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Living History: Wadena County sued for $2,719
Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
Tuesday Scorecard 3/28
Bowling scores - March 30 edition
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Raiders aim to keep it simple and clear
Wolverines have three section qualifiers back
Pauline M. "Polly" Payne
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Easter breakfast casserole
Birth Announcements - March 23 edition
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
Your letters - March 23 edition
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
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
January 22, 2016
Wadena looks to create rail quiet zone through town
The city of Wadena is hoping to establish a rail quiet zone through town, coinciding with the 2018 Highway 10 reconstruction project. The city's...
January 22, 2016 - 12:10am
December 18, 2015
Wadena tax levy increasing 16.62 percent
Wadena's property tax levy is increasing 16.62 percent from 2015 but is still lower than the city's 2012 levy. "Most years it stays pretty flat," said City Administrator Brad Swenson. The tax levy has actually been going down a bit because some debt has gone off the city's books...
December 18, 2015 - 12:10am
November 27, 2015
SE project assessment hearing is Tuesday, Dec. 1
Wadena residents living in the southeast infrastructure project area can attend a public hearing to receive information about special assessments that will be placed on their properties. The hearing will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1 at Wadena City Hall. Residents living in this...
November 27, 2015 - 12:08am
August 2, 2015
Uselman hired as full time officer in Wadena
The Wadena City Council approved hiring Lance Uselman as a full time police officer for the city of Wadena at its July council meeting. Police Chief Naomi Plautz, Sgt./Investigator Brandon Pearson and City Administrator Brad Swenson interviewed candidates for the open position....
August 2, 2015 - 8:15am
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