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Grass fire burns near Bluegrass
Fargo man accused of assaulting DL officer
Courts - April 30
Lynk asks for MCLU aid to challenge firing
Property Transfers and Marriages - April 30
Panthers keep Wolverines out of win column
Wangsness sparks WDC boys in Cardinal Invite
Do not let the first round hype fool you
WDC girls tie for sixth at Bemidji Invite
Raiders pummel Panthers in 12-1 victory
17 Years: Wegscheid bids farewell as township supervisor
Damlo steps into transit director position
Friendly Rider drivers win safety awards
Utecht shares stories of football, memory loss
Business briefs - April 9 edition
Actors find 'A Little Piece of Heaven'
Entertainment briefs - April 30
Beautiful Wadena: Part 1
Winnie and me: Regale toad known throughout community
Community dinners continue April 28
Heltemes recognized for outstanding cookie sales
Watermelon, Arugula, Feta and Mint Salad
Seventh graders read Earth Day booklets to elementary students
Fourth-graders present 'Living Wax Museum'
Does the Minnesota State Patrol use dogs within its agency?
President signs VFW federal charter into law
Why are trucks with loud mufflers ticketed when motorcycles are not?
VA benefits spending varies by state
Farmers hoping for rain
State record fish caught in Otter Tail County
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 snow cover over the winter has created a particularly dry spring and caused some of the forage crops to freeze. “We’re hoping for rain...
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,...
news / education
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 countryside in our part of Minnesota has taken on a welcome touch of green. Fields of green grain and alfalfa, fields of green soybeans...
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 following nature’s capricious effects on potatoes, soybeans and corn since last spring when spring arrived in May. Now, six months later,...
news / region
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 to bale hay. On the tractor is Jim Richter, 85, Wadena. Standing in front of Jim from the left are helpers Alexander Roberts, 15, Ottertail,...
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 Assessor Lee Brekke has not seen those prices locally. Wooded and low cover acreages in Wadena County had surpassed tillable acreages...
February 11, 2012 - 2:36pm