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WDC third-graders celebrate turkey day
LGA increases for Wadena, neighboring communities
Gas prices under $2 a gallon an early Christmas gift
News briefs - Nov. 26 edition
Secretary of State stops in Wadena County on last of 87-county tour
Timberwolves grab 6-4 victory from Wolverines
Wolverines have more seniors, depth for upcoming hockey season
Truax, Kimber back for Raiders this season
Wolverines open cage season with 72-67 overtime win
What if we could not hunt?
Judy (Druar) Pangrac
Bonnie Sue Witt
M State opens doors to community
Lakewood Health System receives state breastfeeding-friendly recognition
Perham Health designated as Level 4 Trauma Hospital
Lamplighter Community Theatre performs new twist on holiday classic
Alaska String Band to perform Sunday in Wadena
Win a turkey at annual firemen's bingo fundraiser
'From Sea to Shining Sea' fall concert series is next week
12th annual art show will be Nov. 19-20
Faith briefs - Nov. 26 edition
Apple Crisp with cranberry sauce
Sausage Apple Stuffing
Defeating ISIS will be a complicated task
Your letters - Nov. 19 edition
VFW stems from veterans advocating for benefits
Can troopers have facial hair?
Open government? Not even in Minnesota
Trophy bear taken near Deer Creek
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
Firearm season promises to be more productive
Hunters have multiple ways to register deer
A morning duck hunt with a fellow millionaire
December 7, 2011
Bound To Be Cool, a Motley paint horse, wins APHA World Championship
American Paint Horse, Bound To Be Cool, owned by Sandra Hanson, MD of Motley, captured a World Championship title at the 2011 American Paint Horse Association World Championship Paint Horse Show. The show held Nov. 2-12 in Fort Worth, Texas, is one of the APHA's premier events. Bound...
December 7, 2011 - 9:10pm
November 5, 2011
Namedroppers: Taylor Anderson
On Saturday, Oct. 22, Taylor Anderson of Wadena joined millions of Americans by volunteering for Make A Difference Day, the nation's largest day of community service. Anderson, who is majoring in business, was among approximately 400 University of Evansville students who spent...
November 5, 2011 - 8:54pm
September 25, 2011
Namedropper: Abigail Joy Malone
Abigail Joy Malone, of Wadena, graduated from the University of North Dakota in summer 2011 with a degree in radiologic services.
September 25, 2011 - 11:23am
September 11, 2011
Namedroppers Jeremy Jon Reinitz
Jeremy Jon Reinitz, of Wadena, earned bachelor's degrees in accounting and business management from the University of Minnesota-Crookston. Reinitz was a summer 2011 graduate.
September 11, 2011 - 6:31pm
Namedroppers: Chris Bowen
Lt. Commander Chris Bowen, a 1984 graduate of Wadena High School , was promoted to
September 11, 2011 - 6:29pm
August 26, 2011
Gillian F. Arntson of Verndale, a political science major at North Dakota State University, was named to the summer semester dean's list at the college. Dylan Anderson, son of Jim Anderson of Ottertail and Karen Anderson of Wadena, has enrolled at Saint John's University for...
August 26, 2011 - 11:15am
August 20, 2011
Amy Brown, Whitney Greenwood, Jennifer Hackler, Heather Haman, Christopher Peluso, Joshua Rowe and Kelsi Vorderbruggen, all of Wadena, were named to the spring semester dean's list at Bemidji State University.
August 20, 2011 - 10:00am
Namedropper: Yvonne Cooney
Yvonne Cooney, vice president and CFO of Midwest Vision Centers in Sauk Rapids, was named one of the "Most Influentual Women in Optical" for her 20 years of service to her company. Cooney is a 1976 graduate of Wadena High School and the daughter of Joan Cooney of Wadena.
August 20, 2011 - 9:59am
August 14, 2011
Cindy Collison of Verndale and Kevin Trout of Wadena were named to the College of St. Scholastica spring semester 2011 dean's list.
August 14, 2011 - 1:17pm
Namedroppers Aaron D. Schmidt
Aaron D. Schmidt of Verndale has made the dean's list for the May 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean's list. Schmidt also graduated this...
August 14, 2011 - 1:16pm
July 23, 2011
Henning Medical Clinic, part of Tri-County Health Care, held an open house on Friday, July 15, in conjunction with Henning Festival Days. Refreshments were enjoyed by people who stopped by to visit with clinic staff. The door prize winner (a first aid kit) was Steve Hendricks.
July 23, 2011 - 2:37pm
Namedroppers: Claire L. Smith
Claire L. Smith, of Wadena, graduated cum laude with a political science bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin -- Whitewater in a spring commencement ceremony.
July 23, 2011 - 2:37pm
Namedroppers: Bethany Anderson
Bethany Anderson, of Wadena, graduated recently from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Anderson earned a bachelor's degree in English, and graduated magna cum laude.
July 23, 2011 - 2:36pm
July 17, 2011
Namedroppers: Jeff Brown
Teach For America announced that Jeff Brown, a Wadena native, has been accepted to the organization's 2011 corps. Teach For America is the national corps of top recent college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders...
July 17, 2011 - 10:35am
Bethany Anderson and Katherine J. Anderson, both of Wadena, were named to the spring semester 2011 dean's list at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Students must post grade point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean's list at St. Thomas.
July 17, 2011 - 10:34am