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Verndale's pink house needs repairs or will be demolished
Alternative education opportunities available for students
MCA results similar to previous years
Quincers purchasing Litchfield drive-in theater
News briefs - Aug. 27
Pirates hunting for elusive PRC championship
Pirates rally to defeat Chargers 22-20
Woods takes over veteran WDC tennis squad
WDC harriers on course for strong 2015 season
Hard-running Panthers post 30-6 win over Wolverines
Ilah Mae Johnson
Arlene Rosolia Lindula
Monica Josephine Kempe
Elks Club donates two million to community
Azure Vision Care hosting grand opening Aug. 27
TCHC clinics recognized for improving patient outcomes
SWCD: OTC commissioners named outstanding conservationists
Block Party: Attendees flock to Wesley lawn for food, fun
Rollin' Through Wadena
Ebenezer Linnell, Clipper Captain
Art installation begins at Wadena City Library
Vining Watermelon Day: Taking in the fun
Town celebrates 3rd annual Bluffton Hometown Days
Birth announcements - Aug. 20 edition
Carlson attends Concordia Language Village Immersion Program
Airport angel shows that pride brings a fall
Bacon Egg Muffins
Wadena student receives MSU Moorhead scholarship
Minnesota establishes state certification to help veteran-owned small businesses compete for state contracts
School lunches: Be food conscientious
Your letters - Aug. 20 edition
What is the penalty for driving around a "road closed" barrier?
Military age enlistment standards explained
Hummingbird, songbird migration begins
Federal grant keeps 22,000 WIA acres available for hunting
Incredible edibles: Paul Bunyan Mushroom Club studies fungi
State waterfowl season begins Sept. 26
Game fair: Happy retriever
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