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Grass fire burns near Bluegrass
Fargo man accused of assaulting DL officer
Courts - April 30
Lynk asks for MCLU aid to challenge firing
Property Transfers and Marriages - April 30
Panthers keep Wolverines out of win column
Wangsness sparks WDC boys in Cardinal Invite
Do not let the first round hype fool you
WDC girls tie for sixth at Bemidji Invite
Raiders pummel Panthers in 12-1 victory
17 Years: Wegscheid bids farewell as township supervisor
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Friendly Rider drivers win safety awards
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Actors find 'A Little Piece of Heaven'
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Beautiful Wadena: Part 1
Winnie and me: Regale toad known throughout community
Community dinners continue April 28
Heltemes recognized for outstanding cookie sales
Watermelon, Arugula, Feta and Mint Salad
Seventh graders read Earth Day booklets to elementary students
Fourth-graders present 'Living Wax Museum'
Does the Minnesota State Patrol use dogs within its agency?
President signs VFW federal charter into law
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VA benefits spending varies by state
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State record fish caught in Otter Tail County
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...
opinion / commentary
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,...
opinion / editorials
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...
news / local
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...
news / local
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...
news / local
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 using the general building outline plan approved in December. However, several council members were initially reluctant to do so before...
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