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Assessment hearing set for construction projects
TIF district approved for assisted living facility
MN police shootings prompt Dayton to launch council to improve law enforcement-community relations
WDC students participate in bowling Special Olympics
Dykhoff leads WDC past Staples-Motley
Bulldogs defeat Wolverines 52-8
Pirates end regular season unbeaten
Bowling scores - Oct. 13 edition
Schneider, Veronen shine for Cardinals at Bemidji
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
Regina M. Klimek
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Julia "Judy" Curtis
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
Fear Factory Haunted House offers thrills, chills
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
Church briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Menahga author pens devotional 'On the Side of Truth'
Birth announcements - Oct. 6 edition
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Baby's love of Tupperware keeps dad on the run
Wadena County Veterans Services hosts flu shot clinic for local veterans
Your letters - Oct. 6 edition
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
July 10, 2015
TIF hearing for aquaponics facility is Tuesday
The city of Wadena is in the process of establishing a new Tax Increment Financing district for a proposed aquaponics operation. The company will produce organic vegetables using a technique called aquaponics, which involves growing the vegetables in water that has been fertilized...
July 10, 2015 - 12:10am
June 21, 2015
Beautifying Wadena. Flowers for the planters
June 21, 2015 - 12:10am
May 30, 2015
June Jubilee events are set
June Jubilee, Wadena's annual signature event, is set for June 18-20, with activities for the whole family. "It starts out with the Town &...
May 30, 2015 - 12:10am
May 3, 2015
Beautiful Wadena: Part 1
Wadena is truly one of the most beautiful and best little cities in the country. It is situated nearly in the center of the great state of Minnesota, and practically enjoys the advantages of five different railway lines, as the Northern Pacific and Great Northern, two great transcontinental...
May 3, 2015 - 1:36am
April 30, 2015
Sex offender released April 29
The Wadena police released a level III sex offender April 29. Chad Allan Mikiska, 30, served his sentence for sexual contact with victims (female, age 13-adult). Contact included penetration. Offender was known to victims. Mikiska was released to an address in the southeast Wadena...
April 30, 2015 - 1:00am
April 24, 2015
Dog ordinance amendments approved
An amendment to the city’s dog ordinance was approved by the Wadena City Council Tuesday, April 14 on the recommendation by City Attorney Jeff...
April 24, 2015 - 12:10am
April 11, 2015
Wadena farmer directs funds to Share-A-Home
Share-A-Home has received a $2,500 donation from Wadena farmer Larry Hackler and America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization provide 24-hour support for 30 developmentally delayed adults by offering training in community...
April 11, 2015 - 12:10am
April 10, 2015
Egg hunt draws hundreds to Wadena park
Hundreds of children waited patiently (or not so patiently) for the chance to scoop up Easter eggs at the annual hunt Saturday, April 4 at fields...
April 10, 2015 - 12:10am
April 4, 2015
'Tornado lots' ready for building
Signs on the edge of town advertise tax-free residential lots available in Wadena. Now that spring in the air it's the start of construction season. The tax-free lots are located in the southwest section of town where an EF-4 tornado tore through Wadena, ripping up homes. This...
April 4, 2015 - 8:15am
Bear spotted north of Wadena
A pesky bear has been reported by several homeowners on the northern edge of Wadena. Erik Thorson, Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor, said people have been calling local law enforcement and conservation officers about a bear on the north edge of Wadena. "This year we had...
April 4, 2015 - 12:10am
Local artist receives library grant
The Wadena City Library and Kitchigami Regional Library System has awarded a $10,000 Art Aware grant to artist Amber Fletschock, Hewitt. The Art Aware program, funded by the Legacy Amendment, was established by KRLS to celebrate the creative relationship between the public library,...
April 4, 2015 - 12:08am
April 3, 2015
'The Mas' is the place to be
Wadena's wellness center continues to buzz with activity four months after its opening. Maslowski Research and Wellness Center facility director Eric Robb said the number of memberships is at about 1,200. "It varies a little bit because some people are getting one month memberships...
April 3, 2015 - 12:08am
March 30, 2015
Wellness in the Woods celebrates second anniversary with art event in May
Wellness in the Woods is hosting "This is Your Brain on Art," a healing through the arts event at Saturday, May 9 at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. This event will feature a presentation, "Drama with Brad Livingston - Veteran's story of Post-Traumatic Stress...
March 30, 2015 - 12:10am
March 29, 2015
Wadena woman charged with assaulting officer
A Wadena woman is charged with assaulting an officer, a felony, after an altercation Wednesday, March 18. Wadena police officers were called to a local bar in the early morning hours of March 18 to assist with a possible medical situation, according to a police department news...
March 29, 2015 - 12:08am
March 28, 2015
City warns of frozen water lines
Wadena residents are being asked to check their water lines and take preventive action against frozen water lines. David Evans, Wadena Electric and Water Superintendent, reported at this month's council meeting that there hadn't been trouble with freezing water lines until this...
March 28, 2015 - 12:08am