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The Wadena-Deer Creek trapshooting team opened their 2016 season in the final week of April by placing third in the seven-team Class 7A-Conference 1 standings. The Top 10 shooters in Week 1 were all boys. Ryan Grendahl led the back with a season average of 23.5. Grendahl ranked ninth in the conference. Jackson Becker, Adam Arneson and Lleyten tied for second on the team with 23. Brady Adams, Dylan Phillips, Jack Goeden and Josh Brink all averaged 22.5. Alex Snyder and Nolan Killian were tied with 22.
Firemen dealt with a blaze March 29 in Wing River Township after power lines were taken down by a wind-toppled evergreen. Todd Wadena Power was contacted to turn off the...
If you were a Minnesota Twins baseball fan last year you probably came away from it feeling like you had been on a roller-coaster ride. There was so much about the Twins that was new and exciting going into the 2015 season. After a sharp dip in expectations to start the season the ride went up, up and up. By the All-Star break in July the Twins had everyone convinced they were playoff material.
A small flock of hooded mergansers jump off a roadside pond Wednesday afternoon near Henning. The colorful fish-eating ducks are one of the first gamebirds to return to Minnesota in...
A white 2003 Audi four-door suffered heavy damage Thursday morning on Second Street Northwest in Wadena. A Wadena Police Department incident report indicated the driver had been all over the...
Twelve bouts will be on tap Feb. 13 when the Wadena Golden Gloves Boxing Club holds a 7:30 p.m. card at the National Guard Armory. Wadena boxers slated to see action include Tom Bosek Sr. (220), Tom Bosek Jr. (200), Sam Schreader (220), Ry Denzel (162), Damion Gonzalez (195), Matt Umland (139), Adam Umland (125) and Rayne Denzel (155). Joining Wadena on the card will be clubs from Detroit Lakes, Alexandria, St. Cloud, Duluth, Leech Lake, Red Lake and Perham. For more information contact Bob Tubandt at (218) 631-3066.
Workman Publishing donated the three dozen free copies after the purchase of 28 copies with Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) funds. The books are a guide to healthy eating choices...
Anyone with doubts about the worth of Adrian Peterson to the Minnesota Vikings should have kissed them goodbye last Sunday. Peterson scored 12 of Minnesota's 20 points on a pair of touchdown runs in a 20-10 win over Atlanta. He also rushed for 158 yards on 29 carries and caught two passes for 18 yards. If he had been packing a musical instrument, instead of that odd-shaped brown ball, he would have been called a one-man band. Clearly, the Vikings run with much more authority than they pass.