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Four injured in Aldrich collision
WDC third-grade teacher Dan Savoie to be honored by NJPA
Weekly crime report - April 20 edition
Police Scanner - April 20 edition
Late runs lift Pillager past W-DC
Parkers Prairie spoils W-DC home opener
Wadena-Deer Creek track and field finishes busy week
Clean sweep for WDC Track and Field
Quincer cards 80 for Wolverines in DL Invite
Harvey W. Henrikson
Mary Ann A. Paavola
United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
M State ranked No. five by LearnHowToBecome.org
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative annual meeting slated for April 20
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Entertainment briefs - April 27 edition
Jorgenson draws a crowd April 8
'Fate of the Furious" reaches new heights in action
Hundreds attend Easter egg hunt in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - April 6 edition
NJPA honors area high school students as rising stars
Faith briefs - April 20 edition
Birth Announcements - April 13 edition
Black appointed as the new Director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System
What are the 'best practices' for pedestrians?
Your letters - April 13 edition
VA Presumptive AO Diseases Pending Decisions for 2017
What are the laws concerning open bottles?
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
November 15, 2016
Arson suspect flees in squad car in Alexandria
The window separating the back of an Alexandria squad car from the front was only 11 inches by 11 inches, but a woman who had been arrested at a downtown fire on Sunday was able to squeeze through that window and speed off. Police said the suspect, Jennifer Hillard, 35, Alexandria,...
November 15, 2016 - 8:15am
November 14, 2016
Oodles of poodles: Minnesota dog ties record for largest litter
Kelli Hewitt's standard poodle looked like any other pregnant dog, the dog breeder from Lancaster, Minn. said. But she and her family couldn't believe how many puppies were coming as the poodle named Crystal Diamond RD - Crystal, for short - gave birth Aug. 28 at their farm. When...
November 14, 2016 - 12:10am
November 13, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minn.
A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near the intersection of Hawthorne...
November 13, 2016 - 12:08am
November 9, 2016
Dogs shot after chickens killed near NY Mills
Dogs which reportedly killed 30 chickens north of New York Mills were in turn shot and killed by the owner of the chickens. This incident, which occurred along Highway 67 north of New York Mills, was reported to the sheriff's office at 9:11 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. "The owner of...
November 9, 2016 - 8:48am
November 7, 2016
Otter Tail County's broadband speeds rank fourth-worst in MN
When it comes to high-speed broadband internet access in Otter Tail County, people will have to, "Please wait... Your options are still loading." The county has some catching up to do. Currently, Otter Tail is the fourth-worst in the state when it comes to fixed, non-mobile broadband...
November 7, 2016 - 12:08am
November 6, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth, weapons and cash. A buy involving a half ounce of methamphetamine resulted in the seizure of 80 grams of methamphetamine, hallucinogenic...
November 6, 2016 - 12:08am
November 2, 2016
Drug agents seize meth and firearms; 3 facing charges
Three people face criminal charges following a drug bust in which authorities seized methamphetamine with a street value of about $1,000 and several firearms. The arrests on Friday at a rural Brainerd residence also resulted in two young children being placed in emergency foster care....
November 2, 2016 - 8:15am
October 30, 2016
New kitchen helps feed aging population in Wadena, Todd counties
A central Minnesota kitchen is now a step closer to serving hundreds of hot meals each week to area seniors, thanks in part to innovation funding...
October 30, 2016 - 12:08am
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