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Mr. and Mrs. Claus visit McDonald's
Honor roll additions
Wadena County Wanted
Wolverine boys basketball squad loses two
Golden Gloves boxers fight Dec. 21
Verndale cagers trump Huskies in conference opener
Bowling scores 12/19
Raider wrestlers victorious over Osakis Silverstreaks
Foto Find 12/19
Wadena County originally covered with pine trees
Four Christmas collaboration concerts to debut in December
Foto Find 12/5
At the Library in December
Deer Hunting 2013 part 2
Deer Hunting 2013
The message of Christmas
Army modernizes Army Knowledge Online
WDC partners with Perham for day of learning
Using headlights inclement weather
Empty Stocking Fund Talent Program
Easy Sticky Buns
Spicy Honey-Mustard Pork Roast
Smokin' White Hot Chocolate
Creamy Apple Pie
February 23, 2013
Bond rating downgraded for Wadena
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the bond rating for the City of Wadena from an A1 to an A2 grade, citing what it calls a limited tax base affected by the 2010 tornado, lower income levels and the fact that certain large FEMA reimbursements to the city are still pending.
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
Stoplight raised for oversize load
The stoplight at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Colfax Avenue is raised Thursday to make room for an oversize load, which was escorted through Wadena by Minnesota Highway Patrol. Bill Hoium, dispatcher for the patrol office in Detroit Lakes, said the transport was planned...
February 21, 2013 - 4:28pm
WDC concert scheduled for Monday
Wadena-Deer Creek will host its seventh- and eighth-grade Band and Choir Concert in the WDC Middle/High School gymnasium Monday. Above, Choir...
news / education
February 21, 2013 - 2:15pm
C-section rates increase across Minnesota
More than one-quarter of births to first-time moms in Minnesota are by cesarean section, according to a report released on Tuesday. That's a troubling statistic, a health economist with the state's Department of Health said. "There is a fair amount of evidence that the increased...
February 21, 2013 - 9:05am
Changes coming for trucking industry
February 21, 2013 - 8:59am
February 20, 2013
Minnesota expands health care for poor
ST. PAUL -- Another 35,000 poor Minnesotans will get health care under a bill Gov. Mark Dayton signed Tuesday. The bill expands Medical Assistance, the state's Medicaid program. The federally funded expansion would save $129 million in the next two-year budget, supporters say. Opponents...
February 20, 2013 - 9:48am
Early childhood education featured in Minnesota budget plan
ST. PAUL -- Adding money to early childhood education and all-day kindergarten programs, as Gov. Mark Dayton suggests, is important to Minnesota's future, the state House education finance leader says. "Those two programs really pay dividends into the future," Rep. Paul Marquart,...
news / education
February 20, 2013 - 9:44am
February 19, 2013
3 arrested for stealing $19K in supplies from local business
Local authorities arrested three men Thursday after the suspects tried to get away with more than $19,000 worth of wiring and tools from a local business. At around 1:24 a.m., the Wadena Police Department responded to a report of unknown individuals in the Minnesota Valley Irrigation...
February 19, 2013 - 9:50am
How to approach conversation when it's time to evaluate driving capabilities in an elderly relative, friend
Dealing with a relative or friend who wants to continue to drive -- but shouldn't -- is a dilemma many people would rather not face, but more...
February 19, 2013 - 9:08am
People urged to consider court reporting as a career
Tracy Bennett enjoys her job as a court reporter because she gets a continuing education in criminal, civil and family law, as well as learning...
February 19, 2013 - 9:02am
Nothing is not an 'option' in gun debate
ST. PAUL - Joan Peterson said Minnesota lawmakers must act to control gun violence like the shooting that killed her sister in the Twin Cities...
February 19, 2013 - 9:00am
February 18, 2013
Rep. Kline: Americans should expect big budget cuts, job losses
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep.
February 18, 2013 - 11:39am
Dock Talk: Time is tight for landing big fish
The big game season for walleye, northern pike and bass is close to closure. After Feb. 24, intentionally attempting to catch any of those species...
news / outdoors
February 18, 2013 - 10:03am
February 16, 2013
Lee A. Hendrickson and Robin E. Hendrickson, h&w, hereby convey to Jeffrey Schindeldecker and Monica Schindeldecker, as jt ten, Lot 1 of Block 2 in Forest Haven.
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Justin Jeffrey Holland, 19, Wadena (two counts) drugs, fees $240. Ricky Lynn Anderson, 44, Wadena, domestic assault, local confinement (39 days, credit for time served 39 days), attend AA once per week and obtain a male sponsor, adult probation (six years), adult community service...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am