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Growing Green: Last Minute Gifts for the Constant Gardener
MPCA seeking comments on upgrades at four Riverview facilities
Morris Area High School Tiger Beat 122014
St. Mary's Samplings 122014
Donnelly News 122014
Tigers back at .500 after win
Power play defeats Storm twice
Tigers 1-1 to start the week
Tigers go above .500 in the WCC
Storm slips up in OT
Harlan L. Swenson
Echo Press: Watch out for scammers posing as tech experts
Colleen Landkamer: Getting covered is good for rural Minnesota families
Letter: Shutting down chimes is bowing to the minority
Letter: Constant din of cemetery chimes must end
Letter: Some do not like the cemetery chimes
Area Student Accomplishments 122014
Leah Donna Hopkins
Open Houses 121314
Area Student Accomplishments 121314
Stevens County farmland value increases slowing
December 24, 2009
Verndale to get youth center
Verndale youth can look forward later this winter to the opening of The Anchor. The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Verndale will operate the youth center, which was formerly a restaurant called The Pirate's Den in downtown Verndale. "We were kind of in a pinch for space,"...
December 24, 2009 - 3:34am
August 11, 2009
Verndale chief cleared in tasing case
An outside investigation vindicated Verndale Police Chief Jeff Jares' handling of a tasing incident outside a Verndale bar. The suspect in the case, Brandon Clark Christensen, 23, of Browerville, filed a complaint with the Verndale City Council, challenging Jares' cause for tasing...
August 11, 2009 - 7:37am
July 9, 2009
Predatory sex offender nabbed in Verndale
A predatory sex offender who had failed to register his whereabouts was arrested Tuesday morning. According to Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr, Thomas Wayne Bowen, 31, was arrested without incident at 106 Farwell Street North. Bowen had active warrants out of Pine County, Chisago...
July 9, 2009 - 9:40am
May 18, 2009
Verndale attorney: power derived through teamwork
Recognizing individual powerlessness and the importance of teamwork is the best way council members can navigate the sometimes treacherous waters of city governance, according to Verndale City Attorney Dan Carlisle of Pemberton, Sorlie, Rufer and Kershner, PLLP. "The theme is you...
news / government
May 18, 2009 - 4:36am
March 11, 2009
Names of two deceased Verndale residents released
The Verndale Police Department released the names of two people found deceased in a residence Friday. Steven Roger Hanebuth, 46, and Jeanie Marie Oconnor, 45, were found after the Verndale PD was called to do a welfare check. Authorities said foul play is not suspected, but a definitive...
March 11, 2009 - 9:38am
February 27, 2009
Garage logic questioned, steak dinner offered
A steak dinner is the prize in a controversy over the financial benefits of Wadena County's decision to sell the Verndale highway department garage. County Highway Engineer Joel Ulring expressed some confusion over why last year's decision to close the 50-year-old Verndale shop suddenly...
February 27, 2009 - 12:01pm
January 4, 2009
No foul play suspected in fire at R & J
No foul play is suspected in a fire that killed more than 40 horses and burned a large barn at R&J Horse Sales in Verndale on Dec. 21. Wadena County Sheriff Michael D. Carr said this week that his office, along with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office, is sending some evidence...
January 4, 2009 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Wadena native Hosmer scolds bad drivers in new reality show
Wadena native Pete Hosmer admits he wasn't the best student when he took driver's ed at Verndale High School. He still managed to pass the road test on the first try while driving his mother's minivan. Now he's teaching bad drivers the rules of the road on "Driving Me Mad," a new...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
40 horses perish in barn blaze
VERNDALE -- In the pre-dawn blackness of a stormy December Sunday, the Verndale Fire Department received a call around 6 a.m. that a fire had...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am