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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
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
January 22, 2012
Community Education offers array of upcoming classes in coming weeks
Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton Community Education is offering a variety of classes in the next few weeks. Here's a rundown of those classes: Beginning German Whether you are brushing up on your German, or want to learn, this 8-week beginning German class will cover a basic conversational...
January 22, 2012 - 12:55pm
55 Alive course coming to Bluffton
If you are 55 years old or soon to be 55, organizers are offering the 8 hour AARP 55 Alive Defensive Driving Class on Feb. 4 starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. at the Bluffton Community Center. The cost of the classes are $12 to AARP members and $14 to non-members. Please...
January 22, 2012 - 12:47pm
December 26, 2011
Local students attend National Catholic Youth Conference
On Nov. 16-20, 22 people from St. Ann's in Wadena and St. John the Baptist in Bluffton attended the National Catholic Youth Conference. The...
December 26, 2011 - 12:44pm
December 19, 2011
Your Letters: The GOP makes a virtue of ignorance
The Republican presidential contest in America looks like a "freak show," says the German paper "Der Spiegel." The candidates vie with one another to spew the most outrageous hard-right positions, denying evolution, while endorsing torture and joking about electrocuting illegal immigrants....
December 19, 2011 - 1:52pm
December 12, 2011
Your letters: A heartbreaking scene, but a heroic response
The Bluffton Fire Dept and Rescue held their annual Turkey Bingo Fundraiser last Friday evening at the Bluffton Community Center. A large crowd attended as did my wife Jeanne and I, along with several other members of our family. Over the years we've seen fire trucks and members...
December 12, 2011 - 2:56pm
December 10, 2011
19-year-old killed in crash near Bluffton
A 19-year-old woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash near Bluffton on Friday, Dec. 2. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office identified the...
December 10, 2011 - 3:01pm
November 13, 2011
Wadena deer hunter injured in fall
David Folkestad, 53, of Wadena, was hunting from a stand in Section 32 of Bluffton Township at 4 p.m. Saturday when the wooden floor gave way and he fell eight feet to the ground. Folkestad was treated for back injuries at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena and airlifted to Hennepin County...
November 13, 2011 - 11:48am
November 5, 2011
LEO Club volunteers at District Governor dinner
The Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton LEO Club volunteered to help serve a special meal for the 5M9 District Governor and his wife at a recent Bluffton...
November 5, 2011 - 8:52pm
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May 7, 2011
One hurt in crash near Wadena
A Staples man was injured in a three-vehicle accident Friday near Wadena. Nicholas S. Dille, 21, of Staples suffered minor injuries in the crash, according to the State Patrol. He was eastbound on Highway 10 in a 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup truck, and failed to notice a 1999 Dodge...
May 7, 2011 - 7:21pm
March 13, 2011
Lions Auction coming in Bluffton
The Bluffton Lions Club 28th Annual Lions Consignment and Donation Auction will be held Sunday, April 17, starting at 10:30 a.m. at Bluffton...
March 13, 2011 - 6:06pm
November 21, 2010
38-year-old man dies in hunting accident near Bluffton
A Coon Rapids, Minn.
November 21, 2010 - 1:51pm
November 15, 2010
38-year-old man dies in hunting accident near Bluffton
A Spring Lake Park, Minn.
November 15, 2010 - 12:08pm
November 5, 2010
SonRise recovering from tornado damage
Brenda Finch of the SonRise Christian School near Bluffton spent her summer getting a great "tornado tan." Finch, a teacher and administrator...
November 5, 2010 - 3:25pm
October 6, 2010
WDC school settles tornado losses at $40 million
Wednesday was a big day in the history of Wadena-Deer Creek School District as board chairwoman Ann Pate signed a settlement resolution with Riverport Insurance Services in the office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. The $40,861,324 settlement has been four months in the...
October 6, 2010 - 12:12pm