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News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
WDC students hold blood drive for American Red Cross
County Commission approves support of assistance program
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
February 6, 2017
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposed in his...
February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 17, 2016
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
What happens in Washington doesn't stay in Washington. A new president and a stronger Republican Congress are expected to make major changes...
December 17, 2016 - 12:08am
October 8, 2016
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2017 levy
The Wadena City Council approved the preliminary general fund 2017 tax levy at $309,300 and total property tax levy at $1,033,175.40. Much of the increase comes from work on the southeast infrastructure project, which started in 2015 and continued in 2016. The total bond indebtedness...
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
Wadena City Council changes August regular meeting, schedules budget meetings
The August meeting of the Wadena City Council is being changed due to the primary election. The next regular meeting of the Wadena City Council is at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 at City Hall. In addition to the regular council meeting, the city is meeting to discuss the 2017 General Fund...
August 8, 2016 - 12:08am
November 9, 2015
Most Upper Midwest senators favor budget deal
Two Upper Midwest Republicans broke from their colleagues early Friday to oppose a budget deal that is headed to President Barack Obama's desk. Sens. John Hoeven of North Dakota and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin opposed the bill that passed 64-35 after the House also approved the measure. Many...
November 9, 2015 - 12:08am
April 8, 2015
Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle budget ground
Minnesota Senate Democrats' budget plan falls between higher-spending Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and big-tax-cut House Republicans. Senators proposed their biggest increase in spending for education programs and want to boost the budget reserve by $250 million. Despite rhetoric...
April 8, 2015 - 12:08am
March 30, 2015
Education leads Dayton budget, with elderly care officials disappointed
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for education and families last week, leaving some senior citizens' advocates disappointed with what they said is a too-small increase. The governor's $866 million proposed budget increase would...
March 30, 2015 - 12:08am
March 10, 2015
Big tax surplus equals big dispute
ST. PAUL -- One of the largest budget surpluses in Minnesota history quickly turned into a big-time, and familiar, dispute about what to do with...
March 10, 2015 - 12:08am
September 19, 2014
Wadena commissioners cut $330,000 from 2015 budget
After another three and a half hours of work on Sept. 15, Wadena County commissioners were able to identify about $330,000 that could be cut from the budgets for 2015 proposed by department heads in August. The discussions among commissioners were intense and focused. Although...
September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
City taps 'savings account' to balance budget
After trimming a few requests and shelving some others, the Wadena City Council agreed at a special meeting last Thursday to dip into reserves...
September 12, 2014 - 9:08am
September 5, 2014
Council considers 2015 budget
A brand new street sweeper. New turnout gear for firefighters. A designated city impound shed. Microphones and projectors in the city council chambers. Those are just a few of the items Wadena city staff asked the city council to include in next year's general fund budget when...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am