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Jahnke crowned Miss Wadena 2015
Kiddie pool reopens after vandals break door
News briefs - July 2 edition
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State crops 'good to excellent' as July arrives
Peterson days recalled in Buchan's book
Seventh inning run propels BHV Legion past Park Rapids
Blazers hand Loons 14-0 setback
Three Wadena women run Grandma's Marathon
BHV Legion team settles for split with Staples
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
Otter Jam set to rock July Fourth weekend
Summer reading program in full swing
County fairgrounds located in Wadena
Wadena County Historical Society: Kids carnival
Stroeing family finds June Jubilee medallion
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
May 27, 2015
Beautiful Wadena: Part 2
The first actual settlement of Wadena was made in the fall of 1871 when Dr. C.B. Jordan filed a claim on section 6 which is now part of the city. A part of this claim became the home of F.B. Coon. The following year, Deacon H.W. Fuller arrived and took up a claim on what became...
May 27, 2015 - 12:10am
April 20, 2015
Jefferson Highway has historic significance
One hundred years ago, the Jefferson Highway was conceived. The idea of a transcontinental highway was planned after the recently built Lincoln Highway which ran east and west across the nation. The Jefferson Highway would run north and south from New Orleans, Louisiana to Winnipeg,...
April 20, 2015 - 12:10am
December 3, 2014
Wadena Depot dates back to 1915
The present Northern Pacific Railroad Depot in Wadena was completed in 1915. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989...
December 3, 2014 - 12:00am
November 15, 2014
Following in our family's footsteps
Imagine that you go to a foreign country and someone walks up to you and says your name? That's what happened to me the first time I went to...
November 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2014
News briefs - Sept. 18 edition
Open House for homeowners with flood damage to be held Sept. 23 The Headwaters Regional Development Commission (HRDC) will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the basement conference room at the Wadena County Courthouse. The purpose of this Open...
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September 18, 2014 - 12:00am
June 8, 2014
Wadena County pioneer locates old "Overland Trail"
For some years, local historians had sought the location of the ancient Overland Trail, one of the great routes to the West. Frank Goodrich, who lived in this country some 70 years, placed it near his father's homestead which was on the creek near what became known as the Dell Larson...
June 8, 2014 - 11:00am
May 5, 2014
First concert for Wadena Concert Association held in 1955
Lina Belar, Interim Exexcutive Director, Wadena County Historical Society Sunday night’s incredible performance of “Les Trompettes” at the Memorial Auditorium inspired me to research the beginnings of the Wadena Area Concert Association. As usual, I turned to...
May 5, 2014 - 12:00am
April 1, 2014
The Black family and Black's Grove from the writings of Robert C. Zosel
"Captain John Black was a Captain in the British Merchant Marine and captained a British clipper ship named "The City of Glasgow. In those times it was proper for a Captain to take his wife and family with him. He did this, taking his wife and two older children with him on one voyage....
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am