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Wadena County native David Horsager inducted into the 2017 CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame
Living history: Fire destroys barn, 1140 hay bales
Wadena dog ordinance not changing, despite pleas at city council
Minnesota test show minorities still struggle
Police scanner - Aug. 17 edition
Wadena-DC girls tennis opens at Park Rapids Area
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Youth football camp coming to Wadena
14C: Midway upends Wadena-DC
Ray H. Mease
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice celebrate Senior Citizens Day
Whitetail Properties Real Estate LLC Awards Jason Ziegler, Minnesota Land Specialist --EMDASH-- Most Transactions
Huebsch coming aboard as transit director
From the bean to the brain
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 10 edition
Rendezvous coming Aug. 12-13 at Old Wadena Park
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 3 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 27 edition
Broccoli Chicken Divan
Waffle Fry Nachos
Wadena mental health advocate receives award
I'm a liberal, science-loving Christian...a whaaat?
Birth announcements - Aug. 3 edition
Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
What are some bus safety tips?
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Thank you to all who
Hudson Myron Bauck
Shaley Jo Carkhuff
July 20, 2017
Thousands sign petition for Wadena woman to keep her three dogs
The old kennel ordinance in Wadena that has been around since the 1980's surrounding the number of dogs a resident can own is bringing out new...
July 20, 2017 - 8:09am
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