Wadena News Staff
As we welcome all of our students back for the start of a new school year, I started thinking about why a parent should send their child to Wadena-Deer Creek Schools. And while I have only been on the job for two months, it didn't take me long to come up with a list of some of the great things that are happening at WDC. The following list is not all-inclusive, but it provides a glimpse at why I think a parent who chooses WDC Schools for their child is making a good decision.
It is a Waiting Week. Waiting to hear from FEMA. Waiting to hear on the second bid package. Waiting to hear on the city sales tax exemption. Waiting to hear on the B-3 standard for top soil waiver. Again, waiting is not one of my virtues in life — I do everything with passion, energy and excitement! This waiting and watching is not an easy task for me when the Wellness Center project has finally come this far.
Wadena-Deer Creek Activities Director Norm Gallant is cancelling most outdoor activities today due to the extreme heat The following is a list of activities affected by the heat; some activities are practicing indoors: * Grade 7-9 Football practice at 3pm is cancelled. * Cross Country meet @ Morris and practice both cancelled. * Girls Tennis will practice as scheduled in the Auxiliary Gym. * Grades 10-12 Football practice will meet @ 3pm in the weight room and will practice indoors.
Registration is open for the Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant which will be held Saturday, June 22 at 7 p.m. Elegibility requirements are that candidates must be females from the Wadena-Deer Creek School District graduating in the class of 2013 or 2014. They must be of good moral character, single and never married, and a citizen of the United States. Contestants will be judged on personal interview (35 percent), talent (30 percent), evening gown (15 percent), on-stage question (10 percent) and casual wear (10 percent). There is no swimsuit competition.
Hy-Tec Consruction of Brainerd won the bid for the rebuilding of the fairgrounds grandstand destroyed by the tornado in 2010 with a bid of $414,900.
Hi, I’m John. I’ll be here for a short period to fill in while Forum Communications finds a replacement for Dain Sullivan. For over 20 years I owned the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood and I have worked there for nearly 40 years altogether in a variety of roles ranging from sportswriter to publisher. For the past eight years I have been semi-retired, although I still cover the school board and do other assignments.
Dear Verndale School District Residents: District residents will be asked to vote on the proposed building project for the Verndale School District. During a special meeting on March 7, 2013, the school board called for a special election to be held at the school from Noon–8 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton Community Education is offering an introduction to horses class for families. The class will be taught by Ron Sundby and his family. Learn how to groom a horse, what horses like to eat, how to properly walk around a horse, how to saddle a horse and more! Bring your bicycle helmet so you can safely ride a horse. Children cannot attend without a parent or guardian.
Distance has always been a tough economic challenge for rural Minnesota. Cars and highways have gone a long way toward shortening that distance. Now, modern communications are bringing the world even closer. With interactive video, a patient in Lac qui Parle County can be seen by a medical specialist in Minneapolis. With e-commerce, a small business in Fergus Falls can sell its product to anyone, anywhere. With online learning, a student in Two Harbors can tune in to a class at Stanford University.
March 25 –Ruby Lynn Bernt, 6 lbs. 9 oz., 20 inches long to Chris and Katie Bernt, St. Paul, Neb. She is welcomed home by sister Addie. Grandparents are Steve and Nancy Peterson, Wadena; Melinda Smith, Ord, Neb. and Bob and Christine Bernt, Spalding Neb.