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County to part with old office equipment, city rummage sale to be held
England Prairie Days coming Aug. 25-27
Local farmers markets accepting EBT, SNAP cards
The history of news in Wadena
News briefs - Aug. 17 edition
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Youth football camp coming to Wadena
14C: Midway upends Wadena-DC
George’s big day leads Shockers to 14C win
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Ray H. Mease
Shirley Ann Tappe
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice celebrate Senior Citizens Day
Whitetail Properties Real Estate LLC Awards Jason Ziegler, Minnesota Land Specialist --EMDASH-- Most Transactions
Huebsch coming aboard as transit director
From the bean to the brain
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 10 edition
Rendezvous coming Aug. 12-13 at Old Wadena Park
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 3 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 27 edition
Broccoli Chicken Divan
Waffle Fry Nachos
Wadena mental health advocate receives award
I'm a liberal, science-loving Christian...a whaaat?
Birth announcements - Aug. 3 edition
Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
What are some bus safety tips?
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
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
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Thank you to all who
Hudson Myron Bauck
Shaley Jo Carkhuff
letter to the editor
August 2, 2017
Your letters - July 27 edition
Don't stop on railroad tracks I have noticed through the years of being a rail fan that numerous people are driving across the railroad tracks when the gates are flashing red lights. That means a BNSF train is approaching the crossing. Please do not stop on the tracks when a train...
August 2, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 19, 2017
Your letters - July 13 edition
Legislative process is concerning The state legislature has taken the governor to court. How did we get here? The process this year has me concerned. The state legislature passed two budget bills. The first one was done late April or early May and the governor sent it back signing...
July 19, 2017 - 5:45pm
July 7, 2017
Your letters - July 6 edition
Proposed healthcare replacement bill is dangerous This week, the U.S. Senate will vote on their dangerous health care "replacement" bill, also known as TrumpCare. After the House passed their version that provided health care and tax breaks for the wealthy and left everyone else behind,...
July 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 4, 2017
Your letters - June 22 edition
Data on Medicaid payments to the upper midwest states The following data about the importance of medicaid to the upper midwest states comes from the editor and from the publisher of the Star Tribune. It was reported in the Wednesday, June 14 edition. In North Dakota, one in four...
July 4, 2017 - 5:29pm
June 21, 2017
Your letters - June 15 edition
Trump very persuasive Donald Trump has remarkable powers of persuasion. I did not think anyone could convince me to vote for Hillary Clinton, but, by George, he did it. Jerry Miller, Sebeka
June 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
May 31, 2017
Your letters - May 25 edition
Eye clinic closing in Staples After 15 years of practicing optometry in Staples, I have decided to sell my Staples office to concentrate on my Baxter location. It has been a very difficult decision as I have thoroughly enjoyed my practice and serving patients from Staples and the...
May 31, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 17, 2017
Your letters - May 11 edition
Thank you for supporting the Wadena County Humane Society The Wadena County Humane Society wishes to thank everyone who participated at our annual spaghetti feed fundraiser held to benefit animals awaiting adoption to forever homes. We are most grateful to those who attended, volunteered,...
May 17, 2017 - 4:40pm
January 4, 2017
Letters - Dec. 29 edition
Keep Christ in Christmas Thank you to the city of Wadena, Mayor George Deiss and area churches for placing the beautiful Nativity on the Wesley Lawn. Let us all keep Christ in Christmas. Vickie Nelson, Wadena
January 4, 2017 - 12:08am
December 21, 2016
Your letters - Dec. 15 edition
Credit where credit is due Local visionaries Carol Spearman and Rowland Joiner have recently retired away from this area and down to the Twin Cities. It's time to thank them for their dreams and efforts on behalf of our little community of Wadena. Those were heady and optimistic days...
December 21, 2016 - 8:15am
August 3, 2016
Your letters - July 28 edition
Military memorial should be moved to vet's park I don't know the history of the military memorial on the lawn of the Wadena courthouse, but if it's agreeable to those who placed it there, could it be moved to the growing veterans park on highway east? Muriel Juers, Wadena
August 3, 2016 - 8:15am
June 22, 2016
Your letters - June 16 edition
Stop funding for Planned Parenthood How can our state, our government, keep funding Planned Parenthood when they torture and dismember live babies outside the womb so they can get their beating hearts, livers, brains and other organs to sell to the highest bidder? Does Minnesota's...
June 22, 2016 - 12:08am
November 11, 2015
Your letters - Nov. 5 edition
Leave nativity scene in park I am writing in response to the article in the paper about the city council. I am not a resident of Wadena but my husband and I support the local businesses whenever we can. I grew up in the area and remember as a child coming into town during the Christmas...
November 11, 2015 - 8:15am
September 30, 2015
Your letters - Sept. 24 edition
Wadena in danger of becoming a ghost town Star Tribune writer, James Lileks, says in his recent article "Skip the interstate for a look at Mainstreet, Anytown, USA. Next stop: Wadena. On the way in you know you're dealing with a town of some size and swagger: a 1940s-style sign...
September 30, 2015 - 8:15am
August 4, 2015
Your Letters - July 30 edition
Trees being destroyed in southeast project Why do we need to save trees? Because trees create clean air by removing pollutant particulates from the air. Because trees create clean water by providing natural filtration. They also reduce run-off. Because trees slow down climate change...
August 4, 2015 - 12:08am
Your letters - July 30 edition
Social Security Administration celebrating 80 years Social Security has provided critical financial help to people of all ages for the last 80 years, and despite our age, we're far from retiring. As the Social Security program celebrates its historic birthday this August, we're...
August 4, 2015 - 12:08am