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Osberg to work on rural employment issues in Otter Tail County
Ross and Snyder selected as nominees for ExCEL Award
Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
Real ID bill passes first test in Minnesota House, but access at issue
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Glenz cans big trey in 50-46 overtime win
Wolverines post 65-57 PRC win over Trojans
Three Central Minnesota boxers triumph
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
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
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
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