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Van strikes two WDC students just after school
Wadena Veteran's Park moves forward
Wadena business owner defies disability
Van strikes two WDC students just after school
Courts March 13
City continues electrical upgrades with SE transformer project
Hanson named Blue Devils' MVP
Bowling scores March 13
Nuggets hand Wolverines 58-34 playoff loss
Archery scores March 13
Vikings chopping but so far chips are small
Ben W. Meinhardt
Foto Find March 13
'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' fun family film
Five Wings announces $43,000 available for artists
Conclusion to Titanic of the Great Lakes Sinks
Irma Allen to play piano with WDC Band at March 10
New secure Veteran Health Identification Cards issued
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Your Letters March 6
Horizons: Businesses succeed through creative adaptation
Spring sports are quickly approaching
Knowledge Bowl team earns fourth at regional competition
Hobo Hot Bake
Local piano students win at MMTA contest
Bruer, May graduate from Bemidji State
Area students earn honors at several colleges, universities
March 21, 2013
Snowstorm hits Wadena days before spring; experts say weather should shape up first week of April
In a continuation of the seemingly relentless pattern of storms affecting Wadena over the past few weeks, the area was struck again by a snowstorm late Sunday and early Monday. As of late Monday morning, about 4-6 inches had fallen in the Wadena area, said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist...
March 21, 2013 - 4:39pm
March 18, 2013
Snow, blowing snow create hazardous driving conditions; blizzard warning in effect for much of west-central Minnesota
FARGO – A blizzard warning is still in effect until this evening for much of eastern North Dakota and west-central Minnesota, with snow and blowing snow creating hazardous driving conditions this morning. The National Weather Service predicted strong northwest winds, with gusts...
March 18, 2013 - 10:45am
Interstate 94, Highway 10, Highway 210 close in west central Minnesota
All three highways will remain closed until further notice. In addition, no travel is advised on all highways in west central Minnesota. Motorists should plan accordingly. When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or sentenced...
March 18, 2013 - 10:43am
TCHC announces clinic closings
Due to the winter weather conditions, Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) announced Ottertail Area Medical Clinic will be closing at noon Monday. The Sebeka Medical Clinic, Wadena Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Center and Outreach Specialty Clinics in Wadena will remain open for...
March 18, 2013 - 10:31am
March 15, 2013
Experts say melting snow won’t help drought conditions
Weather and climate experts said Monday that the melting snow will do little to alleviate drought conditions for the Wadena area. Layers of frozen ground will prevent moisture from reaching the soil levels that mean the most to farmers, who will have to wait to see if better rain...
March 15, 2013 - 2:02pm
Canadian cold affected area weather
If some wonder why it seems as if Wadena and surrounding areas have been getting more winter storms lately, they can thank weather patterns that are invading us from staging points in Canada. The latest major winter system to affect the area was one on March 9-10, as of press time....
March 15, 2013 - 1:52pm
March 11, 2013
Photo of the Day: Chip away
March 11, 2013 - 3:02pm
March 7, 2013
Snowy days are here again; Area saw 6-9 inches of snow this week
Winter simply refuses to make an exit as the Wadena area was blanketed with up to 6-9 inches of snow earlier this week. Monday and Tuesday saw...
March 7, 2013 - 5:10pm
March 6, 2013
Photo of the Day: From snow sweeper to salt sprinkler
Two days after he was sweeping snow from Wadena's downtown sidewalks, Mike Olson of Olson's Lawn Service & Snow Removal sprinkles sidewalk salt in front of the post office Wednesday. Photo by Dain Sullivan, Pioneer Journal
March 6, 2013 - 3:35pm
March 4, 2013
Winter storm warning in effect for Wadena through Tuesday morning
A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service is in effect for Wadena and will remain so until 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to AccuWeather. As of around 11:20 a.m., AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Tom Kines said Wadena can expect total storm snowfall to range between 6-10...
March 4, 2013 - 11:54am
Parts of region in for 6 inches of snow
A winter storm is bearing down on the region today, bringing with it as much as a foot of snow in the northern Red River Valley. The Fargo-Moorhead area likely will be less affected by the storm, possibly receiving between 4 to 6 inches throughout today, said WDAY's Chief Meteorologist...
March 4, 2013 - 9:47am
February 12, 2013
Embracing winter: Cold can't keep area women from outdoors
FARGO - Annette and Annise Montplaisir let the stars guide their path on brisk winter nights. The mother-daughter duo cross-country ski and...
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February 12, 2013 - 9:12am
February 11, 2013
Wadena hit with foot of snow Sunday
Wadena saw more harsh winter weather Sunday, as a prolific storm dropped a one-foot average of snow on the area, said Senior Meteorologist Tom...
February 11, 2013 - 4:50pm
February 8, 2013
Expect to receive 6 to 10 inches of snow on Sunday
FARGO - Much of the Red River Valley and west-central Minnesota could be in for some snow and blizzard-like winds starting early Sunday morning. A winter blast moving out of the Rockies and into the Dakotas has caused the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm watch for...
February 8, 2013 - 10:21am
January 28, 2013
Freezing drizzle will switch to snow; 6 to 12 inches possible in some areas
Freezing drizzle falling across southeastern North Dakota is expected to switch to snow by late this morning or early this afternoon, with 6...
January 28, 2013 - 11:54am