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Unprecedented: Flood strikes Wadena area, residents seek relief
Woman killed in west-central Minnesota crash
City of Wadena to cover landfill fees for flood debris; volunteers head to town
State park visits trend upward in Minn., N.D.
Wadena SWCD names poster and essay winners
Post 171 hands BHV Legion two setbacks
Summer football camps coming up in Wadena
Finck aces No. 6 at Whitetail Run
Januszewski, Vertin post fastest times in Lake Chase
Fading Twins have to avoid July swoon
Melva Jean Baumgartner
Lyle Joseph McBride
Wadena Garden Club: Yard of the month
Olson wins RMH grand prize
Area students awarded TCHC Foundation scholarships
Red Cross bloodmobile a success
Artists receive awards in annual Regional Art Show at the Cultural Center in New York Mills
Zornes displays wooden masks and stone sculptures at the Cultural Center through July 31
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 25-27
Entertainment briefs - July 10 edition
Lambert, Shelton at We Fest in 2015
Follow the flag
Birth announcements - July 10 edition
Local piano students earn top honors at state competition
Local students graduate from Bemidji State
U of M Crookston announces spring 2014 graduates
Area students make dean's list at Minnesota State, Mankato
Minnesota's biodiesel mandate: costly, risky and unfair
Ancient evidence of the Bible's reliability
Veterans, beware of pension advance products
Can cities purchase digital speed signs for their streets?
Make summer swimming safe
My new favorite way to fish
Breeding duck numbers down, wetland numbers up
Breeding duck numbers down, wetlands up in Minnesota
Ruffed grouse drumming counts up significantly in state
Trolling for troops
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July 9, 2012
West Fargo family tried to bail out as hit-and-run boater sped toward them on Big Cormorant
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- "What is that boat doing?
July 9, 2012 - 11:22am
June 30, 2012
Drunk driver had invalid license
A Wadena man facing second degree DWI charges after causing a near head-on collision June 23 was also driving after his license was cancelled, according to court documents. At approximately 11:13 p.m., police witnessed a vehicle traveling westbound on highway 10 swerve over the...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Crash outside Public Health building
Two people were transported by Tri-County Hospital ambulances following an apparent rear-end crash on the intersection of Dayton Ave. and 1st St. SE between a black pickup truck and a gray van at about 5:10 p.m. June 25. The driver and passenger of the pickup, an elderly man and...
June 25, 2012 - 5:44pm
Drunk driver hits tree in Menahga
Three charges are pending against a Menahga man who hit a tree while intoxicated. On June 14 around midnight, an officer received a call from dispatch about a collision of a vehicle with a tree in Menahga, court records said. The caller said she heard the loud crash of a vehicle...
June 25, 2012 - 5:24am
Firefighters douse rural shed
Gary Cushman is well known in the Sebeka and Nimrod area, but he joked that many people didn't know where he lived until Sebeka and Wadena County...
June 25, 2012 - 5:15am
June 19, 2012
Menahga man convicted in DWI related rollover
A Menahga man was convicted with three gross misdemeanors after a one vehicle rollover on May 31. Court records state that at approximately 1:55 p.m., Wadena county sheriffs responded to a rollover near the intersection of County Road 23 and Stocking Lake Road. A pickup was sitting...
June 19, 2012 - 5:19pm
Verndale man facing two felony counts after vehicle hits electrical pole
William Gene Skarka of Verndale faces two counts, one felony charge of first degree damage to property, and one misdemeanor DWI after hitting an electrical pole on April 29. According to court records, at approximately 12:19 a.m., Wadena County Sheriff's office was informed by Menahga...
June 19, 2012 - 5:19pm
May 22, 2012
Thank You: Family and friends of Vincent Sellnow
Thank you to the Todd County Sheriff's Department and to the Verndale Fire Dept./Search and Rescue, along with many other volunteers who helped in the search of Vincent Sellnow. It is gratefully appreciated and truly amazing how many came to show their support. Words can't describe...
May 22, 2012 - 1:53pm
May 19, 2012
Fire scorches Nimrod area again
Authorities do not know what caused a wildfire that burned 93 acres northeast of Nimrod Monday. The blaze, called the Orton Fire by the DNR,...
May 19, 2012 - 4:12pm
A home with Homecrest
A Wadena woman who lost part of her arm while on the job this week is staying positive, and hopes she will soon be reunited with her co-workers....
May 19, 2012 - 4:12pm
May 16, 2012
Any lessons in Cole Gustafson's tragic farm accident?
I have had several inquiries about what may have caused the accident that led to the death of Cole Gustafson, North Dakota State University's...
May 16, 2012 - 2:36pm
May 14, 2012
Missing Brainerd man had strong bonds with family, friends in Verndale area
The body of a 28-year-old former Sebeka area resident was found after a search and rescue operation May 8. Vincent Sellnow was visiting his...
May 14, 2012 - 10:37am
May 8, 2012
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April 28, 2012
Propane tank unearthed
An explosive disaster was averted in a southwest Wadena neighborhood Tuesday when an underground filled propane tank was hit on the Dick and Sue Wirta property. Dick Wirta said they were putting in new water and sewer lines when the decades-old and still full propane tank was touched...
April 28, 2012 - 3:38pm