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Church briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Courts - Dec. 18 edition
Hastings car lot wins Hobby Lobby opt-out
Shop with a cop
Empty Stocking raises record funds
Verndale girls overpower Bertha-Hewitt in PRC tilt
Bears topple Pirates in PRC battle
Connell leads Cardinals past Wolverines 86-52
State-ranked Rebels shade Blue Devils 5-4
Klipping propels Eagles past Wolverines
Tyler J. McClure
Getting fit at 'The Mas'
Perham Health announces leadership change
South Country Health Alliance announces recipients of grants
TCHC works to improve coordination of care
Arvig to exit Verizon wireless Dec. 31
Jameson shares some easy handmade toys
One-Act Play auditions held for 'The Chair Play'
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie's
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Birth announcements - Dec. 11 edition
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Caramel Pretzel Bites
M State celebrates commencement in combined ceremony
Galati to preach on rekindling fire Dec.12-14
Is it legal to push snow onto highways?
Dependents' educational assistance now available
Carrying the weight of that newspaper
There is room in my heart for thee
Are portable orange hazard lights legal?
DNR awards $5.7 million in habitat grants to conservation groups
Spring wild turkey hunters can apply for permits through Jan. 9
Hunters, anglers eligible for discounted Wild tickets
DNR's design for conservative deer season lowered harvest
November 27, 2011
Dragons slay Blue Devils in season opener
Emma Lemke picked up five points with a two goals and a playermaker Friday as the Litchfield Dragons skated to a 5-2 victory over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek in their season opener. The Blue Devils struck first when Morgan Zeise found the net in the opening period....
November 27, 2011 - 7:54pm
November 20, 2011
Indoor ice returning to Wadena
The excitement of playing hockey again in Wadena is building right along with a new ice arena. On Monday, members of the Wadena Hockey Association...
sports / news
November 20, 2011 - 3:17pm
Blue Devils hope to bring more competitive team to the ice
There is only one direction for George Behl and his Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils this season - up. The Blue Devils lost 20 of their 22 games, scored just 24 goals and were shut out 13 times. The lack of experience had just about everything to do with their...
November 20, 2011 - 1:48pm
November 13, 2011
Holman taking over WDC boys' hockey
Chris Holman has a very hard time remembering when hockey was not part of his life. The 48-year-old Verndale social studies instructor grew up in Edina and used to skate on Minnehaha Creek. Wherever you found ice, you found Chris Holman. After his playing days were over, Holman...
November 13, 2011 - 11:50am
October 2, 2011
Hockey by December
Ice hockey appears to be alive and well in Wadena. The construction of a building around Wadena-Deer Creek's hockey facility is beginning and ice will be on the rink by the first week of December. "This is definitely something we need," Wadena Hockey Association Vice President Matt...
sports / news
October 2, 2011 - 10:58pm
August 14, 2011
Hockey may move forward
The Wadena City Council and wellness center stakeholders in the audience discussed the future of the proposed wellness center in light of being rejected for bonding by the 2011 Minnesota Legislature. No action was taken, but the hockey program expressed a desire to construct a building...
news / sports
August 14, 2011 - 2:04pm
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March 27, 2011
Savoie stepping down as WDC hockey coach
Dan Savoie is stepping aside as Wadena-Deer Creek's head boys' hockey coach. Savoie recently wrapped up his fourth season at the helm. During his four years as head coach he had a record of 31-70-2. "I'm resigning as coach mostly for personal reasons," Savoie said. Savoie plans...
March 27, 2011 - 1:19pm
Bienusa named Wolverines' hockey MVP
Taylor Bienusa was chosen Most Valuable Player of the 2010-2011 Wadena-Deer Creek boys' hockey team. The senior standout came up with 17 goals, 21 assists and 38 points. Awards Most Improved: Tyler Winkels Mr.
March 27, 2011 - 1:18pm
March 20, 2011
March 20, 2011 - 5:29pm
Squirt to bear flag for MinnesotaWild
Logan Robison, 9, of the Wadena Hockey Squirt Team will be the flag bearer for the Minnesota Wild in their match against Columbus today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul. Robinson is the son of Tina Hughes. According to the Wild NHL website, being a flag...
March 20, 2011 - 5:28pm
March 13, 2011
Wadena players help Park Rapids earn state tournament berth
The Park Rapids Pee Wee hockey team is headed to the state tournament after a 2-1 overtime victory over Bemidji at the North Regional Tournament...
March 13, 2011 - 4:39pm
February 27, 2011
DL knocks WDC out of section tournament
Nate Baker and Frantisek Jung iced two goals apiece and Alex Mason collected four assists Saturday as Detroit Lakes ousted Wadena-Deer Creek 7-3 in the Section 6A tournament. The 11th-seeded Wolverines trailed the sixth-seeded Lakers 2-1 after one period. The Lakers broke the game...
February 27, 2011 - 3:44pm
February 20, 2011
Alexandria knocks Blue Devils out of playoffs
Kalley Kragenbring scored a hat trick Saturday as Alexandria ousted Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek from the Section 6A playoffs with a 10-1 win. The Blue Devils were out-shot 34-0 in the first period and 60-3 in the game. Halley Maas scored for the Blue Devils at the...
February 20, 2011 - 8:06pm
Wolverines aggressive, but scoreboard shows loss
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines out-shot Morris/Benson 32-26 but lost an 8-5 decision Tuesday at Expo Arena in Long Prairie. The Storm were able to cash in on four of their 10 first period shots. Tyler Hansen racked up a hat trick in the period and Mac Beyer iced a solo goal. WDC's...
February 20, 2011 - 8:05pm