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WDC elementary earns highest state rating
Courts - Oct. 16 edition
police scanner - Oct. 16 edition
Wadena "Safe Routes to School" contract awarded to Central Specialties
Living History: 17-year-old leads Highway Patrol on high speed chase
Pirates improve season court record to 18-5
Wadena Boxing Club practices to begin Oct. 20
Bowling scores - Oct. 16 edition
Pirates pummel Chargers 33-8
Hinojos reaches second round of Section 8A tournament
Diana Elsie Siltala
Alice Amanda Grangruth
Harriet May Litchfield
M State Wadena marks 5th year in Baudette
M State Wadena enrollment drops slightly
M State awarded $2.5 million in federal jobs training funds
Reddick wins Small Business Hero award
Walmart donates $1,000 to WDC teachers
Richters keep pumpkin patch alive for kids
Keeping warm: Stylish babe
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 16 edition
Fun at the firehall
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 9 edition
Still riding at 100
Birth announcements - Oct. 9 edition
Oktoberfest Potato Salad
Uselman re-elected to new National Catholic Society of Foresters' Board
Can motorcycles turn left at red lights?
Minnesota military family tribute seeks military family stories
Your letters - Oct. 16 edition
Johnson has tools for change in MN
My Two Cents
Fall harvest: getting ready for winter
The Outdoor Report
Fall in Minnesota: Sun-kissed shore
Getting water to crops when they're thirstiest pays off
Brothers show off exhibition shooting skills
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