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February 9, 2013
Joey Pate works on the Mecanum wheels of the robot. These unique wheels are designed to move the robot in any direction. The wheels were developed by a Swedish engineer in 1973. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Crunch time for robotics
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary kicked off "I Love to Read Month" on Feb. 1 in the WDC gymnasium. Pictured are second-grade students Lane Hoefs, left, and Koby Endres, who are in Carol Tornquist's class, reading their books during the event. At the beginning of the month, K-4 students brought their favorite blanket or stuffed animal along with their favorite books to read. Teachers and staff also brought books to read. It is an annual tradition to celebrate "I Love to Read Month" at WDC Schools - one that s...
'I Love to Read Month' kicks off at WDC
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
At left, Danielle Jetvig, WDC Elementary/Middle School physical education teacher, and Wayne Geary, youth market director for American Heart Association, are pictured after Geary's presentation to WDC Elementary students last week to kick off the "Jump Rope for Heart" event. Photo by Kim Stafki, WDC Elementary
WDC Elementary to participate in 'Jump Rope for Heart'
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Wadena-Deer Creek eighth-grader Hunter Haasa gets advice on his drawing from author/illustrator Gary Harbo during his visit to Laurie Kopische-Pulju's art class. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
WDC welcomes author/illustrator Gary Harbo
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
February 2, 2013
Ask a Trooper: The rule with frosted windows
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Pictured are Bridger Pettit, left, and Mitchell Swanson. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC  Schools
WDC's Swanson reaches 100-Point Club
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Eleven members from Wadena-Deer Creek's Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter participated in the regional competition held Jan. 23 in Detroit Lakes. Seven qualified for state. Pictured, front row, from left, are Nancy Peterson, BPA advisor; Dominique Isola, Molly Kraemer, Sayde Anderson and Macy Hartman; back row, from left, Brandee Bly, Paige Hartman, Carrie Nelson, Maddy Hinojos, Marissa Jahnke, Anna Kraemer and Jessica Langer. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
WDC group competes at regions, 7 qualify for state
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
The 9-12 Wadena-Deer Creek Concert Band will perform a home concert Feb. 10, featuring music selections they will perform at the Minnesota Music Educators Association winter convention Feb. 14. Photo by Don Hoffmann, Rex McDonald Studio
WDC Concert Band to perform special concert
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 26, 2013
A little parental corner cutting
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Ask a Trooper: Do red cars cause the most trouble on the road?
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Above, Wadena-Deer Creek High School drama director Jay Patterson introduces the "The Belle of Amherst" to his One-Act play cast Tuesday. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
WDC cast watches 'The Belle of Amherst'
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Andrea Seelhammer, a Thrivent Financial representative, recently settled into her new Wadena office, and hosted an open house Jan. 14. The office building, owned by Merickels and constructed by Slammer Construction, is on West Highway 10 and houses two separate businesses. Thrivent Financial, on the east side of the building, caters to a wide variety of individual financial needs, including retirement, 401k, 403b, investments and life insurance. The office is open daily, and appointments can be made by c...
There's a new business in town
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
The Wadena-Deer Creek FFA small animal team, from left: Hanna Jacobson, Addison Crocker, Caleb Monson, Tiffany Shultz and Jodana Albers. Photo by Richard Muckala, FFA Advisor
FFA animal team qualifies for state competition
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Faith Chat: The life purpose of the Christian
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Pictured, Brittany Groshong meets with junior students to discuss colors, theme and decorations. Groshong is the new co-advisor for prom, along with her aunt, Amy Kleinke. They will coordinate the event, along with the junior class. More information will be posted on the school's website as the date draws closer. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Preparing for prom
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am