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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
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Charlotte L. Robbins
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
December 6, 2017
Odden: Taves has been reviewing, signing documents
When Wadena County Auditor/Treasurer Judy Taves will be returning to work at the county courthouse is still open to question. Taves was found...
December 6, 2017 - 12:46pm
April 21, 2017
Commissioners tour annex construction site
Wadena County commissioners got a tour of the north annex building last Tuesday. The building, currently under construction, is set to be move-in...
April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 31, 2017
Board approves several changes in Human Services Department
There are a lot of changes happening in Human Services in Wadena County. Tanya Lesky, Human Services Department Chair, came before the board with several items needing action.
March 31, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 12, 2016
Five file for Wadena County Board
Five candidates filed for two seats on the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners. Brian Hagen and incumbent Jim Hofer filed for the District 2 commissioner seat, which includes Bullard, Aldrich, and Thomastown Townships, Verndale, Aldrich City and the Staples Annex. Ross Beaumont,...
June 12, 2016 - 12:08am
April 16, 2016
Digital directory to promote county businesses
Wadena County now has a digital directory of more than 400 organizations and businesses that will be used to showcase cities and sites within the county. Mark Hanson is the director of the West Central Economic Development Alliance and the economic development director for the county....
April 16, 2016 - 12:10am
September 19, 2014
Wadena commissioners cut $330,000 from 2015 budget
After another three and a half hours of work on Sept. 15, Wadena County commissioners were able to identify about $330,000 that could be cut from the budgets for 2015 proposed by department heads in August. The discussions among commissioners were intense and focused. Although...
September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
August 24, 2014
Three county employees awarded forensic training scholarships
County employees Brandon Peterson, Brice Norton and Kristal Roberts have been awarded basic forensic interview training scholarships to receive specialized training offered by Cornerhouse. Cornerhouse is a children's advocacy center in Minneapolis that coordinates multi-disciplinary...
August 24, 2014 - 12:00am
August 17, 2014
Few attend local option sales tax hearing
The annual statutorily required public hearing on the local option sales tax attracted only 9 people when it was held at the Wadena County Courthouse...
August 17, 2014 - 12:00am
January 22, 2014
Wadena Board explores reorganizing social services and public health departments
As part of their ongoing effort to restructure Wadena County government to make it more efficient and effective, Wadena commissioners held a special meeting on Jan. 17. All commissioners attended, along with County Attorney Kyra Ladd, County Engineer Ryan Odden, Social Services Director...
January 22, 2014 - 8:07am
December 13, 2013
Wadena commissioners move closer to decision on county coordinator position
Wadena Commissioners agreed at their Dec. 3 meeting to make a decision about the county coordinator position they have been discussing for years. The vote may be taken on Friday, Dec. 6, at a special board meeting.
December 13, 2013 - 8:29am
November 26, 2013
Wadena Commissioners tour solid waste facilities in Becker, Otter Tail Counties
Wadena County Board commissioners toured Becker County's solid waste facilities and the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority (PLMSWA),...
November 26, 2013 - 9:08am