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Big load travels through Wadena
Wadena County Board approves sergeant/investigator position
WDC grad rate surpasses statewide average
UPDATED: Alexandria man dies after ice rescue on Lake Andrew; 2-year-old hospitalized
Royalty: Fair Oaks King and Queen
Class A State Wrestling: Card earns runner-up honors
Craig's double-double sparks Wolverines' 68-59 win
Card bows to Garcia in state championship match
Wolverines face playoff rematch with Hawley Thursday
Pirates to start run for Section 5A title Thursday
Marilyn Lois Peltoniemi
Percy D. Anderson
United Country Aasness Auctioneers again receive top honors
M State showcases Wadena trade and technology programs
Reuter Dental gives kids free dental care as part of statewide initiative
Keith Leiran receives AFLIC honors from American Family Insurance
The top of its class
All about Abe
"Snow Time To Read" ends March 31
Fire protection in the early days
Entertainment briefs - Feb. 26 edition
A step back in time...
Birth announcements - Feb. 26 edition
Schwartz named to Mankato State Fall Dean's List
Students named to Fall Dean's List at the U of M, Crookston
Local students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean's List
How to handle hurtful people - Part one
Do your part to stop pest invasions
Your letters - Feb. 26 edition
Can you enter Canada with a DUI?
Time to fight back on privacy
Your letters - Feb. 19 edition
May 8, 2012
Two Bertha farms honored as 2012 Century Farms
The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognize 144 Minnesota farms as 2012 Century Farms. Qualifying farms have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years and are 50 acres or more. Century Farm families receive a commemorative sign, as well as a certificate...
May 8, 2012 - 2:21pm
April 16, 2012
Apples, fruits round table set
A Hardy Apples and Northern Fruits Roundtable will be held on April 28, 11 a.m. during the Sky Dance Plant Swap at Green Island in Wadena. The purpose of the gathering is to collect the hard-won wisdom of northcentral Minnesota gardeners and growers working in this challenging zone...
April 16, 2012 - 11:04am
Bernstetter receives Top-Quality Milk Production Award from Land O'Lakes
Greg Bernstetter of Sebeka was recently honored by Land O'Lakes for 10 years of top-quality milk production. Bernstetter was one of 12 Land O'Lakes members nationwide earning the cooperative's 10-Year Milk Quality Award. Only producers whose milk meets the highest quality standards...
April 16, 2012 - 10:47am
April 2, 2012
FFA members participate in FFA Region II Ag Mechanics event
Two Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members participated in the Region II FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Events (CDEs) held at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Jordan Folkestad and Dylan Gilster competed in activities, such as tool identification, small gas engine part identification,...
April 2, 2012 - 11:44am
Plant swap planned for April 28
The Sky Dance Plant Swap on Saturday, April 28 at Green Island in Wadena is the first free plant swap of its scale in this region. Everyone is encouraged to attend to trade plants of all kinds in the form of cuttings, divisions, seeds, seedlings, transplants, and mature plants. Also,...
April 2, 2012 - 10:58am
Spring has former farmers restless
The activities week began with a chapel service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Monday there was a residents' meeting, and a sing-along with Nancy. Tuesday brought a bingo game and chapel, while on Wednesday it was a visit by Kathy and her dog, bible stories, and dice games. Thursday manicures...
April 2, 2012 - 9:56am
March 29, 2012
Minnesota Department of Agriculture invites bond claims on Anderson Seed
The State of Minnesota has taken action on Anderson Seed of Mentor, Minn., according to officials, and posted this notice this morning. The company's...
March 29, 2012 - 12:24pm
March 26, 2012
Pruning shrubs and trees
March is considered the late dormant season of winter and the best time to do pruning on our shrubs and trees (especially deciduous trees -- those which lose their leaves). It is best to have pruning done by April 1, to avoid oak wilt disease, stem cankers, and fireblight. Pruning...
March 26, 2012 - 3:51pm
March 25, 2012
M State instructor earns sustainable farming honor
Kent Solberg, an instructor in the Sustainable Food Production program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, has received one of the Minnesota Sustainable Farming Association's highest honors. He and his wife, Linda, were presented with the Farmer Emeritus Award in...
education / food
March 25, 2012 - 3:42pm
Seven WDC students attend FFA Day at the Capitol
Seven Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members celebrated National FFA Week, Feb. 18-25, by attending FFA Day at the Capitol in St. Paul. There they met...
March 25, 2012 - 3:42pm
March 24, 2012
Skogen judges Region II FFA speaking contests
Wadena radio broadcaster, farmer and former legislator Dan Skogen judged Region II FFA public speaking events held Feb. 16 at First Lutheran...
March 24, 2012 - 5:04pm
Orion Samuelson packs Wadena Elks Lodge
A Wisconsin farm boy who has kept his finger on the pulse of U.S. agriculture for the last half century paid a visit to Wadena Tuesday. Nationally-syndicated television and radio broadcaster Orion Samuelson was the guest speaker at Minnesota Valley Irrigation's Open House at the...
March 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
March 10, 2012
WDC FFA members attend region leadership
FFA members Jodana Albers, Caleb Monson and Nicholas Schmitz attended FFA Region II Leadership activities held at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd....
March 10, 2012 - 3:21pm
March 4, 2012
Niles will run for Legislature
Wadena City Council member Don Niles announced Wednesday his candidacy for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 9A running as a member of the Democratic Farmer-Labor party. As a result of the recent legislative redistricting there is not an incumbent candidate within District...
March 4, 2012 - 4:22pm
March 3, 2012
SWCD holding Wadena meeting March 20
The Wadena SWCD will be hosting their annual Producers Meeting/Annual Weed Inspectors Meeting on March 20 at the Wadena VFW.
March 3, 2012 - 4:31pm