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Arctic Apples will test appetite for genetically modified produce
Students make 1st quarter honor roll at WDC
Police Scanner-Jan.12 Edition
Man shot by Hibbing, Minn., police officers
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss support Group slated for Jan. 17
Thursday Scorecard 1/12
Saturday Scorecard 1/14
Friday Scorecard 1/13
Scoreless tie was first in 29-year history for Wolverines
Four WDC wrestlers tied with 10 mat wins
Terry Lynn Peterson
Mildred Irene Hessling
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Cecelia "Ceil" Schultz
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
Harrison makes Dean's List at South Dakota State University
Birth announcements - Jan. 5 edition
Clergy view: Will you be ready?
Black Bean Breakfast Bowl
Birth announcements - Dec. 29 edition
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
President signs Walz-led measure to honor guard-reserve retirees into law
Minding Our Elders: Recognizing elder's life legacy strategy to cope with loved one's decline
Salonen: Silver anniversary hopes dashed --EMDASH-- sort of
Veeder: Diary of a Christmas blizzard
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
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
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