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Wadena County wanted - Aug. 25 edition
Living History: Local cyclist injured in Wadena accident
WDC cheerleaders invited to cheer in London
VFW and Auxiliary sponsoring patriotic essay contest
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Vikings fear serious injury as Bridgewater taken away by ambulance
Finck wins 14th club championship at Whitetail Run
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
Ethel M. Beyer
William 'Bill' Bretz
Aaro August Tanney
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning announces fall schedule
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
Maple Bacon Pork Loin
Illnesses, hospitalization can permanently worsen dementia
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
What are the rules regarding collector plates?
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
May 14, 2016
Wadena man charged with attempted murder in police chase pleads guilty to lesser charges
A Wadena man pleaded guilty Friday to assault and fleeing officers after a police chase that ended with him crashing head-on into a deputy's...
May 14, 2016 - 12:10am
April 22, 2016
Teen arrested after stabbing in Henning
A teenager was arrested and a man was taken to a hospital after a stabbing in Henning early Monday morning. According to law enforcement, a 24-year-old man was taken to Tri-County Health Care around 1:30 a.m. Monday with a stab wound to the stomach, which was believed to be non-life...
April 22, 2016 - 12:10am
March 27, 2016
Rural Staples man arrested for alleged drug sales
A rural Staples man was arrested for alleged drug sales after a search warrant was issued March 15.
March 27, 2016 - 12:10am
March 13, 2016
Fence posts burned near Deer Creek
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported three fence posts were deliberately burned as part of a property line dispute near Deer Creek Feb. 24. The posts that were burned were found in the right of way on a township road, Sheriff Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons reported. One property...
March 13, 2016 - 12:10am
February 28, 2016
Verndale woman faces felony gun charge
A criminal complaint was signed by the Wadena Police Department and issued by the Wadena County Attorney's Office to charge Mary Alice Stiles, 49, of Verndale with being a felon in possession of a firearm and two misdemeanor charges of driving after revocation and having no proof...
February 28, 2016 - 12:10am
February 11, 2016
Fargo officer shot, expected to die
A Fargo officer shot Wednesday night during a standoff in north Fargo is expected to die, and the suspected shooter is also dead, Police Chief...
February 11, 2016 - 10:21am
February 2, 2016
Alexandria man admits guilt in money laundering scheme
A 46-year-old Alexandria man pleaded guilty to a felony charge that he conspired with two other men to launder more than $2 million dollars, which they believed to be proceeds of a penny stock fraud scheme. The money was, in fact, provided to the defendants by an undercover law enforcement...
February 2, 2016 - 12:08am
January 15, 2016
Police foil Wadena man's attempt to solicit young girl
A 44-year-old Wadena man who thought he would spend New Year's Eve having sex with a 13-year-old Jenkins girl now faces a felony for soliciting...
January 15, 2016 - 12:10am
January 14, 2016
UPDATE: Charges pending in theft from local benefit in Wadena
Update: The Wadena Police Department would like to thank all of those who helped identify the suspect in the theft from the benefit this past weekend at the Elks Club. Charges are pending in this case and details will be made available at a later date. Previous story: The Wadena Police...
January 14, 2016 - 10:35am
December 25, 2015
Wadena man charged with five felonies connected to vandalism incident
A 41-year-old Wadena man has been charged with five felonies relating to a Nov. 4 vehicle vandalism incident, reported the Wadena Police Department....
December 25, 2015 - 12:10am
December 18, 2015
County attorneys criticize plan to slash prison terms for serious drug offenders
County prosecutors are coming out against a proposal to reduce guideline sentences for serious drug crimes, but criminal defense lawyers say the changes are needed. I truly believe our communities (especially in greater Minnesota) will be impacted by this legislative effort by...
December 18, 2015 - 12:08am
November 22, 2015
Man arrested in connection with Homecrest burglary
A Wadena man was arrested last week in connection with the burglary of a business in town. The Wadena Police Department arrested Scott Michael Lowers, 40, on Tuesday, Nov. 10. He is accused of burglarizing Homecrest, located at 1250 Homecrest Avenue SW, during the early morning...
November 22, 2015 - 12:10am
Wadena police seek community's help in identifying person of interest in vandalism case
The Wadena Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying an individual as a person of interest in an ongoing vandalism case. Wadena police responded to numerous reports of vandalism in the southwest part of town early Wednesday, Nov. 4. Still photos were captured of...
November 22, 2015 - 12:10am
November 15, 2015
Alert: Several aggressive scams reported by Wadena residents
The city of Wadena has reported a scam involving Wadena water bills. Someone is calling residents and saying that they are from Wadena Water Company and asking for payment to be made or sent in so that water is turned back on. This is a scam, the city reported, and if anyone...
November 15, 2015 - 8:15am
November 14, 2015
Several vehicles vandalized in southwest Wadena overnight
Wadena police responded to numerous reports of vandalism in the southwest part of town early Wednesday, Nov. 4. The police department reported vehicle tires and vehicle windows were targeted. If damage is discovered call the police department at (218) 631-7700 to report it. At...
November 14, 2015 - 8:15am