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Out of the storm
WDC 6th-graders canoe the Crow Wing
New site for Wadena library being studied
Living history - Sept. 14 edition
Wadena County board votes to approve outside investigation against auditor/treasurer in union grievances
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
Wadena-DC drops two at triangular
Powerful attack leads Wadena-DC past Detroit Lakes
Clark, Floyd lead UNC past Wadena-DC
Wolverines get first win of the season
Eva Della Fritz
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Your letters - Sept. 7 edition
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
July 5, 2017
Minn. man sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child's babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in...
July 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
June 26, 2017
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
On June 10 in New York Mills, four armchair philosophers faced off in the Great Debate portion of the Great American Think-Off philosophy competition held by the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Over 250 attendees voted in three elimination rounds to choose Pamela Lewis of...
June 26, 2017 - 5:53pm
June 24, 2017
Avoidance of county spraying comes with a price
Wadena County is agreeable to accommodating private landowners along county highways where herbicide control of roadside brush and noxious weeds has been carried out. The Wadena County Highway Department is requesting those objecting to roadside spraying fill out an exemption form...
June 24, 2017 - 9:55am
June 12, 2017
Authorities identify body of missing boater
A missing boater whose body was found in Nokay Lake has been identified as 54-year-old Raymond Achman of Brainerd. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s office released the name about 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10. The Crow Wing County Dive Team located Achman’s body using side scan sonar...
June 12, 2017 - 7:12am
June 11, 2017
Two 34-year-olds who died in ATV crash in northwest Minnesota identified
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified two people killed in an ATV accident Saturday night near Mentor, Minn. Noel William Schmieg, Mentor, and Crystal Rose Scott, Crookston, were pronounced dead at the scene after hitting an approach and being thrown...
June 11, 2017 - 10:18am
June 2, 2017
Semi plows into Orton Township home
A semi truck crashed into a home early Friday morning in Orton Township, four miles east of Nimrod in Wadena County. At 1:11 a.m. the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence owned by Beatrice and Clark Meech, located in Section 36, after a semi-tractor and trailer...
June 2, 2017 - 7:11am
May 27, 2017
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrate 25 years of success
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrated 25 years of success at Thumper Pond in Ottertail on Thursday, April 20. A crowd came to promote and support programs that enable shooting sports-related programs to develop, expand, and enhance their educational curricula to deliver...
May 27, 2017 - 9:10am
May 26, 2017
Mother Nature meets Monet
Darvin Peterson has a bit more to wrestle in the spring than most people. Luckily, he has a partner. On top of all the grass he has to keep mowed...
May 26, 2017 - 3:32pm
May 15, 2017
Minnesota Farmers Union hosts bi-annual women's conference
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is hosting its biannual Women's Leadership Conference Saturday, June 3, at the Franciscan Convent in Little Falls. Fourteen percent of family farms have women as the principal operator and 29 percent of businesses are owned by women. These numbers are...
May 15, 2017 - 3:32pm
Three more cases of measles reported in Brainerd
Three new cases of measles were confirmed in Crow Wing County, bringing the total of confirmed cases in the north-central Minnesota county to four - although all appear to be from the same household. The Minnesota Department of Health said Friday the cases are linked to the original...
May 15, 2017 - 8:24am
May 5, 2017
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to northern Minnesota county
BRAINERD, Minn. --The unvaccinated child in Crow Wing County with measles is a student at a local Catholic school, a letter to parents from the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday. "This letter is to inform you that measles has been diagnosed in a child who attends St. Francis...
May 5, 2017 - 8:21am
May 1, 2017
Not 'diggin' the outlook
A seed of doubt is already in the ground as the local 2017 planting season commences. The seed is a peculiar one. On one hand, farmers are approaching...
May 1, 2017 - 8:52am
April 28, 2017
"Living on the Edge" Lake stewardship workshop offered May 6
The Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations (OTC COLA) and the East and West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs)...
April 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
April 27, 2017
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
The death of a 3-year-old Park Rapids girl last week is under investigation. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes did not release the name of the child or any other information related to the death. County Attorney Jonathan Frieden said he could only confirm that a 3-year-old child...
April 27, 2017 - 12:07pm
April 25, 2017
Four injured in Aldrich collision
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 8:25 a.m. Tuesday of a two-vehicle crash with injuries on Highway 10 in...
April 25, 2017 - 4:27pm