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Commissioners tussle with employee raise request
Weekly crime report - July 20 edition
A helping hand: Wadena electrical workers lend assistance to DL after storm
Man, 66, dies in head-on crash near Menahga, Minn.
Police Scanner - July 20 edition
Wadena-DC knocked off by Paynesville
Phillips' RBI single in the 12th lifts W-DC
Vikings must solve identity crisis in training camp
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
Wadena-DC Babe Ruth advances to District Tournament
Delores "Dee" Lugert
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Tri-County Health Care inWadena earns ACR accreditation
TCHC Foundation awards Marquardt-Prindle Scholarship
Centennial Realty under new ownership
Entertainment briefs - July 20 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 13 edition
Events happening at Sebeka Community Education
Friends of the Library golf fundraiser set for Aug. 18
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
Birth announcements - July 13 edition
Cranberry Chicken Avocado Bowls
Column: Finding faith in non-material places
VBS begins July 17 at Zion Free Lutheran, Bethany Free Lutheran
VA veterans identification card issued with VA benefits enrollment
Your letters - July 13 edition
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Ten tips to lose weight
How do you use a zipper merge in construction zones?
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
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