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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
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Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
An Open Book
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