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Red yearling heifer that escaped from fairgrounds last seen between Wadena, Bluffton
Living History: Phone company starts $750,000 cable job
Property transfers and marriages - June 25 edition
Chasing the avian flu virus: Research shows airborne transmission is a possibility
Capitol Chatter: Politicians avoided sex offender decision
Peterson days recalled in Buchan's book
Three Wadena women run Grandma's Marathon
BHV Legion team settles for split with Staples
Walks kill Flames in 18-6 loss to Bertha
Walker tags Post 171 squad with two losses
Karvonen's passes to fourth generation
Midwest Machinery named top 150 workplace in state
Arvig makes $4 million upgrade to network
Weber's honored for 100 years in business
Mahube-Otwa celebrates 50 years
Wadena County Historical Society: Kids carnival
County fairgrounds located in Wadena
Family Day: Activities for all
Stroeing family finds June Jubilee medallion
June Jubilee parade 2015
Birth announcements - June 25 edition
Birth announcements - part 2
Greenwaldt makes Dean's List at Itasca Community College
Why are license plates replaced every seven years?
VA campaign encourages public to help raise PTSD awareness
Minnesota: Nice, safe state to live
Your letters - June 18 edition
Must the back license plate be illuminated?
Roadsides are important habitat for pheasants and pollinators
DNR reminds people to be aware of bears
April 8, 2010
FCCLA goes behind the scenes at the Capitol
Wadena-Deer Creek Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members traveled to the Capitol in St. Paul recently to meet and shadow legislators. FCCLA members who attended included: Paige Schiller, Hope Steward, Adrianna Buettner and Yalonda Nelson. "This was a great opportunity...
April 8, 2010 - 8:42pm
October 1, 2009
Referendum meeting set for Deer Creek
The Wadena-Deer Creek referendum committee will be holding an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Deer Creek Community Center. A vote on the school referendum is set for Nov. 3.
October 1, 2009 - 9:02am
September 30, 2009
Kern, Enberg are Verndale queen and king
Brittany Kern and Trevor Enberg were named Homecoming Royalty Monday evening at Verndale High School. The Homecoming football game with Hillcrest is set for 7 p.m. Friday. The Homecoming dance will be held from 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
September 30, 2009 - 9:14am
Upcoming flu shot clinic at WMC postponed
Due to an overwhelming demand for seasonal flu shots this fall, coupled with a related regional and national shortage of the seasonal flu vaccine, Wadena Medical Center has postponed its upcoming flu shot clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 6. "Although we have depleted our initial supply, we...
September 30, 2009 - 8:43am
September 28, 2009
Toedter, Tumberg crowned Homecoming queen, king
Hannah Toedter was crowned Homecoming queen and Kevin Tumberg was named Homecoming king Monday night at a ceremony at Memorial Auditorium. Hannah is the daughter of Dan and Lynda Toedter. Tumberg is the son of Terry and Barb Tumberg. Watch for photos in this weekend's Pioneer ...
September 28, 2009 - 8:48pm
September 26, 2009
Pedestrian struck by Amtrac train in Perham
A pedestrian is hospitalized in Fargo with serious injuries after being struck by an Amtrak passenger train in downtown Perham. Details are sketchy, and no names have been released. But according to Perham Police officer Phillip Vaughn, he was called to the scene in the early morning...
September 26, 2009 - 11:41am
After two searches, police announce 'significant' meth bust in Wadena
Search warrants were executed Tuesday, Sept.
September 26, 2009 - 8:24am
September 18, 2009
County increases levy 3.23 percent
The Wadena County Board adopted a 2009 payable in 2010 preliminary levy of $7,680,053, an increase of 3.23 percent over last year's final levy. Commissioners met Tuesday to approve the preliminary levy prior to the Sept. 15 deadline. The increase the board approved reflects a combination...
September 18, 2009 - 3:41pm
September 11, 2009
Bandstand renovation starts
A Sentence to Serve crew started repairs on the bandstand by The Depot at Burlington Northern Park Tuesday, Public Works Director Ron Bucholz said. The city is using volunteers and STS help as much as possible for the remodel, Bucholz said. It will be a work in progress for a few...
September 11, 2009 - 2:55pm
City worries about hazardous properties
Three owners of properties intended as potential rental units received orders from the Wadena City Council to improve their lots by the end of September after a public nuisance violations hearing Tuesday night. Fred Kern, Staples, Neil Lown, Sebeka, and Peter Gebert, Sebeka, were...
September 11, 2009 - 2:35pm
WDC's numbers shrink by 49
Wadena-Deer Creek student numbers in grades K-12 dropped from 1,054 on opening day in September 2008 to 1,006 at the beginning of the 2009 school...
news / education
September 11, 2009 - 2:29pm
Roth sentenced in Kern's death
His family wept and talked about a funny young man who lit up family gatherings with his humor, but expressed anger and said they felt no justice...
September 11, 2009 - 2:21pm
September 10, 2009
U.S. Highway 10 resurfacing delayed through Wadena
The microsurfacing project on Highway 10 through the city of Wadena has been delayed due to equipment problems on the job site, MnDOT said Thursday afternoon. Motorists will travel on the milled surface until it can be paved, early next week. Paving should be completed within two...
September 10, 2009 - 4:17pm
September 4, 2009
Portion of Wadena County in antlerless deer permit area; hunters have Sept. 10 deadline to apply
Deer hunters who use a firearm or muzzleloader in deer permit areas 244, 245 and 246 (Becker, Hubbard, and Cass counties) and want to harvest an antlerless deer must apply for an either-sex permit by the Thursday, Sept. 10 deadline. Successful applicants will be drawn by lottery. All...
September 4, 2009 - 12:11pm
Vining man dies after his lawnmower is hit
A Vining man died after the lawnmower he was driving was struck by a car. Wayne Gunderson, 78, was struck in the middle of the road by a westbound vehicle driven by Barbara Obowa, 38, of Underwood, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Gunderson was taken...
September 4, 2009 - 11:54am