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Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
Ottertail woman injured in crash on County Highway 52
News briefs - July 21 edition
Weekly crime report - July 21 edition
City of Wadena receives 2015 audit report
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Post 171 ends season with 15-4 record
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Michael Charles Brakefield
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Goodbody's Gold' takes stage at Elmer's
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
Births - July 14 edition
Hinojos makes dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Berger makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Court rules that VA has been shortchanging veterans since 2009
Violent minority are sucking us in
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
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
March 12, 2016
Trump, Sanders endorsed by Wadena County voters
Wadena County voters endorsed Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in their precinct caucuses Tuesday night, with a large turnout for both parties....
March 12, 2016 - 12:10am
March 2, 2016
Trump, Sanders endorsed by Wadena County voters
Wadena County voters endorsed Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in their precinct caucuses Tuesday night, with a large turnout for both parties. Trump earned 139 votes from GOP caucus-goers followed by 110 for Ted Cruz, 88 for Marco Rubio, 59 for Ben Carson and 24 for John Kasich. Sanders...
March 2, 2016 - 11:41am
February 20, 2016
Local caucuses are Tuesday, March 1
Secretary of State Steve Simon announced the availability of the state's official Precinct Caucus Finder for Minnesota's 2016 Precinct Caucuses on Tuesday, March 1. The finder displays caucus locations provided by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and Republican Party of Minnesota....
February 20, 2016 - 12:08am
November 6, 2014
Fiemeyer to join WDC school board
Jil Fiemeyer, Ann Pate and Wayne Perkins were the top three vote-getters Tuesday in the Wadena-Deer Creek school board race. Fiemeyer, a first-time candidate for the board, had 1,587 votes with 18 of the district's 21 precincts reporting. Pate edged Perkins for the second spot...
November 6, 2014 - 6:54pm
August 22, 2014
Small town election roundup
Now that the Aug. 12 filing deadline has passed, the ballots are set for the Nov. 4 mayor and city council elections in area small towns. Hewitt Mayor Juanita Mitchell faces two challengers in her bid for reelection. Fueled by incorrect information in the Independent...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
August 16, 2014
Challengers emerge in elections for Wadena mayor, council
George Deiss thinks it's time for new blood in Wadena city government. So last week, the component technician at Timber Roots filed paperwork to become the lone challenger to long-time Mayor Wayne Wolden in the Nov. 4 election. Meanwhile, former Police Chief Bruce Uselman and...
August 16, 2014 - 12:00am
August 7, 2014
Local government matters
With the political paralysis in our nation's capital, it's easy to become angry or apathetic toward government. Please remember, what happens in WDC often matters more than what happens - and doesn't - in Washington, D.C. Local elected officials, whether school board members,...
August 7, 2014 - 11:41am
June 3, 2014
2014 election campaigns off and running
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's 2014 election campaign really got underway Monday. Republicans were looking to make a dent in Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
June 3, 2014 - 9:37am