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Ross crowned Miss Wadena 2017
Whooping it up in Wadena
Minnesota briefs - June 22 edition
Woodtick Lounge bringing bar crowd to Hewitt once again
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Mark Joseph Kern
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 edition
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
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
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
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