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Widow of Fargo beating victim 'living in a nightmare'
News briefs - May 28 edition
Memorial Day program honors veterans
Police Scanner - May 28 edition
WDC offering free summer meals
Wolverines bow to Panthers, Raiders
Rondestvedt, Ross lead Wolverines at Detroit Lakes
Six Wolverines claim sub-section championships
Blazers collect split with Bluffton in Hi-10 League doubleheader
Templing, Stokes, Moore pace Raiders
Lawrence Joseph "LJ" Oberg, III
Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Visits
M State ranks in top 10 for investment
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic opens on Highway 10
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador visits
England Prairie grounds a step back in time
Beautiful Wadena: Part 2
Entertainment briefs - May 21 edition
They're back, pitches!
WDC students enjoy free open swim at 'The Mas'
Birth announcements - May 21 edition
Broccoli Stuffed Shells
Purity's perception: Seeing God
Area students graduate from UW-Milwaukee
Your letters - May 21 edition
Memorial Day time to honor troopers killed in WWII
VA eliminates net worth as health care eligibility factor
Your letters - May 14 edition
Can you transport a shotgun over state lines?
Water levels low: Boaters beware for fishing opener
Otter Tail County lakes should be active this weekend
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 Slovenia. In 2001, my late husband and I traveled to Europe to discover, first hand, the land of my father's birth. My sister, who had been...
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