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Carvers look forward to weekly gatherings
Building inspections not required where Thumper Pond was constructed
News briefs - April 16 edition
Severe Weather Awareness week a time to plan ahead
UPDATE: Roof Collapses at Thumper Pond Water Park
Stokes, Moore pace Raiders at Anderson-Cole
Mainstreeters use WDC errors to post 9-4 victory
Thunder rally to upset Wolverines 12-11
Archery Scores-Week 9
Bowling scores - April 9 edition
Business briefs - April 9 edition
Business briefs - April 9 edition
Todd-Wadena Electric to celebrate 75 years
Verndale clinic open, accepting patients
Cultural center announces Roder as new Executive Director
Egg hunt draws hundreds to Wadena park
Entertainment briefs - April 9 edition
Latest installment in "furious" series doesn't disappoint
Vergas maple syrup fest is April 11
Felines enjoy ‘Furry Tails’ cat show
Birth announcements - April 9 edition
Loaded Chicken Potato Casserole
Wadena County student studying in China
Herb-crusted pork loin
Schmitt nominated for Saint Mary's University's outstanding senior award
Healthcare Decision Day is April 16
Invest in state parks and trails
Your letters - April 9 edition
What is needed to drive gas-powered bikes and mopeds?
Requirement of standardized claim, appeal forms simplifies application process for veterans
Farmers hoping for rain
State record fish caught in Otter Tail County
Fishing on the ice. Going after Tullibee
Beautiful sky: Setting sun
Winged vistors: Turkeys enjoy mild spring
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