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One day, Cody Douvier hopes to return to his hometown to work for the local rural electric cooperative. The Melrose native’s first stop on that journey is M State Wadena,...
Cantus, a nine-member a capella ensemble, performs for more than 400 people Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium. Critics consider the Minneapolis-based group among the finest in the United States.
Wadena Park Advisory Board Members Brian Hillesland and Sara Ross plant a tree Friday at BN Park to commemorate Arbor Day. This year, the board planted 10 honey locust, elm and oak trees.
While the Wadena City Council spent most of its special meeting Monday discussing the southeast infrastructure project, it also approved an engineering agreement for airport improvements and set a hearing for public input on a tax abatement proposal that aims to spur development of properties left vacant after the 2010 tornado. Airport revamp
Oh, jeez. That was the reaction of many when FX announced it was planning a TV series based on Joel and Ethan Coen's beloved movie "Fargo." Why mess with the classic 1996 Oscar-winning dark comedy set in Minnesota that introduced the world to unflappable pregnant Police Chief Marge Gunderson? Worries were eased a bit with the Coen brothers giving FX their blessing.
Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr said Monday he’s running for a third-term. “I certainly appreciate the confidence, the trust and continued support of the people who have backed me both...
Although she works full time at a Wadena gas station, Ciera Crain’s paycheck doesn’t cover the bills. The 19-year-old saves money where she can, walking to work instead of driving, averse to shelling out precious dough for the product she sells eight hours at a time and wary of squandering even a buck to cure a candy craving during a long shift. At more than a dollar below the federal standard, Minnesota’s current minimum wage of $6.15 an hour is one of the lowest in the nation. Under a law DFL Gov.
The Norman County deputy shot twice during a traffic stop east of Perley last week was recently hired as a Wadena patrol officer. Tuesday was scheduled to be Nathan Warner's last day with the Norman County Sheriff's Office, where he had worked for the past six and a half months. He was slated to start working in Wadena on Thursday.
A man who confessed to emptying a rifle clip at a pickup truck with three occupants pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Wednesday at the Wadena County Courthouse. Logan William Skov, a 19-year-old from rural Sebeka, pleaded guilty to a third degree attempted murder charge for the Oct. 6 shooting at a party near Bluegrass.