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Members approve wellness center bids, advance TIF request
Wadena Board interviews five county coordinator candidates
Wadena police department recently hired Norman County deputy shot in the line of duty
Keeping MN and Wadena Ready
Annual nuisance inspections are imminent
Wolverines bow to Melrose in season opener
Five Verndale cagers named all-conference
BHV girls team places third in Anderson-Cole Invitational
Archery scores - April 10 edition
Updated Spring Sports Schedules
Delora May Boyer
Maurice Franklin Finck
MACV to hold Fergus Falls stand down
Can auto dealers be charged for too much window tint?
Miracle Mansion should be saved
Your letters - April 10 edition
Train safety refresher
Dairy Princess 2014 crowned
Crockpot Easter Ham
Baked asparagus with balsamic butter sauce
Grow a Nutritious Garden in a Pot
Easter Breakfast Casserole
Birk shares stories with Men's Night Out crowd
Deputy Sheriff Marcyes running for Todd County Sheriff
Power: A family tradition
Human services director ends four decade career
Mason Bros expands Abby’s Bakery
Annual Easter egg hunt set for Saturday at Toby’s Hill
Entertainment briefs - April 17 edition
Wadena County Humane Society hosts dinner, silent auction April 24
Library events for April
God’s Not Dead movie review
DNR appoints Erik Thorson as Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor
What type of crisis are Minnesota deer hunters facing?
2014 Sport show camps out at Minneapolis Convention Center March 26-30
September 11, 2013
Wadena Board accompanies architects, engineers, and contractors on Fairgrounds tour
Concerned about stormwater problems, the unfinished Sheriff's Building, grandstand construction issues, and the possible addition of a new building...
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September 11, 2013 - 3:42pm
January 21, 2011
Minnesota's Otter Tail County braces for flooding
High water table conditions, above normal rainfall over the past year, and heavy snowfall this winter may result in significant spring flooding in Otter Tail County. The Otter Tail County Emergency Operations Team is urging all residents to prepare for the possibility of significant...
January 21, 2011 - 3:45pm
April 8, 2009
Officials: County flood response needs some work
Wadena County's response to recent flooding that caused an estimated $110,000 to date in damages and expenditures showed some weaknesses in the county's emergency response system, according to county officials. "We did learn that our ... command system really needs some sharpening...
April 8, 2009 - 12:48pm
March 31, 2009
CSAH 30 washed out by flood, impassable
Flood waters washed out a portion of Wadena County State Aid Highway 30 between Central Lakes College and the Crow Wing River Bridge causing...
March 31, 2009 - 3:19pm
March 30, 2009
Wadena County flooding under control
The flooding situation in Wadena County has stabilized, according to Wadena County emergency management. Wadena County declared a flood emergency and ordered an additional 48,000 sandbags last Thursday due to significant flooding. "The Red Eye River in and near Sebeka has gone...
March 30, 2009 - 2:24pm
March 28, 2009
M State students reach out to Red River Valley
Flood waters continue to threaten the fate of the Fargo-Moorhead area, yet the resolve of the many students, faculty and staff of Minnesota State Community and Technical College holds strong. Side by side, working in the wind, cold and snow, a collaborative effort is taking place...
March 28, 2009 - 10:17am
'Grateful beyond words' for WDC's help
When the Wadena-Deer Creek bus pulled up to Dick and Bonnie Huntley's home on March 24 and students started filing off the bus, the south Fargo residents broke down and cried. Their prayers had been answered, they said. For two days, the Huntleys waited for volunteers to help them...
March 28, 2009 - 10:09am
March 26, 2009
Wadena County declares emergency; 48,000 sandbags on the way
The Wadena County Board declared a state of emergency due to flooding and ordered an additional 48,000 sandbags at an emergency meeting Thursday....
March 26, 2009 - 1:20pm
WDC students return from sandbagging in Fargo
Thirty-six WDC students came home Tuesday night after a 12-hour day of traveling and sandbagging in south Fargo -- exhausted, sore, muddy, and...
March 26, 2009 - 10:36am
Emergency Wadena County flooding meeting called for Thursday
An emergency meeting of the Wadena County board is scheduled for 11 a.m. today (Thursday) to approve a Declaration of a State of Emergency due to flooding within Wadena County, according to information provided by Auditor/ Treasurer Char West.
March 26, 2009 - 10:22am
March 23, 2009
Wadena county roads closed due to flooding; warning in effect
Two Wadena County roads were closed Monday morning due to flooding caused by snow melt and heavy rains that began Sunday. Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr reported that Wadena County Road 145 had a centerline culvert that was washing out, and the road was closed about one mile northwest...
March 23, 2009 - 12:02pm