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August 7, 2012
Transitioning back-to-school in the fall can be stressful. These four tips will help smooth over some of the most common rough spots during that first week of school.
Four tips to reduce back-to-school stress
August 7, 2012 - 12:39pm
Recent microscopic analysis shows that the retinas of male and female eyes are quite different. Females have a much higher concentration of P-cells (responsible for colors and textures). Males have many more M-cells (responsible for tracking movement).
Boys and girls see the world differently
August 7, 2012 - 12:39pm
You might want to think twice about purchasing such an important piece of equipment, like a car seat, from a rummage sale.
The Dangers of Rummage Sale Car Seats
August 7, 2012 - 12:39pm
It's detrimental for children to have the right nutition for learning
Back to school with the brain in mind
August 7, 2012 - 12:39pm
August 4, 2012
Virginia Dahlstrom
New WDC high school is in home stretch
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
Namedroppers: Bemidji State University
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
July 21, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
"Peter Pan" characters prepare to be "beamed up" to Neverland. From left, "John" played by Mitchel Haman, "Wendy" played by Hope Dumpprope, "Peter Pan" played by Kate Schmidt, "Tinker Bell" played by Tori Lee, "Nana" played by Holly Doty and "Michael" played by James Anderson.
Beam me up, Tinker Bell; Peter Pan children's theatre production wraps up for young area actors
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photos by Brian Hansel
Wrestling camp is not all about wrestling. Above, WDC Wrestling Campers had their Thursday night supper served by Wadena-Deer Creek Head Wrestling Coach Norm Gallant, who grilled venison steaks and sausages outside the Deer Creek gymnasium. Three sessions, from Wednesday through Friday, were planned for the 2012 camp.
Twin Cities coaches share expertise at WDC wrestling camp
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
School board members, union negotiators going to mediation
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
WDC Speech-Language Pathologist Tabitha Petrowski plays a board game with a student Monday, as part of a summer speech and language program at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools.
Children receive speech services during summer months
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photos by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Cameron Hodges leads a dribbling drill during the two-day Timberwolves Camp on July 16-17 in the WDC Elementary Gymnasium. Also pictured are campers Jacob Goeden, left, Michael Schmidt (hidden), Sean Carlson and Lucas Hinojos.
Camp gives youths a serious workout
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Ask a Trooper: The dangers of a 15-passenger van
July 16, 2012 - 4:45am
Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Interactive white boards, or SMART boards, were recently installed in classrooms at the new WDC School. A SMART board lets teachers deliver dynamic lessons, write notes in digital ink and save their work, all with the touch of a finger. Pictured above is a SMART board installed in the computer lab on second floor of the academic wing.
Dedication of new WDC Middle/High School set for Aug. 29
July 16, 2012 - 3:05am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Wadena County Solid Waste Supervisor Tammy Ehrmantraut ropes off a filled recycle bin, left, before moving an empty bin to its place Wednesday afternoon. Recycling has increased dramatically in Wadena County during recent years.
Recycling on the rise in Wadena County
July 16, 2012 - 3:05am
July 10, 2012
Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Wadena-Deer Creek Food Services cook Gina Stave serves siblings Bradley and Madyson Moats lunch at Deer Creek School.  Stave is preparing and serving lunches at the school this summer.
WDC Summer Foods program provides free, healthy meals for youths
July 10, 2012 - 2:00pm