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Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
WDC students make fourth quarter honor roll
Wadena County wanted - June 15 edition
High speed chase lands one in custody
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Author, Colin Mustful to speak at Wadena County Museum June 15
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 edition
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
March 19, 2017
Verndale High School students visit Alexandria Tech
Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) and FORCE America hosted Verndale high school students Feb. 28. The high school students were...
March 19, 2017 - 10:18am
February 23, 2017
Vehicle rolls near Verndale Tuesday morning
A westbound Toyota FJ Cruiser overturned Tuesday morning as slippery road conditions on State Highway 10 near Verndale sent the vehicle and its...
February 23, 2017 - 2:41pm
February 17, 2017
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
The Perham Yellowjacket girls basketball team has dubbed their team the cardiac kids for their knack of playing close games that go down to the...
February 17, 2017 - 11:12pm
January 11, 2017
Verndale 18-year-old hurt in crash
An 18-year-old from Verndale was hurt in a two-car crash on Highway 10 yesterday. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, Kaitlynn Marie Swank suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the accident. The report states that Swank was driving a 2011 Chevy Impala westbound down...
January 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
January 8, 2017
Verndale one of first school districts to become 'High Reliability' certified
National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) hosted assemblies at Verndale and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley schools last week to celebrate the start of...
January 8, 2017 - 8:15am
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