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July 21, 2012
Photos by Rachelle Klemme
Isaac Heppner slides down one of the inflatables. Tri-County Health Care's Summer Block Party was held Tuesday in its west parking lot. TCHC President Joel Beiswenger said they had a better than expected turnout, and they were likely to make the block party an annual event.
TCHC Block Party
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photos by Rachelle Klemme
Artists and musicians gather at one of the tables at the "Proper English Tea" fundraiser for The ArtsPlace in Wadena, themed around Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. The ArtsPlace is the new name for the arts center, located in the downstairs of the Bernauer Building on 114 S. Jefferson St. From left, Mim Maas, Cheryl Prindle (hidden), Janice Snyder, Miss Wadena 2012 Halley Maas, Lisa Winter and Mary Moen.
Locals celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee with English tea
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Committee member Karla Richardson faces the flag during the opening memorial service at the VFW parking lot before the Honor Ride kicks off.
Strong attendance and familiar faces at Honor Ride
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Cancer trail organizers seek riders
July 16, 2012 - 4:45am
Wadena board hears appeal from County Humane Society
July 16, 2012 - 4:32am
Wadena among 90 applicants seeking DEED funding
July 16, 2012 - 4:29am
Outdoor seating for The Uptown approved by Wadena City Council
July 16, 2012 - 4:28am
Council disagrees with Brainerd ad agency
July 16, 2012 - 4:23am
Council: who should pay for street signage?
July 16, 2012 - 4:23am
Photo by Dain Sullivan
Burlington Northern Santa Fe workers redirect traffic and replace a railroad crossing gate near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Highway 10 in Wadena on Monday, after a semi-truck broke the gate.
Back on track: Train gate fixed after accident
July 16, 2012 - 4:23am
Your Letters: Stumped on healthcare "tax"
July 16, 2012 - 4:15am
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A site plan by Little Falls-based Roach Development LLC shows a plan for a 28-unit townhome complex, possibly to be built on a 5-acre tract at the intersection of 11th Street Southwest and King Avenue in Wadena. The Wadena City Council approved R-2 zoning for the complex July 10. A public hearing for the next step, annexation to the city limits, will take place July 24.
R-2 zoning approved for potential townhome site
July 16, 2012 - 3:05am
July 10, 2012
Honor Ride set for July 14
July 10, 2012 - 2:00pm
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
The new kiosk at Burlington Northern Park serves as the replacement of the bulletin board, and is meant to add aesthetic value. Pointing to the glass case bulletin board Monday morning, from left, are Wadena Public Works Director Ron Bucholz, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shirley Uselman and LeAnn Evans of Partners for a Healthy Wadena.
Kiosk added to Burlington Northern Park
July 10, 2012 - 1:59pm
Photo by Brian Hansel
Sebastian Kempf of Wadena had himself a ball June 28 on one of the midway attractions at the Wadena County Fair.
2012 fair 'one of the best'
July 10, 2012 - 12:47pm