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UPDATE: WDC Cheer team fully funds trip to Citrus Bowl
Wadena 4H sends five to district horse show
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 1 edition
Never.Give.Up. presents check to WDC for suicide prevention, education
Tough lessons learned from bird flu outbreak
Pirates square off with Class A giants at Burnsville
Rockets rally for 24-21 victory over Pirates
Wolverines test themselves against huge field at Milaca
Wolverines earn split at Staples
Wolverines earn victory, tie in Class AA Showcase
Arvilla "Hap" Schumacher
Charles Joseph Goeden
Harold Henry Milbradt
Kenneth "Ken" Joseph Ament
Azure Vision Care opens at new location
CMCU sponsors new scoreboard at ‘The Mas’
Sweet Pickins opens on north Jefferson
Verndale Custom Builders opens
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognized TCHC for organ donor enrollment achievement
Wadena Area Concert Association season begins
Fochs to present "Minnesota's Lost Towns" Oct. 16
Mary Ann Patten a heroine at sea
Vergas author releases 12th novel
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 24 edition
Immanuel Lutheran Church members serve Wadena
Chicken Fajita Melts
More than $600 goes to St. Joseph Catholic Church
WDC Class of 1955 holds reunion
Your Letters - Oct. 1 edition
VA expands review of chemical exposure in drinking water at Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune
What needs to be done when selling vehicle through private party?
Thank a ref for giving back to their sport
Your letters - Sept. 24 edition
Great summer, great color?
Tulaby boater chases buck until it drowns
March 9, 2015
New M State program addresses 'huge' gas industry need
A new Minnesota State Community and Technical College program will help fill a "huge" need for trained employees in the gas industry, according to Ward Westphal of MP Technologies, which contracts to provide new construction and maintenance services to a wide range of private and...
March 9, 2015 - 12:10am
May 14, 2012
Unemployment rate falls with labor force in Wadena County
Wadena County unemployment rates for the month of March edged below double digits for 2012, according to numbers released April 24 by the Minnesota...
May 14, 2012 - 10:37am
March 4, 2012
County board denies Local 320 grievance application
During its Feb. 24 board meeting, the Wadena County Commissioners voted unanimously "to deny the grievance brought by Local 320 because it is outside the contract, and again offer the previous agreement." The vote was 4-0, with chair Ralph Miller abstaining. His wife, Rosalie Miller,...
March 4, 2012 - 4:22pm
Job creation answers found in our own back yard
We've been hearing a lot about "job creation" lately. Legislators, the governor, businesses and local citizens across the state are looking for new ways to grow jobs and get Minnesota working again. But what works in the metropolitan areas of the state does not always work in Greater...
opinion / business
March 4, 2012 - 12:53pm
March 3, 2012
Job numbers are falling in Wadena County
In community meetings, the topic keeps being brought up: Wadena needs more full-time, good-paying jobs to attract families. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has statistics on Wadena County and other United States counties updated through 2010 and going back to 1969. According...
March 3, 2012 - 3:43pm
February 11, 2012
GOP pushes right-to-work amendment
Republican legislators want to give Minnesotans the option to opt out of unions, a subject that has created heated debate in many states. "In Minnesota law, if a worker refuses to pay union dues, they are fired," Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, said. "This isn't fair and it's definitely...
February 11, 2012 - 3:17pm
May 6, 2009
M State, Rural Minnesota CEP partner to help dislocated workers
M State Wadena has teamed with Rural Minnesota CEP to provide financial and job training informational sessions to help dislocated workers make big changes. "Change Your Life" sessions outlining the educational options for dislocated workers are scheduled at the M State campuses...
May 6, 2009 - 4:02pm
March 18, 2009
7,200 vying for 600 unfilled jobs
The latest Job Vacancy Survey from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development shows that in north central Minnesota, there are 7,200 job seekers competing for only 600 unfilled jobs. This means that job seekers outnumber job openings by 12-to-1. Six months...
March 18, 2009 - 4:18pm