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England Prairie Days coming Aug. 25-27
Local farmers markets accepting EBT, SNAP cards
The history of news in Wadena
News briefs - Aug. 17 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 17 edition
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Youth football camp coming to Wadena
14C: Midway upends Wadena-DC
George’s big day leads Shockers to 14C win
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Ray H. Mease
Shirley Ann Tappe
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice celebrate Senior Citizens Day
Whitetail Properties Real Estate LLC Awards Jason Ziegler, Minnesota Land Specialist --EMDASH-- Most Transactions
Huebsch coming aboard as transit director
From the bean to the brain
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 10 edition
Rendezvous coming Aug. 12-13 at Old Wadena Park
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 3 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 27 edition
Broccoli Chicken Divan
Waffle Fry Nachos
Wadena mental health advocate receives award
I'm a liberal, science-loving Christian...a whaaat?
Birth announcements - Aug. 3 edition
Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
What are some bus safety tips?
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Thank you to all who
Hudson Myron Bauck
Shaley Jo Carkhuff
Ethelyn Pearson: Wadena's wise wordsmith
Ethelyn Pearson has been a published author since the early days of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt administration, when the Hewitt Banner ran...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
April 21, 2014
Three miles west of Wadena and a half-mile south of highway 10, Richard and Carol Taggart have turned a part of their land back in time 100 years....
April 21, 2014 - 12:00am
March 8, 2014
Conclusion to Titanic of the Great Lakes Sinks
Some accounts claim that Captain Stines was not feeling well and thus had added incentive to return to Michigan as quickly as possible in order to see his doctor. Perhaps that was the reason that Captain Stines appeared so sad that evening, going so far as to confide in a Milwaukee...
March 8, 2014 - 12:00am
April 22, 2012
Taking a cruise without ever leaving shore
What a week this has been at Fair Oaks Lodge, the last week before new owners take over. This is the week, you recall, we are going to Hawaii...
April 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 5, 2012
Martini has affinity for flowers
Doris Martini's story is interesting and not quite like any other. She was born in 1924 in Yellow Medicine County, to Alfred and Stella Gigstad....
February 5, 2012 - 4:37pm
December 25, 2011
Parading Down the street
1946 was less than a fair year for this Pearson family. Milt was recuperating from herniated disc surgery in Rochester back when that operation was still in its infancy, almost experimental. Two of our three kids were down with scarlet fever the same time and I had a sprained wrist...
December 25, 2011 - 1:45pm
December 13, 2011
Meet Ted Masog, and some very dark memories of Pearl Harbor
Last Saturday afternoon found Ted Masog providing background music for the hundreds of happy folks under our big roof enjoying open house, just...
December 13, 2011 - 1:49pm
November 28, 2011
Remembering mom's best advice
The schedule this week at Fair Oaks Lodge was filled with doing men's nails on Monday, chapel and Bingo on Tueday, manicures and turkey bowling on Wednesday, Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, with mass and a Thanksgiving Day program on Friday. Our halls are decorated with all of the things...
November 28, 2011 - 11:47am
November 5, 2011
Hello girl for Ma Bell says 'hi' to folks
Friend and neighbor Irma Crane has an interesting story to share, not quite like any other. She was born in Milwaukee, Wis., in 1920 to Steve...
November 5, 2011 - 8:38pm
October 23, 2011
Keeping house was always her interest
This week I spent an enjoyable hour with Helen Snyder. She was born in 1918 in Wadena to Harold and Lily Campbell. She has one brother and one...
October 23, 2011 - 10:53am
October 16, 2011
Leading the Sentence to Serve group
My thanks to Charles (Charlie) Tuorila for sharing what is an interesting life with us. Charles was born in Wesley Hospital to Eino and Hazel...
October 16, 2011 - 2:38pm
October 2, 2011
Memories with Sally Dunblazier
My neighbor in the apartments, Rosella (Sally) Dunblazier, is in the story spotlight today. Sally was born in Wadena in 1927 to Simon and Theresa...
October 2, 2011 - 9:49pm
August 26, 2011
A picnic day, and farewell to a friend
It was the big family picnic on Wednesday that took over priority this week. And, no wonder! Everything that makes a picnic fun was on board...
August 26, 2011 - 11:04am
August 20, 2011
Theisen visits us at Fair Oaks
This story belongs to Richard Theisen, a well-known man in Wadena. Although the Theisens' home was in Wadena, Richard was born in St. Paul in...
August 20, 2011 - 10:01am
August 14, 2011
Sal the music maker joins us
How cool is it to have one of our music makers come to live under our big roof. I am speaking of Cyrilla (Sal) Erickson. Sal was born in Wadena...
August 14, 2011 - 11:39am