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February 2, 2013
Pictured are Bridger Pettit, left, and Mitchell Swanson. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC  Schools
WDC's Swanson reaches 100-Point Club
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Eleven members from Wadena-Deer Creek's Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter participated in the regional competition held Jan. 23 in Detroit Lakes. Seven qualified for state. Pictured, front row, from left, are Nancy Peterson, BPA advisor; Dominique Isola, Molly Kraemer, Sayde Anderson and Macy Hartman; back row, from left, Brandee Bly, Paige Hartman, Carrie Nelson, Maddy Hinojos, Marissa Jahnke, Anna Kraemer and Jessica Langer. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
WDC group competes at regions, 7 qualify for state
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
The 9-12 Wadena-Deer Creek Concert Band will perform a home concert Feb. 10, featuring music selections they will perform at the Minnesota Music Educators Association winter convention Feb. 14. Photo by Don Hoffmann, Rex McDonald Studio
WDC Concert Band to perform special concert
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Kali Matthieson's class celebrates "Belly Laugh Day" with smiley faces Jan. 23 in the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary Media Center. Loni Niles, media center specialist (pictured in the back smiling), said WDC decided to celebrate this lighthearted day to chase away the winter blues. Matthieson's class also took an "oath" to smile and laugh more. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Students celebrate 'Belly Laugh Day'
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Wadena-Deer Creek Drama Director Jay Patterson and the One-Act Play cast/crew took first place Jan. 26 at the Subsection 22 competition. Seven schools competed on at Wadena Memorial Auditorium, with the top two schools advancing to the sectional contest in Park Rapids, set for Saturday. Eagle Valley Schools earned a second-place finish with "Stone Soup" and will also advance. Pictured are the cast and crew of "The Humorist of Forest Leaves," the one-act play based on the American poet, Emily Dickinson, a...
'The Humorist of Forest Leaves' takes first at subsections
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Board votes to rehire Patterson
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Verndale board approves five priorities for building project
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 12, 2013
Cursive popular with WDC Elementary students
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 15, 2012
Ask a Trooper: How to react when school bus lights flash
September 15, 2012 - 12:00am
September 8, 2012
Enrollment climbs for both Wadena-Deer Creek Schools
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Photo by Dain Sullivan
Multiple patrons eagerly gather around an iPad Wednesday evening at the new Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School, following the building's dedication ceremony. Students attending the new school will be able to use iPads this year, rather than using certain books.
Wadena has a school full of technology
September 5, 2012 - 5:46pm
Close vote on Verndale school addition could set up another in 2013
September 5, 2012 - 5:45pm
Photo by Dain Sullivan
Virginia Dahlstrom, superintendent for Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School, throws her fist in the air in the WDC gymnasium Wednesday evening as she welcomes community members to the dedication ceremony of the new school building. On June 17, 2010, a tornado moved through Wadena and destroyed the old school. Two years later, the community is celebrating the opening of a new facility.
A school of their own
September 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
Photos by Rachelle Klemme
Jim Formanek, former Wadena-Deer Creek art teacher, shows a music-themed mural Monday in the upstairs of The Uptown, where he has been storing it and other student artwork from the 1990s and 2000s. The art was salvaged after a June 17, 2010 tornado destroyed the old WDC school.
Student murals may not hang in new school
September 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
August 28, 2012
Give it up for the gold and blue!
August 28, 2012 - 11:01am