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Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
Pedestrian killed by oil train identified as Detroit Lakes woman
Five injured when vehicle hits ambulance in western Minnesota
WDC students make 2nd quarter honor roll
Natural gas will now be offered in Deer Creek, Parkers Prairie
Saturday Scorecard 2/18
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Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
WDC skaters to face No. 2 Alexandria in Section 6A quarterfinals
Thursday Scorecard 2/16
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Computer workshop set for Feb. 25 at Wadena library
Area students make dean's list at MSU-Moorhead
Jacobson graduates from the U of M Crookston
Clergy View: Jesus is alive and listening
Birth announcements - Feb. 9 edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Who do I report illegal snowblowing to?
Let bonding bill really put Minnesota to work
Eligibility for VA Disability and SSDI
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Westrum makes official superintendent acceptance via text message
It was officially decided during Monday’s Wadena-Deer Creek School Board meeting that Lee Westrum will be the district’s superintendent next year, and some could argue the method of communication with Westrum was a bit out of the ordinary. Although it had been apparent the school...
March 21, 2013 - 4:45pm
March 8, 2013
Honor Roll results
Full Name Last Name Grade Honor Roll Term CARLSON, MARGARET CARLSON 5 A Qtr 2 CARLSON, SEAN CARLSON 5 A Qtr 2 CARSTEN, MACKENZIE CARSTEN 5 A Qtr 2 EDWARDS, QUINLAN EDWARDS 5 A Qtr 2 GRAVELLE, KENNEDY GRAVELLE 5 A Qtr 2 GRENDAHL, MARI GRENDAHL 5 A Qtr 2 HINOJOS, LUCAS HINOJOS 5 A Qtr...
March 8, 2013 - 12:45pm
Students recognized for posters
By Dana Pavek, Wadena-Deer Creek Schools Todd-Wadena Healthy Connections invited fifth- and sixth-grade students in Todd and Wadena Counties to participate in their 12th annual poster contest, for which students were encouraged to design a catchy and colorful poster that illustrated...
March 8, 2013 - 12:24pm
March 7, 2013
Verndale board looking at financing options
The Verndale School Board discussed ways of making a second vote on a proposed building addition more palatable to the majority of voters Monday evening at their March meeting. A task force of Verndale residents has been meeting during the winter to look at a new building proposal....
March 7, 2013 - 4:36pm
March 6, 2013
Wadena-Deer Creek announcements
Elementary Book Fair, March 4-7 Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School will host a Scholastic Book Fair March 4-7 in the elementary media center. The book fair is open to the public. Hours are 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, and 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday (during parent-teacher...
March 6, 2013 - 4:27pm
Lawmakers aim to curb school bullying
ST. PAUL -- A rural Minnesota woman said if some schools had better programs and plans to deal with bullying, her son might not killed himself....
March 6, 2013 - 9:48am
March 2, 2013
WDC Elementary turning to trimester grading
Trimester grade reporting is coming to Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary this fall. Instead of scheduling six meetings with the parents of kindergarten through fourth-grade students during the school year, trimester grading will allow for four sessions between teachers and parents. "We've...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
February 23, 2013
Trapshooting club, tennis co-op approved by school board
The District 2155 Wadena-Deer Creek School Board gave the green light to a pair of sports-related proposals Tuesday night at the February meeting in Robertson Theatre. A trapshooting club for qualified Wadena-Deer Creek students was approved. The program will cost each participant...
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Superintendent job goes to Westrum
Lee Westrum and his family have a reason to be excited about their future. The 43-year-old superintendent of the Benson Public School system...
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
WDC concert scheduled for Monday
Wadena-Deer Creek will host its seventh- and eighth-grade Band and Choir Concert in the WDC Middle/High School gymnasium Monday. Above, Choir...
February 21, 2013 - 2:15pm
February 20, 2013
Early childhood education featured in Minnesota budget plan
ST. PAUL -- Adding money to early childhood education and all-day kindergarten programs, as Gov. Mark Dayton suggests, is important to Minnesota's future, the state House education finance leader says. "Those two programs really pay dividends into the future," Rep. Paul Marquart,...
February 20, 2013 - 9:44am
February 16, 2013
New Staples high school to begin classes this fall
Classes are planned to begin in September at Connections High School, a new charter school that will operate out of leased space on the Central...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
WDC down to 3 superintendent candidates
Superintendents Lee Westrum, Kevin Wellen and Christopher Mills will be in Wadena on Saturday to interview for the Wadena-Deer Creek superintendent position being vacated by Dr. Virginia Dahlstrom. The Wadena-Deer Creek School Board will interview the three candidates Saturday morning...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
February 14, 2013
School puts vote on hold
DETROIT LAKES -- Plans for a new elementary school and other major school building projects in Detroit Lakes are being put on hold for now. School board members made that decision during Monday night's regular school board meeting, where they decided an April referendum was simply...
February 14, 2013 - 9:16am
February 9, 2013
WDC: Guards, weapons training unlikely at local schools
After recent shootings sparked national discussions regarding the use of armed officers and weapons training in America's schools, personnel...
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am