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U.S. legislators announce safety improvements at Wadena airport
Cruel words - and rocks - thrown at local legislative candidates
Missing Staples man located over weekend
Courts - Aug. 25 edition
3rd annual Never.Give.Up. Suicide Awareness 5K is Saturday
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Joan Gertrude Wagner
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
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
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
May 23, 2016
Report presents effects of pesticide exposure on children
"Kids are on the frontline in Minnesota," the Pesticide Action Network warns in a recently released report on the effects of children's exposure to pesticides. The report, compiled by "independent scientific experts based on dozens of objective studies," finds children living or attending...
May 23, 2016 - 12:10am
March 19, 2016
Wadena County designated disaster area due to winterkill losses
As Wadena County farmers recover from losses in 2015, they are hoping for an early start in 2016. The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated...
March 19, 2016 - 12:10am
November 9, 2015
Crop insurance cuts cut from federal budget bill
Upper Midwest farmers were happy Thursday to learn the federal government will not cut crop insurance programs. A budget bill the House approved was to have contained a $3 billion cut to crop insurance. However, farm-state federal lawmakers pressured House, Senate and White House...
November 9, 2015 - 12:08am
September 16, 2015
Triplet calves come as a surprise on DL farm
In a 100,000-to-1 occurrence, a cow on Gilbertson Farms about six miles north of Detroit Lakes has given birth to triplets. Twins are relatively...
September 16, 2015 - 12:08am
July 24, 2015
Wadena County man injures arm in farming accident
A Wadena County man was injured in a farming accident Thursday, July 23. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 8:15 p.m. Thursday that a man had his right arm stuck in a baler in Rockwood Township. When hay became stuck between a pickup and the rollers,...
July 24, 2015 - 2:21pm
May 7, 2015
Wadena Farm Service Agency employee charged with stealing loan money
A Verndale farm wife and program technician at the USDA’s Farm Service Agency office in Wadena has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 through a loan scam she is charged with engineering. Michelle Richter, 43, processed 16 separate FSA loans ranging in amount from...
May 7, 2015 - 9:31am
April 17, 2015
Farmers hoping for rain
Farmers are preparing fields for planting over the next few weeks and keeping their fingers crossed that rain is in the forecast. Little...
April 17, 2015 - 12:10am
April 13, 2015
Author teaches students about farming era
Wadena-Deer Creek students traveled back in time, where they learned what life on the small family farm in the 1950s was like. On March,...
April 13, 2015 - 12:08am
July 12, 2014
A green time of year
The ever-changing cycle of nature has kicked out a time of year we should celebrate. After a long, cold, white winter and a late spring, the...
July 12, 2014 - 12:00am
October 10, 2013
Mother Nature making harvest difficult for some growers
Mother Nature has been playing a rather nasty cat-and-mouse game with farmers this year. Scott Dau of Leaf River Ag Service in Wadena has...
October 10, 2013 - 11:03am
August 16, 2013
Photo by Jessica Keddy Three generations of Richter family farmers gathered on Gary Richter's farm south of Wadena near the county line Tuesday...
August 16, 2013 - 2:18pm
February 12, 2012
Primus recalls life on the farm, and travels to Europe
Today you will hear the interesting story of Alphonse (Al) Primus, who was born in Melrose, in 1918, to William (Bill), and his wife, Rose Primus. The Primus family is originally from Meire Grove, where his grandfather was the first baby born there. Al married Hildegard Wussow in...
February 12, 2012 - 3:26pm
February 11, 2012
Local land prices steady as others skyrocket
Some agricultural land prices on the Minnesota-Iowa border have been out of sight this year, ranging as high as $14,000 an acre, but Wadena County...
February 11, 2012 - 2:36pm