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UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Child abuse rates spike in Minnesota
Wadena County wanted - April 20 edition
Here's to hoping they're hardy...
Wolverines stop Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale rally in seventh
Late rally falls short as B-H/V holds off Wolverines
Late runs lift Pillager past W-DC
Parkers Prairie spoils W-DC home opener
Wadena-Deer Creek track and field finishes busy week
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Mary Ann A. Paavola
United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
M State ranked No. five by LearnHowToBecome.org
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative annual meeting slated for April 20
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Entertainment briefs - April 27 edition
Jorgenson draws a crowd April 8
'Fate of the Furious" reaches new heights in action
Hundreds attend Easter egg hunt in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - April 6 edition
Birth announcements - April 20 edition
Widows and orphans
Widows and orphans
Black appointed as the new Director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System
What are the 'best practices' for pedestrians?
Your letters - April 13 edition
VA Presumptive AO Diseases Pending Decisions for 2017
What are the laws concerning open bottles?
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
July 21, 2016
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Motorists traveling Highway 71 between Todd Line Road, south of Wadena, and Todd County Road 23 in Bertha, may encounter workers, heavy equipment and delays as the road is resurfaced beginning Monday, July 25. Segments of Highway 71 will be reduced to a single lane from sunrise to...
July 21, 2016 - 8:20am
July 8, 2016
July Yard of the Month goes to the Condiffs
In just a few years, the Condiff property east of Wadena has been transformed into a peaceful sanctuary with several gardens throughout the yard....
July 8, 2016 - 11:58am
July 2, 2016
Police chief warns of fireworks safety
Lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July is often part of Independence Day celebrations but they can also be dangerous. Wadena Police Chief Naomi Plautz said that certain fireworks are legal to use in the city limits while others are illegal. "The simple description is if it leaves...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
July 1, 2016
Utility excavation uncovered three old fuel tanks
Three underground tanks were removed from property on north Highway 71 utilizing funding from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Superfund....
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Bid awarded for Community Center Drive
The Wadena City Council awarded a low bid to Anderson Brothers Construction for improvements to Community Center Drive Because of the construction of the Wadena Hockey Arena, reconstruction of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and construction of the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
June 12, 2016
Level three sex offender moving in Wadena
The Wadena County Sheriff's Department and the Wadena Police Department are announcing a community notification for a Level Three sex offender moving within the community. Christopher Austin Sharp, 26, has a history of sexual contact with female victims ages 15-adult. Contact included...
June 12, 2016 - 12:08am
June 11, 2016
Progress made at Veterans Memorial Park
Work on the Wadena Veterans Memorial Park has been progressing in Sunnybrook Park. A new design was made after it was discovered that the original...
June 11, 2016 - 12:08am
April 18, 2016
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a young female and dog were seen on the train tracks in town east of Highway 71. The train was stopped on the tracks after the...
April 18, 2016 - 3:53pm
City explains recent high utility bills
Wadena residents might have noticed higher than normal electric and water bills for February. Several factors came into play that resulted in the higher bill, including a longer billing cycle, colder weather and a rate increase. "The reading dates in January ended up being earlier...
March 18, 2016 - 12:10am
January 23, 2016
Wadena teen dies in two-vehicle crash north of Wadena
A Wadena teen died in a collision just north of the Wadena city limits Friday night. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office reported Samuel Scott Kelderman, 17, of Wadena, was traveling southbound in a 2006 Chevy Impala on Leaf River Road when he lost control of his vehicle and collided...
January 23, 2016 - 11:57am
Wadena among communities across state in need of water improvements
Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems. Same for...
January 23, 2016 - 12:08am
January 22, 2016
Wadena looks to create rail quiet zone through town
The city of Wadena is hoping to establish a rail quiet zone through town, coinciding with the 2018 Highway 10 reconstruction project. The city's...
January 22, 2016 - 12:10am
December 13, 2015
Guy Olson built many historic Wadena homes
It is no secret that able carpenters always worked in Wadena. The row of big, beautiful homes on Main street, built in the early 1920s, attest to it. After a stretch in the U.S. Army as a carpenter, Guy Olson returned to Wadena. A few months working on a farm so rocky it could...
December 13, 2015 - 12:08am
November 12, 2015
Wadena police seek community's help in identifying person of interest in vandalism case
The Wadena Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying an individual as a person of interest in an ongoing vandalism case. Wadena...
November 12, 2015 - 2:05pm
November 4, 2015
Forever a Wolverine: Devoted science teacher loses battle with cancer but his legacy lives on
Longtime Wadena-Deer Creek High School science teacher Craig Klawitter is being remembered this week for the impact he had on students and staff....
November 4, 2015 - 8:46am