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Verndale school bus rear-ended; No students seriously injured in accident
Two-year-old who fell through ice near Alexandria dies at hospital
Plane grazes car during emergency landing on Highway 10 west of Hawley
Students learn about nutrition, fitness and more at middle-school health fair
WDC students raise over $1,880 for Pennies for Patients
Raiders have six seniors to lead PRC title charge
Bowling scores - March 26 edition
Archery Scores - March 26 edition
Craig earns WDC girls' basketball MVP award
Raiders kick off season at Lion's Invitational
Emergency service personnel recognized for dedication to their communities
Wellness in the Woods celebrates second anniversary with art event in May
West Central Telephone introduces Sidekick Assist
Reuter Family Dentistry opens new clinic
New M State program addresses 'huge' gas industry need
Family fun: Spring is here
1903: Murray's has largest real estate office in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - March 26 edition
From the Wadena archives...
'Bead on One String' creator performs at WDC Elementary
Birth announcements - March 19 edition
Church briefs - March 26 edition
Baymler named Community Educator for home health, hospice service
Chicken, Asparagus and Bamboo Stir-Fry
Happy Birthday Ethelyn!
Your letters - March 26 edition
Is it legal to drive on the wrong side of the road to get the mail?
Operation Enduring Freedom officially ended
Paid sick time helps everybody
Your letters - March 19 edition
Fishing on the ice. Going after Tullibee
Beautiful sky: Setting sun
Winged vistors: Turkeys enjoy mild spring
Mild winter's timing could not have been better for deer
Surplus spring turkey hunt licenses to go on sale
April 9, 2012
1,400 acres burn south of Nimrod, Minn.; fire danger still high
Strong northwest winds pushed a wildfire across more than 1,400 acres late Sunday afternoon six miles south of Nimrod. As of Monday morning the fire was 80 percent contained according to Ron Sanow, fire information officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The...
April 9, 2012 - 12:36pm
March 24, 2012
Barn, garage burn in Huntersville Township
On Saturday, March 16, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a structure fire at 27177 360th Street in Huntersville Township. The homeowners were awakened by their dogs barking and upon investigating found their barn on fire, according to the sheriff's office. The fire...
March 24, 2012 - 5:17pm
Zosel home on Bryant catches fire
A fire started in the attic of a home on Bryant Avenue Southwest in Wadena Sunday, but no one was harmed in the blaze at 215 Bryant Ave. SW, the home of Jeane and the late Bob Zosel. "There was a lot of damage," Jeane Zosel said. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Sunday, March 18, the...
March 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
March 19, 2012
Zosel home on Bryant catches fire Sunday
A fire started in the attic of a home on Bryant Avenue Southwest in Wadena Sunday, but no one was harmed in the blaze. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Sunday, March 18, the house fire was reported to the Wadena Police Department. The home at 215 Bryant Ave. SW belongs to Jeane Zosel,...
March 19, 2012 - 1:49pm
March 17, 2012
Rollover occurs on Highway 10
A crash occurred three miles west of Wadena on U.S. Highway 10 Thursday, March 8 in icy conditions and facing the sun at about 5 p.m. According...
March 17, 2012 - 3:19pm
Deer Creek man involved in three-vehicle accident
Isaac Lustila, 19, of Deer Creek was involved in a three-vehicle accident Monday morning in Hubbard County that left a Mound, Minn. man in critical condition, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Mark Heath, 53, was stopped on U.S. Highway 71 signaling a left turn onto 150th...
March 17, 2012 - 2:54pm
March 16, 2012
Firefighters working to buy new Jaws
The Wadena Fire Department Relief Association is raising funds to purchase new Jaws of Life equipment which firefighters said is crucial to carry...
March 16, 2012 - 3:34pm
March 10, 2012
Feb. 25 Police responded to a report of a customer assaulting a clerk in a convenience store when the customer tried to exchange one brand of cigarettes for another brand, and the store clerk refused, citing a no-return policy on tobacco products. Feb. 28 The sheriff's office...
March 10, 2012 - 2:52pm
February 25, 2012
Pedestrian walks away after being hit by car in Sebeka
An 18-year-old man walked away OK after he was hit by a car in Sebeka. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, 18-year-old Shaun Peterson of Wadena ran into traffic on First Street Northwest, near the Sebeka school. He collided with a 2007 Chevrolet Impala driven by Kayla...
February 25, 2012 - 3:38pm
Wadena men survive cold plunge into Buchanan Lake
It was 9 p.m. on Feb. 12 when Dave Line and his friend, Derek Olson, were forced to take a cold plunge into Buchanan Lake. The two Wadena men were driving from the north end of the 963-acre Otter Tail County Lake to a new fishing spot on the south side, pulling their fish house behind...
February 25, 2012 - 3:38pm
Dogs die in Wadena County fire
Three buildings and four to six dogs were lost in a fire in Wadena County Feb. 18. According to Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr, Camp Canine had three outbuildings fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters were summoned. Camp Canine is at 23457 130th Street. One of the three...
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February 25, 2012 - 3:28pm
February 20, 2012
Wadena man involved in crash near Baudette
A Wadena was involved in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday morning when his semi left the road to avoid a deer on Minnesota Highway 11, east of Baudette. A report by the Minnesota State Patrol said Brent A. McManigle, 33, was traveling west at 7:32 a.m.
February 20, 2012 - 3:00pm
February 11, 2012
Sauk Centre woman injured in crash
Two people from Sauk Centre, Minn. were injured in a crash Thursday, Feb. 2 that temporarily shut down traffic on U.S. Highway 10 west of Wadena. A 2008 Ford vehicle was stopped on U.S. Highway 10 in dense fog around 5:20 p.m., waiting to make a turn onto Otter Tail County Road 75,...
February 11, 2012 - 12:43pm
February 4, 2012
Sauk Centre woman critically injured in crash
Two people from Sauk Centre, Minn. were injured in a crash Thursday night that temporarily shut down traffic on U.S. Highway 10 west of Wadena. A 2008 Ford vehicle was stopped on U.S. Highway 10 in dense fog around 5:20 p.m., waiting to make a turn onto Otter Tail County Road 75,...
February 4, 2012 - 3:27pm
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