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WDC FCCLA members visit the Minnesota State Capitol
$1.9 million solution moving forward for drainage at fairgrounds
3 people dead, officer shot in Nevis
Wadena County Court Report - Jan. 23 - Feb. 10
Gas leak resolved at Wadena Post Office
Wadena-DC boys hockey opens Section 6A playoffs at home
25th annual Rhythmette Review shows off skills of young and old
Barnesville takes down Wadena-DC
Wolverines take home finale
Wolverines open postseason with Barnesville
Margaret Catherine Henry
An ice fishing sensation is now built in Verndale
Operation Round Up supports local organizations
Property Transfers for week of Feb. 2
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
As good as 'Pure Gold': Pure Gold Nutrition owner seeing high volume of health-driven customers
Let your voice be heard with the Northern Lights Chorale
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
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
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
Veteran Services: Free urns for veterans
Ask a Trooper: If I'm stopped at an intersection, do I still pull over?
Your Letters: You helped children in poverty
Your Letters: Stand up for the innocent
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
Elizabeth Beatrice Hedlund
August 7, 2017
Tomann graduates from Drake University
Jessica Tomann, Verndale, graduated from Drake University at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Tomann graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology. Tomann also made the Dean's List for the spring semester. This academic honor is achieved by earning a grade-point...
August 7, 2017 - 7:12pm
August 6, 2017
Faith briefs - Aug. 3 edition
All church picnic set for Aug. 6 All are invited to the all-church picnic Sunday, Aug. 6 at 12:30 p.m. at Burlington Northern Park. Join members of area churches for food, fellowship and fun. Bring a lawn chair if desired. Free will donations will be accepted. Proceeds will go to...
August 6, 2017 - 1:28pm
August 1, 2017
Dave and Christi Nelson of Wadena announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Marie Nelson, to Dallas Wade Ehrmantraut, son of Cari and...
August 1, 2017 - 7:41pm
Chicken Bruschetta Pasta
Tired of eating lunch out or bringing a sandwich to work? I often find myself eating at my desk, working through my lunch break. This recipe for Chicken Bruschetta reminds me to enjoy a little down time and savor good food. It is ready to go in 15 minutes and is so delicious, you...
August 1, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 30, 2017
Somebody was thinking
If you are a Minnesota Twins fan over the age of 50, you might recognize the name Rich Rollins. Although he never made an All-Star squad, we remember him as a solid third baseman for the Twins during the 1960s. Some years ago, Rich received a phone call from a Fargo, N.D., sportswriter....
July 30, 2017 - 10:18am
Parish festival set for Bertha's St. Joseph Church, Aug. 13
Members of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 201 Cherry St., Bertha, invite everyone to their parish festival and dinner on Sunday, Aug. 13. Meatballs are back on the menu along with ham, potatoes, salads, buns, homemade pie a la mode and beverages from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the church...
July 30, 2017 - 10:18am
July 26, 2017
The College of St. Scholastica holds spring 2017 commencement
The College of St. Scholastica held its spring 2017 commencement ceremony May 13 at Amsoil Arena. The following local students graduated: Jessica Murphy of Wadena. Murphy graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. Rafael Pichardo of Wadena. Pichardo graduated...
July 26, 2017 - 3:32pm
July 25, 2017
Area students make dean's list at Bemidji State
Area Students earned Dean's List honors from Bemidji State University in Bemidji at the conclusion of the Spring 2017 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, BSU students must be enrolled for at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA during the semester. A total of 1,049 students...
July 25, 2017 - 5:23pm
Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry
Another favorite recipe of mine that is a single serving is this recipe for Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry. I love spicy food and I especially love Asain - it reminds me of all the good food back home in Seattle, where I grew up. When I am really missing home, I whip up this and it takes...
July 25, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 24, 2017
We can celebrate freedom in Christ every day
Beginning July 1 to Dec. 31 we have only 184 days left of 2017. We have been so busy that this year just flew by. What have you been doing this year? Remember, only what's done for Christ will last! "For the world is passing away and the lusts thereof; but he that does the will of...
July 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 23, 2017
Clergy view: True change happens within
I'm on vacation, and I don't do cartoons like Billy in the comic section Family Circus of the Dispatch. However, I'll share a brief true story that happened to a pastor friend years ago. His son was being very disruptive in his behavior. The boy was running in and out of the house...
July 23, 2017 - 8:15am
July 22, 2017
VBS running at fairgrounds July 24-27 Galactic Starveyors, a vacation bible school presented by Grace Connection, will run Monday through Thursday, July 24-27. It will be held at the 4H building at the Wadena County fairgrounds from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Register by going to mygraceconnection.com...
July 22, 2017 - 1:47pm
July 19, 2017
Birth announcements - July 13 edition
Link Snyder Link Frank Snyder, boy, was born on July 3 to Jamie and Shane Snyder of Deer Creek. He weighed 7 lbs., 12.5 oz. and was 19.5 inches...
July 19, 2017 - 6:48pm
July 18, 2017
Cranberry Chicken Avocado Bowls
There are many days when I am cooking for just me and more times than not, I make a sandwich or a light salad. When I want something different, this is my go-to recipe. The sweetness of the cranberries pairs very nicely with the savory flavors of the chicken and avocado. It is a healthy,...
July 18, 2017 - 5:40pm
July 16, 2017
Column: Finding faith in non-material places
Recently, I decided to finally spend money on running clothes again. I found the perfect shorts when I was out with a friend in Southern Denmark. However, as I was walking back to my house, I saw that I somehow managed to lose my shorts.
July 16, 2017 - 12:55pm