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Dierkhising enjoys final ride on the PRAHS stage
Menahga School Board ponders next steps, seeks public input
Sharing the art of winemaking
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Something fishy here: Shark jawbone caught in Mississippi River in northern Minnesota
Wolf Pack sweeps season series
Dykhoff sparks W-DC's 3-1 win over Panthers
Four Panthers receive Mid-State golf honors
Panthers draw Prowlers to open section tourney
Panthers conclude regular season with a 20-0 record
Harold Martin Handel
Helen G. Johnson
Lawrence "Larry" Fick
Melissa Ann Schmid
Elizabeth Fay "Betty" Johnson
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Governor Dayton proclaims: Clean. Drain. Dry. Day
About fishing: Readers fire back; respect the resource
Letter to Editor: Teachers are role models in the community
Letter to Editor: Scientists agree on climate change
Commentary: With senior population on the rise Living at Home dedicated to mission
Commentary: Graduation message for the first half of the class
Letter to the editor: Environmental groups often extreme in their agendas
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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
July 4, 2010
In Wadena, displaced residents are rebuilding home
July 4, 2010 - 10:18am
July 1, 2010
Photograph travels from Deer Creek to Cass Lake during Wadena tornado
This picture is worth much more than a thousand words. A photograph of a farm in Deer Creek, Minn., apparently blew from its home to a rural...
July 1, 2010 - 7:26am