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'Among the best': Gallant nominated for Teacher of the Year
Police Blotter - Jan. 10 - 17
MSCTC fall 2018 graduates announced
Local students named to MSU Moorhead Dean's List
Buyer's market: Commissioners slice values of tax-forfeited properties
Wadena-DC dance review postponed
Wolverines fall at home to Crookston
Loer's big night helps Wadena-DC over Verndale
Willmar skates past Prairie Centre
WATCH: The Rink Live plans second day of streaming Hockey Day Minnesota interviews
Karen Yvonne White
Leonard R. Lowers Jr.
Robert "Bobby" Jackson
Pizza to pastries: Leeseberg's Sweet Treats Bakery edges toward grand opening
Carr's Convenience in Verndale closes
Community health survey needs your help
Irrigation Clinic planned Jan. 24 in Wadena
Wadena State Bank donates to Food Shelf
WDC One-Act to perform 'Tracks' Friday
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
Book Ends: Mike Lein brings northwoods humor to Wadena
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: Showing appreciation to Minnesotans in the military
Ask a Trooper: Who can pull me out of the ditch?
Ask a Trooper: Who cleans up after a crash?
Veteran Services: Changes for special survivor indemnity allowance
Ask a Trooper: When must vehicle lights be illuminated?
Central Minnesota family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
DNR invites public to apply for new deer advisory committee
UPDATE: Road-kill cougar to get full examination
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
In memory of James Bounds
Hadley Jo Tabery
Briggs William Meyer
Kieren Reino Fraki
December 17, 2016
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
What happens in Washington doesn't stay in Washington. A new president and a stronger Republican Congress are expected to make major changes...
December 17, 2016 - 12:08am
October 8, 2016
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2017 levy
The Wadena City Council approved the preliminary general fund 2017 tax levy at $309,300 and total property tax levy at $1,033,175.40. Much of the increase comes from work on the southeast infrastructure project, which started in 2015 and continued in 2016. The total bond indebtedness...
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
Wadena City Council changes August regular meeting, schedules budget meetings
The August meeting of the Wadena City Council is being changed due to the primary election. The next regular meeting of the Wadena City Council is at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 at City Hall. In addition to the regular council meeting, the city is meeting to discuss the 2017 General Fund...
August 8, 2016 - 12:08am
November 9, 2015
Most Upper Midwest senators favor budget deal
Two Upper Midwest Republicans broke from their colleagues early Friday to oppose a budget deal that is headed to President Barack Obama's desk. Sens. John Hoeven of North Dakota and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin opposed the bill that passed 64-35 after the House also approved the measure. Many...
November 9, 2015 - 12:08am
April 8, 2015
Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle budget ground
Minnesota Senate Democrats' budget plan falls between higher-spending Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and big-tax-cut House Republicans. Senators proposed their biggest increase in spending for education programs and want to boost the budget reserve by $250 million. Despite rhetoric...
April 8, 2015 - 12:08am
March 30, 2015
Education leads Dayton budget, with elderly care officials disappointed
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for education and families last week, leaving some senior citizens' advocates disappointed with what they said is a too-small increase. The governor's $866 million proposed budget increase would...
March 30, 2015 - 12:08am
March 10, 2015
Big tax surplus equals big dispute
ST. PAUL -- One of the largest budget surpluses in Minnesota history quickly turned into a big-time, and familiar, dispute about what to do with...
March 10, 2015 - 12:08am
September 19, 2014
Wadena commissioners cut $330,000 from 2015 budget
After another three and a half hours of work on Sept. 15, Wadena County commissioners were able to identify about $330,000 that could be cut from the budgets for 2015 proposed by department heads in August. The discussions among commissioners were intense and focused. Although...
September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
City taps 'savings account' to balance budget
After trimming a few requests and shelving some others, the Wadena City Council agreed at a special meeting last Thursday to dip into reserves...
September 12, 2014 - 9:08am
September 5, 2014
Council considers 2015 budget
A brand new street sweeper. New turnout gear for firefighters. A designated city impound shed. Microphones and projectors in the city council chambers. Those are just a few of the items Wadena city staff asked the city council to include in next year's general fund budget when...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 4, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Debates continue over Dayton budget impact
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal continues to play out in interesting ways, usually with Republicans strongly opposed and Democrats more mildly in support. Rep. Matt Dean, R-Dellwood, told a top Dayton official that the budget, especially the tax increase portions,...
February 4, 2013 - 9:25am
March 18, 2009
Cuts made, but it 'might be worse' at WDC
Curiosity reigned over a large audience Monday night in the Wadena School Board meeting room. With $590,000 in cuts needed to balance the budget for the 2009-10 school year, the board approved a resolution to either discontinue or reduce 10 educational programs and positions.
March 18, 2009 - 4:00pm