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By Dana Pavek Wadena-Deer Creek’s Homecoming Week was “pawsome”! The week kicked off with a pep fest at the middle/high school, organized by the WDC student councils. The pep fest...
The first-ever Princess Warrior 5K Run, Walk, Roll, Stroll or Crawl took place on Saturday, Sept. 28 with more than 500 people participating in the event, despite the rain. Jane...
Fall is here and with it, the echoes of whistles, the bouncing of volleyballs, and the crack of shoulder pads, along with a variety of other sounds can be heard...
By. Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol Question: Hello. I appreciate your weekly newspaper column and find it quite informative. I'm hoping you can provide some clarification for me. As...
What a great start to the school year at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools. It is hard to believe we have already finished our third week of school, but I guess time flies when you are having fun and getting back into the swing of things. Seeing the energy the students bring to the building and the excitement of the teachers and staff has certainly been fun to watch. Summer break was well deserved, but by the looks of things most of us were ready to get back into the school routine.
Concerned about stormwater problems, the unfinished Sheriff's Building, grandstand construction issues, and the possible addition of a new building to the Fairgrounds complex, Wadena County Commissioners held a special meeting on Sept. 10 that began at the Fairgrounds.
Minnesota residents in the Wadena area are invited to meet the Minnesota Supreme Court and local judges during an informal community dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Wadena. The "Meet Your Court" dinner is one of the events that are part of the Supreme Court's fall visit to the Seventh Judicial District.
Adam Leverson was presented with his Eagle Scout Award by Troop 54 Scoutmaster Milo Scott on Aug. 18. Adam's Eagle Scout project was to re-blaze a trail at Tapley Park, which was damaged by the 2010 tornado. Adam would like to say 'thank you' to the community for supporting him in this huge achievement in scouting.
This morning I am watching to see the neighborhood kids waiting for the bus in their new school clothes with their heavy backpacks loaded with "stuff" to make the school year awesome. The kids are all excited to see their friends after a long summer vacation — much like we did growing up in Wadena; for some reason we didn't see the "farm" kids or the "Bluffton" kids during the summer, but we were sure excited to see everyone when school started again in the fall — well, at least for the first couple of weeks.