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'Picturing the Good Life'
Edinger recognized for 60 years in Lions Club
Shakin' their tail feathers
Diggin' the history
WDC school board approves audit, agreement with teachers
Wolverines earn No. 1 seed for 6A Volleyball playoffs
Wolverines open postseason with Staples-Motley
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Marian L. Johnston (Goedel)
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 19 edition
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
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
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
An Open Book
June 6, 2017
An Open Book hosting a Corner Confessions reading and signing June 12
Kiersten Hall, author of "Corner Confessions," will be at An Open Book Monday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. Hall will do a reading from the book and will be signing copies. A few of the stories in the book are from real people although the names and particulars have been changed. The other...
June 6, 2017 - 4:15pm
March 10, 2017
Entertainment briefs - March 9 edition
Great American Think-Off essay deadline April 1 The 2017 Great American Think-Off question is "Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?" and armchair philosophers from across the nation are invited to pick a side and defend it in a 750-word essay, which must be submitted...
March 10, 2017 - 4:45pm
February 9, 2017
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Candace Simar is the author of the Spur Award-winning Abercrombie Trail series: Abercrombie Trail, Pomme de Terre, Birdie and Blooming Prairie....
February 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 12, 2017
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
Book Ends, the monthly meet-the-author event hosted by An Open Book, welcomes Lois Greiman, Minnesota award-winning author of women's fiction,...
January 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
January 5, 2017
Buyer needed for An Open Book
Wadena's only bookstore could close unless a buyer is found in the next few months. Gillette Kempf, owner of An Open Book, said her family is moving to the east coast because her husband accepted a new job. "September was the 10-year anniversary of the bookstore," she said. "I'm sure...
January 5, 2017 - 5:30pm
December 9, 2016
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Book Ends, a new program connecting readers and writers, continues Saturday, Dec. 10, at The Uptown in Wadena. According to An Open Book owner/operator...
December 9, 2016 - 12:48pm
November 20, 2016
Author Faith Sullivan wows Wadena readers
Guest author Faith Sullivan from Minneapolis kicked off the new Book Ends program Saturday, Nov. 12, at The Uptown in Wadena. "A small but energetic...
November 20, 2016 - 12:10am
November 11, 2016
Book Ends: Saturday event series brings local authors, community together
Book Ends, a new program connecting readers and writers, opens Saturday, Nov. 12, at The Uptown in Wadena. Minnesota authors are invited to talk...
November 11, 2016 - 10:15am
October 7, 2016
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 6 edition
Free events offered at An Open Book in October Following are the upcoming free events at An Open Book. All events take place in the Community Room on the Lower Level of Jefferson Square unless otherwise noted. • Oct. 6, 6 p.m., NAMI • Oct. 9, all day, Literary Road Trip to Duluth...
October 7, 2016 - 12:10am
December 21, 2015
A gift of health: Guide to better foods
Workman Publishing donated the three dozen free copies after the purchase of 28 copies with Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) funds....
December 21, 2015 - 12:10am
March 8, 2015
An Open Book named winner of American Small Business Championship
Wadena business An Open Book has been chosen as a winner of The American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, which mentors to America's small businesses. It was made possible by the support of Sam's Club. The Championship awarded the title to 102 small businesses from...
March 8, 2015 - 12:10am
November 23, 2014
Bookstore in a bind
An Open Book is moving, but it's not going far. The downtown Wadena bookstore is planning to downsize, vacating the front of the Bernauer...
November 23, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
Shop local, find Waldo
Where's Waldo? Throughout July, the iconic children's book character with the striped shirt and black-rimmed spectacles will be hiding in 25 Wadena businesses. To participate in the monthlong search, pick up a passport at An Open Book, 114 Jefferson Street. The first 100 people...
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
March 27, 2014
There are more than 40 churches along Highway 10 between New York Mills and Motley, including 14 in Wadena.
March 27, 2014 - 12:00am