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Council OKs demo of downtown house
'Big dig component' next for SE project
Weekly crime report - July 30 edition
Friendly Rider now features B.O.B.
Buckwheat an obscure underdog among the grain
Ballpark dedication: New home for Shockers
Calling all cagers: Summer basketball camp
Miller posts fastest time in Smokin' Hot 5K
August is a crunch month for MLB and NFL players
Blazers topple three Hi-10 foes for Region 14C berth
Cheryl J. LaVergne
Richard "Rich" Gregory
Pixel Perfect Photography and Design opens in Verndale
NJPA breaks ground on new office building
Employment Resource Center opens Wadena office
TCHC welcomes Dylan Folkestad to Henning clinic
Bartos, Udy join staff at TCHC
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 31-Aug. 2
Jacob directs agricultural extension work in Wadena
The Wissmann Family in concert Aug. 9
Pig 'N' Wing Challenge is Saturday
Military brass band to perform Sunday
Birth announcements - July 23 edition
Church briefs - July 30 edition
Local students graduate from Bemidji State University
Zucchini Summer Salad
Local students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean's List
Sun has benefits but too much can lead to cancer
How to stop elder abuse: Report red flags
Your letters - July 23 edition
VA surviving spouse website up and running
What endorsement is needed to drive three-wheel motorcycle?
Aquatic invasive species: more than just zebra mussels
Goose hunting begins Aug. 8 in west-central Minnesota
Ruffed grouse counts similar to a year ago
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
DNR spring survey shows decrease in mallard breeding counts
June 13, 2014
Wadena warns residents to clean up properties, mow grass
The Wadena Police Department's push for property owners to remove junk from their yards isn't just about making the city look nice. "(It's)...
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June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
January 12, 2013
Taking the oath
With family by her side, Gillette Kempf is sworn in as a new Wadena City Council member during Tuesday's meeting. Brian Hillesland was also sworn...
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 4, 2012
Park Rapids officials accept resignation of city administrator
The Park Rapids City Council formally accepted the resignation of City Administrator Bill Smith. "I thank the council for entrusting the city to my care for the past four years," he said in a letter. "That decision is especially telling considering that I came to the helm just as...
September 4, 2012 - 10:52am
October 29, 2010
Gillette Kempf vs Toby Pierce and Jeanette Baymler for Wadena City Council
Wadena City Council Gillette Kempf Wadena City Council candidate Gillette Kempf did not respond to a questionnaire mailed to her address listed in election filings.
October 29, 2010 - 11:35am
Jeanette Baymler vs Toby Pierce and Gillette Kempf for Wadena City Council
Wadena City Council Jeanette Baymler Relevant education and experience: I have been on the Wadena City Council for 12 years. 1. Wadena survived...
October 29, 2010 - 11:31am
City talks 71, southeast infrastructure projects
The city of Wadena expects a deal when it goes out for bids on the U.S. Highway 71 (South Jefferson reconstruction) project this year. "Contractors are hungry," said Jade Berube with Ulteig Engineers. "A lot more bidders are coming out for these projects." The project was expected...
April 29, 2009 - 2:01pm
April 15, 2009
City alarmed at possible loss of summer rec funding
Members of the Wadena City Council heard Tuesday night from citizens and its own members that a huge cut to summer recreation funding could have ripples that could close the community pool or shut down youth activities this summer. Council member Don Niles is serving his first year...
April 15, 2009 - 1:28pm
April 15, 2009 - 12:19pm
April 8, 2009
Former Sebeka councilman charged with kidnapping; allegedly spoke of murder-suicide
A former Sebeka city councilman has been charged with kidnapping and allegedly spoke openly about a murder-suicide plot. Randy Lee Pickar, 53,...
April 8, 2009 - 12:43pm
March 25, 2009
City council peruses new regional library contract
The Wadena City Council had a few discussion points to share with the Kitchigami Regional Library Board before it signs off on a new long-term contract. City Administrator Brad Swenson said the current agreement is 30-40 years old, and the board is working to hammer out a new agreement...
March 25, 2009 - 4:07pm