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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
July 20, 2011
Hot enough for everyone
The heat is on, and as we dash from our air-conditioned vehicles into air-conditioned buildings, one can't help wondering how people coped with extreme summer heat in the pre-technology era. Were they vulnerable to heat exhaustion and heat stroke? Or were they simply tougher than...
July 20, 2011 - 2:46pm
July 19, 2011
Workers escape Wadena, Minn., fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm; building first demolished in 2010 tornado
By Brian Hansel and Rachelle Klemme JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his...
July 19, 2011 - 1:56pm
July 18, 2011
FEMA offers tips to beat the heat
Summer is here and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency wants individuals and families to understand how to cope with extreme heat. "A combination of high temperatures and high humidity creates a dangerous situation in which heat induced...
July 18, 2011 - 8:33am
May 8, 2011
Mini quake shakes things up in Alexandria area
The rumbling started at 2:20 a.m. Friday. "At first, we thought something had blown up, like a gas tank," Betty and Jack Yelle of Evansville wrote in an e-mail to the Alexandria Echo Press . A 2.5 magnitude earthquake shook the Alexandria area, according to the U.S. Geological ...
May 8, 2011 - 2:58pm
May 1, 2011
Severe weather drill
May 1, 2011 - 10:16pm
Free SkyWarn Weather Spotter Course offered
SkyWarn Weather Spotters are a National Weather Service team of volunteers, trained to observe and report significant weather. Weather spotters support their local community and emergency managers by providing the NWS with timely and accurate severe weather reports. These reports...
May 1, 2011 - 12:41pm
Calmer summer weather pattern expected in central Minnesota
As Minnesotans gripe about a cold spring season, they are also bracing for the inevitable summer storms, and destructive tornadoes have already...
May 1, 2011 - 12:15pm
March 23, 2011
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March 20, 2011
From tornado to tsunami warning
Most Wadena area residents can remember where they were when they heard of the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Japan - somewhere safe in Minnesota. Sara (Hacking) Backstrom, Vicki Pearson and Daryl Pearson were in Hawaii in the path of the waves. Backstrom, reporter at the Pioneer...
March 20, 2011 - 6:15pm
A sure sign of spring
February 20, 2011 - 8:37pm
January 28, 2011
Flooding possible for Red Eye, Crow Wing and Leaf Rivers
High water table conditions, above normal rainfall over the past year, and heavy snowfall this winter may result in significant spring flooding for Wadena County. This would be particularly true for those residents near the Red Eye, Crow Wing and Leaf Rivers in the county. Residents...
January 28, 2011 - 1:53pm
Enjoy it while it lasts
January 28, 2011 - 1:50pm
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