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Overnight fire destroys rural Wadena home
Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
WDC students make fourth quarter honor roll
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Mark Joseph Kern
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
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
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Author, Colin Mustful to speak at Wadena County Museum June 15
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 edition
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
June 17, 2017
City offering two downtown parcels to MnDOT
The City of Wadena will be offering to sell two parcels of land on the corner of State Highway 10 and U.S. Highway 71 to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for $425,000. The larger of the two parcels is presently home to the Wadena Electric Plant. Work on new offices for the...
June 17, 2017 - 8:56am
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