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CHAMP Youth lead Kick Butts Day campaign
News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
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
March 22, 2017
Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
ALEXANDRIA—A call that began as a stolen vehicle over the weekend ended with traffic at a standstill on Interstate 94 as numerous law enforcement...
March 22, 2017 - 10:46am
March 18, 2017
Swindle, credit card fraud cases lead to drug arrests in small north-central Minnesota town
An investigation into credit card fraud and embezzlement from a creamery association in the north-central Minnesota town of Osakis has led to...
March 18, 2017 - 11:56am
Crime briefs - March 16 edition
Alexandria man faces counterfeit money charges An Alexandria man was arrested in Benton County after a routine traffic stop and is facing charges of possessing counterfeit currency. According to the Benton County Sheriff's Office, James Earl Meyer, 53, attempted to use a counterfeit...
March 18, 2017 - 9:50am
March 17, 2017
Ottertail home destroyed by fire, owner in jail for arson
A rural Ottertail man has been charged with first-degree arson after setting his home on fire Saturday. The Minnesota State Fire Marshall and...
March 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 16, 2017
Woman rescued after passersby say she jumped from Brainerd bridge
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Rescuers were able to pull a woman from the water after she jumped from a downtown bridge over the Mississippi River Wednesday afternoon in Brainerd. A passerby reported she saw the woman climb over a fence on the south side of the Washington Street bridge and stopped...
March 16, 2017 - 8:17am
Judge rejects plea deal for woman who hit young boy with vehicle
SAUK CENTER, MINN. -- A judge has rejected a plea agreement in the case of a 42-year-old Sauk Centre woman accused of hitting a 23-month-old toddler with her car while driving drunk in Alexandria. Becky Lynn Laforge agreed to plead guilty to one of the three charges – criminal vehicular...
March 16, 2017 - 8:13am
March 10, 2017
Wadena joins United Way of Otter Tail County
United Way is expanding its service area. Effective March 1, 2017, the local nonprofit organization will serve Otter Tail and Wadena Counties.
March 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 6, 2017
Motorcyclist hits dog in Mahnomen County
Two people were taken to the hospital after they hit a dog with their motorcycle. It happened on Highway 200 in Clover Township around 2 Saturday...
March 6, 2017 - 10:08am
March 4, 2017
Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Pregnancy, even of the "normal" variety, is no easy task. Forty weeks of mood swings, strange cravings and swollen feet being just a few of the...
March 4, 2017 - 11:19am
February 25, 2017
Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
The woman killed Saturday night in a pedestrian train accident has been identified by authorities as 56-year-old Lynn Alexander of Detroit Lakes. At around 9 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Lakes police and paramedics responded to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian at a crossing...
February 25, 2017 - 11:33am
February 23, 2017
Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Anthony Dwayne Boldt Jr., 17, of Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County Juvenile Court for felony first-degree and felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct, victim age 13-15 and 24 months or more younger than the perpetrator. Boldt appeared in court Jan. 23 before District...
February 23, 2017 - 12:44pm
February 22, 2017
Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
A 31-year-old Alton, Texas, man was found guilty in Otter Tail District Court Thursday by a jury of committing sexual acts with a child and filming...
February 22, 2017 - 11:23am
February 21, 2017
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
The Osakis School District is now saying that an idea to have girls submit photos of themselves wearing their chosen prom dress in order to attend the April 22 event was "merely a suggestion," not an official action.
February 21, 2017 - 4:19pm
February 18, 2017
Wing River Township residents enjoy long lifespan
Correct or incorrect the thought has crossed my mind that we in Wing River Township have been blessed with more than our share of high-aged resident seniors. Wing River is an area only six miles by six miles, including most of the small town of Bluegrass. I want to share a bit of...
February 18, 2017 - 10:18am
February 16, 2017
Dent teen missing since late January has been found
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says a missing teenager has been found safe. Sixteen-year-old Lucia Garcia was last seen Jan. 27 leaving...
February 16, 2017 - 10:46am