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Verndale bus garage project moving forward
Students learn about fur trade at history museum
5-year-old Henning girl returns home after farm accident
Iken, Snyder name 2016 Homecoming Queen and King
Senior class dedicates football season to Pierce and Kelderman
Ross finishes in Top 50 at Milaca Mega meet
Weniger, Pirates lasso Mustangs 52-8
Pirates place eighth in Class A Showcase
Former Viking to sign autographs Friday in Wadena
Silverstreaks hand Wolverines 46-6 loss
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Photo walk in downtown Wadena Saturday
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
State struggles to get grip on mental health problems
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
October 9, 2013
WDC welcomes foreign exchange students
Wadena-Deer Creek (WDC) High School welcomed 14 foreign-exchange students recently by hosting a “Welcome-to-WDC” luncheon. The foreign-exchange...
October 9, 2013 - 8:11am
September 27, 2013
Fall is here and with it, the echoes of whistles, the bouncing of volleyballs, and the crack of shoulder pads, along with a variety of other sounds can be heard every night after school at Wadena-Deer Creek High School. Student-athletes are involved in football, volleyball, cross...
September 27, 2013 - 3:34pm
September 19, 2013
School in Full Swing
What a great start to the school year at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools. It is hard to believe we have already finished our third week of school, but I guess time flies when you are having fun and getting back into the swing of things. Seeing the energy the students bring to the building...
September 19, 2013 - 1:48pm
September 12, 2013
Verndale School weighs levy changes
By tweaking the way it levies money from local taxpayers, the Verndale school district stands to get tens of thousands of dollars more in state aid -- however, officials are concerned that the public might perceive the changes as an unnecessary increase in the wake of the recently-passed...
September 12, 2013 - 4:27pm
August 28, 2013
School's back from Summer
School starts again on Tuesday here at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School. I had the pleasure to visit with Superintendent Lee Westrum and other school staff members earlier this month. I am excited to let you know that the school and the Wadena Pioneer Journal have partnered...
August 28, 2013 - 11:57am
January 19, 2013
FFA animal team qualifies for state competition
The Wadena-Deer Creek FFA small animal team placed second at the FFA Region II Small Animal Career Event on Jan. 10 at Central Lakes College...
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Preparing for prom
Wadena-Deer Creek juniors held their first meeting Wednesday to discuss this year's prom. The date has been set for April 27. The grand march...
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
January 12, 2013
WDC School Board re-elects officers, votes to freeze stipend
Three school board members were officially inducted on the Wadena-Deer Creek School Board, during a Monday meeting at WDC Middle/High School. The...
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Cursive popular with WDC Elementary students
The appeal of email may have resulted in some peoples' handwriting becoming as sloppy as the most hurried doctor's chicken scratch, but fear not for the penmanship prowess of future generations at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary. Not only is the study of cursive going strong at WDC...
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Verndale board tackles heavy agenda
Verndale - A busy District 818 board approved or tabled 20 items of new business June 25 as they cleared their summer calendar until mid-August. With some summer projects in the school under way and more to come, the board will not be meeting again until Aug. 17, three days after...
July 11, 2012 - 10:53am
August 6, 2011
When school's out, cleaning crews are in
While teachers enjoy a summer break and students make the most of their freedom, the Wadena-Deer Creek School custodial staff are busy cleaning,...
August 6, 2011 - 4:00pm
Klobuchar visiting Wadena today for groundbreaking
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will be in Wadena on Friday to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Wadena-Deer Creek High School to replace the one that was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the community last summer. The new Wadena-Deer Creek High School is...
May 6, 2011 - 10:15am
November 15, 2010
Down come the walls
There were mixed emotions from different age groups Monday morning as Rachel Contractors began taking down the Wadena-Deer Creek High School....
November 15, 2010 - 9:31am
July 6, 2010
Removing contents from WDC
Photo by Brian Hansel Workmen began removing contents from Wadena-Deer Creek High School Monday morning, 20 days after EF-4 tornado hit Wad...
July 6, 2010 - 11:33am
June 22, 2010
Wadena-Deer Creek District weighing options for fall
Absolute facts were scarce at District 2155's June school board meeting but chairperson Ann Pate reaffirmed that doors would be open for Wadena-Deer Creek students on Sept. 7 when classes are set to begin for the 2010-11 school year. The tornado that ripped through western Wadena...
June 22, 2010 - 10:01am