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Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
Vehicle rolls near Verndale Tuesday morning
Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Minn. nursing facility staffer fired for theft after getting caught in sting
Thursday Scorecard 2/23
Tuesday Scorecard 2/21
Pirates push PRC record to 11-1
Local deer numbers pretty impressive
Trojans reel off sixth straight against Wolverines
Alfred E. Breid
Marjorie L. Johnson
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
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
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Computer workshop set for Feb. 25 at Wadena library
Craig sisters make dean's list at University of St. Thomas
Huotari receives honors at Vermilion Community College
Birth announcements - Feb. 16 edition
Pesto Quinoa Salad with Walnuts
Area students graduate from Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Letter: Don't disparage hard-working, productive Americans
Who do I report illegal snowblowing to?
Let bonding bill really put Minnesota to work
Eligibility for VA Disability and SSDI
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
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
Wadena City Council
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
August 20, 2016
Mason Brothers to build fence to delineate right of way
Mason Brothers will be building a fence to help delineate the right of way between its property and neighboring properties. The Wadena City Council approved a proposal by Mason Brothers to build the fence at Monday night's meeting after ongoing issues between residents and employees...
August 20, 2016 - 12:08am
August 13, 2016
New assisted living facility proposed in NW Wadena
The Wadena City Council has set a public hearing to consider Tax Increment Financing for an assisted living facility in the city. The council heard about the facility's application at its regular meeting Monday night. Housing Alternatives Development Company has requested tax assistance...
August 13, 2016 - 8:15am
August 8, 2016
Wadena City Council changes August regular meeting, schedules budget meetings
The August meeting of the Wadena City Council is being changed due to the primary election. The next regular meeting of the Wadena City Council is at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 at City Hall. In addition to the regular council meeting, the city is meeting to discuss the 2017 General Fund...
August 8, 2016 - 12:08am
July 23, 2016
Wadena considering creation of business park
Property south of the Wadena Industrial Park is being considered to create a business park along Highway 71 south. A grant application is being worked on to help pay for adding infrastructure to the area. Wadena Development Authority Director Dean Uselman said the grant funding is...
July 23, 2016 - 12:08am
May 20, 2016
City approves variance for new apartments
A variance reducing the front yard setback for new apartments on Seventh Street SW was approved by the Wadena City Council May 10. The Planning...
May 20, 2016 - 12:08am