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Sheriff's office reports high number of calls about unsecured livestock wandering onto roads
WDC students gain hands-on learning in school greenhouse
Big meth bust lands Detroit Lakes man in prison for nearly 13 years
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 20 edition
Living History: Schmitt heads to state tourney
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Regina M. Klimek
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Holweger graduates from basic training
Birth announcements - Oct. 20 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Your letters - Oct. 20 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
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
October 20, 2016
Pirates end regular season unbeaten
Mike Mahlen’s Verndale Pirates used an assortment of scoring weapons in trouncing Laporte 43-16 Wednesday night to end the regular season with a perfect 8-0 regular season record. The Pirates are now expected to host Underwood in a 6 p.m. Section 4, Class Nine-man playoff game Tuesday...
October 20, 2016 - 9:00am
August 28, 2016
Cruel words - and rocks - thrown at local legislative candidates
Although for years it wasn't normal for encounters between local legislative candidates and the public to turn nasty, several incidents so far in 2016 have veered from that standard.
August 28, 2016 - 12:08am
August 5, 2016
Founder of Hewitt to receive long-awaited gravestone
After more than 100 years, Henry William Hewitt's grave now has a stone thanks to a curious researcher of local history. Henry William Hewitt...
August 5, 2016 - 12:08am
May 29, 2016
General McNair: Verndale man made the U.S. a superpower
General Lesley McNair has been called "A Maker of Armies." Originally from Verndale, McNair is the city's most famous citizen. "The astonishing...
May 29, 2016 - 12:08am
March 12, 2016
Area gardeners gearing up for growing season
The fifth annual Organic Management Workshop Saturday included in-depth presentations about growing healthy produce. Attendees learned about...
March 12, 2016 - 8:13am
March 7, 2016
Organic produce workshop to be in Verndale
The fifth annual Organic Management Workshop will be Saturday, March 5 at the Verndale Community Center. Learn more about growing produce organically at the event organized by the Staples Area Farmer's Market Association. Registration will be begin at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop will...
March 7, 2016 - 12:10am
December 24, 2015
UPDATED: Missing Verndale girl found Wednesday night
A missing Verndale girl was found safely Wednesday night, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office would like to thank...
December 24, 2015 - 10:04am
September 19, 2015
Verndale Custom Builders opens
Verndale Custom Builders is up and running, opening up a building that had been vacant since 2011. The previous company, Verndale Custom Homes,...
September 19, 2015 - 12:10am
Verndale receiving $10,000 grant for STEM work
The Verndale school has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant from America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program which is used to enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) coursework. STEM coursework is closely linked to many high school robotics programs according...
September 19, 2015 - 12:08am
August 29, 2015
Verndale's pink house needs repairs or will be demolished
Verndale's iconic pink house could be nearing the end after the Verndale City Council gave the owner a deadline to commence work on the home...
August 29, 2015 - 12:10am
August 1, 2015
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 31-Aug. 2
Verndale will hold it's annual Straw Hat and Sunbonnet days Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 2. The schedule is as follows: Friday, July...
August 1, 2015 - 12:10am
July 31, 2015
Follingstad to wear two hats at Verndale
Arick Follingstad will serve as Dean of Students and district assessment coordinator in Verndale beginning this fall. Follingstad, who graduated from Rothsay High School, is married with three children. His family presently lives in Fergus Falls but they will be moving to Staples...
July 31, 2015 - 12:08am
July 25, 2015
'Nothing that can't be replaced'
Allen Trosen was doing his afternoon chores when he got the news July 12: Nasty weather that included high winds was rolling into parts of central...
July 25, 2015 - 12:10am
February 28, 2015
Bulldogs hang 65-44 defeat on Pirates
Jordan Sales scored 18 points as Swanville defeated Verndale 65-44 Thursday to scoop up their fifth win in the last six games. Swanville improved to 13-9 on the season in handing the Pirates their fifth straight loss. Verndale closed out the regular season with a 10-15 mark. Tyler...
February 28, 2015 - 12:08am
February 8, 2015
Verndale-Grygla-Fisher alliance qualifies for U.S. Open Robotics Championship
Verndale's VEX Robotics team qualified for the U.S Open Robotics Championship last Saturday with a runner-up finish in the Minnesota VEX Robotics...
February 8, 2015 - 12:10am