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Benefit for Fink set for Oct. 21
Monuments added to Deer Creek Veterans Memorial Park
It's down to the voters
Hay bales catch fire on semi traveling on Interstate 94
FCCLAers attend the Fall Area Conference at the U of M in Morris
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Wolverines finish perfect conference season
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Sharon L. Vareberg
Robert G. Swanson
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
Pippa White's one-woman show set for Oct. 6
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
September 25, 2011
Trojans pound Wolverines 61-6
Robbie Strand tossed three touchdown passes Friday as the state-ranked Barnesville Trojans trampled Wadena-Deer Creek 61-6 in a Prairie North Conference game at Barnesville. The run-oriented Trojans used 15 different ballcarriers in the game and scored all five times they had the...
September 25, 2011 - 10:57am
September 18, 2011
Pirates open with 60-0 win over Rockets
Mike Mahlen's Verndale Pirates made the most of an extra week of practice Friday as they clubbed E.C.H.O. Charter 60-0 in their season opener. The Pirates held the Rockets to just 73 yards on the ground and 12 through the air for a total of 85. Mahlen's club racked up 480 yards...
September 18, 2011 - 9:14pm
Charest leads Bulldogs past Wolverines
Marty Charest ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Friday night as Otter Tail Central defeated Wadena-Deer Creek 35-6 in Henning. The...
September 18, 2011 - 9:08pm
September 11, 2011
Wolverines suffer 22-21 loss in home opener
It all came down to a two-point pass Thursday night as the West Central Area Knights snuck by Wadena-Deer Creek 22-21 in the season opener for...
September 11, 2011 - 7:04pm
August 28, 2011
Wolverines bracing for Prairie North challenge
Tom VanErp's Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines join the Prairie North Conference this year with a roster that includes 10 seniors and all-conference...
August 28, 2011 - 11:16am
August 20, 2011
Sign-up, checkout set for WAYF players
The Wadena Area Youth Football sign-up and equipment checkout for grades 4-6 is set for Tuesday and Wednesday at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary. A $40 registration and equipment rental fee will be charged. For more information, contact Tom VanErp at (218) 640-3382.
August 20, 2011 - 9:45am
August 14, 2011
Wadena Area Football League kicks off Aug. 23
The Wadena Area Football League registration and equipment checkout is slated for Aug. 23-23 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Room 62 at the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School.
August 14, 2011 - 1:19pm
August 6, 2011
WDC gridders, volleyers open practice Aug. 15
Wadena-Deer Creek football practice for grades 9-12 will open Monday, Aug. 15, at 8 a.m. Practice sessions will run from 8-11:30 a.m. Equipment handout will be Thursday Aug. 11 following the Fall Sports meeting and Friday, Aug. 12 from 8-9:30 a.m. at the elementary school lower...
August 6, 2011 - 1:53pm
July 23, 2011
WDC summer football camp set July 25-27
The annual Wadena-Deer Creek Football Camp from grades 7-12 will be held July 25-27 at the WDC practice field. Camp times are 6:30-8 p.m. Players are asked to wear T-shirt, shorts and cleats. There is no charge for the camp. For more information, contact Tom VanErp at 640-3382.
July 23, 2011 - 2:27pm
Vikings are part of state's fabric
In a perfect world it does not take 1,100 millions to build a football stadium for our Minnesota Vikings and No. 1 draft choice Christian Ponder really turns out to be our next superstar quarterback. Those who have followed the fortunes of the Vikings know that the world they live...
July 23, 2011 - 2:13pm
April 3, 2011
Johnson to play for M State Spartans
Wadena-Deer Creek lineman Nolan Johnson will play football this fall for the M State-Fergus Falls Spartans. Johnson, who is 5-10, 200 pounds,...
April 3, 2011 - 2:32pm
January 2, 2011
Top sports stories of 2010
WDC volleyers win first state title The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines were absolutely perfect in 2010 as they captured their first Class AA state volleyball championship. Sue Volkmann's veteran squad posted a perfect 30-0 record leading up to their third straight state tournament,...
January 2, 2011 - 9:28am
December 12, 2010
Kneisl named to 9-Man All-State grid team
Verndale's Dan Kneisl has earned a place on the Class Nine-man All-State football team for the 2010 season for his defensive line play. Kneisl joined Lanesboro's Jake Reed as a first-team choice. Other Pheasant North Conference players to make the all-state team were Underwood quarterback...
December 12, 2010 - 9:52pm
Vikings hunt is finished; time to look to next year
I have owned gun dogs that are good at reminding me of a rule you always obey in upland hunting -- once you start out on a hunt you better not stop. That dog is not going to stop until it hits paydirt so if you do it is your own fault if the bird flushes wild. The Minnesota Vikings...
December 12, 2010 - 9:38pm
December 3, 2010
Yungbauer, Kneisl, Booth honored
Verndale's Dan Kneisl and Cody Yungbauer have been chosen to the Pheasant North All-Conference football team for 2010. Receiving honorable mention was Verndale's Kyle Booth. Pheasant North All-Conference Team Underwood: Dalton Jampsa, Brett Collins, Jason Umlauf, Ben Woodman, Gunner...
December 3, 2010 - 3:31pm