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Flood relief bill passes house, heads to Governor Dayton
Courts - Jan. 29 edition
Wadena courthouse generator may be installed on Presidents' Day
Dayton releases budget plan
WDC's one-act performance of 'The Chair Play' advances to Sections, Jan. 31
Glenz, Pirates hop back on winning track
Giants co-owner Ann Mara dies at 85
Pirates overcome Braves 59-46
Shorts, slippers, S Chancellor on field Saturday
Seahawks-Patriots an intriguing chess match
Riepes building skills through extension program
Lakewood Health System recognized for Minnesota Hospital Association Patient Safety Initiative
Tri-County Leases Retail Space to Seip Drug
Hanson, Brenk earn promotions at Forum Communication
Niche program offered at M State
The bus ride from Branson
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 29 edition
Ensemble cast marches to the forefront in 'Selma'
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 22 edition
Waffle maker produces some surprising treats
Birth announcements - Jan. 22 edition
Alina Perez Makes the Dean's List at Rochester Community and Technical College
Rachel Craig earns Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award
Certificate of Eligibility now available online
Do police officers have quotas to meet?
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Can proof of insurance be shown electronically?
Your letters - Jan. 22 edition
A winter walk through Glendalough
Owatonna angler wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
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