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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
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
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
February 24, 2017
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' passion for taking care of their animals and land...
February 24, 2017 - 2:59pm
February 4, 2017
Local farmers invited to annual producers meeting in Wadena
Local producers are invited to attend the 2017 Wadena County Annual Producers Meeting Feb. 9 at the VFW in Wadena. This event is sponsored by the Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District (Wadena SWCD) and will provide an educational experience for a wide variety of producers -...
February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 22, 2017
Five Wings Arts Council offers grant info, writing workshops
The Five Wings Arts Council announces free workshops for the public to learn about its grant programs, how to access their online grant system and the best practices for writing a successful application for funds. Five Wings annually distributes over $400,000 in grants to support...
January 22, 2017 - 12:04pm
December 30, 2016
Mental health task force helping to shape state agenda
The Wadena County Mental Health Task Force has the ear of the state's senate majority leader this coming year and members of the group are hopeful...
December 30, 2016 - 12:08am
November 26, 2016
City grants variance for courthouse parking situation
The Wadena City Council approved a variance last week to allow the county to move forward with a construction project without meeting the city's...
November 26, 2016 - 12:08am
November 12, 2016
Transfer Station expansion now complete
A Wadena County Transfer Station expansion is complete. The project, which included an expansion to the northeast side of the building allowed...
November 12, 2016 - 8:15am
November 4, 2016
Courthouse annex construction delayed while city looks at parking variance
The Wadena County Courthouse annex project is delayed until the city looks at a possible variance to the off-street parking requirements. Located in downtown Wadena, the courthouse hasn't complied with the city's off-street parking requirements and any future expansion needs to address...
November 4, 2016 - 12:08am
October 30, 2016
New kitchen helps feed aging population in Wadena, Todd counties
A central Minnesota kitchen is now a step closer to serving hundreds of hot meals each week to area seniors, thanks in part to innovation funding...
October 30, 2016 - 12:08am
September 9, 2016
Aging voting machines a concern as election draws near
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon made stops in Wadena, Park Rapids and other towns last week to talk with election coordinators about...
September 9, 2016 - 12:08am
Absentee voting opens Sept. 23
Absentee voting begins Sept. 23 and Wadena County voters are encouraged to register and complete their mail ballot early if they are utilizing that service. Wadena County Election Coordinator Rosalie Miller said the process to vote absentee takes longer than before because mail only...
September 9, 2016 - 12:08am
June 26, 2016
Missing 17-year-old Dent girl found
A missing 17-year-old Dent girl has been found safe on Tuesday in Wadena County. She had been missing since May 27. According to Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons with the sheriff's office, a family member called in the early morning hours of May 27 to report the 17-year-old had gone missing...
June 26, 2016 - 12:08am
June 25, 2016
Wadena and Hubbard County Committee election challenge
Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director, Mike Stevens is challenging all Wadena and Hubbard County Producers to participate in this year's 2016 County Committee Elections. "The National Average for returning ballots is less than 10 percent and Wadena and Hubbard Producers...
June 25, 2016 - 12:10am
June 18, 2016
Sheriff requests funding to keep drug agent
Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr is asking county commissioners for funding to keep a drug officer in the county. Methamphetamine took off in...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
June 10, 2016
County moving forward with property purchase
Wadena County Commissioners are moving forward with purchasing property near the courthouse to make room for an annex and parking. The annex is being constructed to alleviate space needs at the courthouse and will move the County Attorney's office and Todd-Wadena Community Corrections....
June 10, 2016 - 12:08am
May 6, 2016
Steps to take before you build
Wadena County has been county-wide zoned since 1971, and most people know that building permits are required anytime you are planning a construction project, whether it is new construction, moved on construction, alteration of an existing structure or the installation or replacement...
May 6, 2016 - 8:15am