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July 10, 2012
The new tanker truck holds up to 3,000 gallons of water and can pump 750 gallons per minute.
Bluffton has new fire truck
July 10, 2012 - 12:47pm
June 30, 2012
Asphalt scams roll through Minnesota and North Dakota
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Photos by Rachelle Klemme
Brother and sister Reino and Gertrude Karjalainen, left, line up for lunch served by Colter and Tyler Ehrmantraut of TC Backyard Bar-B-Q, during the Wadena Hide and Fur Open House on Wednesday. The event celebrated the grand opening of property rebuilt this winter to replace the warehouse and office totaled by the June 17, 2010 tornado.
Wadena Hide and Fur celebrates successful rebuild project
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
County to fix park roads
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
DEED results pushed back
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Scott Anderson of Wadena, right, looks over several barrels of pop tabs at Wadena Hide and Fur on Wednesday. The pop tabs, which were collected at the June 9 Ronald McDonald House Ride, totaled 3,348 pounds and brought in $2,008.20. Several volunteers helped unload, including Brian Nesland of New York Mills, left.
Barrels make for hefty tabs
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Wadena city and county workers know disaster recovery, and some of their advice could help Duluth and other northeast Minnesota and northern Wisconsin communities as they deal with the aftermath of recent flooding.
In particular, debris management is an issue faced by both tornado recovery and flood recovery.
Mike Hanan of Wadena County Solid Waste spoke with Duluth's city administrator about the process of setting up a Temporary Debris Management Site, as well as interacting with FEMA, Homeland Securi...
Wadena helps Duluth recover
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Wadena student receives MSUM scholarship
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Elissa Hannu
Area students awarded TCHC scholarships
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Photo by Brian Hansel
Kevin Stevens putts while his teammates watch intently. From left, Mel Pulju, Kevin Ross and (hidden) Larry Pulju at the WDC Wolverine Golf Scramble on Friday, June 15 at the Whitetail Run Golf Course in Wadena. Eighteen teams played in the scramble. The event raised more than $7,000, which will benefit WDC activities at the school.
Wolverine Scramble
June 25, 2012 - 5:47am
Central Lakes College receives business grant
June 25, 2012 - 5:36am
Fair to provide free water testing
June 25, 2012 - 5:36am
Show and Go Dairy Show to feature drawing
June 25, 2012 - 5:24am
Photo by Cara Newberry
Rev. Del Moen and Mayor Wayne Wolden stand by with several excited youngsters as head coach  for the Minnesota Gophers, Tubby Smith, and Miss Wadena, Haley Anderson, cut a ribbon to finalize the dedication of Wadena's southwest park. Kids were so eager to utilize the new equipment that they crowded the park, getting in some playtime while awaiting Tubby Smith's arrival. The enthusiasm from Wadena youth merely illustrated a quote from speaker Christie Meier,:"Play is to a child wha...
Tubby Smith visits Wadena
June 25, 2012 - 5:15am
June 19, 2012
Photo by Lou Hoglund
Adam Bright of Boulder, Colo. won the 20th annual Great American Think-0ff in New York Mills. This year's contest revisited the very first debate question, "The Nature of Humankind: Inherently Good or Inherently Evil?" Bright argued that humanity is evil. He was one of four finalists to debate at the tournament-style contest.
20 years later, evil wins
June 19, 2012 - 5:37pm