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February 23, 2013
Lee Westrum has been offered the position of Wadena-Deer Creek superintendent. Submitted photo
Superintendent job goes to Westrum
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
Wadena-Deer Creek will host its seventh- and eighth-grade Band and Choir Concert in the WDC Middle/High School gymnasium Monday. Above, Choir Director Mike Ortmann rehearses with the all-boys' choir in preparation for the concert. This is the first time the boys and girls are being separated into singing groups, and Mr. Ortmann is excited to introduce the two choirs at the concert. The boys' choir will sing "The Pirate's Life" and "Boatmen Stomp" and the girls' choir will perform "Bonse Aba," a Zambian f...
WDC concert scheduled for Monday
February 21, 2013 - 2:15pm
February 20, 2013
Early childhood education featured in Minnesota budget plan
February 20, 2013 - 9:44am
February 16, 2013
Pictured is the Founding Board of Connections High School, a new charter school opening this fall in Staples. Shown are, back row, from left, Jeff Wig (not currently a board member), Lisa Kajer, Sue Boehland; front row, from left, Donna Bestland, Kerry Lindgren and Jim Hofer. Not pictured are Laurie Bach and Steve Jennissen. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal
New Staples high school to begin classes this fall
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
WDC down to 3 superintendent candidates
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
February 14, 2013
School puts vote on hold
February 14, 2013 - 9:16am
February 9, 2013
Students gather near the entrance of Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School on Thursday. School officials said changes to the security procedures at the school, such as armed guards or weapons training for teachers, were unnecessary. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal
WDC: Guards, weapons training unlikely at local schools
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
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