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WDC students canoe the Crow Wing River
Verndale bus garage project moving forward
Students learn about fur trade at history museum
5-year-old Henning girl returns home after farm accident
Iken, Snyder name 2016 Homecoming Queen and King
Veronen, Schneider lead Cardinal swimmers
Ross finishes in Top 50 at Milaca Mega meet
Weniger, Pirates lasso Mustangs 52-8
Pirates place eighth in Class A Showcase
Former Viking to sign autographs Friday in Wadena
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
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
Real Men Sing Festival is Oct. 1
Photo walk in downtown Wadena Saturday
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Church briefs - Sept. 29 edition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
State struggles to get grip on mental health problems
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
October 3, 2010
Bluffton Lions give to Hearing Foundation, WDC Library
Bluffton Lions Club president Lion Gary Wegscheid recently presented a check of $2,100, the profit of the July 25 Ladies Luncheon, to Lion Ken Anderson for the MD5M Hearing Foundation. On Sept. 27, Wegscheid presented Lion Virginia Dahlstrom, superintendent of the Wadena Deer Creek...
October 3, 2010 - 9:48pm
August 13, 2010
Big bucks for Bluffton area
August 13, 2010 - 1:20pm
July 23, 2010
This time: hail, more wind
A damaging hail storm on Saturday, July 17 was merely the latest episode in a month plagued by severe weather and multiple tornado warnings.
July 23, 2010 - 2:25pm
July 12, 2010
Weekend Scorecard 7/9-7/11
Town Team Baseball (Friday) Wadena-Deer Creek Shockers 15, New York Mills 2 (7 innings) (Saturday) Detroit Lakes 10, Wadena-Deer Creek Shockers 6 (Sunday) Perham 7, Bluffton 6
July 12, 2010 - 10:06am
July 9, 2010
Free open swimming offered to kids
Free open swimming will be offered to Wadena, Deer Creek and Bluffton youths at the New York Mills pool every Wednesday afternoon, as of July...
July 9, 2010 - 3:21pm
Braves top Mills 12-1 in Hi-10 play
Kevin Tumberg and Jake Seelhammer did it with the bats and Kyle Dykhoff tossed a five-hit gem Friday night as the Bluffton Braves whipped New...
July 9, 2010 - 2:59pm
July 7, 2010
Pawlenty seeks disaster loans
Minnesota's governor said businesses and residents in seven counties affected by last month's storms should be given low-interest federal loans. The federal government Friday denied Gov. Tim Pawlenty's request for help for individuals affected by the tornados and other storms on...
July 7, 2010 - 8:52pm
July 6, 2010
Weekend Scorecard 7/3
Town Team Baseball (Friday) Bertha 3, Wadena-Deer Creek 1 Bluffton 12, New York Mills 1
July 6, 2010 - 11:37am
July 2, 2010
PRESIDENT DECLARES DISASTER FOR WADENA, OTTER TAIL COUNTIES
The head of the U.S.
July 2, 2010 - 3:18pm
'I'm lost' says man who survives tornado
Jim Peters' plan was to take cover in the basement immediately after closing the front door. He had no idea a tornado was literally on his doorstep. The winds ripped the front door off the hinges and the next thing Peters remembers is waking up leaning on the counter, people calling...
July 2, 2010 - 3:11pm
Benefit planned for Bluffton Township tornado victims
A Bluffton Township Tornado Dance/Benefit has been set for Friday, July 30 at the Bluffton Community Center. A sloppy joe supper will start at 6 p.m. with live country-western and old time music to follow. A free-will offering will be taken. A bake sale event is also planned. To...
July 2, 2010 - 3:04pm
June 20, 2010
Red Cross wraps up damage assessment, to open shelter in Wadena
Trained Red Cross damage assessment volunteers have completed their survey of damage caused to homes, mobile homes, and apartments in Minnesota due to the storms that hit the state on Thursday night, June 16. The final report shows that a total of 795 dwellings were affected by this...
June 20, 2010 - 8:57am
June 19, 2010
Volkmann farm in shambles
BLUFFTON, MINN. - Sue and Tim Volkmann rushed home from their daughters' volleyball tournament on Thursday to find little home actually left. A tornado that raged through the area late Thursday afternoon left their farm about a mile north of here in shambles. "We had been told everything...
June 19, 2010 - 8:32pm
May 7, 2010
Birth: April 29
April 29 -- Chelsea and Leland Wegscheid of Bluffton, girl, Hallie Dawn Wegscheid, 7 pounds, 20 inches long, Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.
May 7, 2010 - 10:11am
April 16, 2010
Woman unhurt in crash with train near Bluffton
A New York Mills woman escaped injury when her 2001 Oldsmobile Alero collided early Saturday morning with an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train. Kimberly Dawn Preuss, 28, was traveling east in the area of the railroad bed, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. The...
April 16, 2010 - 2:56pm