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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
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