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New indoor water center is open at Thumper Pond
Trump, Clinton differences on rural policies evident with stances on federal regulations
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Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
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Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
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The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
Regina M. Klimek
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
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Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Helping the poor
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
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