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Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
Ottertail woman injured in crash on County Highway 52
News briefs - July 21 edition
Weekly crime report - July 21 edition
City of Wadena receives 2015 audit report
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Post 171 ends season with 15-4 record
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Michael Charles Brakefield
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Goodbody's Gold' takes stage at Elmer's
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
Births - July 14 edition
Hinojos makes dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Berger makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Court rules that VA has been shortchanging veterans since 2009
Violent minority are sucking us in
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
April 10, 2015
Egg hunt draws hundreds to Wadena park
Hundreds of children waited patiently (or not so patiently) for the chance to scoop up Easter eggs at the annual hunt Saturday, April 4 at fields...
April 10, 2015 - 12:10am
April 4, 2015
'Tornado lots' ready for building
Signs on the edge of town advertise tax-free residential lots available in Wadena. Now that spring in the air it's the start of construction season. The tax-free lots are located in the southwest section of town where an EF-4 tornado tore through Wadena, ripping up homes. This...
April 4, 2015 - 8:15am
Bear spotted north of Wadena
A pesky bear has been reported by several homeowners on the northern edge of Wadena. Erik Thorson, Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor, said people have been calling local law enforcement and conservation officers about a bear on the north edge of Wadena. "This year we had...
April 4, 2015 - 12:10am
Local artist receives library grant
The Wadena City Library and Kitchigami Regional Library System has awarded a $10,000 Art Aware grant to artist Amber Fletschock, Hewitt. The Art Aware program, funded by the Legacy Amendment, was established by KRLS to celebrate the creative relationship between the public library,...
April 4, 2015 - 12:08am
April 3, 2015
'The Mas' is the place to be
Wadena's wellness center continues to buzz with activity four months after its opening. Maslowski Research and Wellness Center facility director Eric Robb said the number of memberships is at about 1,200. "It varies a little bit because some people are getting one month memberships...
April 3, 2015 - 12:08am
March 30, 2015
Wellness in the Woods celebrates second anniversary with art event in May
Wellness in the Woods is hosting "This is Your Brain on Art," a healing through the arts event at Saturday, May 9 at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. This event will feature a presentation, "Drama with Brad Livingston - Veteran's story of Post-Traumatic Stress...
March 30, 2015 - 12:10am
March 29, 2015
Wadena woman charged with assaulting officer
A Wadena woman is charged with assaulting an officer, a felony, after an altercation Wednesday, March 18. Wadena police officers were called to a local bar in the early morning hours of March 18 to assist with a possible medical situation, according to a police department news...
March 29, 2015 - 12:08am
March 28, 2015
City warns of frozen water lines
Wadena residents are being asked to check their water lines and take preventive action against frozen water lines. David Evans, Wadena Electric and Water Superintendent, reported at this month's council meeting that there hadn't been trouble with freezing water lines until this...
March 28, 2015 - 12:08am
March 27, 2015
Wadena man charged after alleged stabbing
A Wadena man was charged with two felonies after an alleged stabbing Wednesday, March 18 on the 100 block of Colfax Ave. SE in Wadena. Dispatch was called at about 10:15 p.m. with a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived they assisted with medical care for the victim and secured...
March 27, 2015 - 12:08am
Annual Easter egg hunt is Saturday, April 4
Make plans to attend Wadena's annual Easter egg hunt at Toby's Hill Saturday, April 4. Hundreds of children attend the event each year to gather colorful eggs filled with candy. "We're hoping for good weather," said Shirley Uselman, Wadena Chamber of Commerce director. But...
March 27, 2015 - 12:08am
March 13, 2015
City moving forward with SE street project
Wadena's city engineer Phil Martin presented an update on a proposed comprehensive infrastructure project for southeast Wadena Monday night. About 40 people attended the public hearing, which outlined the improvement project. Phil Martin, an engineer with Bolton & Menk, Inc.,...
March 13, 2015 - 12:10am
Wadena Food Shelf stocking shelves for FoodShare Month
Wadena is among other food shelves in Minnesota working to stock up this month for FoodShare Month. In 2014, the Wadena Food Shelf served...
March 13, 2015 - 12:10am
March 7, 2015
California man arrested in Wadena after marijuana found in vehicle
Two pounds of marijuana and 9 grams of methamphetamine were found inside a vehicle after a routine traffic stop in Wadena Wednesday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol sent out a dispatch of a driving complaint on Highway 10 east of Wadena at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25....
March 7, 2015 - 12:08am
March 2, 2015
Fire protection in the early days
The village of Wadena early recognized the need for fire protection and a volunteer fire department was organized in 1883. Prior to that time all the citizens turned out in case of fire and fought the fire as best as they could. With the organizations of the regular department...
March 2, 2015 - 12:10am
June 14, 2014
Legislature boosts city, school funding
Minnesota lawmakers kept busy during the 2014 session, scaling back some of last year's tax increases, authorizing more than $1 billion in public works spending, raising the minimum wage and passing other high profile legislation, from an anti-bullying measure to a bill that permits...
June 14, 2014 - 12:00am