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Transit system receives MnDOT Expansion Funding
WDC School Board looking for feedback on elementary facilities
District 2155 could see 2-2 general fund formula
Klobuchar meets with local businessmen, leaders to discuss broadband
City council approves loan for BDBA Properties
Clean sweep for WDC Track and Field
Quincer cards 80 for Wolverines in DL Invite
WDC boys win Browne Invitational honors
Woods to compete in Spring Hockey Festival
Wolverines gain first fastpitch win
Harvey W. Henrikson
Wayne W. Sagehorn
United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
M State ranked No. five by LearnHowToBecome.org
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative annual meeting slated for April 20
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Entertainment briefs - April 27 edition
Jorgenson draws a crowd April 8
'Fate of the Furious" reaches new heights in action
Hundreds attend Easter egg hunt in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - April 6 edition
Faith briefs - April 20 edition
Birth Announcements - April 13 edition
Faith briefs - April 13 edition
Your letters - April 13 edition
VA Presumptive AO Diseases Pending Decisions for 2017
What are the laws concerning open bottles?
Your letters - April 6 edition
VA cemeteries pre-need determination of eligibility program
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
April 8, 2016
New county proposal moves attorney, corrections out of courthouse
Wadena County Commissioners have instructed BHH Partners to work on a preliminary design for a new county building to house the county attorney...
April 8, 2016 - 12:10am
March 26, 2016
County to consider two options for additional space
Wadena County commissioners will compare financial figures for two locations as they look for additional space to house county departments. At a special meeting March 17, commissioners briefly toured the existing courthouse then discussed the county's space needs. Space and facilities...
March 26, 2016 - 12:10am
March 11, 2016
County to share department head position
Ryan Damlo is now officially transit director for both Wadena and Becker counties. The Becker County Board made the move earlier this month....
March 11, 2016 - 12:10am
January 16, 2016
Environmental groups, DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands in Wadena County and surrounding areas say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters...
January 16, 2016 - 12:10am
January 8, 2016
Sheriff Carr is first vice president of state association
Wadena County Sheriff Michael D. Carr moved from Second Vice President to First Vice President of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association during...
January 8, 2016 - 12:10am
December 26, 2015
County looks at building renovation options
Space solutions continue to be discussed in Wadena County as departments in the courthouse are running out of room. Chad Bormann, Project Manager...
December 26, 2015 - 8:15am
October 3, 2015
Wadena County approves 2016 budget
The Wadena County Board has set the preliminary 2016 tax levy at a 3.5 percent increase. The levy was set at $8,300,246 in September. The final levy will be approved in December and can be decreased before that date. It can't be any higher than that amount. County commissioners...
October 3, 2015 - 12:10am
September 4, 2015
County mulling options to address space needs at courthouse
Wadena County commissioners continue to look at space needs at the courthouse and recently had another space needs analysis completed. Most...
September 4, 2015 - 8:15am
August 21, 2015
Growth in recycling forces Transfer Station expansion
Work started last week on a Wadena County Transfer Station expansion. "Our recycling numbers keep increasing and we need a more efficient...
August 21, 2015 - 12:10am
August 17, 2015
Suspect who fled from police caught after hiding out in deer stand
A two-day manhunt finally turned up a Park Rapids man considered dangerous and possibly armed in northern Wadena County. Hubbard County's...
August 17, 2015 - 8:15am
Violent storm rumbles through county
Cleanup was underway early this week following a major thunderstorm that produced strong winds, with gusts of 80 miles per hour or more, along...
July 17, 2015 - 12:10am
June 26, 2015
Task force agent taking drugs out of circulation
Wadena County's new drug task force agent is helping to get drugs off the streets. After receiving $72,544 from National Joint Powers Alliance's Innovation Funding Program, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office was able to hire a drug task force agent to oversee drug and violent crimes...
June 26, 2015 - 12:10am
June 23, 2015
'Ship of Gold' is finally found
The world's only true "Ship of Gold" and one of the smartest fugitives ever drew attention at the same place and time. The ship was the American...
June 23, 2015 - 12:10am
County approves funding part of SE Wadena project
Wadena County Board Commissioners approved $1.9 million in funding for the city of Wadena southeast infrastructure project using no local levy dollars. The project funding will come from the Wadena County municipal state aid construction account, which is managed by County Engineer...
May 23, 2015 - 12:10am
April 22, 2015
Avian flu detected in Wadena County commercial turkey flock
The highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in central Minnesota for the first time Tuesday, while two other Minnesota counties reported additional flock detections Tuesday, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. A commercial turkey flock of 310,000...
April 22, 2015 - 4:45pm