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April 4, 2015
'Tornado lots' ready for building
April 4, 2015 - 8:15am
September 19, 2014
September 19th Severe Weather
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
June 20, 2014
The June 17, 2010 tornado devastated southwest Wadena, leaving scores of vacant lots, many of which remain empty four years later.
City grants tax breaks to spur 'tornado lot' development
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
August 29, 2013
Tornado hits Wadena Monday, no damage reported in county
August 29, 2013 - 3:37pm
January 12, 2013
Pictured are Rev. Mark Jones and his wife, Anjali, along with their children Yash, left, and Urmi. Submitted photo
Missionaries to visit Assembly of God
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 30, 2012
Science Museum Wadena Days set for Nov. 16-18
October 30, 2012 - 2:54pm
September 13, 2012
Wadena awarded DEED grant for wellness center
September 13, 2012 - 11:13am
September 5, 2012
Photo by Dain Sullivan
Virginia Dahlstrom, superintendent for Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School, throws her fist in the air in the WDC gymnasium Wednesday evening as she welcomes community members to the dedication ceremony of the new school building. On June 17, 2010, a tornado moved through Wadena and destroyed the old school. Two years later, the community is celebrating the opening of a new facility.
A school of their own
September 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
August 28, 2012
Give it up for the gold and blue!
August 28, 2012 - 11:01am
New school, same spirit
August 28, 2012 - 10:42am
August 11, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Wadena Mayor Wayne Wolden shows some of the souvenirs he brought back from his visit to Wadena, Saskatchewan. Wolden made the trip because the Canadian town invited mayors from other towns named Wadena to its 100th community anniversary. Wadena, Minn. and Wadena, Saskatchewan are about 650 miles apart.
A trip through the Wadena multiverse
August 11, 2012 - 10:51am
July 28, 2012
Photo by Brian Hansel
The former Leaf River Ag Service building in Wadena started coming down Tuesday morning. Doing the demolition work is Forest River Salvage of Fordville, N.D. The building was badly damaged by the tornado that hit Wadena in June, 2010.
Wadena residents give council feedback on townhome project
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
July 21, 2012
Community Action office opens in Wadena
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Interactive white boards, or SMART boards, were recently installed in classrooms at the new WDC School. A SMART board lets teachers deliver dynamic lessons, write notes in digital ink and save their work, all with the touch of a finger. Pictured above is a SMART board installed in the computer lab on second floor of the academic wing.
Dedication of new WDC Middle/High School set for Aug. 29
July 16, 2012 - 3:05am
June 30, 2012
DEED results pushed back
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am