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Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
Ottertail woman injured in crash on County Highway 52
News briefs - July 21 edition
Weekly crime report - July 21 edition
City of Wadena receives 2015 audit report
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Post 171 ends season with 15-4 record
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Michael Charles Brakefield
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Goodbody's Gold' takes stage at Elmer's
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
Births - July 14 edition
Hinojos makes dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Berger makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Court rules that VA has been shortchanging veterans since 2009
Violent minority are sucking us in
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
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
Todd County roll over results in one death
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle roll over at approximately 11:13 p.m. last Friday which resulted one Staples man being killed and another being injured. The accident was reported on County Road 66 near the intersection of County Road 7 in Fawn...
November 26, 2013 - 11:53am
November 14, 2013
Bicyclist dies in crash near Parkers Prairie
Forum News Service PARKERS PRAIRIE – A bicyclist is dead after riding into traffic Thursday evening near this Otter Tail County town. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a bicyclist was riding west on 145th Street about 4 p.m. when the cyclist entered traffic...
November 14, 2013 - 9:54pm
Todd County man struck by ricochet
Bruce Barthel of rural Burtrum in Todd County was admitted to St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls Sunday for treatment of a gunshot wound. According to the Todd County Sheriff's office, Barthel was in his yard by his garage when a group of deer hunters shot a deer. Barthel said...
November 14, 2013 - 1:35pm
November 2, 2013
Open House Saturday Nov 2 for Naomi Plautz new Police Chief
Chief Naomi Shaw Plautz, was just hired as the City of Wadena’s Chief of Police, Naomi graduated from The Bertha-Hewitt School. A celebration...
November 2, 2013 - 11:59pm
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