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Wadena County wanted - July 20 edition
Council approves paint colors; approves 2016 audit
Commissioners tussle with employee raise request
Weekly crime report - July 20 edition
A helping hand: Wadena electrical workers lend assistance to DL after storm
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
Weaver entertained full house at Book Ends event
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
Clergy view: True change happens within
Birth announcements - July 13 edition
Cranberry Chicken Avocado Bowls
Column: Finding faith in non-material places
Can you be charged for window tint for vehicle purchased at dealer?
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
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
July 13, 2017
Menahga driver injured in crash
A 2005 Ford Escape was involved in a crash on Highway 71 in Menahga at 12:40 p.m. Thursday when it pulled out of a Dollar General parking lot in front of a southbound 2013 Freightliner semi-trailer truck.Ahmed Abdi Ali, 34, Menahga, received non-life threatening injuries in the crash....
July 13, 2017 - 9:41pm
Large shed destroyed by fire north of Wadena
A large pole shed was destroyed by fire Wednesday on the Joe Horstmann farm two miles north of Wadena on County Road 20. The Wadena and Verndale Fire Departments answered the call to the Leaf River Township farm. According to Wadena Fire Chief Dean Uselman, the call came in at approximately...
July 13, 2017 - 11:21am
May 26, 2017
Mother Nature meets Monet
Darvin Peterson has a bit more to wrestle in the spring than most people. Luckily, he has a partner. On top of all the grass he has to keep mowed...
May 26, 2017 - 3:32pm
January 10, 2017
WDC Weather Related Announcements
No activities (games or Practices) Tonight
January 10, 2017 - 12:59pm
October 5, 2016
Wadena man injured in head-on crash
Jonas G. Stumbo, 26, of Wadena, received non-life threatening injuries early Wednesday morning when the 2008 Chevrolet Impala he was driving collided with a 1997 Jeep Wagon driven by Joel N. McDonald, 21, of Garfield. McDonald’s injuries were not documented. According to the Minnesota...
October 5, 2016 - 5:21pm
June 15, 2016
Missing Dent girl found in Wadena County
FERGUS FALLS - A missing 17-year-old Dent girl has been found safe on Tuesday in Wadena County. She had been missing since May 27. According to Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons with the Otter Tail County sheriff’s office, a family member called in the early morning hours of May 27 to report...
June 15, 2016 - 8:09am
February 13, 2015
WDC earns 'starred performance' rating at State One Act Play Festival
After watching, listening, and then individually critiquing eight Class A dramatic productions, a panel of judges rated five of them “starred performances” on Thursday during the 2015 State One Act Play Festival sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League. The two-day...
February 13, 2015 - 9:34am
January 30, 2015
Verndale-Grygla-Fisher alliance qualifies for U.S. Open Robotics Championship
Verndale's VEX Robotics team qualified for the U.S Open Robotics Championship last Saturday with a runner-up finish at the Minnesota VEX Robotics...
January 30, 2015 - 1:06pm
January 4, 2015
Thin ice claims pickup on Otter Tail Lake
Thin ice on Otter Tail Lake claimed a Battle Lake man’s pickup truck while the two occupants were rescued from its roof late Friday night. Robert Karst, 75, called to report he and an acquaintance were stranded on the roof of Karst’s partially submerged pickup. The...
January 4, 2015 - 8:54am
November 14, 2014
OTC Sheriff: Game turned into tragedy
Further investigation by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office into the accidental shooting of a 14-year-old boy Thursday has revealed he was playing a game with a .38 caliber revolver when he was struck in the head by a self-inflicted gunshot. The accident occurred at 8:26...
November 14, 2014 - 3:37pm
September 4, 2014
Storm damage clean-up under way in Wadena
September 4, 2014 - 9:49am
August 29, 2014
No one found in home after Fergus Falls standoff
UPDATE: A woman who triggered a police standoff after reporting a man threatening her with a gun in her home may have been hallucinating, a Fergus Falls police said Thursday. Witnesses who spoke with the woman before the standoff told police she “was experiencing...
August 29, 2014 - 7:46am
Rural Wadena man injured in heavy equipment accident
Scott Allen, 50, a resident of Compton Township in Otter Tail County, sustained non-life threatening back injuries Saturday morning when a dump truck he was operating was accidentally lifted off the ground by an excavator operated by Duane Moench, 79. According to the Otter Tail...
June 29, 2014 - 12:00am
March 6, 2014
Two men arrested for possession at Staples train depot
Two men in possession of methamphetamine were arrested at the train depot in Staples on Tuesday. The Staples Police Department received a report on Monday of an individual, carrying a large amount of methamphetamine, was traveling from Washington State to Staples on the Amtrak. When...
March 6, 2014 - 11:31am
February 26, 2014
Vest saved life of Douglas County deputy in gun battle
By Al Edenloff Forum News Service ALEXANDRIA - A bullet-proof vest likely saved the life of a Douglas County sheriff's deputy who was shot in the chest Monday evening while checking on a suspicious vehicle. The two people in vehicle, a 29-year-old woman and a 24-year-old...
February 26, 2014 - 8:51am