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UPDATED: Red yearling heifer that escaped from fairgrounds found safe
Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
Living History: Phone company starts $750,000 cable job
Property transfers and marriages - June 25 edition
Chasing the avian flu virus: Research shows airborne transmission is a possibility
Peterson days recalled in Buchan's book
Three Wadena women run Grandma's Marathon
BHV Legion team settles for split with Staples
Walks kill Flames in 18-6 loss to Bertha
Walker tags Post 171 squad with two losses
Karvonen's passes to fourth generation
Midwest Machinery named top 150 workplace in state
Arvig makes $4 million upgrade to network
Weber's honored for 100 years in business
Mahube-Otwa celebrates 50 years
Wadena County Historical Society: Kids carnival
County fairgrounds located in Wadena
Family Day: Activities for all
Stroeing family finds June Jubilee medallion
June Jubilee parade 2015
Birth announcements - June 25 edition
Birth announcements - part 2
Greenwaldt makes Dean's List at Itasca Community College
Why are license plates replaced every seven years?
VA campaign encourages public to help raise PTSD awareness
Minnesota: Nice, safe state to live
Your letters - June 18 edition
Must the back license plate be illuminated?
Roadsides are important habitat for pheasants and pollinators
DNR reminds people to be aware of bears
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