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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
Veteran Services: 3 steps to access VA community care
Your Letters: Unfit for office
Your Letters: Enjoying the new store location
Fetal alcohol syndrome is 100% preventable
Ask a Trooper: Secure your pet passengers
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
March 5, 2019
Wadena County Commission: Board hopeful overpayment error won't happen again
A report of the overpayment made to County Coordinator Ryan Odden was read to Wadena County Commissioners during the regular meeting Tuesday.
March 5, 2019 - 4:27pm
'It's complicated': Wadena County board seeks to prioritize a long list of concerns before them
Wadena County Commissioners sought to prioritize ongoing issues in the county government Thursday, Feb. 28, and they agreed the top priority is ... improving the working relationship between the county attorney's office and Human Services. Particularly how the two work together in...
March 5, 2019 - 1:51pm
January 3, 2019
County climate: Staff, commission look to resolve strife between and within Wadena County departments
In 2016, an internal look at operations within Wadena County identified strengths and numerous weaknesses within departments as well as between...
January 3, 2019 - 2:43pm
August 2, 2018
Still hiring: IT, attorney vacancies still need filling
Wadena County commissioners want to hire people for immediate needs in the county, they also want to take a broad look at what the staffing should look like now and into the future. That was the consensus of discussions at the regular commission meeting Tuesday, July 31 at the Wadena...
August 2, 2018 - 8:55am
April 12, 2018
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
March 22, 2018
'I accept my punishment': St. Marie sentenced to life in prison without parole
Life in prison without the possibility of release.
March 22, 2018 - 2:46pm
January 19, 2018
Verdict: Jury finds St. Marie guilty on all counts
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Just days before his 28th birthday, Antonio Eugene St. Marie was found guilty on seven counts including counts...
January 19, 2018 - 10:17pm
From Friday: Defendant admits further guilt, jurors now in deliberations
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Jurors headed for deliberations after hearing closing arguments Friday morning and after the defendant admitted...
January 19, 2018 - 1:28pm
January 17, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Science behind investigation comes to light
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Jurors heard from an additional 12 witnesses Wednesday, mostly law enforcement and crime scene investigators in the trial of the State of Minnesota vs. Antonio St. Marie. Antonio St. Marie, Wadena, has nine charges against him including charges of murder,...
January 17, 2018 - 9:10pm
From Tuesday: 12 witnesses dive into the details of Wadena woman's death
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Jurors heard opening statements and testimonies from 12 witnesses and viewed dozens of objects for evidence in...
January 17, 2018 - 6:31am
January 16, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Husband admits to killing his wife
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—"This case is not about who killed Margaret St. Marie ... " defense attorney Malcolm Whynott said to start opening...
January 16, 2018 - 12:49pm
January 15, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Jury selection complete, trial starts Tuesday
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—The addition of three qualified jurors Friday made for a complete panel of 14 selected to serve in a murder trial...
January 15, 2018 - 6:38pm
January 11, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Day 4 of jury selection adds 2 more
WADENA—On day four of jury selection Thursday, a whirlwind of 17 potential jurors went through the interview process before the judge and...
January 11, 2018 - 9:34pm
St. Marie murder trial: Day 3 of jury selection adds three new members
Nine more potential jurors were interviewed Wednesday on the third day of jury selection in the case of the State of Minnesota vs. Antonio St. Marie. So far, nine Wadena County jurors have been selected to serve out of two pools.
January 11, 2018 - 9:35am
January 10, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Day 2 of jury selection adds 3 more jurors
WADENA—Twelve more jurors were interviewed Tuesday on the second day of jury selection in the case of the State of Minnesota vs. Antonio...
January 10, 2018 - 2:05pm