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July 25, 2012
At today's MS TRAM event, Kent Hering of Bemidji jets around Sunnybrook Park on a nifty recumbent tricycle. "I think this bike here is the envy of everyone at the end of the day, " laughs Hering. Wadena welcomes TRAM riders for the seventh time. Shower facilities, shelters, massages, and food were being offered to bikers from all over the state of Minnesota as well as from all over the country.
Photo by Cara Newberry
Photo of the Day: Envy of all the riders
July 25, 2012 - 1:37pm
July 21, 2012
Scott Dau
Farmers hope for more rain, less heat
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Lucille Belch unleashes golden retriever, Nakea, for some fun at the relocated Bark Park.
K-9 paradise; New Bark Park features open spaces
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
State's first regulated wolf season now a go
July 16, 2012 - 5:03am
Photo by Brian Hansel
Pintails sweep across a glassy pond Wednesday evening in Otter Tail County. The 2012 United States Fish and Wildlife Service spring survey shows strong duck numbers but a decline in habitat.
Waterfowl numbers good but nesting ducks got a late start
July 16, 2012 - 5:03am
MS TRAM ride approaching
July 16, 2012 - 4:32am
Do we let our guard down on the water?
July 16, 2012 - 4:15am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Wadena County Solid Waste Supervisor Tammy Ehrmantraut ropes off a filled recycle bin, left, before moving an empty bin to its place Wednesday afternoon. Recycling has increased dramatically in Wadena County during recent years.
Recycling on the rise in Wadena County
July 16, 2012 - 3:05am
July 10, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
The new kiosk at Burlington Northern Park serves as the replacement of the bulletin board, and is meant to add aesthetic value. Pointing to the glass case bulletin board Monday morning, from left, are Wadena Public Works Director Ron Bucholz, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shirley Uselman and LeAnn Evans of Partners for a Healthy Wadena.
Kiosk added to Burlington Northern Park
July 10, 2012 - 1:59pm
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Louie Roggenkamp of Sebeka Public Works takes a buzz saw to a damaged tree during storm cleanup. The Sebeka Park lost four trees and was one of the hardest hit areas of the community during the July 4 storm. A tornado warning was issued, affecting mostly central Wadena County. But as of Thursday, the National Weather Service had not determined whether damage was from a tornado or straight line winds.
Heat wave, storms batter Wadena County
July 10, 2012 - 12:47pm
June 30, 2012
Asphalt scams roll through Minnesota and North Dakota
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
County to fix park roads
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Fishing camp offers aquatic knowledge
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Photos by Brian Hansel
Above, John Heppner prepares to take a shot under the eye of coach Jared Reinitz during a summer recreation basketball session on the outdoor courts near the swimming pool.
Summer Rec program in full swing
June 25, 2012 - 5:46am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Janet and Victor Nardini of southwest Wadena won the "Yard of the Month" award from the Wadena Garden Club. The purple flowers are spiderwort. Janet also grows Japanese lilac, hostas and a variety of other plants all around the yard. Among the joys and frustrations of gardening, she said, are that some flowers bloom beautifully for just a few days.
Yard of the month
June 25, 2012 - 5:40am
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