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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
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
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
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
September 21, 2014
Pirates remain unbeaten with 26-6 win over Bears
Dillon Card fired two touchdown passes and ran for a third TD Friday as the Verndale Pirates built their record to 3-0 with a 26-6 Pheasant Conference...
September 21, 2014 - 12:00am
September 14, 2014
Pirates edge Rockets 14-13 in overtime thriller
The Verndale Pirates gained some sweet revenge Friday night as they tripped Underwood 14-13 under a big September moon. Squaring off for the...
September 14, 2014 - 12:00am
September 6, 2014
Pirates wear Owls down in 45-6 victory
Dillon Card used the arsenal at his command Thursday night in leading Verndale to a 45-6 season-opening victory on a wet Hancock field. Card,...
September 6, 2014 - 12:00am
August 30, 2014
Pirates ready to take another stab at section title
The Verndale Pirates came oh, so close to another state tournament trip last fall. With the memory of a heartbreaking 13-12 Section 4, Class...
August 30, 2014 - 12:00am
December 4, 2013
Four Verndale gridders on All-Section 4 team
Verndale seniors Eric Blaha and Will Kramer and juniors Dillon Card and James Kveton have been named the the All-Section 4 Class Nine-man football team for 2013. Blaha and Kramer split time between tight end and defensive end. Card played quarterback and defensive end. Kveton...
December 4, 2013 - 9:33am
November 20, 2013
Zins, Card earn Iron Man honors
Verndale’s Seth Zins and Dillon Card shared Iron Man honors for the 2013 football season. Zins received the lineman award while Card earned the award for backs and ends. Other special team awards went to Will Kramer (Coaches), Eric Blaha (Pirate), Zins (MVP Special Teams)...
November 20, 2013 - 9:57am
November 6, 2013
Rockets sting Pirates with second half comeback
The Underwood Rockets proved the adage “you cannot always tell a book by its cover” Friday afternoon in the Section 4, Class Nine-man title...
November 6, 2013 - 8:10am
October 30, 2013
Pirates to meet Rockets at Fargodome
The Verndale Pirates made their final home game of the 2013 season count Saturday night as they beat Isle 60-20 to qualify for a berth in Friday’s...
October 30, 2013 - 9:39am
October 17, 2013
Pirates bounce back with 44-6 victory
Mike Mahlen’s Verndale Pirates did not let a loss to No. 1-ranked CGB dampen their spirits for long as they rained touchdowns on Brandon-Evansville Friday in a 44-6 romp. Coming off a tough 44-14 loss to the Clinton-Graceville- Beardsley on their home field Oct. 5, the Pirates...
October 17, 2013 - 2:46pm
October 10, 2013
State-ranked CGB clobbers Verndale 44-14
Austin Maanum and Damon Gibson combined for five touchdowns Friday night as Class Nine-man’s No. 1-ranked team racked up a 44-14 victory over the previously unbeaten Verndale Pirates. The Wolverines rolled up a whopping 456 yards on rushing offense in claiming their sixth victory...
October 10, 2013 - 9:59am
October 3, 2013
Pirates trounce Arrows to set up battle of unbeatens
The Verndale Pirates warmed up for a Friday battle with Class Nine-man defending champ Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley last Saturday by crushing Ashby 62-8 in a Homecoming game at Mahlen Field. The Pirates will match unbeaten records with Class Nine-man’s No. 1-rated club at 7 p.m....
October 3, 2013 - 3:18pm