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Jahnke crowned Miss Wadena 2015
Kiddie pool reopens after vandals break door
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State crops 'good to excellent' as July arrives
Peterson days recalled in Buchan's book
Seventh inning run propels BHV Legion past Park Rapids
Blazers hand Loons 14-0 setback
Three Wadena women run Grandma's Marathon
BHV Legion team settles for split with Staples
Karvonen's passes to fourth generation
Midwest Machinery named top 150 workplace in state
Arvig makes $4 million upgrade to network
Weber's honored for 100 years in business
Mahube-Otwa celebrates 50 years
Otter Jam set to rock July Fourth weekend
Summer reading program in full swing
County fairgrounds located in Wadena
Wadena County Historical Society: Kids carnival
Stroeing family finds June Jubilee medallion
Birth announcements - June 25 edition
Birth announcements - part 2
Greenwaldt makes Dean's List at Itasca Community College
Why are license plates replaced every seven years?
VA campaign encourages public to help raise PTSD awareness
Minnesota: Nice, safe state to live
Your letters - June 18 edition
Must the back license plate be illuminated?
Roadsides are important habitat for pheasants and pollinators
DNR reminds people to be aware of bears
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