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News briefs - Oct. 2 edition
Shot in the wilds of Minnesota … an alligator
Park Rapids man killed in semi-truck crash
Wednesday Morning Forecast Discussion
Wolverines earn split in Staples-Motley Triangular
A good man gone: Gardenhire out as Twins manager
Pirates defeat Comets, 35-14
Pirates post 3-2 record in Ulen-Hitterdal Tournament
Ross, Stueve lead WDC boys to third place finish
Richard R. Tapio
Douglas A. Hartfiel
Anna Johnson Winship
Walmart donates $1,000 to WDC teachers
Harry Wahlquist elected Chairman-elect
From Circus Pizza to Harvest Thyme Bistro
Chili cook-off; bookstore bests the rest
St. Ann's Festival: Family fun following Mass
'Destiny' is waiting
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 25 edition
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Birth announcements - Sept. 25 edition
Wadena County 4H students win at state fair
Nesland receives Minnesota Association of School Administrators Polaris Leadership Award
Class of 1954 60-year reunion
When must registration tabs be purchased?
New simplified password rules in place for myPay system
Your letters - Sept. 25 edition
Expecting moms need to remember 0-4-9
How long does a person have to change their license?
Catching full moon walleyes on Otter Tail
Brothers show off exhibition shooting skills
One in 88 Minnesota drivers will hit deer this year
April 15, 2012
Crucial draft on tap for Vikings' foundering ship
The Minnesota Vikings are less than two weeks away from one of the most crucial college drafts in the 52-year history of their team. The Vikes have been spiraling downward since the 2009 season for a variety of reasons. They had a terrific offense that year led by veteran quarterback...
sports / opinion
April 15, 2012 - 1:36pm
December 18, 2011
North Stars clobber Wolverines 9-1
Eight Prairie Center players scored goals Tuesday night as the North Stars roughed up Wadena-Deer Creek 9-1 at the Long Prairie Expo Arena. Bridger Pettit stung Prairie Center with the game's first goal at the 2:45 mark of the opening period. Christian Berg and Shane Motschenbacher...
December 18, 2011 - 3:26pm
December 4, 2011
Moyer, Stave named to All-Pheasant North football team
Verndale's Colton Moyer and Kory Stave have been named to the All-Pheasant Conference North football team for the 2011 season. Moyer split time between the offensive backfield and linebacker while Stave played tight end and defensive tackle. Bertha-Hewitt placed running back and...
December 4, 2011 - 8:58pm
November 27, 2011
Meyer, Ludovissie tabbed WDC Football Players of the Year
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines have named Logan Meyer and Jacob Ludovissie their players of the year on offense and defense for the 2011 season. Other awards went to Mike Paavola (Wolverine), Sutton Lohmiller (Scout Team), Chris Steward (Most Improved) and Jake Rude (Special Teams). Meyer...
November 27, 2011 - 11:42am
November 22, 2011
Vikes' defense needs major overhaul
It should be as clear as glass after last Monday's 45-7 loss to Green Bay that the Minnesota Vikings need some serious help on defense. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers exposed one of Minnesota's basic weaknesses by passing for four touchdowns. Only seven of Green Bay's 32 passes fell...
November 22, 2011 - 1:44pm
November 20, 2011
Ehrmantraut named to All-Section 4 football team
Verndale junior Dallas Ehrmantraut has been named to the All-Section 4, Class Nine-man team for the 2011 football season. Ehrmantraut played a wideout position for the Pirates on offense and a secondary position on defense. State qualifier Wheaton-Herman-Norcross had seven players...
November 20, 2011 - 1:51pm
Meyer earns Prairie North All-Conference honors
Wadena-Deer Creek's Logan Meyer has been named to the Prairie North All-Conference team for the 2011 season. Meyer played running back on offense and linebacker on defense for the Wolverines. The Barnesville Trojans placed nine players on the all-conference team.
November 20, 2011 - 1:49pm
Meyer, Ludovissie make All-Section 6AA football team
Wadena-Deer Creek standouts Logan Meyer and Jacob Ludovissie have been selected to the All-Section 6AA football team for the 2011 season. Meyer made the team as a rusher while Ludovissie was chosen for his linebacker play. The Pierz Pioneers led the all-section voting with five...
November 20, 2011 - 1:47pm
October 23, 2011
Arrows romp past Pirates
Ashby quarterback Blake Ohren ran for 195 yards and one TD while passing for six more as the Arrows ambushed Mike Mahlen's Verndale Pirates 62-26 Wednesday in a wild regular season finale at Ashby. Both teams got off to a fast start with three TDs hitting the scoreboard before the...
October 23, 2011 - 10:50am
Wolverines bow to Royalton 40-14
The Royalton Royals reeled off their third straight victory Wednesday as they stopped Wadena-Deer Creek 40-14 in the regular season finale for...
October 23, 2011 - 10:40am
October 16, 2011
Busy Verndale Pirates fall to Panthers 26-14
Wyatt Samelson's 44-yard run capped a furious fourth quarter of scoring Saturday night and carried Parkers Prairie to a 26-14 victory over Verndale. Playing their third game in nine days, the Pirates were held scoreless for the first three quarters. "I think playing three games...
October 16, 2011 - 1:53pm
Warriors overpower Wolverines 28-8
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines were held to 66 yards on the ground Friday night as they fell to United North Central 28-6 at Sebeka. Jeremy Nordick's Warriors concentrated on stopping WDC standout Logan Meyer and held the senior back to 39 yards on seven carries. With the running...
October 16, 2011 - 1:36pm
October 2, 2011
Comets run past Pirates 27-14
Theo Taylor logged 165 yards on 33 carries and scored four touchdowns as the Hillcrest Comets defeated the Verndale Pirates 27-14 Friday in a...
October 2, 2011 - 9:47pm
Thunder rolls past Wadena-Deer Creek
Gary Graham's Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder cashed in on a couple of short fields Friday night to hand the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines a 20-8...
October 2, 2011 - 9:32pm
September 25, 2011
Penalty-riddled Rockets limp past Verndale Pirates
There had to be some sore feet in Underwood last Friday night after the Rockets tacked up a 28-6 victory over Verndale. Kyle Jensen scored all...
September 25, 2011 - 10:59am