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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
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March 4, 2013
Officers nab alleged serial burglars
Two Fergus Falls men have been arrested in connection with a string of area burglaries over the past several months. Adam Sundby and Adam Devorak, both age 25, were arrested Friday after early morning burglaries that day at homes along Highway 78 near Otter Tail Lake.
March 4, 2013 - 4:12pm
3 arrested in area meth bust
Three people were arrested last week for possession of methamphetamine with an intent to distribute in the area, according to a press release from the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. Agents of the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force made the Feb. 27 arrests, the release...
March 4, 2013 - 11:08am
March 2, 2013
Feb. 18 A Sebeka man reported his son was assaulted at a liquor store. A county deputy said he actually fell and hit his head. The injured man declined transportation to the hospital. A Wadena man reported underage people next door were allegedly smoking meth and drinking. ...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Cheryl Annette Ross, 57, Lakeville, Minn., 79/65, fees $140. Pamela Marie Rouse, 40, Carver, Minn., 75/65, fees $130. Robert Denny Anderson, 58, Clarissa, 65/55, fees $130.
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Wadena County Wanted
Ricky Elden Dague, 29, Menahga, warrant: sex offender registration. Jeffrey Brent Dailey, 27, Wadena, warrant: second-degree DWI. Zachariah Howard Morlock, 35, Staples, warrant: failure to stop. Julie Ann Suhl, 50, Wadena, warrant: fifth-degree drug possession.
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Duluth man arrested after sword stabbing
A 43-year-old Duluth man is being held in the St. Louis County Jail accused of stabbing another man with a sword. Police were called to the Duluth Detoxification Center, 1402 E. Superior St., when the victim walked in with a stab wound to his chest. He was transported to St. Luke's...
February 20, 2013 - 9:46am
February 19, 2013
3 arrested for stealing $19K in supplies from local business
Local authorities arrested three men Thursday after the suspects tried to get away with more than $19,000 worth of wiring and tools from a local business. At around 1:24 a.m., the Wadena Police Department responded to a report of unknown individuals in the Minnesota Valley Irrigation...
February 19, 2013 - 9:50am
February 18, 2013
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
At 65-pounds and a mop of hair, 7-year-old Clancy sleeps at the end of his master's bed every night. "He smells really well but doesn't see very well because he has so much hair that goes right over his eyes," laughed Agnes Larson, the woman who has been Clancy's whole world since...
February 18, 2013 - 9:56am
February 15, 2013
Angler in Park Rapids contest accused of cheating; He denies it
An angler was accused of cheating at the Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Contest on February 2. "It's unfortunate," said tourney organizer Jerry Benham of the alleged cheating incident. The case has been turned over to authorities, he said. Sheriff Cory Aukes escorted...
news / outdoors
February 15, 2013 - 11:02am
February 11, 2013
Missing woman's body found near home in rural Fertile
The body of a 58-year-old missing woman from Fertile, Minn., was found Saturday a half-mile from her home, Polk County officials said Saturday. The Polk County Sheriff's Office received a report Saturday that Regina Larson had not been heard from since Wednesday, a release from the...
February 11, 2013 - 12:02pm
January 30, 2013
Former treasurer for Carlos charged with felony theft
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The former treasurer for a small central Minnesota town faces a felony charge after an investigation discovered she had written more than $34,000 in checks to herself to pay off personal debt. After reviewing financial records for the city of Carlos, the Minnesota...
January 30, 2013 - 10:05am
January 28, 2013
Alert deputy stops wanted man; arrest leads to huge quantity of meth seized
A traffic stop last week in Hubbard County yielded a significant quantity of meth and the arrest of a White Earth man wanted for another crime. A...
January 28, 2013 - 11:52am
Double-shooting near Detroit Lakes leaves one dead, one injured, one in jail awaiting murder charge
Investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Becker County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man in connection with...
January 28, 2013 - 11:23am
January 22, 2013
Person steals car, rolls it during getaway
After it was reported a car was stolen from a Grey Eagle residence at around 4:18 p.m. Saturday, the vehicle was found rolled over with no one in sight, according to a report from Todd County Sheriff's Office. Arthur Shroyer, Jr.
January 22, 2013 - 9:19am
January 19, 2013
Amanda Lynn Cullifer, 23, Wadena, (two counts), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession/sale of small amount of marijuana, fees $185. Dylan Michael Koppendrayer, 18, Brainerd, underage liquor consumption, fees $190. James Clyde Oveson, 58, Columbia Heights, Minn., DWI, local...
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am