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Sheriff's office reports high number of calls about unsecured livestock wandering onto roads
WDC students gain hands-on learning in school greenhouse
Big meth bust lands Detroit Lakes man in prison for nearly 13 years
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 20 edition
Living History: Schmitt heads to state tourney
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
Margaret L. Garr
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Holweger graduates from basic training
Birth announcements - Oct. 20 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Your letters - Oct. 20 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
October 22, 2013
Henning community preparing for visitor from space
Henning students will have the rare privilege of talking to a visitor from space Wednesday morning. Dr. Karen Nyberg, a 1988 Henning graduate and a flight engineer aboard the International Space Station, will visit the Henning gym courtesy of the National Aeronautics and Space...
October 22, 2013 - 8:43am
October 20, 2013
Every Step Counts event set Tuesday in Wadena
The first annual Every Step Counts domestic violence awareness walk and family fun night will be held Tuesday in Wadena. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Wadena County Court House. The walk begins at Fink Park at 5 p.m. and ends also ends at the park. The park will also...
October 20, 2013 - 9:17pm
October 18, 2013
Robber of Park Rapids store remains at large
By Sarah Smith Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS -- A man who robbed the Holiday Station Store in Park Rapids early Thursday remained at large Thursday afternoon. Hubbard County and Park Rapids authorities were are searching for a suspect, described as about...
October 18, 2013 - 7:58am
October 17, 2013
Armed robber hits Holiday Station in Park Rapids; manhunt under way
By Sarah Smith Forum News Service Hubbard County and Park Rapids authorities are searching for a uniquely described armed robber that held up the Holiday Station Store in Park Rapids early Thursday – four feet tall and of Asian descent. The robber brandished a pump-action...
October 17, 2013 - 11:30am
October 12, 2013
FedEx truck driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
BATTLE LAKE – A Fargo resident driving a FedEx truck was killed just before noon Friday in an accident in Otter Tail County. The southbound vehicle left Otter Tail County Highway 81 one mile north of County Highway 38 and struck an approach, according to a release from the county...
October 12, 2013 - 5:47am
October 3, 2013
$50,000 in cattle believed stolen in Otter Tail County
Twenty-three head of Black Angus cows and 32 Black Angus calves, valued at about $50,000, are missing from a farm near Henning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department said the owner noticed the missing cattle when he was moving the herd and conducted a head count. ...
October 3, 2013 - 10:48am
Special school board meeting set Friday in Verndale
The Verndale school board will hold a special meeting at 7 a.m. Friday in the school’s board room to rescind the $300 board-approved levy. According to Verndale Superintendent Paul Brownlow, this will allow the district to receive the state aid from the old alternative attendance...
October 3, 2013 - 10:46am
September 17, 2013
September 14 Police Scanner
Sept. 2 • A rural homeowner reported his grandson witnessed someone in a red Chevy smash his mailbox with a bat. Sept. 3 • A woman wearing a princess crown and a purple cast on one of her legs attempted to cash a check at Walmart without providing proper identification....
September 17, 2013 - 8:51pm
September 11, 2013
September 7 Police Scanner
Aug. 26 • The Wadena County K-9 unit found a small amount of marijuana in the ashtray of a vehicle parked at the Terry Motel. A citation was issued to the driver. • A 20-month-old child was bitten in the face by the family dog and had a puncture wound near one eye....
September 11, 2013 - 8:48am
September 1, 2013
August 31 Police Scanner
Aug. 19 • A rural Wadena County resident reported a spray plane flew over his house. A deputy contacted the complainant who said the plane was not spraying as it flew over. The deputy asked for information identifying the spray plane but the complainant could not give details...
September 1, 2013 - 9:37pm
August 24, 2013
August 24 Police Scanner
Aug. 13 • A complainant alleged 3-4 people broke into his home while he was in the shower. Police were given a description. Nothing appeared to be missing. • A caller reported seeing a small, red car parked with the headlights out and thought it was suspicious. She...
August 24, 2013 - 8:05pm
August 18, 2013
August 17 Police Scanner
Aug. 6 • A woman released from jail made a request for the emergency assistance of a stay at a local motel. The request was denied. • A man alleged a woman was knocking on doors at the Brookside Motel and asking for a place to sleep. • A man told police...
August 18, 2013 - 7:42am
August 11, 2013
August 10 Police Scanner
July 29 • A deputy sheriff issued a warning for driving conduct to a woman who was weaving and varying her speed on the highway. The woman said she had recently had a fight with her significant other and was trying to compose herself. July 31 • A police officer...
August 11, 2013 - 7:29am
July 27, 2013
July 27 Police Scanner
July 15 • The Wadena Sheriff’s office advised the Minnesota State Patrol, Todd County and the Staples Police Department when two small children were reported to be riding their bicycles on Highway 10 between County Road 26 and Staples. The kids were taken into custody and...
July 27, 2013 - 6:55am
July 5, 2013
Bonds sold for Verndale school addition project
The Verndale School Board held a special meeting June 27 for the purpose of awarding the sale of $4,950,000 of general obligation school building bonds to Baird, a wealth management, capital markets, asset management and private equity firm based in Milwaukee, Wis. According...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am