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Madhatters honors three area high school seniors for receiving scholarships
Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Ferguson arrested for possession of child pornography
Living History: Enget will retire in 2008, murder in New York Mills
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
Shockers upend Pelican Rapids, stop Huntersville
Wadena Legion stomps Walker
Busy start to summer for Wadena-DC Babe Ruth Baseball
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
James "JJ" Wilcox
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
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
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
Birth announcements - June 22 edition
Caramel Apples with Bacon
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
Newspapers still top choice for news
VA ID card wait time unknown
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
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
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
April 19, 2017
The small town of Henning has celebrated the life of 16-year-old Jacob Quam, a sophomore killed in a car crash last week, in many different ways....
April 19, 2017 - 8:45am