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Wadena City Council: Hot topics include warm houses, snow covered utilities
3 dead in north-central Minn. shooting, deputy wounded
Arvig seeks area students for annual essay contest
UPDATE: Individual found deceased in Menahga home fire is identified
WDC FCCLA members visit the Minnesota State Capitol
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
Lloyd Scheiding Jr.
Property Transfers: Feb 11
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
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
Commentary: Life's better with pets
Veteran Services: 100 percent disabled vets now authorized military space "A" travel
Your Letters: Support regenerative agriculture
Ask a Trooper: What do you think about raising speed limits?
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
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
Wadena County board
September 12, 2018
Tense talks in IT department decision
Discussion was tense at the Wadena County Board meeting Sept. 11 during discussion of the IT department.
September 12, 2018 - 3:57pm
August 21, 2018
Wadena County Commission: IT department leadership questions continue
Things got a little heated at the Wadena County Board meeting Tuesday morning, Aug. 21. Commissioners heard from Shawn Larsen from Morris Electronics, on his report and recommendations on if, and how, to restructure an open position in the IT Department.
August 21, 2018 - 2:15pm
May 5, 2018
New West Central Economic Development Alliance Director says 'hi' to county board
The Wadena County Board of Commissioners were introduced to Katie Bobich Tuesday, the new director of the West Central Economic Development Alliance....
May 5, 2018 - 8:51am
April 12, 2018
Rep points out benefits of new voting system
KnowInk Regional Sales Representative Mike Frericks gave Wadena County election judges, city clerks and the general public insights into the...
April 12, 2018 - 1:52pm
Robertson asks county board to explore more options for mentally ill
"Justice for all" are the last three words spoken in the pledge of allegiance to the Stars and Stripes. Judge Sally Ireland Robertson spoke those words twice last week at a meeting of the Wadena County Board of Commissioners. The first time in unison with others as the meeting began....
April 12, 2018 - 8:32am
April 4, 2018
Board approves recommendation for multi-use shooting complex
The Wadena County Board of Commissioners gave unanimous approval Tuesday to a recommendation by the Planning and Zoning Commission to allow a multi-use shooting complex in Shell River Township. With well over 100 people of all ages packing the small courtroom and upper hallway at...
April 4, 2018 - 12:24am
March 21, 2018
Wadena County Board: Human Services restructuring, handling more child welfare intakes
Wadena County Human Services will be undergoing internal restructuring, according to Human Services Director Tanya Lesky.
March 21, 2018 - 9:55am
March 15, 2018
Adolphson, Huebsch leaving Wadena County positions
The Board of Commissioners learned Tuesday that Assistant County Highway Engineer Jeff Adolphson and Transit Director Jake Huebsch will be leaving their positions with Wadena County in April. Adolphson has been with the county for 11 years. He will be taking a position as Hubbard...
March 15, 2018 - 9:57am
County purchasing five pieces of highway equipment
Ryan Odden's request for five new pieces of equipment for the Wadena County Highway Department all received approval Tuesday from the Board of...
March 15, 2018 - 9:57am
February 20, 2018
Highway 10 project included in bonding bill request
On the very first day of the 2018 session of the Minnesota State Legislature, the Wadena Board of Commissioners received an update from District...
February 20, 2018 - 1:55pm
February 15, 2018
Wadena County board approves four Public Health proposals
With board chair Sheldon Monson absent due to illness, the Wadena County Board of Commissioners approved four agenda items dealing with Public Health at its Tuesday meeting. Public Health Director Cindy Pederson put the agenda in play before Vice Chairman Bill Stearns with a presentation...
February 15, 2018 - 9:30am
February 1, 2018
'We have to help our children'
When Soledad Henriksen heard about a program for foster kids in Wilkin County, she put her heart into it. The Wadena County Recorder started putting plans together for a charity program of her own she called "Duffle Bags for Kids" last October. She checked with Wadena County Human...
February 1, 2018 - 8:32am
January 12, 2018
Wadena County Coordinator position being created
The Wadena County Board of Commissioners began zeroing in on a plan to create a coordinator position at Tuesday's meeting in the Human Services Building. Bounced from their familiar confines at the Wadena County Courthouse, the board looked at the first draft of a job description...
January 12, 2018 - 12:48pm
January 3, 2018
Wadena County Board gets new chairman
Commissioner Sheldon Monson opened 2018 with a new title as the Wadena County Board met for the first time this year. Monson stepped into the...
January 3, 2018 - 8:26am
December 16, 2017
County Board approves final levy resolution for 2018 levy
The Wadena County Board approved a final levy resolution for an amount of $8,813,963 at its Tuesday meeting in the Wadena County Courthouse. The figure represents a 2.5 percent increase over the 2017 levy of $8,599,165. The difference in the two levy amounts is $214,798. The two hour,...
December 16, 2017 - 8:46am