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Unprecedented: Flood strikes Wadena area, residents seek relief
Woman killed in west-central Minnesota crash
City of Wadena to cover landfill fees for flood debris; volunteers head to town
State park visits trend upward in Minn., N.D.
Wadena SWCD names poster and essay winners
Post 171 hands BHV Legion two setbacks
Summer football camps coming up in Wadena
Finck aces No. 6 at Whitetail Run
Januszewski, Vertin post fastest times in Lake Chase
Fading Twins have to avoid July swoon
Melva Jean Baumgartner
Lyle Joseph McBride
Wadena Garden Club: Yard of the month
Olson wins RMH grand prize
Area students awarded TCHC Foundation scholarships
Red Cross bloodmobile a success
Artists receive awards in annual Regional Art Show at the Cultural Center in New York Mills
Zornes displays wooden masks and stone sculptures at the Cultural Center through July 31
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 25-27
Entertainment briefs - July 10 edition
Lambert, Shelton at We Fest in 2015
Follow the flag
Birth announcements - July 10 edition
Local piano students earn top honors at state competition
Local students graduate from Bemidji State
U of M Crookston announces spring 2014 graduates
Area students make dean's list at Minnesota State, Mankato
Minnesota's biodiesel mandate: costly, risky and unfair
Ancient evidence of the Bible's reliability
Veterans, beware of pension advance products
Can cities purchase digital speed signs for their streets?
Make summer swimming safe
My new favorite way to fish
Breeding duck numbers down, wetland numbers up
Breeding duck numbers down, wetlands up in Minnesota
Ruffed grouse drumming counts up significantly in state
Trolling for troops
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
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