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Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
October 2, 2011
Lakewood to hold 'Mammo Parties'
This October, routine breast health screening will be anything but routine at Lakewood Health System.
October 2, 2011 - 9:54pm
August 6, 2011
Celiac support group meeting Monday, Aug. 8
A support group meeting for people with Celiac disease will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 at Sunnybrook Park. The monthly, free informational meeting is being held to help people with Celiac disease learn more about the disease: what to eat and how to cook and bake using gluten-free...
August 6, 2011 - 3:30pm
January 16, 2011
Restoring sanity starts with me
Last Saturday's shooting of (among others) Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a federal judge and 9-year-old bystander Christina-Taylor Green, a Sept. 11, 2001-born child was a wake-up call. Much of the conversation after the shooting immediately turned to the motive of...
January 16, 2011 - 9:46am
September 9, 2010
Whiskey Creek Film Festival opens Friday
The Whiskey Creek Film Festival is being held at the Cozy Theatre this week, with the bulk of the screenings being shown Friday-Sunday, Sept. 10-12. One feature film and several short films will be screened free of charge. "How to Train Your Dragon 3D," a Dreamworks feature animation,...
September 9, 2010 - 4:04pm
June 19, 2010
Affaire Des Artes canceled
The Affaire Des Artes events scheduled for Saturday in Wadena have been canceled. No makeup date has been announced yet. We will update with details as we get them.
June 19, 2010 - 12:03am
June 18, 2010
Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant postponed
The Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant, scheduled for Sunday, June 20, has been postponed indefinitely, according to organizer Bonnie Kingsley. The site of the annual pageant is Memorial Auditorium, which is in the restricted zone of the town due to the tornado Thursday. Kingsley said...
June 18, 2010 - 2:01pm
March 24, 2010
'On Golden Pond' premieres Friday night
Madhatters Community Theatre will present Ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond" at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. on...
March 24, 2010 - 8:43am
Five Wadena boxers to take ring in regional tournament
T.J. Steward, Travis Petro, Dewayne Steward, Trent Petro and Justin Isaacson will be representing Wadena in the Class A portion of the Region IV Golden Gloves boxing tournament Friday and Saturday, March 26-27 at the Wadena Armory. T.J. fights at 152 while Dewayne boxes at 178. Travis...
March 24, 2010 - 8:42am
February 5, 2010
Skiing and snowshoeing and Emerald Ash Borer expert at Bob Sonnenberg Farm
The second annual cross-country skiing and snowshoeing event on groomed trails at the Bob and Ingrid Sonnenberg Tree Farm in New York Mills will take place on Feb. 13. This event is a cooperative event of the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, the Minnesota Forest Resources...
February 5, 2010 - 10:16am
October 22, 2009
Oktoberfest this weekend in Wadena
The Depot in Wadena will host an Oktoberfest Dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. There will be live accordion music at 6 p.m. and polka and schottische by the Wadena Community Band at 6:30 p.m. Authentic German food will be served by The Uptown, including sauerbraten...
October 22, 2009 - 2:17pm
October 2, 2009
Lions sponsoring bus to Diabetes Expo
Two buses will stop in the area on Saturday, Oct. 24 and head to the Minneapolis Convention Center for the Diabetes Expo. Transportation and admission to the expo are free to those riding the Lions-sponsored buses, but a refundable deposit will be charged to hold a place on the bus....
October 2, 2009 - 11:41am
Friends book sale set for Oct. 7-9
The Friends of the Wadena City Library are holding the fall book sale Oct. 7-9 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 601 South Jefferson Street in Wadena. Donors can drop off books at the church from 2-4:30 p.m. on both Monday, Oct. 5 and Tuesday, Oct. 6, and from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct....
October 2, 2009 - 11:39am
Latest Habitat home set for Oct. 10 dedication
Leaf River Area Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will dedicate a recently completed home in Wadena and the public is invited to attend the celebration. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, volunteers, Habitat for Humanity representatives, Thrivent Financial representatives...
October 2, 2009 - 11:38am
Pam Speed benefit is Oct. 10
A benefit for Pam Speed will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 at The Landing in Aitkin, Minn. (Highway 169 South, next to Pamida). She is recuperating from serious complications resulting from major surgery, and faces weeks of intense in-patient therapy and rehabilitation....
October 2, 2009 - 11:38am
Krauka Viking band to perform in NYM
The Danish quartet "Krauka" will perform at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4. The group plays ancient tunes of the Vikings as well as contemporary compositions in the same tradition. Once again Krauka comes rushing through the time-machine...
October 2, 2009 - 11:25am