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October 16, 2013
Justice Page wows WDC second graders
By Dana Pavek A striking figure in his signature bowtie, Justice Alan Page made a special visit to WDC Elementary where he read his new children’s book to second-graders, entitled Alan and His Perfectly Pointy, Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky. Politely declining to sit...
news / local
October 16, 2013 - 9:17am
State Supreme Court visits Wadena, meets with students
By Dana Pavek The Minnesota Supreme Court Justices visited Wadena Oct. 8 and 9. On Tuesday night, the justices attended an informal dinner with many prominent Wadena area figures, including Mayor Wolden, several local judges and attorneys, and members of Wadena-Deer Creek...
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October 16, 2013 - 9:13am
WDC Elementary celebrates improved test scores
By Louis Rutten, Principal, WDC Elementary At WDC Schools, classrooms have settled into their routine events, students are living up to great expectations, and are tackling new content with excellent effort. We are especially pleased with the support our parents and community...
news / education
October 16, 2013 - 9:05am
October 9, 2013
Local attorneys prepare WDC students for Minnesota Supreme Court visit
Local attorneys prepared Wadena-Deer Creek High School students today for the upcoming Minnesota Su-preme Court visit on Oct. 9 in Wadena. Attorneys Paul Carlson, Dan Carlisle, Sue Ann Lind, Don Niles, Matthew Van Bruggen and Malcolm Whynott visited Robby Grendahl and Brian Maki’s...
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October 9, 2013 - 10:24am
September 12, 2013
Wolverines gain split at DL Triangular
Katy Westrom's Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines went 4-4 in singles play last Thursday in gaining a split at the Detroit Lakes Triangular. The Wolverines won three of four singles matches in a 5-2 win over Detroit Lakes. Paige Hartman and, Maddy Hinojos took the No. 1 and No. 2 matches...
September 12, 2013 - 1:17pm
September 5, 2013
Enrollment stable at WDC schools
First-day numbers at Wadena-Deer Creek's schools Tuesday showed 1,003 students in grades K-12 according to school records. Grades K-4 attend the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School and those five grades had 400 students enrolled. Grade 5-12 instructors at the WDC Middle/High School,...
news / education
September 5, 2013 - 3:22pm
Spuds hand Wolverines 3-0 volleyball setback
Wadena-Deer Creek's Hope Theisen had 12 digs and Danyel Post recorded four blocks last Thursday in a 3-0 season-opening loss at Moorhead. The Spuds, who played WDC in the first match in the new WDC Middle/Secondary School gym last year, won 25-14, 25-9, 25-13 for their second straight...
September 5, 2013 - 12:37pm
August 29, 2013
Wolverines want to put speed in play
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines will not be overcoming their competition with size or depth this season, but speed could be something else. "We're trying to get whatever speed we have and put it in play," WDC head coach Howie Kangas said. The Wolverines will have a new quarterback...
August 29, 2013 - 12:12pm
Wolverines hand Eagles 7-0 defeat
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines evened their season tennis log at 2-2 Tuesday with a 7-0 victory at New York Mills. Paige Hartman and Abby Westrum won in straight sets at No. 1 and No. 3 singles. Hartman blanked Victoria Selander 6-0, 6-0 while Westrum topped Mallory Weber 6-3,...
August 29, 2013 - 11:58am
August 28, 2013
School's back from Summer
School starts again on Tuesday here at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School. I had the pleasure to visit with Superintendent Lee Westrum and other school staff members earlier this month. I am excited to let you know that the school and the Wadena Pioneer Journal have partnered...
opinion / editorials
August 28, 2013 - 11:57am
August 26, 2013
WDC cancelling activities due to excessive heat
Wadena-Deer Creek Activities Director Norm Gallant is cancelling most outdoor activities today due to the extreme heat The following is a list of activities affected by the heat; some activities are practicing indoors: * Grade 7-9 Football practice at 3pm is cancelled. * Cross...
August 26, 2013 - 1:17pm
August 22, 2013
Eight new teachers joining WDC staff
Eight new teachers were introduced Monday night at the August meeting of the District 2155 school board. Making the introductions was Wadena-Deer Creek's new superintendent, Lee Westrum, who joined the district staff in July. Westrum replaced Virginia Dahlstrom, who retired following...
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August 22, 2013 - 9:42am
August 5, 2013
WDC to host Fall Sports Night Out Aug. 8
The Wadena-Deer Creek High School Activities Department invites all student-athletes in grades 7-12 and their parents to WDC’s Fall Sports Night Out at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 8, in the WDC Commons. Students will be able to complete all necessary paperwork and pay fees to participate...
August 5, 2013 - 3:25pm
July 19, 2013
WDC gets 3 new sports coaches
Three new faces will be among Wadena Deer Creek Middle/High School sports coaching staff this year after the District 2155 School Board approved the hires at their meeting on Monday. New head girl’s tennis coach Katy Westrom replaces resigned coach Vicki Smith, new cross country...
July 19, 2013 - 3:07pm
May 31, 2013
Moments fly by
Graduates of Wadena-Deer Creek High School’s class of 2013 react to a slideshow prepared by Student Council Co-Presidents Joey Price and Brooke Umland for the commencement ceremony May 24. The slideshow was composed of memories in pictures and video from throughout the graduating...
May 31, 2013 - 9:51am