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Sheriff's office reports high number of calls about unsecured livestock wandering onto roads
WDC students gain hands-on learning in school greenhouse
Big meth bust lands Detroit Lakes man in prison for nearly 13 years
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 20 edition
Living History: Schmitt heads to state tourney
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Margaret L. Garr
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Holweger graduates from basic training
Birth announcements - Oct. 20 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Your letters - Oct. 20 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
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
July 13, 2015
M State program fills gap in mental health care for children
This fall, Minnesota State Community and Technical College begins offering a new program designed to fill a gap in the care provided to children with mental illnesses. The college's 16-credit Mental Health Behavioral Aide II certificate was created in response to the Minnesota...
July 13, 2015 - 12:08am
June 14, 2015
Verndale School approves preliminary 2016 budget
The Verndale School Board approved a preliminary fiscal year 2016 budget with proposed expenditures at $5,347,160 and revenues at $5,438,554. Assumptions were made based on the latest numbers from the legislature and a student count of 515 students. This compares to fiscal year...
June 14, 2015 - 12:10am
June 5, 2015
Tips to combat summer brain drain
School's out for the summer in Wadena and surrounding communities. Some people think of summer as a time to let go of schedules, abandon bed times, sleep in or camp out. Older students may use it as a time to get a job and earn a little extra money for added independence in the...
June 5, 2015 - 12:10am