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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
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
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
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
November 9, 2016
Lawson, Schmidt, Hinojos win WDC School Board race
Dan Lawson, Kent Schmidt and Vince Hinojos were the top three vote-getters Tuesday in the Wadena-Deer Creek School Board race. Four were running...
November 9, 2016 - 1:13am
November 4, 2016
Tuesday is Election Day
Election Day is nearly here. Next Tuesday, Wadena voters will head to the polls to settle races for mayor, city council, school board, county...
November 4, 2016 - 12:08am
October 30, 2016
Minnesota House District 9A candidate guide
Meg Litts Current employment: Director, Discovery Woods Montessori School. Public office experience: This is my first time running for elected office, though I have helped with numerous campaigns in the past. Party affiliation: DFL.
October 30, 2016 - 12:08am
October 28, 2016
WDC School Board candidate guide
Four Wadena residents are running for three spots on Wadena-Deer Creek's School Board up for election Nov. 8. Ryan Damlo, Vince Hinojos, Dan Lawson and incumbent Kent Schmidt, all of Wadena, are running for seats. Board members Peter Hayes and Stephen Techam decided to step down and...
October 28, 2016 - 12:10am
September 24, 2016
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative hosting candidate forum
Democratic ideals. Educating cooperative members. Concern for community. These are three of the seven core cooperative principles and three reasons why Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative will host a "Meet the Candidates" forum on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the Sebeka Events Center. The...
September 24, 2016 - 12:08am
September 9, 2016
Absentee voting opens Sept. 23
Absentee voting begins Sept. 23 and Wadena County voters are encouraged to register and complete their mail ballot early if they are utilizing that service. Wadena County Election Coordinator Rosalie Miller said the process to vote absentee takes longer than before because mail only...
September 9, 2016 - 12:08am
Aging voting machines a concern as election draws near
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon made stops in Wadena, Park Rapids and other towns last week to talk with election coordinators about...
September 9, 2016 - 12:08am
August 29, 2016
Political campaign signs not permitted on state highway rights of way
Placement of campaign and other advertising signage on any highway rights of way is not allowed under state law, reminds the Minnesota Department of Transportation. All state, county, city and township roads and highways fall under the same state law. Highway rights of way include...
August 29, 2016 - 12:08am
August 19, 2016
Four county candidates move on to general election
Wadena County residents in District 2 and District 4 voted in the Aug. 9 primary to narrow the candidate pool for the general election in November. In District 2, Brian Hagen, Ralph Miller and incumbent Jim Hofer filed for county commissioner. The district includes Bullard, Aldrich,...
August 19, 2016 - 12:08am
August 6, 2016
Primary Election is Tuesday, Aug. 9
This year's primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 9 and Wadena County commissioners are on the ballot in Districts 2 and 4. Six candidates filed for two seats on the Wadena County Board of Commissioners. Brian Hagen, Ralph Miller and incumbent Jim Hofer filed for the District 2 commissioner...
August 6, 2016 - 12:08am
July 30, 2016
Several city, school seats up for election
Interested in running for school board or city council positions? Filing opens Aug. 2. Several seats on the Wadena-Deer Creek School Board and Wadena City Council are up for grabs in the general election Nov. 8. The filing dates for both council and school board are Aug. 2-16. Three...
July 30, 2016 - 12:08am
June 12, 2016
Five file for Wadena County Board
Five candidates filed for two seats on the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners. Brian Hagen and incumbent Jim Hofer filed for the District 2 commissioner seat, which includes Bullard, Aldrich, and Thomastown Townships, Verndale, Aldrich City and the Staples Annex. Ross Beaumont,...
June 12, 2016 - 12:08am
June 4, 2016
Kulp files for House District 8B seat
Gail Kulp officially entered the race for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 8B, which includes House District 8B includes Bluffton, Deer Creek, Henning, New York Mills and several other eastern Otter Tail County townships, along with areas of eastern Douglas County....
June 4, 2016 - 12:10am
March 28, 2016
Weinerman to challenge Gazelka in Minnesota Senate race
Jason Weinerman last week announced his candidacy for Minnesota's Senate District 9, which includes portions of Wadena, Todd, Morrison and Crow...
March 28, 2016 - 12:10am
March 15, 2016
Minnesota presidential primary gains momentum
Packed precinct caucuses, and reports that thousands left in frustration due to overcrowding, are leading more Minnesota political leaders to push a presidential primary election. The latest is Chairman Ken Martin of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, who on Friday said he would support...
March 15, 2016 - 12:10am