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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Everett Lee Langland
Anton "Tony" Joseph Panek
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 14, 2010
Wadena Community Center sets up shop in temporary location
The ultimate rebuilding of the Wadena Community Center is somewhere down the road, but according to Manager Jenn Miller, the people who exercised...
October 14, 2010 - 7:59am
October 13, 2010
Wadena gets $750,000, not $20 million, for community center
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Pawlenty today agreed to spend $70 million on disaster relief, mostly for southern Minnesota communities hit by extensive flooding last month. Wadena's efforts to recover from a June 17 tornado also could get a piece of the appropriations, $750,000...
October 13, 2010 - 7:41am
October 7, 2010
Wadena-Deer Creek school settles tornado losses at $40 million
Wednesday was a big day in the history of Wadena-Deer Creek School District as board chairwoman Ann Pate signed a settlement resolution with Riverport Insurance Services in the office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. The $40,861,324 settlement has been four months in the...
October 7, 2010 - 7:44am
September 30, 2010
Wadena 2.0 readies for Design Team visit after tornado
A lot of talk about Wadena 2.0 has been going on these days, but not everybody knows what that looks like. Don Niles, chairman of the Wadena 2.0 steering committee, said that it is all about smart planning to rebuild the city. He emphasized the importance of the upcoming Minnesota...
September 30, 2010 - 8:08am
September 15, 2010
Wadena-Deer Creek enrollment holds steady
Wadena-Deer Creek superintendent Virginia Dahlstrom was surprised on the first day of school Tuesday morning. Along with other school administrators,...
September 15, 2010 - 7:34am
September 8, 2010
Hockey: Can Wadena afford to wait?
The Wadena City Council denied a motion on Tuesday, Aug. 31 for the Wadena Hockey Association to move forward with the immediate rebuilding of the hockey arena. Council member Kay Browne made the motion contingent on letting the city council review and approve the plans.
September 8, 2010 - 9:23am
August 29, 2010
Wadena tornado damage tops $14 million
The tornado that struck Wadena County caused damage to 562 taxable properties, causing an estimated $14,727,900 in damages. Of those 562 damaged properties, 105 sustained greater than 50 percent damage or loss. The value lost on those 105 properties is about $10,480,000. Properties...
August 29, 2010 - 9:30am
August 27, 2010
Franken tours Wadena tornado damage, vows D.C. help for city
"What I see here is an incredible spirit.
August 27, 2010 - 7:40am
August 18, 2010
Wadena Hockey Association wants construction in September
The pledge made in June that there will be hockey in Wadena this winter was made good Monday night when the Wadena Hockey Association board approved...
August 18, 2010 - 7:51am
August 10, 2010
Wadena-Deer Creek district inks 2-year lease with M State
The Wadena-Deer Creek School Board approved a two-year lease agreement with M State-Wadena, ensuring classroom space for their top four grades. District 2155's lease agreement with the neighboring technical college is for $63,751 a year. The lease calls for the use of 17 classrooms...
August 10, 2010 - 5:09pm
August 9, 2010
Wadena tornado survivors: 'We didn't have time to get scared'
Before June 17, tornado warnings were more exciting than scary for Jenn Davis, Jeremy Wolfenbarger, and their newborn daughter Isabella Wolfenbarger. Davis...
August 9, 2010 - 7:54am
August 2, 2010
More than half of Wadena tornado victims may have PTSD
Two groups of people are likely to develop symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the June 17 tornado: directly affected Wadena area residents and the indirectly affected volunteers and workers helping them, according to Jim Kraemer of the Neighborhood Counseling Center...
August 2, 2010 - 7:26am
Wadena school restocking library after tornado
The Wadena-Deer Creek (Minn.) High School is raising money to replace more than 7,000 library books that were contaminated or damaged in the...
August 2, 2010 - 7:08am
July 19, 2010
Wadena County Fair to go on despite tornado damage
Sheldon Monson, president of the Wadena County Ag Society, wanted to assure the public that the Wadena County Fair will, in fact, take place at the Wadena County fairgrounds. Monson said that rumors have gone around that the county fair will take place in Perham, Motley or other...
July 19, 2010 - 7:41am
July 13, 2010
Resetting Wadena's headstones after the tornado
July 13, 2010 - 5:54am