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Freshwater students participate in We Day
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota looks to cut drug sentences
Allow extra time for driving with winter conditions
Police Scanner - Nov. 26 edition
Thanksgiving dinner up a tad, just over $50
Timberwolves grab 6-4 victory from Wolverines
Bowling - Nov. 26 edition
Volkmann, Soroko voted MVPs of 2015 volleyball team
Wolverines have more seniors, depth for upcoming hockey season
Truax, Kimber back for Raiders this season
Judy (Druar) Pangrac
West Central Telephone awarded broadband grant
M State opens doors to community
Lakewood Health System receives state breastfeeding-friendly recognition
Perham Health designated as Level 4 Trauma Hospital
How to cook a turkey, kindergarten style
Lamplighter Community Theatre performs new twist on holiday classic
Alaska String Band to perform Sunday in Wadena
Win a turkey at annual firemen's bingo fundraiser
'From Sea to Shining Sea' fall concert series is next week
Clergy View: Come, Lord Jesus!
Faith briefs - Nov. 26 edition
Apple Crisp with cranberry sauce
If third brake light goes out, is it a violation?
Veterans can now get special ID
Defeating ISIS will be a complicated task
Your letters - Nov. 19 edition
VFW stems from veterans advocating for benefits
Trophy bear taken near Deer Creek
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
Firearm season promises to be more productive
Hunters have multiple ways to register deer
June 13, 2014
Wadena warns residents to clean up properties, mow grass
The Wadena Police Department's push for property owners to remove junk from their yards isn't just about making the city look nice. "(It's)...
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June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
January 12, 2013
Taking the oath
With family by her side, Gillette Kempf is sworn in as a new Wadena City Council member during Tuesday's meeting. Brian Hillesland was also sworn...
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 4, 2012
Park Rapids officials accept resignation of city administrator
The Park Rapids City Council formally accepted the resignation of City Administrator Bill Smith. "I thank the council for entrusting the city to my care for the past four years," he said in a letter. "That decision is especially telling considering that I came to the helm just as...
September 4, 2012 - 10:52am
October 29, 2010
Gillette Kempf vs Toby Pierce and Jeanette Baymler for Wadena City Council
Wadena City Council Gillette Kempf Wadena City Council candidate Gillette Kempf did not respond to a questionnaire mailed to her address listed in election filings.
October 29, 2010 - 11:35am
Jeanette Baymler vs Toby Pierce and Gillette Kempf for Wadena City Council
Wadena City Council Jeanette Baymler Relevant education and experience: I have been on the Wadena City Council for 12 years. 1. Wadena survived...
October 29, 2010 - 11:31am
City talks 71, southeast infrastructure projects
The city of Wadena expects a deal when it goes out for bids on the U.S. Highway 71 (South Jefferson reconstruction) project this year. "Contractors are hungry," said Jade Berube with Ulteig Engineers. "A lot more bidders are coming out for these projects." The project was expected...
April 29, 2009 - 2:01pm
April 15, 2009
City alarmed at possible loss of summer rec funding
Members of the Wadena City Council heard Tuesday night from citizens and its own members that a huge cut to summer recreation funding could have ripples that could close the community pool or shut down youth activities this summer. Council member Don Niles is serving his first year...
April 15, 2009 - 1:28pm
April 15, 2009 - 12:19pm
April 8, 2009
Former Sebeka councilman charged with kidnapping; allegedly spoke of murder-suicide
A former Sebeka city councilman has been charged with kidnapping and allegedly spoke openly about a murder-suicide plot. Randy Lee Pickar, 53,...
April 8, 2009 - 12:43pm
March 25, 2009
City council peruses new regional library contract
The Wadena City Council had a few discussion points to share with the Kitchigami Regional Library Board before it signs off on a new long-term contract. City Administrator Brad Swenson said the current agreement is 30-40 years old, and the board is working to hammer out a new agreement...
March 25, 2009 - 4:07pm