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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
April 4, 2015
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
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
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
March 13, 2015
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
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
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
May 22, 2014
Council approves wellness center fee structure
The Wadena City Council unanimously approved the rates and fees structure for the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center at its May 13 meeting. Families...
May 22, 2014 - 1:07pm
April 12, 2014
New retail store planned in Wadena
Developers are pitching a project that would bring a new “retail store” to a vacant lot on the north side of Wadena, but what type of business is a closely held secret. On Tuesday night, the city council considered an application for tax increment financing (TIF) that would...
April 12, 2014 - 12:00am