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CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
Waste or recycle: How will you use your phone book?
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill, debate focuses on rural Minnesota
One person injured in semi, SUV crash on Highway 10 in Bluffton
Wadena County wanted - Jan. 19 edition
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Bowling scores - Jan. 19 edition
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Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Joyce (Pleidrup) Cunningham
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Staples Area Women's Chorus presents 'Her Voice, Her Song'
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Area students make President's List at M State
Clergy view: Great is thy faithfulness
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Will a CDL driver lose both license endorsements with a DWI?
State manufacturers optimistic about 2017 economy
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
October 28, 2016
Report of suspicious person leads to Park Rapids school lockdown
The Park Rapids Area School District received a report Friday morning of a suspicious individual on school property. Law enforcement responded to the call and completed a search of the school prairie and surrounding wooded areas. No suspicious person was located and the lockdown was...
October 28, 2016 - 11:35am
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in Otter Tail County rollover
Three people were injured after a rollover crash in Otter Tail County. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the crash took place Friday morning around 3:37 a.m. A vehicle being driven by Karmvir Gill, 36, of Winnipeg was traveling eastbound on I-94. The vehicle entered the median...
October 28, 2016 - 12:10am
October 26, 2016
Big meth bust lands Detroit Lakes man in prison for nearly 13 years
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to 153 months, or nearly 13 years in prison, on a felony first-degree drug possession conviction. Shane Thomas Wood, 44, was arrested after agents working with the West Central Minnesota Drug & Violent Crime Task Force met with a confidential...
October 26, 2016 - 8:15am
October 24, 2016
New indoor water center is open at Thumper Pond
Thumper Pond's new indoor pool area opened to the general public on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The 12,000-square-foot center features two three-story water slides - one tube slide and one body slide. It also still has the much loved zero-entry activity pool with special features designed...
October 24, 2016 - 12:08am
October 23, 2016
Perham man assaulted during argument at Pine Lake resort
A 37-year-old Weslaco, Texas, man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting a man violently with a mason jar drinking glass. George Matthew Solis was arguing with man at Cabin No.3 at the Pine Beach Resort in Perham around 3 a.m. Sunday, according...
October 23, 2016 - 12:10am
Vehicle fire reported near Staples
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vehicle fire at approximately 4:44 p.m. on Oct. 13, in section 31 of Thomastown Township, west of Staples. Local fire departments arrived on scene to find the vehicle fully engulfed, and put out the fire. There was additional...
October 23, 2016 - 12:08am
October 19, 2016
Wadena County 4-H recognizes some of it's true leaders
The Wadena County 4-H Awards and Recognition Program was held on Sunday Oct. 2 at the 4-H Building on the Wadena County Fairgrounds. This is an annual event that recognizes 4-H'ers and volunteers for a job well done throughout the past year. The awards program also is a time to present...
October 19, 2016 - 12:10am
October 15, 2016
Wadena area farmers bringing in good yields
Rain in August helped Wadena area farmers bring in good yields this fall, according to Leaf River Ag agronomist Ron Schertler. The soybean harvest...
October 15, 2016 - 12:08am
October 14, 2016
'Nothing suspicious located' at Park Rapids Area High School after bomb threat
According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, the Park Rapids Area High School received a threat Monday morning while students were on buses...
October 14, 2016 - 12:10am
October 13, 2016
Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office finds body of 89-year-old man
Leaf Mountain Township, MN (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reports finding the body of a missing 89-year-old man who...
October 13, 2016 - 8:06am
October 12, 2016
Survivor of gun attack can move on as Minnesota man admits murder
BRAINERD, Minn.—Chelsey Crawford is a survivor. Not just of a gunshot wound to the head she suffered on Jan. 4, 2015, at her Brainerd apartment...
October 12, 2016 - 8:15am
October 6, 2016
Mice are coming out of the woodwork in lakes country
An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in "mousers" to join the fight. On our Facebook page,...
October 6, 2016 - 8:49am
October 3, 2016
'Mystery' Lottery winner from Dent claims $114.577 prize
“I expected to win someday,” said Gerrit Wierbos as he happily claimed a Northstar Cash® jackpot worth $114,577. “Why not? Somebody will...
October 3, 2016 - 2:08pm
Grand jury indicts Fergus Falls man for father's murder
A state grand jury has indicted a Fergus Falls man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in Fergus Falls earlier this...
October 3, 2016 - 12:08am
Alpha Phi has scholarships available to area students Alpha Phi, a local chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international organization for education, has scholarships available for students planning on entering the teaching profession. Graduates of Menahga, Nevis, Park Rapids or...
October 3, 2016 - 12:08am