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World temperatures hit new high once again
Two-vehicle crash in Wadena
Living history: Council cuts Maas bill
Freshwater students donate blankets to Someplace Safe
Minn. woman accused of keeping heroin in bra to change plea
Tuesday Scorecard 1/17
Phillips rules Section 6A with six-goal performance
Bob Tubandt Invitational set Jan. 28
Bowling-January 12 Edition
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Terry Lynn Peterson
Mildred Irene Hessling
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Harrison makes Dean's List at South Dakota State University
Birth announcements - Jan. 5 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
President signs Walz-led measure to honor guard-reserve retirees into law
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
September 6, 2015
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
April 26, 2015
WDC students named to 3rd quarter honor roll
The following students have been named the the "A" Honor Roll at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School: Fifth grade: Jamie Barthel, Destiny Berg, Johanna Brunsberg, Anna Church, Kylee Collins, Joshua Dykhoff, Corra Endres, Camille Fleming, Grace Gallant, Kendall Godel, Lauryn...
April 26, 2015 - 12:10am
March 17, 2015
Dayton focuses on education, not nursing homes, in budget tweak
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton today proposed spending almost the entire state budget surplus, with big increases in education and welfare spending but much less to nursing homes. The governor’s supplemental 2016-2017 budget adds $866 million to Minnesota’s two-year...
March 17, 2015 - 4:32pm
March 8, 2015
WDC's FFA chapter celebrates 'National FFA Week'
Last week, the Wadena-Deer Creek FFA chapter celebrated "National FFA Week." Currently, WDC has 18 members in their FFA chapter.
March 8, 2015 - 12:10am
WDC students participate in Honor Band
Several Wadena-Deer Creek band members were selected to participate in the Minnesota Band Directors Association's Northwest Region Honor Band...
March 8, 2015 - 12:08am
March 6, 2015
WDC grad rate surpasses statewide average
Wadena-Deer Creek's graduation rate is 92.42 percent compared to the state average of 81.2 percent, according to a recent report released by the Minnesota Department of Education. Although it is well above the state average, there is room for improvement. "We would always like...
March 6, 2015 - 12:10am