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WDC third-graders celebrate turkey day
Police Scanner - Nov. 26 edition
Thanksgiving dinner up a tad, just over $50
LGA increases for Wadena, neighboring communities
Gas prices under $2 a gallon an early Christmas gift
Timberwolves grab 6-4 victory from Wolverines
Volkmann, Soroko voted MVPs of 2015 volleyball team
Wolverines have more seniors, depth for upcoming hockey season
Truax, Kimber back for Raiders this season
Wolverines open cage season with 72-67 overtime win
Judy (Druar) Pangrac
M State opens doors to community
Lakewood Health System receives state breastfeeding-friendly recognition
Perham Health designated as Level 4 Trauma Hospital
How to cook a turkey, kindergarten style
Lamplighter Community Theatre performs new twist on holiday classic
Alaska String Band to perform Sunday in Wadena
Win a turkey at annual firemen's bingo fundraiser
'From Sea to Shining Sea' fall concert series is next week
Clergy View: Come, Lord Jesus!
Faith briefs - Nov. 26 edition
Apple Crisp with cranberry sauce
Veterans can now get special ID
Defeating ISIS will be a complicated task
Your letters - Nov. 19 edition
VFW stems from veterans advocating for benefits
Can troopers have facial hair?
Trophy bear taken near Deer Creek
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
Firearm season promises to be more productive
Hunters have multiple ways to register deer
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...
News / state
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...
News / region
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,...
News / local
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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