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Doyle is Post 171 selection for Boys State
CHAMP Youth lead Kick Butts Day campaign
News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
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
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
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