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Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
WDC schools on soft lockdown
Bowling Scores-March 23 Edition
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
Marjorie Ann Fraki
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
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
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
Verndale School Board
November 7, 2015
Edin resigning teaching position with District 818
The demands of special education teaching have prompted a resignation from Verndale instructor Justin Edin. Edin, who is a licensed special ed instructor under contract with District 818, has assured Verndale superintendent Paul Brownlow he will honor the contract pending the hiring...
November 7, 2015 - 8:15am
October 11, 2015
Ashbaugh takes Verndale board to Costa Rica
The Verndale school board took a trip to Costa Rica in spirit Monday night courtesy of Spanish teacher Amy Ashbaugh. Ashbaugh sketched the...
October 11, 2015 - 8:15am
September 18, 2015
Brownlow sees opportunity for larger bus facility
Paul Brownlow asked the Verndale school board for help Monday night in turning an act of nature into possibly a more spacious bus facility. A violent storm tore a portion of the roof off the old Verndale bus garage July 12. Brownlow informed the board that the school's insurance...
September 18, 2015 - 12:10am
May 10, 2015
Board hears request for waiver of early acceptance policy
A parent who had done her homework was granted an opportunity to present her case Monday night in Verndale School's Media Center. Having already met with Superintendent Paul Brownlow, Ashlee Erbin-Tupper appeared at the Verndale school board's May meeting to ask for a waiver for...
May 10, 2015 - 12:10am
February 8, 2015
Verndale board kept in holding pattern
Superintendent Paul Brownlow had to keep the Verndale school board in a holding pattern Monday evening on the question of an early entrance to kindergarten request. The board expected to take action at their February meeting on the request which was introduced at their January...
February 8, 2015 - 12:08am
June 22, 2014
Verndale school board hires four new teachers
A plethora of new business dominated the Verndale school board's agenda Monday night as they held their first post-school year meeting at the school's media center. Monday's meeting saw the board handle 21 items of new business, including the hiring of four new teachers and the...
June 22, 2014 - 12:00am
May 10, 2014
District 818 board looks at addition, health insurance committee
The District 818 school board looked at the progress of the building addition project and discussed a proposed health insurance committee Monday evening at their May meeting. Both issues were sitting squarely before the board as they held their final meeting of the 2013-2014 school...
May 10, 2014 - 8:36pm
April 12, 2014
Parker’s resignation accepted by Verndale board
Speech-Language Pathologist Matt Parker’s letter of resignation was accepted Monday night at the April meeting of the Verndale School board. Parker will fulfill his current contract with District 818 which will run out June 30. He will then begin working for the Freshwater Education...
April 12, 2014 - 12:00am
February 11, 2014
Verndale School Board approves equipment, discusses policies
In December, the Verndale School Board approved most of the bids for a $5.8 million school addition and remodeling project, scheduled to open next fall, which will include a new gym, locker rooms, science rooms, administrative office and storage space. Of the nearly three dozens...
February 11, 2014 - 9:17am
December 4, 2013
Bid package comes in $526,361 over budget
Project Manager Joe Cecko of R.A. Morton Construction Management in St. Cloud presented a preliminary look at Bid Package No. 2 to the Verndale school board Monday evening - a recap as unsettling to the board as the nasty winter weather outside.
December 4, 2013 - 8:24am
November 6, 2013
Verndale board approves Techam for head wrestling post
The District 818 school board approved the hiring of Steve Techam as interim head wrestling coach at their Monday night meeting. Techam takes over the head reins from Mike Barthel who turned in his resignation as head coach earlier this fall. Barthel is on the faculty of the Bertha-Hewitt...
November 6, 2013 - 8:30am
April 5, 2013
Board seeks more info on ACA requirements
The Verndale school board is looking for more information regarding their obligations under the Affordable Care Act. What has been coined as “Obamacare” is expected to have a direct impact on future contract negotiations. The ACA is expected to require all employers to provide...
April 5, 2013 - 2:38pm