Skip to main content
Iken, Snyder name 2016 Homecoming Queen and King
Senior class dedicates football season to Pierce and Kelderman
Friends of the Library raising funds for facility expansion
Maslowski Health Project showing improvements
Jane's legacy lives on at Princess Warrior event
Former Viking to sign autographs Friday in Wadena
Silverstreaks hand Wolverines 46-6 loss
Silverstreaks zip past Wolverines 7-0
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSCA Hall of Fame
Wolverines tack up 3-0 victory over Mills
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Photo walk in downtown Wadena Saturday
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
State struggles to get grip on mental health problems
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
letter to the editor
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
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
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
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
September 1, 2014
Your letters - Aug. 28 edition
Dumping kittens is reprehensible On or about Aug. 20, a car dumped seven-week-old kittens off in a ditch in Wadena County. I cannot figure out what would possess a person to dump kittens out into a ditch, or anywhere. Did this person really think seven-week-old kittens, or puppies,...
September 1, 2014 - 12:00am
August 4, 2014
Your letters - July 31 edition
Border dispute solution an easy one Couldn't the border dispute be solved by giving Mexico part of Texas and Arizona, just as these two-bit liberal politicians expect of the nation of Israel? Victor Kern Wadena, Minn. Koehler right choice for district judge Ken Koehler...
August 4, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
Your Letters - July 24 edition
America, do you think you stand a prayer? America, do you find yourself in a mass of internal and external troubles? What about your borders and beyond? Will the cry of "God bless America" take fruition while at the same time blessing by vote the acts and legislation that rebel...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 7, 2014
Your letters - July 3 edition
June Jubilee a huge success We'd like to express our appreciation to all the individuals and businesses who made the June Jubilee weekend in Wadena so much fun for our family. Two of my grandchildren and I enjoyed the all of the historic carnival events at the Historical Center,...
July 7, 2014 - 12:00am
June 23, 2014
Wadena kennel ordinance ridiculous
It has been weeks now since the city council ‘approved’ their ridiculous ordinances. One doesn’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that dogs bark. That’s what they do to communicate. If you’re going to buy property, rent or move to someplace, you don’t don’t move...
June 23, 2014 - 7:46am