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Verndale school bus rear-ended; No students seriously injured in accident
Property Transfers, marriages - March 26 edition
Two-year-old who fell through ice near Alexandria dies at hospital
Plane grazes car during emergency landing on Highway 10 west of Hawley
WDC students raise over $1,880 for Pennies for Patients
Raiders have six seniors to lead PRC title charge
Bowling scores - March 26 edition
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Raiders kick off season at Lion's Invitational
Emergency service personnel recognized for dedication to their communities
Wellness in the Woods celebrates second anniversary with art event in May
West Central Telephone introduces Sidekick Assist
Reuter Family Dentistry opens new clinic
New M State program addresses 'huge' gas industry need
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Mevissen appears at writers festival
Bill's 'war zone' in San Diego
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Entertainment briefs - March 26 edition
DL women, foundation help serve Haitians in need
Key lime pie
Birth announcements - March 26 edition
Church briefs - March 26 edition
Baymler named Community Educator for home health, hospice service
Your letters - March 26 edition
Is it legal to drive on the wrong side of the road to get the mail?
Operation Enduring Freedom officially ended
Paid sick time helps everybody
Your letters - March 19 edition
Fishing on the ice. Going after Tullibee
Beautiful sky: Setting sun
Winged vistors: Turkeys enjoy mild spring
Mild winter's timing could not have been better for deer
Surplus spring turkey hunt licenses to go on sale
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