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Courts - Sept. 22 edition
Man accused of threatening women with arrow, hammer, saw
Perham man dies from burns suffered in accident
Bond refunding to save WDC School District taxpayers money
Proposed assisted living facility receives positive comments
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Wolverines win Big Lake volleyball tourney
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Quincer graduates from UND
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Can bee boxes be in highway right of ways?
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
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
March 27, 2015
Wadena man charged after alleged stabbing
A Wadena man was charged with two felonies after an alleged stabbing Wednesday, March 18 on the 100 block of Colfax Ave. SE in Wadena. Dispatch was called at about 10:15 p.m. with a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived they assisted with medical care for the victim and secured...
March 27, 2015 - 12:08am
Annual Easter egg hunt is Saturday, April 4
Make plans to attend Wadena's annual Easter egg hunt at Toby's Hill Saturday, April 4. Hundreds of children attend the event each year to gather colorful eggs filled with candy. "We're hoping for good weather," said Shirley Uselman, Wadena Chamber of Commerce director. But...
March 27, 2015 - 12:08am
March 13, 2015
City moving forward with SE street project
Wadena's city engineer Phil Martin presented an update on a proposed comprehensive infrastructure project for southeast Wadena Monday night. About 40 people attended the public hearing, which outlined the improvement project. Phil Martin, an engineer with Bolton & Menk, Inc.,...
March 13, 2015 - 12:10am