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Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Wadena County wanted - Dec. 1 edition
Weather changing some after school WDC activities
Wadena County senior companions recognized for service
Police Scanner-Dec. 1 Edition
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Volkmann earns multiple volleyball honors
Pirates geared up for strong basketball season
Crunch time here for the Vikings
Wolverines hope to shake off problems on court
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas in Wadena show returns this weekend
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
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
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