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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
January 21, 2012
First 10 road deaths of 2012 -- 8 not wearing seat belts; Three of the unbelted victims were teens
Eight of Minnesota's first 10 motorist deaths in 2012 were not buckled up, according to preliminary reports from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. DPS also reports a poor belt use period in December 2011. Preliminary reports from last month...
January 21, 2012 - 11:38am
January 8, 2012
Warm temps this week create unreliable ice
Forecasted temperatures in the 40s across southern Minnesota this week add yet another reason to be careful if heading out on the ice, according...
January 8, 2012 - 1:54pm
January 1, 2012
Near-misses on the ice
The Todd County Sheriff's Office issued a dangerous ice warning Thursday night and said no one should operate vehicles or ATVs on the ice. There have been several near-miss incidents in the area: A 20-year-old man from Fargo fell through thin ice on his ATV on Prairie Lake near...
January 1, 2012 - 11:41am
December 31, 2011
Car was traveling 114 mph seconds before impact
Recently released court documents show that 21-year-old Daniel Edmund Resch was driving 114 mph seconds before his car crashed, causing the death of 2011 New York Mills graduate Ty Vernon Bell. Resch's blood alcohol content was .14, over the legal limit, according to court documents. Resch...
December 31, 2011 - 11:57am
Mild December creating headaches for ice fishermen
Ice fishing has been a difficult sport for some this winter as unusually mild temperatures prevail in west central Minnesota. Houses have already...
December 31, 2011 - 11:33am
December 20, 2011
Frazee, Minn., man in critical condition after three-vehicle crash
A 71-year-old Frazee man is in critical condition at a Fargo hospital after the vehicle he was driving hit a semitrailer and a car Monday on...
December 20, 2011 - 10:14am
December 12, 2011
Juveniles hurt in rollover near Sebeka
During the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 4, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a one vehicle roll-over on 260th Street in Section 18 of North Germany Township, southeast of Sebeka. Emergency responders and law enforcement responded to the scene and located...
December 12, 2011 - 3:30pm
Your letters: A heartbreaking scene, but a heroic response
The Bluffton Fire Dept and Rescue held their annual Turkey Bingo Fundraiser last Friday evening at the Bluffton Community Center. A large crowd attended as did my wife Jeanne and I, along with several other members of our family. Over the years we've seen fire trucks and members...
December 12, 2011 - 2:56pm
December 10, 2011
19-year-old killed in crash near Bluffton
A 19-year-old woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash near Bluffton on Friday, Dec. 2. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office identified the...
December 10, 2011 - 3:01pm
July 16, 2010
Two hurt in July 2 crash
Two people were injured in a crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Birch Avenue in Wadena. According to a Wadena Police Department report, Stephanie Ona Larson, 30, of Wadena, and Rose Ann Lorentz, 51, of Wadena, collided when Larson's vehicle, stopped at a stop sign,...
July 16, 2010 - 12:59pm
Three hurt in crash on U.S. Highway 71
Three people were injured in a rear-end accident July 3 in Wadena. According to an incident report prepared by a Henning officer in Wadena to help with post-tornado law enforcement, Randy Scott Peterson, 50, of Staples, and two passengers, Roxy Havnes and Taylor Simon, were taken...
July 16, 2010 - 12:58pm
May 7, 2010
Wadena man suffers slight injuries in crash
A 53-year-old man from Wadena received minor injuries in a crash Saturday evening west of town. Richard John Nelson told an Otter Tail County sheriff's deputy he was backing up and his car caught the edge of the ditch and rolled over. The accident was a half mile east of Otter Tail...
May 7, 2010 - 2:24pm
April 23, 2010
Mills man dies in ATV crash
A 59-year-old man from New York Mills died in an ATV accident near Deer Creek last Saturday. Delbert Lyle Haavig was about one mile east of Otter Tail County Highway 135 on 340th Street when he went off the south side of the roadway and rolled the 2003 Honda ATV down a 30-foot embankment,...
April 23, 2010 - 10:55am
April 16, 2010
10 cars burned in fire
Ten cars were burned completely or damaged by fire in a grass fire at a salvage yard Sunday afternoon, April 11. The owner of a salvage yard, Dale Stine, called to report a fire at his yard at 10666 111th Ave. in Wadena. Stine had been cutting an engine out of a car with a torch...
April 16, 2010 - 2:57pm
Stunts on dirt bike lead to injuries
A young man was hurt near Huntersville as he and a friend were doing stunts over a driveway approach near Huntersville. Around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of an injured biker. The young man was taken to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena with...
April 16, 2010 - 2:57pm