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Madhatters honors three area high school seniors for receiving scholarships
Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Ferguson arrested for possession of child pornography
Living History: Enget will retire in 2008, murder in New York Mills
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
Shockers upend Pelican Rapids, stop Huntersville
Wadena Legion stomps Walker
Busy start to summer for Wadena-DC Babe Ruth Baseball
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
James "JJ" Wilcox
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Birth announcements - June 22 edition
Caramel Apples with Bacon
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
Newspapers still top choice for news
VA ID card wait time unknown
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
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
letter to the editor
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
February 2, 2015
Your letters - Jan. 29 edition
Christmas decorations in city park are lovely I just want to tell those who did the Christmas decorations at the city park that they did a wonderful job and it was really beautiful. It really brought out the real meaning of Christmas. I really hope that you put up the same decorations...
February 2, 2015 - 12:10am
November 30, 2014
Your letters - Nov. 27 edition
Hang up the phone I was in Walmart last week. As I was waiting in line at the check out the lady in front of me was talking on her cell phone. She preceded to on load her cart, check out and receive her receipt. All the while talking on her phone. How very rude. She in no way acknowledged...
November 30, 2014 - 12:00am
September 27, 2014
Your letters - Sept. 25 edition
City of Wadena not displaying common sense about kennel ordinance Regarding the Animal Shelter's plight, I keep hearing the phrase "common sense" but don't see or hear much of that surfacing here, certainly not on the part of the City of Wadena and the complainants! I suspect the...
September 27, 2014 - 12:00am
September 8, 2014
Your letters - Sept. 4 edition
Walmart removing coffee area is shameful While taking a Walmart customer to the store on Aug. 15 and witnessing the dismantling of the little coffee area it hit me like a death in the family. No more did I see the happy faces with the people reading newspapers and visiting. It...
September 8, 2014 - 12:00am