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Shovels and sleds replace bats and gloves
Teenager suffers minor injuries in two-vehicle crash
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Double homicide: Police find two victims in rural Perham home early this morning
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Morneau dazzles fans at Men’s Night Out
Wadena-DC boys take first in Bemidji
MSHSL to permit shorter regular-season baseball, softball games
Charlotte L. Robbins
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Viola M. Horner
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Sebeka Fire and Rescue receives TCHC Foundation grant
Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
Wadena County DAC day program faces seven percent cut
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
Kathleen Novak to visit Wadena for Book Ends
Northern Lights Chorale concerts coming soon
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Entertainment briefs - April 5 edition
Entertainment briefs - March 29 edition
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Veterans: 3K-5k National Personnel Records Center military records restored weekly
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Letter: Gun violence crisis runs much deeper than mass shootings
Veterans: 3 tips for transitioning service members from former VA secretary
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Time to call in those longbeards is coming soon
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Ethan James Johnson
Ellie Marie Karlson
Josiah Alvin Barnes
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
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