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Courts - Aug. 25 edition
3rd annual Never.Give.Up. Suicide Awareness 5K is Saturday
Make-A-Wish recipients thankful for Kruzin 4 Kidz support
First time educational summit brings 23 districts together
Miller named Pioneer Journal publisher
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan Gertrude Wagner
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
September 29, 2015
Freshwater teachers participate in all day training
Over 100 Freshwater staff participated in all day training sessions held Aug. 31 at the Deer Creek Community Center. In addition to the annual employment updates regarding safety, technology application, employment support, compliance topics and staff service awards, the staff participated...
September 29, 2015 - 12:10am
September 26, 2015
M State, line workers celebrate 50 years of service community
Minnesota State Community and Technical College invites the community, industry partners and alumni to celebrate the M State program that has...
September 26, 2015 - 12:08am
September 25, 2015
WDC school district approves preliminary 2016 levy
The Wadena-Deer Creek School board approved the preliminary 2016 levy at the maximum amount Monday night, with the expectation of lowering it before the end of the year. "That gives you flexibility down the road," said Superintendent Lee Westrum. "It can be lowered later." Right...
September 25, 2015 - 12:08am
September 20, 2015
WDC teachers recognized as superheroes
If you look up the definition of Superhero, the word is defined as a "fictional character with superhuman powers." Superheroes accomplish the...
September 20, 2015 - 12:10am
Honoring the work of our teachers
Teaching is a calling. Oh, sure, it's a profession that requires specialized education, but the lure of the classroom for dedicated teachers is as emotional as it is intellectual. The best teachers — the ones remembered by their students — master techniques that balance...
September 20, 2015 - 12:08am
September 11, 2015
WDC school district enrollment steady
Wadena-Deer Creek School District had 971 students enrolled a week into the 2015-16 school year. WDC Superintendent Lee Westrum said the numbers...
September 11, 2015 - 12:10am
September 8, 2015
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning announces fall schedule
As it begins its fall season on Sept. 8, the Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning will be at a new site, Armory Square in Park Rapids. A 12:30 p.m. Tuesday reception will be the introduction to this new venue with its first program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Armory Square was chosen...
September 8, 2015 - 8:15am
September 6, 2015
School patrollers plays an important role at WDC Schools
Armed with orange flags with a stop-sign symbol and bright-yellow vests, the Wadena‐Deer Creek school patrol takes great pride in helping WDC...
September 6, 2015 - 12:10am
Eight new teachers join WDC School District family
Wadena-Deer Creek School District welcomes eight teachers to their Wolverine family as well as several new staff for the upcoming school year. James...
September 6, 2015 - 12:10am
August 31, 2015
Community education classes starting this fall
Registration for Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton fall Community Education classes is now open. A variety of classes is available for all ages. The course catalog was mailed to area residents but a copy can also be picked up at the WDC Middle/High School/District Office or found online...
August 31, 2015 - 12:10am
August 29, 2015
Alternative education opportunities available for students
Today Minnesota students have options of where they attend school. They have a number of educational programs that are available to them which allows them to choose where they attend school. Since no one school can meet the need of every student, families can benefit from exploring...
August 29, 2015 - 12:10am
MCA results similar to previous years
Results of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) were recently released by the state department of education. According to the department, statewide proficiency was shown to have "generally remained constant or increased slightly, while math scores remained largely constant...
August 29, 2015 - 12:08am
August 22, 2015
WDC teachers introducing new literacy program
Wadena-Deer Creek elementary teachers are learning new ways to teach reading to students. Teachers went over new reading materials with trainers...
August 22, 2015 - 12:10am
August 4, 2015
WDC students among more than 7,000 at FCCLA national conference
More than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members, advisers, alumni and guests from across the country gathered...
August 4, 2015 - 2:21pm
July 19, 2015
WDC school lunch prices increase
Wadena-Deer Creek's school lunch prices will increase five cents starting this fall. "The reason it's increasing is because of the National School Lunch Program," said WDC Superintendent Lee Westrum. "It's a federal requirement." The WDC school board approved increases to lunch...
July 19, 2015 - 12:08am