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Vikings stadium finished ahead of schedule
Property transfers and marriage licenses - June 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - June 23 edition
Living History: Long Prairie 'Firebug' blamed for 12 blazes
Courts - June 23 edition
Nelson, Collins post best times at Sunnybrook
A better Bridgewater could go a long way
Hendrickx fools Blazers to give Perham 11-1 win
WDC Legion tops BHV squad 6-2
Kern places 76th in Class AA state golf tournament
Henrietta Louise Brady
Tri-County Health Care honors employee service at recognition lunch
Tri-County Health Care earns national award for marketing
'The Station' now serving customers in Deer Creek
Five Wings Arts Council announces new grant program
New dentist joins Reuter Family Dentistry team
Wings & Wheels Over Wadena is Saturday
2016 'America's Greatest Thinker' named
Wadena County Fair lineup is set
Entertainment briefs - June 16 edition
Author Fest celebrates local and regional writers
Birth announcements - June 23 edition
Independence Day drinks
Local students make honors lists at Central Lakes College
Area students graduate from NDSU
Are students receive scholarship from Arvig
What are the seat belt law exemptions in Minnesota?
Minnesota approves historic tax cut for veterans
Put down the stone, step away from the sinner
Your letters - June 16 edition
Hawaii joins Minnesota and six other states to find all faces of the Vietnam fallen
Be aware of bears this spring
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Bluffton man's invention aims to thwart generator thieves
Overnight chill creates beautiful frost-filled landscape
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...
sports / outdoors
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...
News / outdoors
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...
News / outdoors
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