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Police scanner - July 28 edition
Weekly crime report - July 28 edition
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Authorities identify Fargo girl hit by boat on Otter Tail County lake
18-year-old Ottertail man charged with criminal sexual conduct
Green was quite a shock
Zebra mussels confirmed in Otter Tail's East Spirit Lake
Wadena Babe Ruth team headed for 13-15 state tournament
Blazers top Angels with ninth inning surge
WDC Babe Ruth club will meet DGF or Litchfield in state opener
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Luella Mae Trites
Michael Charles Brakefield
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - July 28 edition
The Abiders to perform Friday at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Old School to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Church briefs - July 21 edition
Birth announcements - July 21 edition
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
It's time to get serious about a special session
Your letters - July 21 edition
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
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