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Coats for Kids drive underway
Living history: Thieves attack area businesses
With CEO program, students began the journey of a lifetime
Wadena VFW taking nominations for Teacher of the Year
WDC welcomes 20 foreign exchange students
Wolverines hand Panthers first defeat of the season
WCA/Ashby Knights wear down Wolverines
Wolverines rally to defeat Verndale
Wolverines downed by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
John 'Gordy' Askew
Louise Marie Ollie
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
VA hearing and vision benefits only 1 in 4 vets utilize
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
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
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Wadena City Council
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
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
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
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
May 7, 2016
Council continues to look at CVB relationship
A new agreement and bylaws for the Convention and Visitors Bureau were approved by the Wadena City Council at its April meeting. The CVB worked on the agreement, along with City Attorney Jeff Pederson and City Administrator Brad Swenson. "This has been an ongoing project for two-three...
May 7, 2016 - 12:10am
March 27, 2016
City receives input on Community Center Drive project
The Wadena City Council will move ahead and receive bids for two improvement projects for Community Center Drive. Local improvements along Community...
March 27, 2016 - 12:10am
February 19, 2016
Wadena council passes UTV ordinance
Utility Task Vehicles (UTVs) can now be used in the city of Wadena with a permit issued through the Wadena Police Department. A task force had...
February 19, 2016 - 12:10am