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State officials fear court ruling will let sex offenders go free too soon
M State awarding 810 degrees in upcoming ceremonies
Seven Wadena businesses in way of Hwy. 10 reconstruction
Asbestos abatement, color committee, part of elementary remodel work
Weekly crime report - April 19 edition
Wolverines tee off in Detroit Lakes
Wadena-DC softball splits with Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale
Wolverines open with road victory
Whitetail Run gearing up for 2018 season
Wolverines blast Staples-Motley in opener
Jeanette Irene Guyton
Charlotte L. Robbins
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Sebeka Fire and Rescue receives TCHC Foundation grant
Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
Wadena County DAC day program faces seven percent cut
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
Kathleen Novak to visit Wadena for Book Ends
Northern Lights Chorale concerts coming soon
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Entertainment briefs - April 5 edition
Entertainment briefs - March 29 edition
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
Veterans: VA Compensation/Care for Project 112/SHAD
Veterans: 3K-5k National Personnel Records Center military records restored weekly
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Time to call in those longbeards is coming soon
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Jerry and Irene Baron
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
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