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Property transfers and marraige licenses - Sept. 22 edition
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Living History: City loses out on solar energy plant
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
Slow Cooker Russian Chicken
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Your Letter: Congressman Peterson giving cash to farmers forever
As average citizens of the 7th Congressional District struggle with today's financial mess, including home foreclosure, health care costs and job loss, Congressmen Collin Peterson focuses his attention on continued government support for the district's financial elite, its farmers!...
January 28, 2010 - 6:45pm
January 15, 2010
WDC FFA attends Ag Activities Day
Seven Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members attended Ag Activities Day at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. The FFA Chapter had teams competing...
January 15, 2010 - 10:38am
Your Letter: The Wheat Check-off is a good investment
A few Minnesota wheat producers don't think the check-off has benefited them. If we really think about it as an investment that we make together, I think most of us would see the check-off as a valuable tool. For example, Minnesota wheat growers were devastated by wheat scab in the...
January 15, 2010 - 10:29am
January 8, 2010
Dairy princess candidates sought
It's that time of year again where we are looking for girls to represent the hard- working farmers as Wadena County Dairy Princesses and ambassadors. Contestants for Senior Dairy Princess must be between 18-24 years old with a strong knowledge of the dairy industry and leadership...
January 8, 2010 - 11:45am
November 20, 2009
Barns, cattle lost in fire near Verndale
A Wing River Township farm was severely damaged by fire on Thursday night, Nov. 12, according to Deputy Bryan Savaloja of the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. The fire was reported just after 11:30 p.m. Thursday and the Verndale Fire Department was paged to respond. The Schoon Farms...
November 20, 2009 - 10:51am
Henning man dies in tractor accident
A 78-year-old man from Henning died as a result of a tractor accident Monday. The victim was Donald Gaustad of 52356 County Highway 134, according to a release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Gaustad was found deceased underneath an old tractor by family members, the...
November 20, 2009 - 10:49am
November 13, 2009
Schoon Farms fire consumes several barns
A Wing River Township farm was severely damaged by fire on Thursday night, according to Deputy Bryan Savaloja of the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. The fire was reported just after 11:30 p.m. Thursday and the Verndale Fire Department was paged to respond. The Schoon Farms are about...
November 13, 2009 - 10:31pm
November 6, 2009
Say a prayer for the farmers
Farming is a struggle even in the best of times but this fall the harvest has tried the patience of the most patient. October is supposed to be the big harvest month in Minnesota but for many farmers, harvesting in October was like pushing an elephant up the stairs. Rain and snow...
November 6, 2009 - 1:58pm
October 16, 2009
Council considers $100,000 for trails
A $400,000 improvement to the bike trail off Sunnybrook Park is possible if the city of Wadena secures a Department of Natural Resources Regional Trail Legacy Grant, which would cost the city $100,000 in matching funds. Planning and Zoning Director Byron Larson approached the city...
October 16, 2009 - 10:24am
September 25, 2009
Building burns on Verndale turkey farm
No animals were hurt when an outbuilding on the Burkel Turkey Farm west of Verndale on U.S. Highway 10 burned Monday night. The fire was reported...
September 25, 2009 - 3:54pm
September 25, 2009 - 3:13pm
September 18, 2009
Bowhunters find their mark at Mit-Ti-Quab course
You can take it from Dave Trout, the smartest thing a bowhunter might do with his or her spare time this week is take a walk around the Mit-Ti-Quab...
September 18, 2009 - 1:46pm
September 17, 2009
Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) local chapter receives Hunting Heritage Legacy Award.
MDHA's legacy award recognizes MDHA chapters for outstanding activity in their local community.
September 17, 2009 - 11:09am
September 16, 2009
Deer demonstration Friday at WDC
Whitetail deer owner Steve Porter of Lake Bronson will showing live animals to the public in the northeast parking lot Friday at Wadena-Deer Creek High School. Porter will be giving a talk on whitetail buck behavior, antler development and other interesting facts about deer. WDC...
September 16, 2009 - 1:38pm
September 11, 2009
Trapper course offered
The Minnesota Trappers Association will be holding a trapper education course at Dewey's Taxidermy from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15 and 17. Dewey's Taxidermy is located at the Duane Schmitz residence at 63539 340th Street one mile northwest of Wadena off U.S. Highway 10. Call (218) 631-4988...
September 11, 2009 - 2:20pm