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News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
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
Marjorie Ann Fraki
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
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
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
October 30, 2013
Wellness talks: What’s next?
By Lori Schloeder Gress Do I have anything left to write about now that the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center groundbreaking ceremony is over? It seems as if I am on a post groundbreaking vacation right now! However, I do know that the Wellness Center fundraising...
October 30, 2013 - 10:12am
October 24, 2013
Wellness Center Donors
$100,000 plus – Naming Rights: Arvig Jack & Alvida Browne Family Foundation Margaret A. Cargill Foundation Michael Craig Gary & Benda Davis Frank J. & Eleanor A. Maslowski Charitable Trust Mason Brothers Russ Davis Wholesale Wadena Medical...
October 24, 2013 - 2:04pm
October 22, 2013
Shovels fly as Maslowski project begins
By Lori Schloeder Gress The official groundbreaking ceremony took place Tuesday with a bounty of shovel holders ready to turn over the...
October 22, 2013 - 3:25pm
October 16, 2013
Maslowski Wellness and Research Center groundbreaking on tap
By Lori Schloeder Gress The Maslowski Wellness and Research Center is going to break ground on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. If you have driven by the construction site just north of the WDC Middle/High School recently, you will note they have started to level the ground and are...
October 16, 2013 - 9:11am
October 2, 2013
Maslowski Wellness and Research Center is a Go
By Lori Schloeder Gress After several delays in approving the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center, the project is scheduled to break ground...
October 2, 2013 - 10:48am
September 4, 2013
Fall is my favorite time of year
This morning I am watching to see the neighborhood kids waiting for the bus in their new school clothes with their heavy backpacks loaded with "stuff" to make the school year awesome. The kids are all excited to see their friends after a long summer vacation — much like we...
September 4, 2013 - 12:42pm
August 28, 2013
Thankful - and it's only August!
It is a Waiting Week. Waiting to hear from FEMA. Waiting to hear on the second bid package. Waiting to hear on the city sales tax exemption. Waiting to hear on the B-3 standard for top soil waiver. Again, waiting is not one of my virtues in life — I do everything with passion,...
August 28, 2013 - 12:27pm
August 22, 2013
Wellness Center bid acceptance delayed after funding issues come up at Aug. 16 special meeting
The question of who's actually going to build the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena will have to wait a while. The Wadena City Council was supposed to accept the first construction bids for the planned center at a special meeting Aug. 16 but chose to wait while they...
August 22, 2013 - 3:07pm
August 5, 2013
Wellness Center fundraising comes down to the wire
The massive fundraising effort for the upcoming wellness center in Wadena is roughly $150,000 short of projected program costs, according to a report by the Wellness Center Fundraising Committee. Groundbreaking ceremonies are planned for next month and construction bids will come...
August 5, 2013 - 3:04pm
April 26, 2013
Council directs Wellness planners to look into whirlpool option
Following a packed public informational meeting Thursday that saw many attendees voicing support of a whirlpool in the Regional Wellness Center, the Wadena City Council voted to investigate the possibility of adding a spa/whirlpool design to the wellness center plan. In between the...
April 26, 2013 - 10:58am
April 12, 2013
Group petitions city for Wellness Center whirlpool
A local petition group has entered into the community discussion of what the coming Wellness Center will be like with a request that its leader feels will lead to an advantage for the new building over other community centers in the area. Ed Blazek said his petition for a whirlpool...
April 12, 2013 - 9:42am
April 5, 2013
City Council votes full speed ahead after Wellness Center delay
The Wadena City Council in a special meeting March 27 voted unanimously to let the architects working on the Wellness Center project move forward...
April 5, 2013 - 1:30pm
February 16, 2013
Wellness Talk: How to age gracefully
Celebrated singer/songwriter James Taylor said, "The key to life is enjoying the passing of time." It's hard to argue with that because, like it or not, each one us is getting older and - at least in JT's mind - and we all would be wise to enjoy the ride. But these days, getting...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am