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Academic evolution: Verndale Public School earns level 2 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools
$4 million project to start at close of school year
High fives and handshakes abound at WDC 2019 graduation
Hwy 10 roadwork: Delays begin June 3
WATCH: Jake Patterson sentencing for Closs kidnapping, murders
Wadena-DC blanks Perham in regular season finale
Big innings help Perham eliminate Wadena-DC
Wolverines take fourth at True Team Championships
Wadena-DC improves to 18-1 with extra inning win
Wadena-DC clinches Park Region Conference title
James Dennis "Jim" Conklin
Gwenellyn "Gwen" Zeise
New business: Bryniarski Tattoo opens in Wadena
USDA reopens continuous CRP signup
General surgeon joins Tri-County Health Care team
Therapy dogs have paw-sitive impact on cancer patients
Madhatters presents Marjorie Prime next 2 weekends
Famous April Fools' Day pranks
Peltoniemi Brothers to perform March 16
Author to discuss "The Story of the Girl in Building C" at BookEnds March 9
Scandinavian musicians share craft of violin building
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
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
Veteran Services: 3 steps to access VA community care
Your Letters: Unfit for office
Your Letters: Enjoying the new store location
Fetal alcohol syndrome is 100% preventable
Ask a Trooper: Secure your pet passengers
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
Cold water: It might not mean slow fishing for opener
DNR crews working hard to have boat ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
Cold, high water could play into walleye success at Minnesota Fishing Opener
Hayes Jett Renner
Celebration of Life for Mary Pierce
Charles Herbert Carlson
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May 22, 2019
Hwy 10: Demo work nears completion
Demolition of buildings in Wadena in preparation for the reconstruction of Hwy 10 started May 1 and with most of the month now gone, those projects...
May 22, 2019 - 7:23am
May 8, 2019
Construction work continues at Wadena County buildings
It was a quieter day at the recent Wadena County Commission meeting as numerous construction projects going on at the courthouse are reaching...
May 8, 2019 - 9:08am
April 10, 2019
Wadena City Council: Temporary funds approved for city's Hwy 10 utility project
The city of Wadena was appropriated $5 million in state bonding funds last spring to overhaul the utilities right alongside the reconstruction of Hwy 10. Unfortunately, the city can't get access to those funds until the city's portion of the work beings, which is scheduled for 2020....
April 10, 2019 - 4:57pm
April 1, 2019
MnDOT conducts aerial photography in west central Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking residents not to disturb aerial photography targets as crews begin aerial mapping in Clay, Grant, Mahnomen, Otter Tail and Traverse counties. Aerial mapping will take place in the following locations: • Highway 113 from Waubun...
April 1, 2019 - 11:21am
March 29, 2019
MnDOT urges motorists to use emergency notification system signs at railroad crossings
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to use railroad emergency notification system signs when there is a safety issue...
March 29, 2019 - 5:12pm
March 23, 2019
Some 'Murals of Minnesota' need new homes
With recent renovations in Wadena businesses, some murals are in need of a new home. The paintings are part of the "Murals of Minnesota," which...
March 23, 2019 - 8:48am
March 14, 2019
Gravel portion of County Highway 4 closed until further notice
County Highway 4 along Mason Brothers in Wadena is closed to through traffic until further notice from Harry Rich Drive to Third Street NE. The...
March 14, 2019 - 5:17pm
Spring load restriction start for south, southeast, metro, central frost zones
Winter load increases ended Thursday, March 14 and spring load restrictions will start Friday, March 15 on highways in the south, southeast, metro and central frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Road restriction maps showing locations of weight-restricted...
March 14, 2019 - 2:19pm
February 27, 2019
Roof of Minnesota’s last covered bridge collapses, city plans repairs
ZUMBROTA, Minn. — Zumbrota with no covered bridge? No way. That seems to be the sentiment after heavy snow proved too much for the historic...
February 27, 2019 - 2:56pm
February 19, 2019
Verndale awarded $3.7M in funds for water improvements
VERNDALE—The Public Facilities Authority (PFA) announced Feb. 14 that they approved a grant and loan totaling nearly $3.7 million for the...
February 19, 2019 - 6:30pm
January 31, 2019
WDC Schools: Bids come in lower than estimated for next phase of remodel
Bids came in nearly $100,000 lower than expected for the next phase of construction on the exterior of the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School, according to a building official. Those bids are still being vetted, according to WDC Superintendent Lee Westrum, with a decision to accept...
January 31, 2019 - 6:32am
January 18, 2019
Building homes in the frigid cold
Construction is well underway on a new set of townhomes in the southwestern part of town. Roach Development started construction last September...
January 18, 2019 - 11:39am
January 16, 2019
Sealing the deal: Freshwater Education's new building is nearly enclosed
Driving into Wadena on Hwy 71 is an opportunity to peer out the window and enjoy the scenic beauty of a small town coated with ice and snow....
January 16, 2019 - 1:52pm
December 11, 2018
Boring start: MnDOT looks into planned Jefferson Street work
MnDOT crews dug into Jefferson Street (Hwy 71) in Wadena Wednesday in an effort to get some early information about a planned project for 2023....
December 11, 2018 - 8:30am
November 25, 2018
Region Five invites Todd and Wadena County residents to talk about transportation
STAPLES — Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) invites Todd and Wadena county residents to attend a public meeting to discuss transportation. The event is being held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Timbers Event Center in Staples with a free dinner provided.
November 25, 2018 - 11:26am