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Wadena County Commission

March 26, 2019
The Leaf River reaches toward the tops of the banks Friday, March 22, near Bluffton. As spring has finally arrived, snow melt and rain have begun adding up in area rivers and streams.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Commission: Another 24,000 sandbags coming for flood prep
March 26, 2019 - 11:39am
March 25, 2019
Wadena County staff and board stand in recognition of Jordana Pearson as she receives  a certificate of appreciation from the Department of Human Services Direct Care and Treatment Division/Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services as a top county partner.
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Wadena County Commission: Pearson recognized, paralegal job on hold
March 25, 2019 - 6:38pm
March 21, 2019
Wadena County Planning and Zoning Director Deana Malone told the Board of Commissioners in 2018 the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approving a conditonal using permit for the Park Rapids Clay Dusters at the Huntersville Sportsmen's Park in Shell River Township. Seated next to Malone were club representatives Darrin Hoverson and Robin Walsh. Pioneer Journal file photo
Appeals court: Judges' opinion in favor of Wadena County, Clay Dusters
March 21, 2019 - 5:49pm
March 15, 2019
North Country Food Bank seeks $25,000 from local counties receiving food.
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North Country Food Bank requests one-time $25,000 donation
March 15, 2019 - 8:48am
March 5, 2019
Wadena County Commission: Board hopeful overpayment error won't happen again
March 5, 2019 - 4:27pm
February 21, 2019
Wadena County Commission: Board approves pay equity study
February 21, 2019 - 5:37pm
February 19, 2019
Wadena County Commission: Board backs off overpayment investigation due to high cost, redundancy
February 19, 2019 - 4:47pm
February 15, 2019
$1.9 million solution moving forward for drainage at fairgrounds
February 15, 2019 - 11:09am
February 5, 2019
County Coordinator Ryan Odden
Wadena County Coordinator overpaid $18,000 in 2018
February 5, 2019 - 4:42pm
January 30, 2019
Rep. John Poston, Wadena County Commissioners Sheldon Monson and Bill Stearns and Senator Paul Gazelka (R) gathered last week to discuss Wadena County priorities for 2019.
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Locals share county priorities with legislators
January 30, 2019 - 12:04pm
January 23, 2019
$100 could buy a tax-forfeited lot in Wadena County if you bid during a planned auction this spring.
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Buyer's market: Commissioners slice values of tax-forfeited properties
January 23, 2019 - 9:00am
January 17, 2019
A sketch of a proposed courthouse remodel was presented Tuesday by a consultant at the Wadena County Commission meeting. The remodel would create a Land Services Department, bringing four departments in one.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Recommendation: County government needs a vision
January 17, 2019 - 8:00am
December 18, 2018
Wadena County staff and commissioners thanked outgoing commissioner Dave Hillukka Tuesday, Dec. 18 for his eight years of serving as county commissioner (2011-20180. Those pictured include county commissioners Bill Stearns (left), Chuck Horsager, Sheldon Monson, county coordinator Ryan Odden and commissioners Hillukka and Jim Hofer.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Commission: Final county levy increases 2.89 percent
December 18, 2018 - 5:07pm
December 14, 2018
Changes to the preliminary budget for Wadena County are nearly complete. As of Tuesday, Dec. 11, the levy was set to increase by 2.83 percent.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Commission: County levy increase shrinking, but not final
December 14, 2018 - 1:47pm
December 4, 2018
South Country Health Alliance makes significant budget cuts, some costs may shift to counties
December 4, 2018 - 5:00pm