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Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Wadena County wanted - Dec. 1 edition
Weather changing some after school WDC activities
Wadena County senior companions recognized for service
Police Scanner-Dec. 1 Edition
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Volkmann earns multiple volleyball honors
Pirates geared up for strong basketball season
Crunch time here for the Vikings
Wolverines hope to shake off problems on court
Carol A. White
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas in Wadena show returns this weekend
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
August 29, 2015
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
March 1, 2015
MSBA recognized school board Feb. 17-21
The Minnesota School Boards Association set Feb.
March 1, 2015 - 12:10am
February 28, 2015
FIRST robotics team makes deadline
The FIRST Robotics Team, the WDC Terminators, had good reason to celebrate on Feb. 17. They finished building their "bot" by their six-week deadline...
February 28, 2015 - 12:10am
February 23, 2015
Students named to Honor Roll at WDC
The following students were missed on the Wadena-Deer Creek Honor Roll. They made the "A" Honor Roll: Blaine Cooper, Kylee Damm, Kayla Hanson, Madeleine Hinojos, Kylie Lupkes, Carrie Nelson and Danyel Post.
February 23, 2015 - 12:10am