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E-cig use in youth triples since 2014
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Watermelon, Arugula, Feta and Mint Salad
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Fourth-graders present 'Living Wax Museum'
WDC band students participate in Northwest Region Band Festival
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State record fish caught in Otter Tail County
April 14, 2012
Braves bunch runs in topping Pirates
The Menahga Braves erupted for five runs in the bottom of the first inning Thursday en route to a 9-3 Park Region Conference victory over the Pirates. Patricia Haataja went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs. Alicia Ahlf also drove in two runs. Tarah Cleveland and Jenny Skoog combined...
April 14, 2012 - 1:36pm
March 31, 2012
Wolverines use sledgehammer approach at Bertha
It was slam, bang, boom Tuesday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines opened their 2012 softball season with a 21-3, five-inning rout of the Bertha-Hewitt Bears. The Wolverines ended the game in five innings with an 11-run explosion in the fifth. Avery Jackson, Morgan Lugert and Sam...
March 31, 2012 - 3:23pm
March 25, 2012
Staples Softball Association meets Tuesday
The Staples Softball Association will have an early bird meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Twisted Sisters Bar and Grill located on the corner of Third Street and Second Avenue in Staples. Among the items for discussion include new rules and new sanctioning bodies. Men's League and Co-Rec...
March 25, 2012 - 1:55pm
March 17, 2012
Wolverines have promising nucleus of softball talent
There is potential lurking on Craig Klawitter's 2012 Wadena-Deer Creek softball team. The Wolverines need pitching to really make their season go but the rest of the pieces are ready to drop into place. "We have a very strong nucleus," Klawitter said. "We have the potential to be...
March 17, 2012 - 1:15pm
June 5, 2011
WDC upsets #1 DL in wind-whipped Section 8AA Final Four contest
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines saw their fastpitch season end in a high-wind flurry of runs Tuesday as they gained a split in Section 8AA Final Four play at Frazee. Playing in a huge wind that damaged property all over west central Minnesota, the Wolverines shocked No.
June 5, 2011 - 10:59am
May 29, 2011
Defense turns tables for Wolverines in playoff victory over Pequot Lakes
Craig Klawitter's fifth-seeded Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines came up with all of their runs in the last three innings Tuesday to top fourth-seeded Pequot Lakes 5-2 in Sub-Section 8AA softball action. Klawitter credited both teams with excellent defensive work and lauded his own club...
May 29, 2011 - 10:27pm
Pirates end season with 3-18 mark
The Verndale Pirates were ousted from the Sub-Section 6A softball playoffs Tuesday as Brandon-Evansville rallied to score four runs in the top of the seventh and win 8-5. The Chargers strung together four hits in the seventh, including a run-scoring triple by Kinsley Randt. Hannah...
May 29, 2011 - 10:26pm
May 22, 2011
Verndale falls 7-5 to Pillager
The Pillager Huskies broke a 5-5 tie in the top of the seventh Tuesday as they edged Verndale 7-5 in Park Region Conference action. Danielle Johnson, Ally Hunstad and Hannah Horn all came up with two hits for Pillager and Kelsie Hanson drove in two runs. Kirsten Korfe went 2-for-4...
May 22, 2011 - 10:59pm
Wolverines post win over PRB, sweep of C-I
Caitlin Volkmann went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and Amanda Perkins notched the pitching win as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines handed Pine River-Backus...
May 22, 2011 - 10:55pm
May 15, 2011
Trojans gain sweep of Pirates after trailing 9-1
The Verndale Pirates surrendered a 9-1 lead Tuesday as they were swept by Park Region Conference foe Sebeka 17-15 and 8-2. The Pirates had an...
May 15, 2011 - 7:07pm
Cardinals clip WDC
Megan Vetsch fired a five-hit shutout in Game 1 and the Staples-Motley Cardinals completed a Mid-State Conference softball sweep of Wadena-Deer Creek Tuesday in Staples. The Cardinals tacked up a 3-0 victory in the opener as Vertsch out-dueled WDC ace Amanda Perkins. Christina...
May 15, 2011 - 7:06pm
May 13, 2011
Legends softball league begins May 31
Players are needed for the New York Mills "Oldtimers" Legends Softball League which opens season play May 31 at Lund Park. Players must be 50 years of age or more. The league is going into its third year and organizers envision 30 players for the 2011 season. In addition to scrimmaging...
May 13, 2011 - 7:10pm
May 8, 2011
WDC erupts for 19 in Klawitter's 100th win
The Pequot Lakes Patriots improved their season record to 6-1 by sweeping Wadena-Deer Creek 9-6 and 3-1 Tuesday in Wadena. The Patriots won the opener behind Kayla Wangen's pitching.
May 8, 2011 - 11:25am
Bears hand Pirates 9-3 softball loss
The Bertha-Hewitt Bears mauled Verndale pitching for six runs in the second in Tuesday en route to a 9-3 Park Region Conference softball win. Autumn Aeling drove in three runs for the Bears while joining Trenda Schwantz, Morgan Kapphahn and Hannah VanHale with two hits. Teresa Moenkedick...
May 8, 2011 - 11:23am
May 1, 2011
Eagles complete comeback, beat WDC 12-10
Amy Nebosis and Megan Cole combined for four hits, two triples and five RBIs Thursday as the Eagles stormed from behind with a five-run sixth...
May 1, 2011 - 10:28pm