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Buffer strip law should present no problems locally
Avoidance of county spraying comes with a price
Crime report - June 22 edition
Ross crowned Miss Wadena 2017
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Mark Joseph Kern
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
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
April 8, 2010
Birth March 29
March 29 -- Mary Leehy (Saunders) of Bluffton, girl, Hazel Jean Saunders, 6 pounds, 4 ounces and 18.5 inches long, Tri-County Hospital in Wadena....
April 8, 2010 - 8:04pm
March 25, 2010
Bluffton, Verndale, Sebeka have Census participation over 50 percent
As of Thursday evening, Bluffton had 63 percent participation in the U.S. Census, Verndale had 58 percent of its residents return their Census forms, and Sebeka had 52 percent participation rate, three of the higher rates in the area. Rice, Minn. is the leader in the state with 69...
March 25, 2010 - 6:52pm
Bluffton Lions to host pancake breakfast
The Bluffton Lions will hold an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 7 at the Bluffton Community Center. Come and enjoy pancakes, French toast, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. Freewill offering is suggested. Proceeds from the breakfast will...
February 25, 2010 - 10:00pm
November 3, 2009
Perham's levy fails, no word yet on WDC
Perham's operating levy failed by a narrow vote Tuesday, 1,746 to 1,622, the East Otter Tail Focus reported on its Web site (http://www.eotfocus.com/event/article/id/13641). There has been no word yet on the two levy questions for Wadena-Deer Creek.
November 3, 2009 - 9:53pm
October 23, 2009
Nineteen nearly lost to history
Doris Sophia Johnson was buried in Pioneer Cemetery 110 years ago, but she is not forgotten. The girl who died Nov. 30, 1899, at age 1 now has...
October 23, 2009 - 11:39am
October 9, 2009
Chili Feed fundraiser set at Sonrise
October 9, 2009 - 10:30am
September 18, 2009
Feel the heat
The Firefighters' Rodeo wasn't all fun and games this year. Area firefighters felt some serious heat during a training exercise where they confronted...
September 18, 2009 - 1:33pm
July 16, 2009
Bluffton couple's death believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning
A Bluffton couple died last weekend, in what appears to be a carbon monoxide poisoning accident. The couple was apparently working on a vehicle in a machine shed when they were overcome by exhaust fumes. "My feeling was that this was a tragic accident," said Otter Tail County Sherrif's...
July 16, 2009 - 8:17am
May 18, 2009
Two hurt in wrong-way crash on U.S. Highway 10
Only minor injuries resulted from a head-on collision involving a semi truck and a pickup early Monday morning in New York Mills. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Joshua C. Klint, 28, of Bluffton, turned the wrong way onto the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 10 and crested...
May 18, 2009 - 3:02pm
April 22, 2009
John Edward "Jack" Wasche, 89, formerly of Bluffton and Perham, passed away April 20, 2009. He was born Jan. 22, 1920, to Edward G. and Helen Wasche in Perham. Shortly thereafter, his parents moved to Bluffton, where his father was a banker. He graduated from the eighth grade in...
April 22, 2009 - 2:21pm
March 25, 2009
Serena Katherine (Greiner) Endres, 95, formerly of Bluffton, passed away March 17, 2009 at Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena. She was born on June...
March 25, 2009 - 1:58pm