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Real ID bill passes first test in Minnesota House, but access at issue
UPDATE: Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
New York Mills senior chosen to attend Presidential Inauguration
Local woman credits 'Telestroke' with saving life
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
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Phillips rules Section 6A with six-goal performance
Bob Tubandt Invitational set Jan. 28
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
February 26, 2012
Bluffton Lions holding pancake breakfast
Pancakes, French toast, sausage, juice and coffee will be served Sunday, March 4, at the Bluffton Community Center, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A free will offering will be taken. Proceeds go toward community and Lions projects.
February 26, 2012 - 3:52pm
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