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Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
Courts - July 21 edition
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Minnesotans for Unity peaceful demonstration planned July 23
Ottertail woman injured in crash on County Highway 52
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Post 171 ends season with 15-4 record
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Michael Charles Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
Births - July 14 edition
Hinojos makes dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Berger makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Court rules that VA has been shortchanging veterans since 2009
Violent minority are sucking us in
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Wadena County Historical Society
June 3, 2016
Wadena County Historical Society looks to the future
The Wadena County Historical Society is celebrating 78 years of preserving and perpetuating the history of the county this year and is in need of more space. Through the years, the historical society has been fortunate to have generous supporters that make it possible for the organization...
June 3, 2016 - 12:08am
May 31, 2016
Wadena County Historical Society to participate in Blue Star Museums
The Wadena County Historical Society has announced their launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active...
May 31, 2016 - 12:08am
March 29, 2016
Spring Legacy Program series underway in Wadena
The Wadena County Historical Society's Spring Legacy Program Series opened Sunday with a performance by singer/songwriter Elisa Korenne.
March 29, 2016 - 8:15am
December 4, 2015
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 3
Holiday Tea and Open House at Wadena County Museum Dec. 9 The Wadena County Historical Society invites the community to attend a Holiday Tea and Open House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9 at the Wadena County Museum. Join board members and staff for a relaxing afternoon...
December 4, 2015 - 8:15am
July 18, 2015
Wadena County excavation gives view of 18th century fur trade
Results of the survey and excavation of Little Round Hill and Cadotte Post in Wadena County provide a look into the fur trade in the late eighteenth...
July 18, 2015 - 12:08am
February 27, 2015
A step back in time...
History came alive Saturday afternoon with costumed interpreters stationed throughout the Wadena County Historical Museum to teach and provide...
February 27, 2015 - 12:08am
July 20, 2014
Churches of Wadena: part one
Wadena is distinguished for its many fine churches. The 1927 issue of the Pioneer Journal described those that were flourishing in Wadena at the time. St. Ann's Catholic Church The history of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church dates back to the first years of the community's founding...
July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
May 25, 2014
First recorded Memorial Day exercises were in 1884
Memorial Day was once known as Decoration Day, a time to decorate the graves of veterans. Following the Civil War many communities set aside a day to mark the end of the war as a memorial to those who had died. This was especially common in southern cities. It is believed that...
May 25, 2014 - 12:00am
May 5, 2014
First concert for Wadena Concert Association held in 1955
Lina Belar, Interim Exexcutive Director, Wadena County Historical Society Sunday night’s incredible performance of “Les Trompettes” at the Memorial Auditorium inspired me to research the beginnings of the Wadena Area Concert Association. As usual, I turned to...
May 5, 2014 - 12:00am
April 1, 2014
The Black family and Black's Grove from the writings of Robert C. Zosel
"Captain John Black was a Captain in the British Merchant Marine and captained a British clipper ship named "The City of Glasgow. In those times it was proper for a Captain to take his wife and family with him. He did this, taking his wife and two older children with him on one voyage....
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am
November 6, 2013
From mess kits to mortar rounds
Lina Belar, Interim Exucutive Director, WCHS From mess kits to mortar rounds, these artifacts in the collection of the Wadena County Historical...
November 6, 2013 - 9:19am