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Wolden receives Jack Murray Award from CGMC
Courts - July 30 edition
Sgt. Grabow pleads guilty to speeding
Wadena County wanted - July 30 edition
New laws effective Aug. 1
Ballpark dedication: New home for Shockers
Calling all cagers: Summer basketball camp
Miller posts fastest time in Smokin' Hot 5K
August is a crunch month for MLB and NFL players
Blazers topple three Hi-10 foes for Region 14C berth
Rev. Elmer Edward Linen
Richard "Rich" Gregory
Block Party: Attendees flock to Wesley lawn for food, fun
NJPA breaks ground on new office building
Pixel Perfect Photography and Design opens in Verndale
Employment Resource Center opens Wadena office
TCHC welcomes Dylan Folkestad to Henning clinic
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 31-Aug. 2
Jacob directs agricultural extension work in Wadena
The Wissmann Family in concert Aug. 9
Pig 'N' Wing Challenge is Saturday
Military brass band to perform Sunday
Birth announcements - July 23 edition
Church briefs - July 30 edition
Local students graduate from Bemidji State University
Zucchini Summer Salad
Local students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean's List
Your letters - July 30 edition
Your Letters - July 30 edition
Can passengers ride in moving campers?
VA expands disability benefits for Air Force personnel exposed to contaminated C-123 aircraft
Sun has benefits but too much can lead to cancer
Aquatic invasive species: more than just zebra mussels
Goose hunting begins Aug. 8 in west-central Minnesota
Ruffed grouse counts similar to a year ago
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