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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
April 11, 2015
Wadena farmer directs funds to Share-A-Home
Share-A-Home has received a $2,500 donation from Wadena farmer Larry Hackler and America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization provide 24-hour support for 30 developmentally delayed adults by offering training in community...
April 11, 2015 - 12:10am
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