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Benefit for Fink set for Oct. 21
Monuments added to Deer Creek Veterans Memorial Park
It's down to the voters
Hay bales catch fire on semi traveling on Interstate 94
FCCLAers attend the Fall Area Conference at the U of M in Morris
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Wolverines finish perfect conference season
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Sharon L. Vareberg
Robert G. Swanson
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
Pippa White's one-woman show set for Oct. 6
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
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
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
Wadena City Council
January 22, 2016
Council heard recommendations for UTV ordinance changes
A committee is making recommendations to allow use of Utility Terrain Vehicles in the city limits of Wadena. The committee has met and is proposing ordinance changes involving work-related use of UTVs and ATVs along with recreational use. Police Chief Naomi Plautz told the Wadena...
January 22, 2016 - 12:10am
January 11, 2016
Part time city positions to see wage increases
Several part time positions within the city of Wadena will see a pay increase starting this month. The Wadena City Council voted to increase the wage based on recommendations by City Administrator Brad Swenson and other department heads. Some of the increases have to do with the new...
January 11, 2016 - 12:10am
December 19, 2015
Wadena council supports LGA increase in 2016
With the recent announcement of a state $1.8 billion budget surplus, rural Minnesota cities are pushing for an increase in Local Government Aid in 2016. Wadena Mayor George Deiss said he has talked with mayors from surrounding towns and many were looking to pass resolutions supporting...
December 19, 2015 - 12:10am
December 12, 2015
SE project assessments have three percent interest rate
The southeast Wadena infrastructure project totals $12,660,091 with assessments for Phase 1 totaling $1,079,759. Those numbers were presented...
December 12, 2015 - 12:10am
November 27, 2015
Water, sewer, electric rate increases proposed in Wadena
The Wadena City Council is considering electric, water and sewer rate increases to prevent reserves from dipping into the negative. Dave Berg Consulting presented a water rate study and Tim Miller, with Missouri River Energy Services, presented an electric rate study to the council...
November 27, 2015 - 12:08am
November 21, 2015
Group pushes for ATV ordinance changes in Wadena
A local recreation group is asking the city of Wadena to consider changes to an ordinance that would allow ATVs in the city of Wadena. Wadena resident Jim Formanek addressed the Wadena City Council at its Nov. 10 meeting on behalf of a group that supports changes to the ordinance....
November 21, 2015 - 12:08am
November 10, 2015
Wadena council to review policy before considering Nativity display
The Wadena City Council will discuss whether or not it can display a Nativity scene on city property at tonight's meeting at 5 p.m. City Administrator...
November 10, 2015 - 4:10pm
October 26, 2015
Council approves vacating street, construction work
The Wadena City Council approved a street vacation at Neal Avenue northeast between pieces of property owned by Minnesota Valley Irrigation. By vacating the street, the irrigation company will have room to add on to a storage building on their property. There were no concerns from...
October 26, 2015 - 12:08am
September 20, 2015
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2016 levy
The Wadena City Council approved the preliminary general fund 2016 tax levy at $789,883.17, an increase from the 2015 levy set at $666,182. Cities are required to set a preliminary tax levy before Sept. 15 and send the information to the state. Cities can continue working to reduce...
September 20, 2015 - 12:08am
August 23, 2015
Council approves discounted wellness center memberships for M State students
M State students can continue to receive a discounted membership to the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center but the cost is slightly more than last year. Wellness center facility director Eric Robb was asked to look at the fees and come to a new proposal at the council's previous...
August 23, 2015 - 12:10am
Veterans Memorial Park experiences changes
Changes are being made to the Wadena Veterans Park as work continues on the memorial. The design has changed due to a discovery of a high...
August 23, 2015 - 12:08am
August 22, 2015
Southeast residents don't want sidewalks
Several residents who live along Third Street southeast told the Wadena City Council they don't need or want a sidewalk on their block. Most...
August 22, 2015 - 12:08am
City approves bike trail improvements
A portion of Leaf River Recreational Trail will be widened utilizing grant money from the Department of Natural Resources. The city of Wadena...
June 22, 2015 - 12:08am
June 21, 2015
SE infrastructure project to begin July 6
Wadena's southeast infrastructure project will begin soon.
June 21, 2015 - 12:10am
June 19, 2015
Hotel, skyway proposed near wellness center
Wadena native Kyle Davis wants to build a hotel between the Wadena Hockey Arena and Maslowski Wellness and Research Center. He is also looking...
June 19, 2015 - 12:08am