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Academic evolution: Verndale Public School earns level 2 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools
$4 million project to start at close of school year
High fives and handshakes abound at WDC 2019 graduation
Hwy 10 roadwork: Delays begin June 3
WATCH: Jake Patterson sentencing for Closs kidnapping, murders
Wadena-DC blanks Perham in regular season finale
Big innings help Perham eliminate Wadena-DC
Wolverines take fourth at True Team Championships
Wadena-DC improves to 18-1 with extra inning win
Wadena-DC clinches Park Region Conference title
James Dennis "Jim" Conklin
Gwenellyn "Gwen" Zeise
New business: Bryniarski Tattoo opens in Wadena
USDA reopens continuous CRP signup
General surgeon joins Tri-County Health Care team
Therapy dogs have paw-sitive impact on cancer patients
Madhatters presents Marjorie Prime next 2 weekends
Famous April Fools' Day pranks
Peltoniemi Brothers to perform March 16
Author to discuss "The Story of the Girl in Building C" at BookEnds March 9
Scandinavian musicians share craft of violin building
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: A successful concert
Ask a Trooper: Secure loads, keep tail lights visible
Veteran Services: 3 steps to access VA community care
Your Letters: Unfit for office
Your Letters: Enjoying the new store location
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
Cold water: It might not mean slow fishing for opener
DNR crews working hard to have boat ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
Cold, high water could play into walleye success at Minnesota Fishing Opener
Hayes Jett Renner
Celebration of Life for Mary Pierce
Charles Herbert Carlson
April 10, 2019
Veterans Services officer acknowledged for job well done
Veterans Services Officer David Anderson came before the Wadena County Commissioners Tuesday to share that over 68 percent of veterans in the county are working with him to receive benefits through the VA. He brought up a host of data from the previous year, his 13th year on the job...
April 10, 2019 - 7:23am
December 6, 2017
Odden: Taves has been reviewing, signing documents
When Wadena County Auditor/Treasurer Judy Taves will be returning to work at the county courthouse is still open to question. Taves was found...
December 6, 2017 - 12:46pm
April 21, 2017
Commissioners tour annex construction site
Wadena County commissioners got a tour of the north annex building last Tuesday. The building, currently under construction, is set to be move-in...
April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 31, 2017
Board approves several changes in Human Services Department
There are a lot of changes happening in Human Services in Wadena County. Tanya Lesky, Human Services Department Chair, came before the board with several items needing action.
March 31, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 12, 2016
Five file for Wadena County Board
Five candidates filed for two seats on the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners. Brian Hagen and incumbent Jim Hofer filed for the District 2 commissioner seat, which includes Bullard, Aldrich, and Thomastown Townships, Verndale, Aldrich City and the Staples Annex. Ross Beaumont,...
June 12, 2016 - 12:08am
April 16, 2016
Digital directory to promote county businesses
Wadena County now has a digital directory of more than 400 organizations and businesses that will be used to showcase cities and sites within the county. Mark Hanson is the director of the West Central Economic Development Alliance and the economic development director for the county....
April 16, 2016 - 12:10am
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
August 24, 2014
Three county employees awarded forensic training scholarships
County employees Brandon Peterson, Brice Norton and Kristal Roberts have been awarded basic forensic interview training scholarships to receive specialized training offered by Cornerhouse. Cornerhouse is a children's advocacy center in Minneapolis that coordinates multi-disciplinary...
August 24, 2014 - 12:00am
August 17, 2014
Few attend local option sales tax hearing
The annual statutorily required public hearing on the local option sales tax attracted only 9 people when it was held at the Wadena County Courthouse...
August 17, 2014 - 12:00am
January 22, 2014
Wadena Board explores reorganizing social services and public health departments
As part of their ongoing effort to restructure Wadena County government to make it more efficient and effective, Wadena commissioners held a special meeting on Jan. 17. All commissioners attended, along with County Attorney Kyra Ladd, County Engineer Ryan Odden, Social Services Director...
January 22, 2014 - 8:07am
December 13, 2013
Wadena commissioners move closer to decision on county coordinator position
Wadena Commissioners agreed at their Dec. 3 meeting to make a decision about the county coordinator position they have been discussing for years. The vote may be taken on Friday, Dec. 6, at a special board meeting.
December 13, 2013 - 8:29am
November 26, 2013
Wadena Commissioners tour solid waste facilities in Becker, Otter Tail Counties
Wadena County Board commissioners toured Becker County's solid waste facilities and the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority (PLMSWA),...
November 26, 2013 - 9:08am