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Coats for Kids drive underway
Living history: Thieves attack area businesses
With CEO program, students began the journey of a lifetime
Wadena VFW taking nominations for Teacher of the Year
WDC welcomes 20 foreign exchange students
Wolverines hand Panthers first defeat of the season
WCA/Ashby Knights wear down Wolverines
Wolverines rally to defeat Verndale
Wolverines downed by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
Richard "Dick" Louis Rutherford Sr.
Inez G. Taugner
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
VA hearing and vision benefits only 1 in 4 vets utilize
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
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