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Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
Courts - July 21 edition
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Minnesotans for Unity peaceful demonstration planned July 23
Ottertail woman injured in crash on County Highway 52
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
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
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
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
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
February 20, 2014
Council tables firemen pension request
At its Feb. 11 meeting, the Wadena City Council tabled a request to provide a city guarantee for an increase in the annual contribution to the...
February 20, 2014 - 3:14pm
October 30, 2013
Power outage scheduled early Thursday in Wadena
Public Announcement: Power in the city of Wadena will be shut off Thursday morning, Oct. 31, starting at 2 a.m. for 2-3 hours while work is being done. Note that residents living in Wadena will not have electrical heat during this time.
October 30, 2013 - 6:39am
October 23, 2013
Wadena Hockey Association hosts skating clinic
As the Wadena Hockey Association strives to be more competitive in the 2013-14 season, they have put in the ice earlier to reintroduce a fall...
October 23, 2013 - 10:07am
September 12, 2013
City tells violators of nuisance ordinance to clean up their act
Five Wadena residents who have run afoul of the city's nuisance ordinance will pay for mandatory clean-up of debris on their property in the coming weeks that presents a safety or health hazard to the public, the city council decided on Tuesday. The council directed Interim Police...
September 12, 2013 - 3:37pm
Wadena Board sets zero-increase preliminary levy amount
At the Sept. 10 special board meeting, Wadena County Commissioners voted not to increase the 2013 pay 2014 property tax preliminary levy. The preliminary levy was set at the same amount as last year: $7,902,775. The preliminary levy is set after commissioners conclude most of their...
September 12, 2013 - 11:57am
Wolverines bow to Trojans on home court
The Sebeka Trojans reeled off their fourth straight victory Tuesday night by downing Sue Volkmann's Wadena-Deer Creek volleyers 25-19, 20-25, 25-21 and 25-21 on the WDC court. WDC's Jennifer Craig came up with 17 kills. Casey Volkmann, Mikaela Nordlund, Hope Theisen and Autumn Jahnke...
September 12, 2013 - 9:37am
September 4, 2013
Minnesota Supreme Court announces visit to Wadena area
Minnesota residents in the Wadena area are invited to meet the Minnesota Supreme Court and local judges during an informal community dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Wadena. The "Meet Your Court" dinner is one of the events that are part of the Supreme Court's fall visit to the Seventh...
September 4, 2013 - 3:22pm