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August 4, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
An Open Book in Wadena was one of about 250 independent book stores to host a "Where's Waldo" 25th anniversary party July 31. From left, owner Gilette Kempf, Hanna Porter, Cory Bertram as "Waldo", Hailey Aagard as "Wenda" and Porter's dog, Bart, as "Woof".
Where's Waldo? The guest of honor visited An Open Book
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
Mark, left, and Ethan Niemala of Wadena's STOMP Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness won last Friday in North Star Combat competition at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen. Mark claimed a second round victory over Zach Jackson of Bemidji. Ethan was a second round winner by TKO over Bemidji's James Rojas III. Photo courtesy of Sandy Hackenmueller, Fight to Finish Photography
Niemala brothers triumph at Shooting Star Casino
July 28, 2012 - 7:59pm
Big Jungle Adventure coming to Nimrod Lutheran
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Senior health clinic coming August 17
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Lakewood to welcome pediatrician
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Immunization clinics planned for Wadena County
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Parish festival set for Bertha's St. Joseph Church
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Church service at Pilgrim Point
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
July 25, 2012
At today's MS TRAM event, Kent Hering of Bemidji jets around Sunnybrook Park on a nifty recumbent tricycle. "I think this bike here is the envy of everyone at the end of the day, " laughs Hering. Wadena welcomes TRAM riders for the seventh time. Shower facilities, shelters, massages, and food were being offered to bikers from all over the state of Minnesota as well as from all over the country.
Photo by Cara Newberry
Photo of the Day: Envy of all the riders
July 25, 2012 - 1:37pm
July 21, 2012
Photo by Don Hoffman/Rex McDonald Studio
Matthew Olsen of Staples, left, portrays American negotiator John Honeyman while his father, Kevin Olsen, portrays Soviet diplomat Andrey Botvinnik in a rehearsal for "A Walk in the Woods" before getting into costume and performing the first show Friday evening. The set was designed by Dee Skogen of Hewitt.
Wadena and Staples collaborate on 'A Walk in the Woods'
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
"Peter Pan" characters prepare to be "beamed up" to Neverland. From left, "John" played by Mitchel Haman, "Wendy" played by Hope Dumpprope, "Peter Pan" played by Kate Schmidt, "Tinker Bell" played by Tori Lee, "Nana" played by Holly Doty and "Michael" played by James Anderson.
Beam me up, Tinker Bell; Peter Pan children's theatre production wraps up for young area actors
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photos by Rachelle Klemme
Isaac Heppner slides down one of the inflatables. Tri-County Health Care's Summer Block Party was held Tuesday in its west parking lot. TCHC President Joel Beiswenger said they had a better than expected turnout, and they were likely to make the block party an annual event.
TCHC Block Party
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photos by Rachelle Klemme
Artists and musicians gather at one of the tables at the "Proper English Tea" fundraiser for The ArtsPlace in Wadena, themed around Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. The ArtsPlace is the new name for the arts center, located in the downstairs of the Bernauer Building on 114 S. Jefferson St. From left, Mim Maas, Cheryl Prindle (hidden), Janice Snyder, Miss Wadena 2012 Halley Maas, Lisa Winter and Mary Moen.
Locals celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee with English tea
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Committee member Karla Richardson faces the flag during the opening memorial service at the VFW parking lot before the Honor Ride kicks off.
Strong attendance and familiar faces at Honor Ride
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
WDC Speech-Language Pathologist Tabitha Petrowski plays a board game with a student Monday, as part of a summer speech and language program at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools.
Children receive speech services during summer months
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am