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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
January 28, 2010
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