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MN police shootings prompt Dayton to launch council to improve law enforcement-community relations
WDC students participate in bowling Special Olympics
Wadena County 4-H recognizes some of it's true leaders
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 13 edition
A whole new world of retirement possibilities
Bulldogs defeat Wolverines 52-8
Pirates end regular season unbeaten
Bowling scores - Oct. 13 edition
Schneider, Veronen shine for Cardinals at Bemidji
Jones, defense carries Pirates past Rockets
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
Regina M. Klimek
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Julia "Judy" Curtis
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Fear Factory Haunted House offers thrills, chills
Curtis and Loretta to perform on Halloween at Humphrey Manor
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 6 edition
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
Church briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Menahga author pens devotional 'On the Side of Truth'
Birth announcements - Oct. 6 edition
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Baby's love of Tupperware keeps dad on the run
Wadena County Veterans Services hosts flu shot clinic for local veterans
Your letters - Oct. 6 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
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
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
March 31, 2014
WEB EXTRA: What if it happened here?
About 110 miles west, along the same railroad tracks that run through Wadena, an oil train derailed last year, exploding in the countryside just...
March 31, 2014 - 2:20pm
March 30, 2014
Scientist helps unlock mysteries of the universe
A University of Minnesota scientist with family in Wadena is a part of a team that believes it has detected ripples in space from the very first...
March 30, 2014 - 12:00am
March 25, 2014
Two-vehicle crash in Wadena
March 25, 2014 - 3:59pm
March 6, 2014
Level III sex offender moves to Wadena
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office and the Wadena Police Department are announcing a community notification for a Level Three sex offender moving within the community. Convicted sexual and predatory offenders have always been released to live in the community and law enforcement has...
March 6, 2014 - 12:00am
March 1, 2014
County asks public to design new logo
Wadena County Commissioners are asking the public to submit designs for a new logo that will be featured on letterhead, vehicles and a revamped website. Right now, each department uses a different emblem. The selected design will be phased in to create a unified brand throughout...
March 1, 2014 - 12:00am
February 27, 2014
City offers wellness center manager job to local candidate
A split Wadena City Council offered the wellness center manager job to an events coordinator at Tri-County Health Care. In a 3-2 vote Feb. 18,...
February 27, 2014 - 12:00am