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Cars pass by the Wadena entrance sign on Hwy 29 in Wadena near the county line.
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Wadena City Council: Preliminary 2019 tax levy approved
13 hours 3 min ago
There's little questioning that a section of Colfax Ave. next to the WDC Elementary School is closed for parking during school hours. New signs being installed soon should also help make that message clear.
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You can't park there: New signage, more enforcement puts teeth into school no parking zone
14 hours 42 min ago
September 12, 2018
Tense talks in IT department decision
September 12, 2018 - 3:57pm
A map showing the Wadena-Deer Creek School District's preferred reconstruction of a street and playground at the elementary school was presented to the Wadena CIty Council Tuesday night.
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Plan to vacate Dayton Ave. met with opposition
September 12, 2018 - 2:13pm
September 6, 2018
The historic Bandstand in Burlington Northern Park has been closed to the public after safety concerns of the floor were heard. City council members also chose to close it until further notice because the structure is not handicap accessible.
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Wadena City Council: Capital expenses sliced to make budget
September 6, 2018 - 9:57am
August 24, 2018
911 restored in Otter Tail County
August 24, 2018 - 9:59am
Wadena City Council: Growth, development highlights of meeting
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
August 23, 2018
City, school elections: 8 file for WDC school board
August 23, 2018 - 8:44am
August 22, 2018
Election officials at work are Edward Lewis (left) and Deb Folkestad at the recount Wednesday at the Wadena County Courthouse. Observing are Kyra Ladd (from left) Jan Roers, Judy Taves and Daniel Touchette.
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Recount yields no change in auditor/treasurer results
August 22, 2018 - 4:12pm
August 16, 2018
New wood chips are added around playground equipment Friday at Fink's Park in Wadena.
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City looks to trim $675K from 2019 budget
August 16, 2018 - 11:24am
Wadena County Commission: Stipend approved for on-call services from asst. county attorney
August 16, 2018 - 8:15am
Wadena WDA board member Toby Pierce (holding a map) speaks to Wadena Park Board members about a project to be built on the former Peterson Biddick property.
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Going green: Locals hoping to add green space to commercial district
August 16, 2018 - 8:15am
August 15, 2018
Primary Election 2018: Taves requests recount for auditor/treasurer seat
August 15, 2018 - 4:21pm
August 11, 2018
Wadena County Commission: Policy approved concerning 24-hour response to child protection
August 11, 2018 - 8:58am
August 10, 2018
Nimrod Boosters to handle liquor sales at Bull Bash
August 10, 2018 - 11:47am