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City, County look at proposal for realigning Highway 4
Living history: Wadena Bottling Co. sold to Madison, Wisconsin firm
Running for safety
Police Scanner - May 18 edition
FFA hosts pie social
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
W-DC softball comes to a close
Dale Eugene Clarin
Dale Eugene Clarin
Jerry John Fischer
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
Birth announcements - May 11 edition
Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Wadena City Council
May 20, 2017
Wadena City Council pitching in again to help BDBA Properties
A variance, a purchase agreement and a partial release of a Minnesota Investment Fund loan for BDBA Properties were approved by the Wadena City...
May 20, 2017 - 11:26am
May 6, 2017
Memorial item tabled, Interek hired by city council
A refit of Memorial Auditorium was tabled, but another piece of the Wadena Electric Office/Shop project fell into place last Wednesday at a special meeting of the Wadena City Council. In an effort to bring Wadena's council members up to speed on a 23-year-old lease agreement with...
May 6, 2017 - 11:07am
April 21, 2017
City council approves loan for BDBA Properties
The Wadena City Council approved a loan request by BDBA Properties for $250,000 last Tuesday at their April meeting. While money which came by way of the Minnesota Investment Fund is being used, the loan is essentially from the city of Wadena, according to City Manager Brad Swenson....
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 24, 2017
Special meeting vote should cure problem at 'Mas'
The Wadena City Council removed one vexing problem and wrestled with another Thursday evening in a special meeting at the Administrative Offices...
March 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
Residents fed up with barking dogs in Wadena
Michelle and Mike Goldie are fed up with what they say is constant barking from a neighbor's three dogs in southwest Wadena. The couple attended Tuesday's Wadena City Council meeting to express their frustration over a neighbor that has dogs that bark non-stop throughout the day and...
March 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 3, 2017
City leaders looking to boost downtown retail sector
The city of Wadena is looking to boost its retail business sector and fill in empty storefronts with a possible partnership with a development...
February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 21, 2017
City looking to purchase property in anticipation of future SW road projects
The Wadena City Council approved purchasing a property on Jefferson Street South for $10,000 contingent upon the owner preparing the legal documentation...
January 21, 2017 - 10:18am
December 23, 2016
Wadena residents upset by increasing property taxes
As the Wadena City Council prepared to approve its 2017 tax levy and budget last week, it was met with frustration from several residents who live in the Whitetail Run golf course neighborhood. The golf course is about four miles north of the city of Wadena but lots in that area are...
December 23, 2016 - 12:08am
December 8, 2016
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Wadena's Christmas Nativity was lit for the 2016 holiday season on Tri-County Health Care's Wesley lawn.
December 8, 2016 - 1:22pm
November 9, 2016
Lawson, Schmidt, Hinojos win WDC School Board race
Dan Lawson, Kent Schmidt and Vince Hinojos were the top three vote-getters Tuesday in the Wadena-Deer Creek School Board race. Four were running...
November 9, 2016 - 1:13am
October 29, 2016
Wadena City Council candidate guide
Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Wadena City Council for the Nov. 8 election. The council seats are currently held by Gillette Kempf and Don Niles, who decided not to seek re-election. The seats are four-year terms. First-term Wadena Mayor George Deiss is also running...
October 29, 2016 - 12:08am
October 21, 2016
Assessment hearing set for construction projects
A public hearing was set to discuss special assessments for the southeast and Community Center Drive construction projects at last week's Wadena City Council meeting. The public hearing will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 at City Hall. Letters will be sent to property owners affected...
October 21, 2016 - 12:08am
TIF district approved for assisted living facility
A Tax Increment Financing District was approved for an assisted living facility in northwest Wadena. Paul Abzug, president of Housing Alternatives...
October 21, 2016 - 12:08am
October 8, 2016
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2017 levy
The Wadena City Council approved the preliminary general fund 2017 tax levy at $309,300 and total property tax levy at $1,033,175.40. Much of the increase comes from work on the southeast infrastructure project, which started in 2015 and continued in 2016. The total bond indebtedness...
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
September 24, 2016
Proposed assisted living facility receives positive comments
The Wadena City Council heard positive comments about a proposed assisted living facility at a hearing last week to apply for a Conditional Use...
September 24, 2016 - 12:08am