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Sheriff's office reports high number of calls about unsecured livestock wandering onto roads
WDC students gain hands-on learning in school greenhouse
Big meth bust lands Detroit Lakes man in prison for nearly 13 years
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 20 edition
Living History: Schmitt heads to state tourney
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Margaret L. Garr
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Holweger graduates from basic training
Birth announcements - Oct. 20 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Your letters - Oct. 20 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 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
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
Courthouse exterior repairs disrupt county business
Beginning Aug. 27, county employees arriving for work have been met by ear-splitting noise from jackhammers used by construction workers trying to remove concrete panels from the outside walls of the Courthouse. Inside the building, employees whose offices were near the window panels...
September 4, 2013 - 12:37pm
August 29, 2013
Tornado hits Wadena Monday, no damage reported in county
Tornado sirens sounded on the streets of Wadena Monday night as the National Weather Service issued several tornado warnings for Wadena County. According to the NWS website, at 8:15 p.m. a local spotter took video of a brief funnel cloud touchdown 100 yards northwest of the intersection...
August 29, 2013 - 3:37pm
August 13, 2013
Honoring the struggle
Shirley Hartjen, Wadena, lights one of the luminaries honoring those affected with cancer Aug. 9 at the annual Wadena Relay For Life. Hartjen...
August 13, 2013 - 4:48pm
August 5, 2013
WDC Junior Babe Ruth squad captures state championship
A strong comeback effort carried the Wadena-Deer Creek Junior Babe Ruth squad to their first state tournament championship Sunday in Pelican Rapids. Sparked by the hitting and pitching of standout Jake Dykhoff, the WDC team downed Breckenridge 6-3 and 2-1 in the championship...
August 5, 2013 - 3:09pm
July 26, 2013
Woman who allegedly led police on chase down Jefferson gets 5 felonies
Jacqueline Lamorris Kent of Wadena has racked up 5 felony charges and two misdemeanor charges for an incident on July 10 in which she allegedly fled police after being pulled over and led them on a high-speed chase down Jefferson Street during midday traffic before crashing the car...
July 26, 2013 - 10:58am
Looking back at the old pool
Although demolition crews took down the old city swimming pool on the west side of town earlier this month, memories still remain of the fun swimmers once had there over nearly 60 years of Wadena summers. John Edinger is a former member of the Wadena City Council and helped manage...
July 26, 2013 - 10:55am
July 19, 2013
Sgt. Naomi Plautz to become interim WPD chief
After years of service as the Wadena Police Department’s first female officer, Naomi Plautz is about make local history again as she becomes its first female chief July 30. Plautz was unanimously chosen by the Wadena City Council to become interim chief once the term of retiring...
July 19, 2013 - 3:02pm
Goodbye to the old pool
An excavator piloted by Jeff Stevens of Wadena Hide and Fur helps demolish the Wadena City Pool July 12. Also helping with the demolition was...
July 19, 2013 - 2:52pm