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Wadena County wanted - Aug. 25 edition
Living History: Local cyclist injured in Wadena accident
WDC cheerleaders invited to cheer in London
VFW and Auxiliary sponsoring patriotic essay contest
Finck wins 14th club championship at Whitetail Run
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Joan Gertrude Wagner
William 'Bill' Bretz
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning announces fall schedule
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
Illnesses, hospitalization can permanently worsen dementia
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
What are the rules regarding collector plates?
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
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
June 30, 2013
Hartman crowned Miss Wadena 2013
Macy Hartman was crowned Miss Wadena June 22 in the Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant at Memorial Auditorium. First Princess honors went to AJ Tollefson while Ella Harrison was chosen Second Princess. Hartman’s little attendant was Addyson Gravelle, Tollefson’s...
June 30, 2013 - 9:51pm