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Caturday in Verndale

Caturday in Verndale

PAWS event features fun, felines...

New pastor arrives with pastoral partner

New pastor arrives with pastoral partner

Danielsons join Wadena, Bertha churches ...

Yoga shares space with MMA gym

Yoga shares space with MMA gym

Yoga by certified instructor Tamara Moore is being offered at Jefferson Square in the same location as the S.T.O.M.P. MMA gym....

WDC robotics team named Rookie of the Year

WDC robotics team named Rookie of the Year

It was its rookie year, but the Wadena-Deer Creek High School robotics team scored a couple of big hits at the regional competition March 11 and 12 in...

Dayton sides with mayors on state aid need

Dayton sides with mayors on state aid need

No one argued over the need to continue state city aid during a Wednesday meeting of Minnesota mayors and Gov. Mark Dayton, but it will be a different...

Leaf River Ag will be ready for spring planting

Leaf River Ag will be ready for spring planting

Leaf River Ag will be fully operational by spring planting....

Sebeka man loses leg in ag accident

A 23-year-old man from Sebeka lost his left leg from the knee down in an agricultural machinery accident on Friday, March 11.

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From tornado to tsunami warning

Most Wadena area residents can remember where they were when they heard of the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Japan – somewhere safe in Minnesota.

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Minnesota’s deficit one of the biggest

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s speeches these days contain one sure-fire applause line: “We’re not Wisconsin.”

Level 3 sex offender arrested for violation

Level 3 sex offender arrested for violation

Wadena County’s only Level 3 sex offender was arrested for skipping out in his registration requirements.

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OTC deputy sheriff injured in crash

A deputy with the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department was hurt when his squad car was hit by another car on the morning of Monday, March 14.

WDC National Honor Society organizes blood drive for students, staff

WDC National Honor Society organizes blood drive for students, staff

Wadena-Deer Creek High School’s National Honor Society (NHS) held a blood drive Thursday, March 10, where students and staff had the opportunity to donate blood to help save lives.

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Library system offers free bus trips to King Tut exhibition

Wadena library members can take a free field trip to learn about King Tut and ancient Egypt later this month.

How to get your write-up in the paper

You almost never hear the word “newspaper” today without the word “community” in front of it. What does it mean to be a community newspaper? It means we should reflect a diverse chorus of views every week. It means we need a lot of voices to make it work.


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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1072/50/50/ OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK
Raptor migration happening daily over Hawk Ridge
The annual raptor migration has begun, and counters at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth are documenting it daily. Chief counter Karl Bardon and his crew began counting in mid-August. As always...
9/2/14 at 11:50 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1108/50/50/ HEALTHBEAT
Rich, poor, healthy, sick
Take two people, one with a college degree and earning $100,000 a year and the other with a high school diploma earning $15,000, and guess which one is likely to have better health. Those who study p...
8/28/14 at 12:56 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1071/50/50/ CAPITOL CHATTER
Twist on fair politics: GOP vs. GOP
Political challengers proposed debating incumbents. Incumbents pared down the challengers' lists. The governor sat motionless as two buckets of ice were dumped on him. It was a typical opening day at...
8/22/14 at 9:10 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1073/50/50/ THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY
Teachers, Professors make use of Areavoices in the classroom
One of the trends that I'm loving here on Areavoices is our growth in classroom blogs. Having students publish their schoolwork (as part of their schoolwork) is gaining in momentum. I'm so glad teach...
10/9/13 at 2:21 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1055/50/50/ E-MOTION
Wadena Deer Creek iPads: the good and the bad
Wadena Deer Creek students, grades 5-12 moved into a brand-new, state-of-the art middle/high school building in September 2012. The previous high school was destroyed by the EF4 tornado of 2010. Each ...
12/18/12 at 9:23 AM

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1153/50/50/ MS. SIMPLICITY
Holding On
Admit it, you have that pile of things that need to be mailed or dropped off to a family or a friend. The pile always grows and never seems to disappear. It may be an article in the newspaper that you...
9/2/14 at 10:28 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1086/50/50/ ASTROBOB
Asteroid smash-up tells of rocky road to planet formation
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids. This type of collision can eventually lead to the format...
9/2/14 at 10:14 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1074/50/50/ REEL QUICKIES
The Giver--Movie review
The Giver, directed by Phillip Noyce, is based on the book of the same title, written by Lois Lowry. The book is an early young adult dystopian novel, but it seems much different from the typical dyst...
8/29/14 at 5:55 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1165/50/50/ HORSE SHOES
Orb, Ruffian and the Triple Crown
I didnt bet on Orb, this years Kentucky Derby winner, but I should have. I should have noticed Orb was wearing the colors of one if not the greatest fillies of all time: Ruffian. Then, there would h...
5/17/13 at 10:46 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1084/50/50/ SINCE I HAVE ARRIVED
Travels with Poky Little Puppy
Poky Little Puppy Finds a Thin Place In the 1940s, my great aunt, Ella, working for Emmanuel Episcopal Guild, made a layette for Church World Service, which they shipped to war impoverished people o...
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