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Wadena County wanted - Oct. 20 edition
Living History: Schmitt heads to state tourney
Weekly crime report - Oct. 20 edition
Police Scanner - Oct. 20 edition
Capitol Chatter: 'Not affordable' insurance quote spurs lots of talk
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Regina M. Klimek
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Holweger graduates from basic training
Birth announcements - Oct. 20 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
August 2, 2015
Council OKs demo of downtown house
A house acquired by the city of Wadena will be torn down. City Administrator Brad Swenson reminded the council that the previous council acquired...
August 2, 2015 - 12:10am
July 25, 2015
Aquaponics project one step closer to happening
A proposed aquaponics operation is a step closer to establishing itself in Wadena after two public hearings last week. The Wadena City Council first had a public hearing to establish a Tax Increment Financing district for Stars Hollow Company Project. Tony Schertler, a consultant...
July 25, 2015 - 12:10am
May 23, 2015
County approves funding part of SE Wadena project
Wadena County Board Commissioners approved $1.9 million in funding for the city of Wadena southeast infrastructure project using no local levy dollars. The project funding will come from the Wadena County municipal state aid construction account, which is managed by County Engineer...
May 23, 2015 - 12:10am
May 22, 2015
Wadena Veteran's Park work continues with new design
The Wadena Veteran's Park continues to move forward, although the overall design is a bit different than the original. David Ludovissie, veteran's...
May 22, 2015 - 12:10am
City accepts wellness center donation
The Wadena City Council accepted a scoreboard donation from Central Minnesota Credit Union, directing the city attorney and the credit union's marketing department to make sure the contract worked for both the city and the credit union. The board tabled a proposal by Central Minnesota...
March 22, 2015 - 12:08am
Highway 10 reconstruction could begin in 2018
The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to move forward with a reconstruction project on Highway 10 and is looking to initiate a small work group followed by a larger public meeting to present a project. Jim Hallgren and Claudia Dumont, with MnDOT, made a presentation...
March 22, 2015 - 12:08am
January 25, 2015
New council to chew over kennel options
New faces appeared in the Wadena City Council meeting room last Tuesday but an old problem was nipping at their heels. Mayor George Deiss...
January 25, 2015 - 12:10am
September 20, 2014
Wadena City Council roundup - Sept. 18 edition
They're already allowed on the edge of county and township roads, but Marlin Martin would like to be able to drive his Side by Side within Wadena city limits as well. On behalf of several UTV owners, the rural Wadena resident asked the council at its Sept. 9 meeting to consider...
September 20, 2014 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
Ballot set for November council elections
Eight candidates will compete for three spots on the Wadena City Council in the November election. Residents had until Aug. 12 to file affidavits of candidacy at city hall. Two four-year council positions are on the ballot. Incumbents Toby Pierce, a 14-year veteran of the...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
August 16, 2014
Wadena council notebook
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning a major overhaul of Highway 10 in the heart of Wadena for 2018. At the Aug.
August 16, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Niles appointed to city council
The Wadena City Council filled a vacant position with a familiar face Aug. 5. At the beginning of the council meeting, members voted unanimously...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Wadena council members, mayor seek reelection
Wadena's mayor and two city council members have decided to seek reelection. And so far, they face no competition. Mayor Wayne Wolden and Councilwoman Jeanette Baymler filed affidavits of candidacy July 29, the first day of the filing period. Councilman Toby Pierce followed suit...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
July 20, 2014
City council invites public to seek vacant seat
The Wadena City Council is short a member, but likely just for a few weeks. At its July 8 meeting, the council opted to seek letters of interest from residents who would like to temporarily fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Councilman Brian Hillesland. Letters are...
July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
January 22, 2014
City council organizes for 2014
Council members spent time taking care of organizational matters that occur annually, and considered several proposals, some of which they acted on and some of which they tabled at the city council meeting Jan. 14. Here are the highlights of the Council meeting:
January 22, 2014 - 8:07am
December 18, 2013
City council approves 2014 budget and levy
The Wadena City Council held both a special meeting and a regular meeting on Dec. 10 to complete city business for 2013. The meeting included a Truth in Taxation public hearing as required by law. After the hearing, which only one citizen attended - and he came for the wrong reason...
December 18, 2013 - 8:31am