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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 County wanted - June 15 edition
High speed chase lands one in custody
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 County Historical Society
June 6, 2017
Author, Colin Mustful to speak at Wadena County Museum June 15
Colin Mustful, the author of several historical novels, will speak at the Wadena County Museum on Thursday, June 15 from Noon to 1:00 p.m. as part of the Wadena County Historical Society’s Minnesota Voices program. Colin has recently compiled his research into one comprehensive...
June 6, 2017 - 4:18pm
March 4, 2017
Entertainment briefs - March 2 edition
Wadena County Dairy Princess candidates sought The Wadena County Dairy Association is seeking candidates to participate in this year's dairy princess program. Dairy princesses serve as goodwill ambassadors for the dairy industry through appearances that help explain dairy farmers'...
March 4, 2017 - 8:15am
March 1, 2017
History comes alive at Living History Day
The Wadena County Historical Society kicked off its 2017 season with Living History Day Saturday at the museum. Visitors were greeted by costumed...
March 1, 2017 - 8:37am
February 24, 2017
Wadena County Historical Society announces spring programs, starting with Living History Day Saturday
Wadena County Historical Society Announces Programs for Spring The Wadena County Historical Society has an exciting series of programs for 2017 beginning on Feb. 25 with Living History Day at the Museum. On that day, visitors will be greeted by costumed interpreters in the themed...
February 24, 2017 - 2:42pm
December 2, 2016
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
Holiday Tea and Open House set for Dec. 8 The Wadena County Historical Society will hold their annual Holiday Tea and Open House on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum. All are welcome to come and enjoy freshly brewed tea, holiday treats and live Christmas...
December 2, 2016 - 12:10am
November 11, 2016
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 10 edition
'Coming of Age: The 1968 Generation,' exhibit on view through Dec. 30
November 11, 2016 - 12:10am
September 3, 2016
'Fur Trade in Minnesota' highlighted in traveling exhibit
Explore the fascinating people and places of Minnesota's first global business in "Fur Trade in Minnesota," a new traveling exhibit from the...
September 3, 2016 - 8:15am
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