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Freshwater students participate in We Day
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Police Scanner - Nov. 26 edition
Thanksgiving dinner up a tad, just over $50
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Bowling - Nov. 26 edition
Volkmann, Soroko voted MVPs of 2015 volleyball team
Wolverines have more seniors, depth for upcoming hockey season
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M State opens doors to community
Lakewood Health System receives state breastfeeding-friendly recognition
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How to cook a turkey, kindergarten style
Lamplighter Community Theatre performs new twist on holiday classic
Alaska String Band to perform Sunday in Wadena
Win a turkey at annual firemen's bingo fundraiser
'From Sea to Shining Sea' fall concert series is next week
Clergy View: Come, Lord Jesus!
Faith briefs - Nov. 26 edition
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Veterans can now get special ID
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Your letters - Nov. 19 edition
VFW stems from veterans advocating for benefits
Trophy bear taken near Deer Creek
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
Firearm season promises to be more productive
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Wadena County Historical Society
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...
News / local
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...
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...
opinion / editorials
November 6, 2013 - 9:19am