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Unprecedented: Flood strikes Wadena area, residents seek relief
Woman killed in west-central Minnesota crash
City of Wadena to cover landfill fees for flood debris; volunteers head to town
State park visits trend upward in Minn., N.D.
Wadena SWCD names poster and essay winners
Post 171 hands BHV Legion two setbacks
Summer football camps coming up in Wadena
Finck aces No. 6 at Whitetail Run
Januszewski, Vertin post fastest times in Lake Chase
Fading Twins have to avoid July swoon
Melva Jean Baumgartner
Lyle Joseph McBride
Wadena Garden Club: Yard of the month
Olson wins RMH grand prize
Area students awarded TCHC Foundation scholarships
Red Cross bloodmobile a success
Artists receive awards in annual Regional Art Show at the Cultural Center in New York Mills
Zornes displays wooden masks and stone sculptures at the Cultural Center through July 31
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 25-27
Entertainment briefs - July 10 edition
Lambert, Shelton at We Fest in 2015
Follow the flag
Birth announcements - July 10 edition
Local piano students earn top honors at state competition
Local students graduate from Bemidji State
U of M Crookston announces spring 2014 graduates
Area students make dean's list at Minnesota State, Mankato
Minnesota's biodiesel mandate: costly, risky and unfair
Ancient evidence of the Bible's reliability
Veterans, beware of pension advance products
Can cities purchase digital speed signs for their streets?
Make summer swimming safe
My new favorite way to fish
Breeding duck numbers down, wetland numbers up
Breeding duck numbers down, wetlands up in Minnesota
Ruffed grouse drumming counts up significantly in state
Trolling for troops
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