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Tuffy's Pet Foods officially opens new state-of-the-art facility
Community education classes starting this fall
Courts - Aug. 27 edition
Wadena, Fergus Falls M State campuses look to state for building upgrades
Police Scanner - Aug. 27 edition
Pirates hunting for elusive PRC championship
Finck, Bullock win championship flight honors
Gnats suffer 3-2 loss to Express in state tournament
Pirates rally to defeat Chargers 22-20
Woods takes over veteran WDC tennis squad
Ilah Mae Johnson
Arlene Rosolia Lindula
Monica Josephine Kempe
Elks Club donates two million to community
Central Minnesota Credit Union named one of healthiest
Azure Vision Care hosting grand opening Aug. 27
TCHC clinics recognized for improving patient outcomes
SWCD: OTC commissioners named outstanding conservationists
Rollin' Through Wadena
Ebenezer Linnell, Clipper Captain
Art installation begins at Wadena City Library
Vining Watermelon Day: Taking in the fun
Town celebrates 3rd annual Bluffton Hometown Days
Faith Conversations: The 'Mute Minister' speaks out
Carlson attends Concordia Language Village Immersion Program
Airport angel shows that pride brings a fall
Birth announcements - Aug. 20 edition
Bacon Egg Muffins
Traffic sign color reflects its meaning
Minnesota establishes state certification to help veteran-owned small businesses compete for state contracts
School lunches: Be food conscientious
Your letters - Aug. 20 edition
What is the penalty for driving around a "road closed" barrier?
Hummingbird, songbird migration begins
Federal grant keeps 22,000 WIA acres available for hunting
Incredible edibles: Paul Bunyan Mushroom Club studies fungi
State waterfowl season begins Sept. 26
Game fair: Happy retriever
June 18, 2010
Friday evening update: damage assessment
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty activated the Minnesota National Guard to assist in Wadena, Freeborn and Steele counties following tornadoes and severe storms that hit Thursday afternoon. Seventy-four soldiers will assist local authorities by providing security and operating traffic...
June 18, 2010 - 10:30pm
Friday afternoon tornado relief update
Here are some developments today in the Wadena tornado relief effort: A meeting will be held today at 3 p.m. at St. Ann's Parish Center, open to all citizens who want to hear about the effort. It's a chance to get an update and ask questions. All are welcome. The governor...
June 18, 2010 - 1:26pm
UPDATING: Wadena devastated by tornado
This was supposed to be a happy day in Wadena. With a grand parade scheduled for 7 p.m. and around 2,000 people expected to come home for an...
June 18, 2010 - 3:49am
June 17, 2010
Wadena devastated by 'tornado'
It was supposed to be a celebratory day in Wadena, Minn. Instead, a tornado tore large sections of the city down. The storm disrupted the city's parade today, and came through town as hundreds of visitors arrive for an all-school reunion. At 5:10 p.m., a storm caused "extreme...
June 17, 2010 - 8:07pm
Tornado Rips Through Wadena
A powerful tornado has passed through Wadena, causing extensive damage. The tornado passed through just after 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 17th.
June 17, 2010 - 6:55pm
June 7, 2010
Wadena woman in critical condition after crash
A 70-year-old woman was in critical condition Sunday after a two-vehicle crash three miles west of Wadena, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Doris Anderson of Wadena was driving a 1977 Datsun pickup eastbound on Highway 10 at 7:11 p.m. Sunday when a 2004 Chevy Silverado southbound...
June 7, 2010 - 9:06am
June 4, 2010
Hit-and-run driver smacks power box, knocks out electricity in Wadena
A car plowed into a 12,470 volt electrical box next to an electrical substation in Wadena early this morning, knocking power out briefly for the entire city and for two hours to about 250 customers. The driver, who Wadena Light and Water employees described as lucky to be alive,...
June 4, 2010 - 9:46am
May 26, 2010
Everyone OK after New York Mills house burns
No one was hurt in a house fire in New York Mills Wednesday morning, according to Fire Chief Reed Jacobson. Jacobson said two people were in...
May 26, 2010 - 8:25am
May 6, 2010
Weather service says 1-3 inches possible Friday. Yes, of snow.
Winter weather may make an unwelcome return Friday, as the National Weather Service in Grand Forks is predicting the possibility of 1-3 inches of snow. The NWS said after 1 a.m. Friday, rain in amounts between a tenth and a quarter of an inch could fall. Rain and snow could start...
May 6, 2010 - 7:32pm
March 25, 2010
Fire in Wadena
Black smoke pours from inside the Minnesota Department of Transportation Truck Station on Industrial Drive in Wadena Thursday evening. Law enforcement...
March 25, 2010 - 7:11pm
March 10, 2010
Missing Wadena man found
A Wadena man missing since Monday morning was found safe Wednesday afternoon in a swampy area northeast of Wadena. Wadena Police Chief Bruce Uselman said David Delano Paulson, 76, hadn't been seen since he left home at 10:40 a.m. Monday.
March 10, 2010 - 2:57pm
BREAKING: Wadena man found safe, is at hospital
A missing Wadena man was found safe about 1:30 p.m. today. Details to follow.
March 10, 2010 - 2:49pm
Wadena man missing, needs medication
A Wadena man went missing Monday morning, and is in need of diabetes medication. Wadena Police Sergeant/Investigator Tom Crawford said Wednesday...
March 10, 2010 - 10:17am
March 9, 2010
CEO responds to nursing home death caused by wrong meds
Investigators from the Minnesota Department of Health concluded Fair Oaks Lodge neglected three residents by giving them the wrong medication or administered medication at the wrong time, leading to the death of one of them. A spokesman for the nursing home said a human error was...
March 9, 2010 - 10:04am
March 8, 2010
Health Department reports Fair Oaks gave wrong meds, leading to one death
Investigators from the Minnesota Department of Health concluded Fair Oaks Lodge neglected three residents by giving them the wrong medication or administered medication at the wrong time, leading to the death of one of them. In a report released Friday, MDH ruled "the preponderance...
March 8, 2010 - 9:23am