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West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
What you should know about the Zika Virus
Several city, school seats up for election
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
White receives national volunteer recognition award
Wadena Babe Ruth team headed for 13-15 state tournament
Blazers top Angels with ninth inning surge
WDC Babe Ruth club will meet DGF or Litchfield in state opener
Speer hired as GM, publisher of Northland Outdoors
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Luella Mae Trites
Michael Charles Brakefield
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Entertainment briefs - July 28 edition
The Abiders to perform Friday at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Old School to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Church briefs - July 21 edition
Birth announcements - July 21 edition
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
It's time to get serious about a special session
Your letters - July 21 edition
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
That's a lot of dimes!
Wadena-Deer Creek's FCCLA club organized a dime drive for the March of Dimes last week. Their goal was to raise $800 by asking students in grades...
January 30, 2011 - 10:39am
January 21, 2011
Minnesota Energy Resources donates to Wadena, Menahga food shelves
Minnesota Energy Resources, a subsidiary of Integrys (TEG), serving 165 communities throughout the state of Minnesota, made donations totaling more than $90,000 to charitable organizations, associations and worthwhile causes that requested financial assistance. The groups represented...
January 21, 2011 - 1:47pm
January 16, 2011
Donation: Christmas In Wadena light show
As the 2010 Christmas In Wadena light show has concluded, it was time to drop off the food and money donations to the Wadena Food Shelf. This year's efforts raised 440 pounds of food and a check for $1,590.25. G.P. Anderson presented the funds to Mary Ann Hagen and Mary Pierce....
January 16, 2011 - 10:11am
December 26, 2010
The food bank out of Crookson supplies a wide variety of items for kids in need in the WDC School District. Coordinator Mary Ann Hagen collects...
December 26, 2010 - 9:24pm
December 12, 2010
Masonic Lodge organizations donate $2,000 to WDC High School marching band, library
Three Masonic Lodge organizations recently donated $2,000 toward tornado relief for Wadena-Deer Creek High School. The Wadena Masonic Lodge...
December 12, 2010 - 9:36pm
December 10, 2010
ESF volunteer finds work rewarding
The decades-long tradition of the Empty Stocking Fund provides gifts to hundreds of children, and it takes more than Santa and a handful of reindeer....
December 10, 2010 - 2:46pm
December 5, 2010
A Vikings wish come true
A local 16-year-old Vikings fan had a dream come true this past Saturday with a trip to meet the team at Winter Park. WDC student Zachary Burcham's...
December 5, 2010 - 3:49pm
December 3, 2010
A way to enjoy Christmas, help others
There is one big change with the Empty Stocking Fund Talent Show this year: venue. The 84th Empty Stocking Fund event will be moved to Memorial Auditorium in Wadena after the usual venue, the commons area of the high school, was taken out by the June 17 tornado. Diane Peters, the...
December 3, 2010 - 4:12pm
November 19, 2010
United Way donates $1,500 toward microscopes rescued from WDC High School
For more than two months, nearly 100 microscopes sat in the science department of the tornado-damaged Wadena-Deer Creek High School. Luckily,...
November 19, 2010 - 11:12am
October 29, 2010
WDC Dollars for Scholars phonathon is Nov. 9
Wadena-Deer Creek Dollars for Scholars chapter will hold its annual phonathon from 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 9 to raise money for scholarships. During the phonathon, Wadena-Deer Creek High School students will be calling area residents asking for scholarship donations.
October 29, 2010 - 11:04am
October 22, 2010
Operation Round Up funds local service projects
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative's Community Trust board met this month and awarded $12,837 to eight local organizations for their community service projects. Receiving awards in this round were: Eagle Bend Community Development ($1,000, park renovations); Eagle Valley Schools ($1,737,...
October 22, 2010 - 11:35am
October 3, 2010
Bluffton Lions give to Hearing Foundation, WDC Library
Bluffton Lions Club president Lion Gary Wegscheid recently presented a check of $2,100, the profit of the July 25 Ladies Luncheon, to Lion Ken Anderson for the MD5M Hearing Foundation. On Sept. 27, Wegscheid presented Lion Virginia Dahlstrom, superintendent of the Wadena Deer Creek...
October 3, 2010 - 9:48pm
August 6, 2010
Wensman Seed gave a $1,000 donation to Wadena County 4-H Rebuilding Fund. The presentation was made by Jon Wensman of Wensman Seed to Kris Huebsch, Wadena County 4-H coordinator, at the Wadena County Fair. The MS TRAM riders brought more than fun and economic development to...
August 6, 2010 - 10:55am
July 23, 2010
Staples Sportsman's Club give to 4-H program
On Monday, July 12, members of the Staples Sportsman's Club went to the Wadena Fairgrounds while 4-Hers were busy cleaning up the 4-H building and preparing for the upcoming fair. The sportsman's club presented the Wadena 4-H program with a check for $500 to help pay for items...
July 23, 2010 - 11:54am
July 2, 2010
Wal-Mart presents $25,000 toward cleanup effort
Wadena's Wal-Mart presented a check Monday for $25,000 toward the Wadena tornado relief effort. The check was given in a presentation ceremony to Mayor Wayne Wolden and other city leaders.
July 2, 2010 - 3:05pm