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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
Allen A. Nikkari
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
August 13, 2016
Verndale school board hires Anderson as business manager
Dawn Anderson was hired to serve as a part-time business manager for the Verndale school district at Monday's August meeting of the school board. Anderson replaces Brian Jacobson who took a full-time position with the Wadena-Deer Creek school district earlier this summer. Anderson...
August 13, 2016 - 12:08am
February 6, 2016
Verndale school looking at land acquisition
Room has been a priority of Verndale's school board members, administrators and faculty for several years. The needs of a growing student population compelled District 818 residents to build a 29,700-square foot addition to the main building in 2013. But like a pebble hitting the...
February 6, 2016 - 12:10am
January 31, 2016
Special education instructor hired in Verndale
The Verndale School District approved the hire of Angie Orsburn at a special meeting Jan. 19 to fill the vacant 7-12 special education position. She recently completed her degree at St. Cloud State University and resides in Brainerd. The position was previously held by Justin Edin,...
January 31, 2016 - 12:10am
September 28, 2015
Verndale School receives grant to expand robotics program
Verndale Public School District has received a $10,000 grant from America's Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The...
September 28, 2015 - 12:10am
August 15, 2015
Faculty moves highlight Verndale board meeting
With bells set to ring in the Verndale school on Sept. 1 the District 818 board was in high gear Monday night at the Media Center. The board...
August 15, 2015 - 12:08am
July 5, 2015
Verndale School named finalist for grant
The Verndale School District has been chosen as a finalist in this year's America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Verndale is among the top districts in Minnesota in the running for grants of $10,000 and $25,000. Earlier this year, farmers...
July 5, 2015 - 8:15am
June 14, 2015
Verndale School approves preliminary 2016 budget
The Verndale School Board approved a preliminary fiscal year 2016 budget with proposed expenditures at $5,347,160 and revenues at $5,438,554. Assumptions were made based on the latest numbers from the legislature and a student count of 515 students. This compares to fiscal year...
June 14, 2015 - 12:10am
April 12, 2015
Kindergarten class may require adjustments at Verndale
Class size became a subject of discussion Monday evening as the Verndale school board looked ahead to the 2015-2016 school year. The school's recent Kindergarten Roundup indicated that the Class of 2028 will start out with 34 students - but it did not exclude another eight who...
April 12, 2015 - 12:08am
March 31, 2015
Verndale school bus rear-ended; No students seriously injured in accident
Students were a bit shaken up but none were seriously injured after a vehicle rear-ended a school bus just before 8 a.m. Tuesday morning south...
March 31, 2015 - 4:18pm
March 3, 2015
Verndale School releases Fall Honor List
The following students have been named to the "Straight A" Honor Roll: Seventh grade Melissa Hammer and Evelyn Tyrrell. Eighth grade Tate Bounds, Molly Brownlow and Morgan Glenz. Ninth grade Tristen Heller, Katelyn Johnson and Emily Veronen. Tenth grade Amy...
March 3, 2015 - 12:08am
January 9, 2015
Stanley joins Verndale school board
Tony Stanley joined the ranks of the Verndale school board Monday night and promptly received an important job. Stanley will be acting...
January 9, 2015 - 12:10am
December 2, 2014
Verndale School: New space in use
December 2, 2014 - 12:00am
August 24, 2014
School chores; All hands on deck
Verndale Secondary Prinicipal Tom Riitters pitches in Friday morning to unload a lockers from a semi-truck trailer. The Verndale school has been...
August 24, 2014 - 12:00am
October 21, 2013
Addition for Verndale school is on the way
Balloons, shovels, hard hats, speeches and a warm, sunny October afternoon were all part of the ground-breaking ceremony last Thursday at the...
October 21, 2013 - 4:11pm