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WDC head volleyball coach Volkmann earns 500th career win
Property transfers and marriage licenses - Sept. 22 edition
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
November 7, 2014
Verndale board approved contact with support staff
The Verndale school board approved the master contract with support staff Monday in their November meeting. Among those benefitting from the contract will be non-certified custodial, secretarial, education assistants, food service employees, bus drivers, the school's computer applications...
November 7, 2014 - 12:00am
October 6, 2014
Verndale board certifies maximum levy amount
Superintendent Paul Brownlow's usually delivers his words quickly but Monday night, when he introduced the proposed 2014, payable 2015 levy to the Verndale school board, he slowed the tempo down. Brownlow was speaking to more than the board when he called the levy "a work in progress."...
October 6, 2014 - 1:32pm
September 21, 2014
Verndale board appreciative of extra work
Appreciation and relief filled the room Monday night as the Verndale school board held their first meeting of the 2014-2015 school year. With 519 students under their roof and $5.795 million remodeling and addition projects wrapping up, Superintendent Paul Brownlow was one of...
September 21, 2014 - 12:00am
August 23, 2014
Verndale volleyers have veteran team ready for PRC run
Verndale's Shelley Glenz will be able to throw a veteran crew at the competition this season as she tries to improve on a 19-10-1 season...
August 23, 2014 - 12:00am
August 18, 2014
Giving a hoot
It was supposed to be a lazy, stay-at-home kind of day. "That didn't happen," Ashley Schilling said. Instead, Schilling and her mother,...
August 18, 2014 - 12:00am
August 16, 2014
Verndale school board presented with timeline
With the first day of school set for Sept. 2, a visitor to the Verndale School might be tempted to ask if contractors and school staff can complete their work in time. Hallways are filled with construction materials and equipment as remodeling work in the elementary and secondary...
August 16, 2014 - 12:00am
July 13, 2014
TCHC plans to open Verndale clinic
Tri-County Health Care announced on Thursday it plans to open a family medicine clinic in downtown Verndale by the end of the year. The not-for-profit...
July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
February 13, 2014 - 10:56am
September 12, 2013
Vendale volleyers improve record to 4-0
Shelley Glenz saw her Verndale Pirates run their volleyball record to 4-0 Tuesday with a 3-0 victory over Hillcrest on the Verndale court. The Pirates was 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 for their first clean sweep since their season opener Aug. 27 with Parkers Prairie.
September 12, 2013 - 1:18pm
Pirates pummel Rockets in Pheasant North duel
The Verndale Pirates avenged a season-ending loss to the Underwood Rockets last Friday as quarterback Dillon Card led a 44-13 rout at Mike Mahlen Field. Chuck Ross and his Rockets ousted Verndale from the Section 4, Class Nine-man semifinals last year 26-16 after the Pirates had...
September 12, 2013 - 9:37am
September 5, 2013
Pirates rack up 3-1 victory over Swanville
ail Sarah Moenkedick came up with 31 digs and Krista Dailey recorded seven kills Tuesday as the Verndale Pirates boosted their season record to 3-0 by taking three of four matches from Swanville. The Pirates racked up victories of 25-15 and 25-12 in the first two games before the...
September 5, 2013 - 1:47pm
August 23, 2013
A huge field of sunflowers greet the morning sun in a field south of Verndale.
August 23, 2013 - 1:44pm
June 7, 2013
Verndale city-owned cemetery buried in debt, says council
Although we all have to do it sometime, it appears that far too few people in Verndale are willing to pay the piper -- at least for the moment. The cemetery there is in the unique position of being owned by the city, which must pay for all of the upkeep costs. So far, it’s...
June 7, 2013 - 10:54am
April 6, 2013
Rising nitrate level in Verndale water draws scrutiny
Rising nitrate levels from water samples taken at a well in the Verndale city park have given officials there cause for concern. Although the nitrates are still within state safety thresholds, the trend of levels going higher over the years has reached the point where the city feels...
April 6, 2013 - 8:00am
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 6, 2013 - 8:00am