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Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
State still seeking extension on Real ID despite law being passed
Proof isn't always in the pudding, it's in the Christian heart
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
W-DC softball comes to a close
W-DC splits a doubleheader with OTC,Menahga
Wadena-Deer Creek shooters compete in first ever Mid-State Conference meet
Wadena-DC girls golfers compete at Staples
Dale Eugene Clarin
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West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
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Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
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Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
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Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
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Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes
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What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
Your letters - May 4 edition
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
March 21, 2013
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