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WDC fifth-grader advances to regional spelling bee
Wadena County Dairy Princess candidates sought
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Wadena to consider including fitness classes with memberships at 'The Mas'
Thursday Scorecard 2/23
Tuesday Scorecard 2/21
Pirates push PRC record to 11-1
Local deer numbers pretty impressive
Trojans reel off sixth straight against Wolverines
Alfred E. Breid
Marjorie L. Johnson
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena County Historical Society announces spring programs, starting with Living History Day Saturday
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Craig sisters make dean's list at University of St. Thomas
Huotari receives honors at Vermilion Community College
Birth announcements - Feb. 16 edition
Pesto Quinoa Salad with Walnuts
Area students graduate from Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Letter: Don't disparage hard-working, productive Americans
Who do I report illegal snowblowing to?
Let bonding bill really put Minnesota to work
Eligibility for VA Disability and SSDI
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
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
December 19, 2016
Community food project proposed for Wadena families
The Wadena Growers Association is looking to increase healthy food access. Dianne Webb, with the Wadena Growers Association, asked the Wadena City Council to write a letter of recommendation for the Wadena Farmers Market to help the organization in applying for grant funding to start...
December 19, 2016 - 12:08am
November 26, 2016
City grants variance for courthouse parking situation
The Wadena City Council approved a variance last week to allow the county to move forward with a construction project without meeting the city's...
November 26, 2016 - 12:08am
November 11, 2016
Library consultants recommend building new 8,400 SF building
A new or remodeled library could cost between $1.9 million and $2.3 million, according to a draft Facility Needs Assessment report presented...
November 11, 2016 - 10:10am
November 4, 2016
Courthouse annex construction delayed while city looks at parking variance
The Wadena County Courthouse annex project is delayed until the city looks at a possible variance to the off-street parking requirements. Located in downtown Wadena, the courthouse hasn't complied with the city's off-street parking requirements and any future expansion needs to address...
November 4, 2016 - 12:08am
October 7, 2016
Library of the future
Technology has changed the way people use libraries across the country. To address the changing needs of the local community, the Wadena Library...
October 7, 2016 - 12:08am
July 29, 2016
City computers infected with virus
A virus hit City Hall computers in June, causing the system to be down for five days in a two-week period. "Our computers were down for a total of five days over about a two-week period of time," said City Administrator Brad Swenson. The computer virus originated in the Planning and...
July 29, 2016 - 12:08am
July 23, 2016
Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
A Wadena scout received approval from the city council to start working on a project that will benefit the city while helping him earn his Eagle...
July 23, 2016 - 12:10am
City of Wadena receives 2015 audit report
The city of Wadena received a report on its 2015 audit with a clean, unmodified opinion except for the liquor store. From 2011-2013, the cash balances were a little bit higher than 2014-2015 because there was about 4.7 million spent on capital projects for the wellness center.
July 23, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Bid awarded for Community Center Drive
The Wadena City Council awarded a low bid to Anderson Brothers Construction for improvements to Community Center Drive Because of the construction of the Wadena Hockey Arena, reconstruction of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and construction of the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
May 29, 2016
Cities like Wadena experiencing 'donut hole' broadband effect
As broadband expansion continues throughout the state, a task force is keeping an eye on guidelines to make sure everyone has access to high speed Internet. Wadena city councilman Don Niles is a member of the governor-appointed broadband task force. He presented an update on broadband...
May 29, 2016 - 12:08am
May 21, 2016
Wadena council seeking input on splash park proposal
A splash park proposal was met with some opposition by some Wadena City Council members and staff May 10. Public Works Director Dan Kovar said...
May 21, 2016 - 12:10am
March 4, 2016
Public hearing March 8 for Community Center Drive project
The Wadena City Council will have a public hearing for a street and utility project on Community Center Drive Tuesday, March 8. Local improvements...
March 4, 2016 - 12:10am
February 12, 2016
Informational meeting on Phase 2 of SE infrastructure project is Feb. 17
The city of Wadena will hold a public informational meeting/open house to update the businesses and residents in the southeast area of Wadena from Dayton Avenue North to the tracks and from Jefferson Street to Fourth Street Southeast to discuss and hear comments and concerns about...
February 12, 2016 - 12:08am
February 6, 2016
Councilmembers recommend independent CVB
A proposal to completely nullify the relationship between the Wadena City Council and the Chamber of Commerce and create an independent Convention and Visitors Bureau was presented last week. No decision was made Thursday night but a dialogue was started and additional meetings will...
February 6, 2016 - 12:10am
January 30, 2016
City to discuss relationship with CVB
The Wadena City Council has scheduled a special meeting to decide the future of the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The CVB is responsible for...
January 30, 2016 - 12:10am