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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
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
September 16, 2016
WDC enrollment numbers up for 2016-17 school year
Area schools opened their doors last week for students eager to start a new year. A week into the school year, Wadena-Deer Creek Superintendent Lee Westrum said enrollment numbers are ready to report. K-12 enrollment for WDC is at 978 for the start of the 2016-2017 school year, an...
September 16, 2016 - 12:08am
September 15, 2016
Gov. Dayton makes stop in Wadena
Gov. Mark Dayton said he plans to take a closer look at workforce development in rural Minnesota during the next legislative session after talking...
September 15, 2016 - 12:08am
September 13, 2016
Bus drivers prepare for first day of school
The Wadena-Deer Creek School District bus garage was buzzing with activity the week before school started. Bus drivers were preparing for the...
September 13, 2016 - 8:15am
September 10, 2016
School patrol has important role at WDC Elementary
Armed with orange flags with a stop-sign symbol and bright yellow vests, the Wadena‐Deer Creek (WDC) school patrol takes great pride in helping...
September 10, 2016 - 12:08am
September 3, 2016
Area Learning Center an option for some students
"I like the small class size," "I feel like my teachers really care about me" and "I have to work to make money for my family and the hours at the ALC are flexible" are all reasons students gave for attending Freshwater Area Learning Center. Students are living in an exciting era....
September 3, 2016 - 12:10am
August 27, 2016
First time educational summit brings 23 districts together
The Minnesota Summit for Greater Learning and Leading Summit brought 23 school districts and over 250 educators from across Minnesota for this...
August 27, 2016 - 12:08am
August 26, 2016
Four candidates file for WDC School Board
Four Wadena residents have filed for three vacancies on Wadena-Deer Creek's School Board. The deadline to file was Aug. 16. Board member/incumbent...
August 26, 2016 - 12:10am
August 8, 2016
MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
The Minnesota Department of Education recently released scores for the 2016 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs). The statewide proficiency data shows reading scores increased slightly when looking at all grades. Math scores declined slightly, while science scores increased....
August 8, 2016 - 8:15am
July 30, 2016
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Kassidy Rice was promoted to Manager of Education Solutions at National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) in Staples. Rice joined NJPA in the summer...
July 30, 2016 - 8:15am
July 16, 2016
Committee formed to assist with future facility work at WDC schools
A committee of three Wadena-Deer Creek School Board members will help Superintendent Lee Westrum with upcoming decisions related to facility...
July 16, 2016 - 12:08am
June 5, 2016
Class of 2028 graduates from kindergarten
Accompanied by the symphonic sounds of "Pomp and Circumstance" and the proud smiles of family members, kindergartners marched down the aisle...
June 5, 2016 - 8:15am
June 4, 2016
Five staff retire from WDC school
May 27 marked the last day of school for students and staff, but for five of our staff, it means moving on to a new chapter in their lives -...
June 4, 2016 - 12:08am
May 8, 2016
WDC's Foster Grandparents recognized
During Volunteer Recognition Week, Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary honored its beloved foster grandparents with a special ceremony in the media...
May 8, 2016 - 12:10am
April 17, 2016
WDC sixth-graders graduate from DARE
Wadena-Deer Creek sixth-graders graduated from the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program April 6 with a special ceremony honoring their...
April 17, 2016 - 12:10am
March 21, 2016
'Doughnuts with Dads' bring kids, fathers together
Proud kids led their dads by the hand to their chairs at Wadena-Deer Creek's kindergarten classrooms Friday, March 11 with smiling dads and grandpas...
March 21, 2016 - 12:10am