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Man charged for wielding bat, knife
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Card, Korfe carry Raiders in 6-1 win
Kern makes first day cut at Blackberry Ridge
Ross, Rondestvedt qualify for second round
Moore, Stokes post strong performances at Pillager
Raiders thump Chargers 12-7 in Section 6A
Lawrence Joseph "LJ" Oberg III
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M State ranks in top 10 for investment
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Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador visits
Wadena County Fair returns June 24-28
Ottertail family's car to be featured in Excelsior event
Summer outdoor concerts offered in Menahga
Beautiful Wadena: Part 2
England Prairie grounds a step back in time
Young virtuosos earn state honor
Area students win Foundation scholarships
Local students graduate from M State
Johnson receives Lions Hall of Fame award
Birth announcements - May 21 edition
How many cars can someone sell at the end of the driveway without having a "dealer" license?
Oil safety lawsuit is unhelpful
VA Blue Water Agent Orange lawsuit dismissed
Your letters - May 21 edition
Memorial Day time to honor troopers killed in WWII
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Otter Tail County lakes should be active this weekend
Wadena County Historical Society
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 demonstrations from an earlier time. The second annual Living History Day event turned out great, said Lina Belar, Interim Executive Director...
entertainment / events
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 Society represent the stories of the men and women who served their country in the armed forces. At the Museum there is one display room...
opinion / editorials
November 6, 2013 - 9:19am