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Two Becker County dog kennels with violations listed as 'horrible' puppy mills
Property Transfers, Marriages - May 21 edition
UPDATED: Two dead after shooting at Grand Forks Walmart
Courts - May 21 edition
Living history: Two injured in scaffold fall Saturday
Raiders hammer Wolverines 14-2
Blazers collect split with Bluffton in Hi-10 League doubleheader
Templing, Stokes, Moore pace Raiders
Riewer, Card propel Raiders past Tigers
Kern fires 83 at Deacon's Lodge
Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Visits
M State ranks in top 10 for investment
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic opens on Highway 10
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador visits
England Prairie grounds a step back in time
Beautiful Wadena: Part 2
Entertainment briefs - May 21 edition
They're back, pitches!
WDC students enjoy free open swim at 'The Mas'
Birth announcements - May 21 edition
Broccoli Stuffed Shells
Purity's perception: Seeing God
Area students graduate from UW-Milwaukee
Your letters - May 21 edition
Memorial Day time to honor troopers killed in WWII
VA eliminates net worth as health care eligibility factor
Your letters - May 14 edition
Can you transport a shotgun over state lines?
Water levels low: Boaters beware for fishing opener
Otter Tail County lakes should be active this weekend
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...
news / local
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 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