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WDC FCCLA students participate in State Conference
Wadena County wanted - April 23 edition
Police Scanner - April 23 edition
WDC students named to 3rd quarter honor roll
Council approves Miss Wadena practices at wellness center
Bowling scores - April 23 edition
Schluttner fires three-hitter for Raiders in 12-0 victory
Petro, Herron fail to advance in Upper Midwest
Weniger, Glenz lift Raiders over Eagles
Moore dominates weights at Pillager
Mervin D. Harris
17 Years: Wegscheid bids farewell as township supervisor
Damlo steps into transit director position
Friendly Rider drivers win safety awards
Utecht shares stories of football, memory loss
Business briefs - April 9 edition
WDC Prom 2015
Community dinners continue April 28
Entertainment briefs - April 23 edition
Verndale author pens book of poems
Jefferson Highway has historic significance
Birth announcements - April 23 edition
Slow cooker lime chicken and rice
Tetelestai! The victory shout
Handling Hurtful People - Part 3
Birth announcements - April 16 edition
Why are trucks with loud mufflers ticketed when motorcycles are not?
VA benefits spending varies by state
Is your cell phone spying on you?
What type of fire extinguisher is required in 10-passenger vans?
VA works to expand choice program eligibility background
Farmers hoping for rain
State record fish caught in Otter Tail County
August 6, 2012
Deputy forces car off road to end chase
Detroit Lakes police were involved in a car chase Friday morning that started with a shoplifting complaint at Walmart and ended up at the White Earth powwow grounds. A 42-year-old man was arrested after his Buick Regal was forced off the road by a Becker County deputy. He was still...
August 6, 2012 - 11:54am
August 4, 2012
Campground crash goes unreported
On July 3, a man with a revoked license got into a front end collision with numerous juveniles in his vehicle at White Dog Campground in Staples. According to court documents, the accident happened that Tuesday afternoon, but was not reported until Wednesday morning on July 4. In...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 31, 2012
Man convicted of molestation: 'I am no monster'
FARGO - A 39-year-old man convicted of molesting an 8-year-old girl in a car outside a Fargo video store three years ago maintained his innocence at sentencing Monday, telling the judge, "I am no monster." Judge Douglas Herman sentenced Dominic Roberto Jones in Cass County District...
July 31, 2012 - 2:34pm
July 30, 2012
Man breaks in, falls asleep
A drunk man broke into At The Hop Diner in Ottertail on Sunday morning, and then fell asleep. Diner owner Marlys Stahlecker discovered the man inside the building after arriving at work at about 7 a.m. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, Clint Howitz, age 42 of...
July 30, 2012 - 11:33am
July 28, 2012
Former Bertha branch manager sentenced for embezzlement
A former vice president and branch manager of a Todd County bank was sentenced last week in federal court in St. Paul for embezzlement. On July 17, Kenneth Marlyn Ashbaugh, the former vice president and branch manager of the Star Bank in Bertha, was sentenced for stealing $80,000...
July 28, 2012 - 9:15am
Staples man sentenced in armed robbery
A Staples man has been convicted of aggravated robbery in the first degree after being linked to the Jan. 25 armed robbery of the Staples Self Serve convenience store. On Jan. 25, a man in a hooded sweatshirt approached the store clerk and pulled a handgun from his waistband, demanding...
July 28, 2012 - 9:15am
July 24, 2012
Man run over by former landlord last year pleads guilty to stealing steel
FARGO - A West Fargo man accused of stealing $23,000 worth of stainless steel from his former employer pleaded guilty to one of two charges against him Tuesday in Cass County District Court. Brian Hemphill, 32, entered an Alford plea to a felony burglary charge, meaning he admitted...
July 24, 2012 - 4:38pm
July 23, 2012
Man tries to sell cocaine to deputy
FARGO - A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Monday to trying to sell cocaine to an off-duty Cass County sheriff's deputy on March 14 outside a downtown Fargo bar. Fargo police said Adam Joseph Smith of Otsego, Minn., approached the deputy outside of Sidestreet Grille & Pub and asked...
July 23, 2012 - 3:21pm
Naked man arrested
FARGO - Police say a 31-year-old man who was walking down a Fargo street wearing nothing but shoes and socks early Sunday replied "Why not?" when asked by police why he was naked. Dispatchers fielded calls about the naked man as he was walking eastbound at NP Avenue and Fourth Street...
July 23, 2012 - 3:18pm
July 21, 2012
Wahpeton man charged after skate park incident
On July 3 at approximately 5 p.m., officers responded to witnesses' report of a male and female having a physical dispute at the Wadena skate park. Prior to the report, a vehicle had been seen driving down 2nd Street when it suddenly stopped on the road to allow a distressed female...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Failed stop leads to drug bust
A Wadena man failed to execute a complete stop at an intersection June 5, and is facing three separate charges. Court documents said that at approximately 1 a.m., officers observed a maroon vehicle approach an intersection in Wadena. The vehicle slowed, but did not make a complete...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Wadena County Wanted
Alan Wayne Habedank, 35, Pelican Rapids, warrant: contempt of court. Kristen Ann Grams, 30, Laporte, warrant: issuing worthless check. Jonathon Hubert Risland, 26, Bemidji, warrant: contempt of court.
July 16, 2012 - 4:53am
Man faces two felonies after suffering self-inflicted gunshot facial wound
A Menahga man faces two felony counts after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face. On May 18 at approximately 9 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in Wadena County due to a report of a male party threatening to shoot his wife and himself. Dispatch advised...
July 16, 2012 - 4:23am
July 10, 2012
One man, two domestic incidents
One man was involved in two different domestic abuse incidents Sunday. At approximately 2 a.m., Michael James Ingersoll, 19, of Motley, was seen assaulting his girlfriend in his vehicle as it traveled along Highway 10, according to court records. The other scene of abuse was at...
July 10, 2012 - 1:59pm
July 9, 2012
Truck snaps railroad crossing gate
Burlington Northern Santa Fe workers redirect traffic and engage in repairs at the railroad crossing near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Highway 10 in Wadena Monday, after a truck drove through the crossing. BNSF employee Jake May said the truck of unknown size drove through...
July 9, 2012 - 4:34pm