking water at Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune
What needs to be done when selling vehicle through private party?
Thank a ref for giving back to their sport
Your letters - Sept. 24 edition
Great summer, great color?
Tulaby boater chases buck until it drowns
June 18, 2010
Friday evening update: damage assessment
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty activated the Minnesota National Guard to assist in Wadena, Freeborn and Steele counties following tornadoes and severe storms that hit Thursday afternoon. Seventy-four soldiers will assist local authorities by providing security and operating traffic...
June 18, 2010 - 10:30pm
Friday afternoon tornado relief update
Here are some developments today in the Wadena tornado relief effort: A meeting will be held today at 3 p.m. at St. Ann's Parish Center, open to all citizens who want to hear about the effort. It's a chance to get an update and ask questions. All are welcome. The governor...
June 18, 2010 - 1:26pm
UPDATING: Wadena devastated by tornado
This was supposed to be a happy day in Wadena. With a grand parade scheduled for 7 p.m. and around 2,000 people expected to come home for an...
June 18, 2010 - 3:49am
June 17, 2010
Wadena devastated by 'tornado'
It was supposed to be a celebratory day in Wadena, Minn. Instead, a tornado tore large sections of the city down. The storm disrupted the city's parade today, and came through town as hundreds of visitors arrive for an all-school reunion. At 5:10 p.m., a storm caused "extreme...
June 17, 2010 - 8:07pm
Tornado Rips Through Wadena
A powerful tornado has passed through Wadena, causing extensive damage. The tornado passed through just after 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 17th.
June 17, 2010 - 6:55pm
June 7, 2010
Wadena woman in critical condition after crash
A 70-year-old woman was in critical condition Sunday after a two-vehicle crash three miles west of Wadena, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Doris Anderson of Wadena was driving a 1977 Datsun pickup eastbound on Highway 10 at 7:11 p.m. Sunday when a 2004 Chevy Silverado southbound...
June 7, 2010 - 9:06am
June 4, 2010
Hit-and-run driver smacks power box, knocks out electricity in Wadena
A car plowed into a 12,470 volt electrical box next to an electrical substation in Wadena early this morning, knocking power out briefly for the entire city and for two hours to about 250 customers. The driver, who Wadena Light and Water employees described as lucky to be alive,...
June 4, 2010 - 9:46am
May 26, 2010
Everyone OK after New York Mills house burns
No one was hurt in a house fire in New York Mills Wednesday morning, according to Fire Chief Reed Jacobson. Jacobson said two people were in...
May 26, 2010 - 8:25am
May 6, 2010
Weather service says 1-3 inches possible Friday. Yes, of snow.
Winter weather may make an unwelcome return Friday, as the National Weather Service in Grand Forks is predicting the possibility of 1-3 inches of snow. The NWS said after 1 a.m. Friday, rain in amounts between a tenth and a quarter of an inch could fall. Rain and snow could start...
May 6, 2010 - 7:32pm
March 25, 2010
Fire in Wadena
Black smoke pours from inside the Minnesota Department of Transportation Truck Station on Industrial Drive in Wadena Thursday evening. Law enforcement...
March 25, 2010 - 7:11pm
March 10, 2010
Missing Wadena man found
A Wadena man missing since Monday morning was found safe Wednesday afternoon in a swampy area northeast of Wadena. Wadena Police Chief Bruce Uselman said David Delano Paulson, 76, hadn't been seen since he left home at 10:40 a.m. Monday.
March 10, 2010 - 2:57pm
BREAKING: Wadena man found safe, is at hospital
A missing Wadena man was found safe about 1:30 p.m. today. Details to follow.
March 10, 2010 - 2:49pm
Wadena man missing, needs medication
A Wadena man went missing Monday morning, and is in need of diabetes medication. Wadena Police Sergeant/Investigator Tom Crawford said Wednesday...
March 10, 2010 - 10:17am
March 9, 2010
CEO responds to nursing home death caused by wrong meds
Investigators from the Minnesota Department of Health concluded Fair Oaks Lodge neglected three residents by giving them the wrong medication or administered medication at the wrong time, leading to the death of one of them. A spokesman for the nursing home said a human error was...
March 9, 2010 - 10:04am
March 8, 2010
Health Department reports Fair Oaks gave wrong meds, leading to one death
Investigators from the Minnesota Department of Health concluded Fair Oaks Lodge neglected three residents by giving them the wrong medication or administered medication at the wrong time, leading to the death of one of them. In a report released Friday, MDH ruled "the preponderance...
March 8, 2010 - 9:23am