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Newly released security video shows exact moment bomb goes off inside Minn. mosque
Benefit for Fink set for Oct. 21
Monuments added to Deer Creek Veterans Memorial Park
It's down to the voters
Hay bales catch fire on semi traveling on Interstate 94
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Wolverines finish perfect conference season
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
Marian L. Johnston (Goedel)
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
Pippa White's one-woman show set for Oct. 6
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
Wadena City Council
September 23, 2017
Fourth-grader asks council for change in ordinance
No formal action was taken - but a lot of smiles were passed - when a well-dressed young lady addressed the Wadena City Council and its city...
September 23, 2017 - 8:15am
September 20, 2017
New site for Wadena library being studied
The compass needle is pointing north after last Thursday's joint meeting of the Wadena City Council and the Library Board. Looking for the best...
September 20, 2017 - 8:38am
September 16, 2017
Wadena's proposed tax bump not as ominous as it sounds
The Wadena City Council voted for a five percent increase in their share of the forthcoming tax city-school-county tax bill during a special meeting Aug. 31. "It's a small portion of what they had to do to balance this budget," Wadena City Administrator Brad Swenson said. Swenson...
September 16, 2017 - 10:18am
September 6, 2017
Wadena City Council to hold closed meeting Oct. 3
NOTICE OF CLOSED CITY COUNCIL MEETING Date – Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 Time – 5 p.m. Location – City Administrative Center Conference Room Purpose – Review and discuss wage study prepared by Flaherty & Hood (CGMC) Discuss upcoming Full-Time City Employee...
September 6, 2017 - 8:45am
August 21, 2017
Wadena dog ordinance not changing, despite pleas at city council
The wounds created earlier this summer over violation of a dog ordinance had more salt rubbed into them Tuesday evening at the August meeting...
August 21, 2017 - 8:10pm
July 23, 2017
Council approves paint colors; approves 2016 audit
The Wadena City Council took another step in the road to a new Electric Office and Shop June 11 by approving a plan review, authorizing bids and even choosing a color scheme for the building's exterior - two shades of gray. The board heard Wadena's Local Government Aid (LGA) share...
July 23, 2017 - 10:26am
June 17, 2017
City offering two downtown parcels to MnDOT
The City of Wadena will be offering to sell two parcels of land on the corner of State Highway 10 and U.S. Highway 71 to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for $425,000. The larger of the two parcels is presently home to the Wadena Electric Plant. Work on new offices for the...
June 17, 2017 - 8:56am
May 20, 2017
Wadena City Council pitching in again to help BDBA Properties
A variance, a purchase agreement and a partial release of a Minnesota Investment Fund loan for BDBA Properties were approved by the Wadena City...
May 20, 2017 - 11:26am
May 6, 2017
Memorial item tabled, Interek hired by city council
A refit of Memorial Auditorium was tabled, but another piece of the Wadena Electric Office/Shop project fell into place last Wednesday at a special meeting of the Wadena City Council. In an effort to bring Wadena's council members up to speed on a 23-year-old lease agreement with...
May 6, 2017 - 11:07am
April 21, 2017
City council approves loan for BDBA Properties
The Wadena City Council approved a loan request by BDBA Properties for $250,000 last Tuesday at their April meeting. While money which came by way of the Minnesota Investment Fund is being used, the loan is essentially from the city of Wadena, according to City Manager Brad Swenson....
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 24, 2017
Special meeting vote should cure problem at 'Mas'
The Wadena City Council removed one vexing problem and wrestled with another Thursday evening in a special meeting at the Administrative Offices...
March 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
Residents fed up with barking dogs in Wadena
Michelle and Mike Goldie are fed up with what they say is constant barking from a neighbor's three dogs in southwest Wadena. The couple attended Tuesday's Wadena City Council meeting to express their frustration over a neighbor that has dogs that bark non-stop throughout the day and...
March 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 3, 2017
City leaders looking to boost downtown retail sector
The city of Wadena is looking to boost its retail business sector and fill in empty storefronts with a possible partnership with a development...
February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 21, 2017
City looking to purchase property in anticipation of future SW road projects
The Wadena City Council approved purchasing a property on Jefferson Street South for $10,000 contingent upon the owner preparing the legal documentation...
January 21, 2017 - 10:18am
December 23, 2016
Wadena residents upset by increasing property taxes
As the Wadena City Council prepared to approve its 2017 tax levy and budget last week, it was met with frustration from several residents who live in the Whitetail Run golf course neighborhood. The golf course is about four miles north of the city of Wadena but lots in that area are...
December 23, 2016 - 12:08am