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Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
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
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
September 4, 2015
Two arrested for alleged meth distribution
Two people were arrested Thursday afternoon after an investigation into the sale and distribution of methamphetamine in the city of Wadena. The...
September 4, 2015 - 12:59pm
August 24, 2015
Minnesota crime report shows decrease in serious crimes
More than half of victims in human trafficking in Minnesota last year were minors, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety wrote in its annual crime statistics report released recently. This is the first year that human trafficking data was included in the annual report. It...
August 24, 2015 - 12:08am
August 17, 2015
Suspect who fled from police caught after hiding out in deer stand
A two-day manhunt finally turned up a Park Rapids man considered dangerous and possibly armed in northern Wadena County. Hubbard County's...
August 17, 2015 - 8:15am
August 5, 2015
Montana woman in area for WE Fest admits to starting pub on fire
A Montana woman in town for WE Fest ended up in the Becker County Jail on arson charges before even making it to the festival. Sandra Koel,...
August 5, 2015 - 4:02pm
Trooper charged with going 94 in 55 zone
The trooper who has been the Minnesota State Patrol's face in western Minnesota faces charges of driving 94 miles per hour in a 55 zone. Sgt. Jesse Grabow has served as public information officer, but his duties will be handled by other troopers during an internal investigation...
July 5, 2015 - 12:10am
July 4, 2015
Arvig receives reports of online scam
Arvig has been receiving reports of a potential online scam claiming to be market research conducted by Arvig.
July 4, 2015 - 12:10am
June 24, 2015
Arvig receives reports of online scam
Arvig has been receiving reports of a potential online scam claiming to be market research conducted by Arvig. Customers have reported that they...
June 24, 2015 - 4:19pm
Area man sought in domestic assault, fleeing officer case
An area man, who has yet to be arrested, is being charged with fleeing an officer, domestic assault and more. At about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence several miles southeast...
June 24, 2015 - 10:19am
June 15, 2015
Wadena woman charged with felony theft
Cassandra Sue Steward, 44, of Wadena, is charged with theft - issuance of non-sufficient fund checks, a felony. The Wadena Police Department received reports that more than 51 checks ranging from $12 to $496 were allegedly written by Steward at many different stores and many different...
June 15, 2015 - 12:10am
June 9, 2015
Menahga man charged with tax crimes
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Otter Tail County Attorney's Office recently charged Richard Rapatt, of Menahga, with eight tax-related felonies. Rapatt is charged with four counts of failing to file returns and four counts of failing to pay taxes. According...
June 9, 2015 - 12:08am
June 2, 2015
Man charged for wielding bat, knife
Eric Joseph Small, 35, of 512 W.
June 2, 2015 - 12:10am
May 29, 2015
Widow of Fargo beating victim 'living in a nightmare'
It was a sweet moment: a mother watching her two kids splash in a puddle outside their Fargo home on Wednesday, like it was just any other day. "Cheap...
May 29, 2015 - 8:26am
May 15, 2015
Neighbor shoots, kills family dog
Roger Rosengren, 64, of Garfield is being charged with one felony count of animal cruelty, which resulted in the death of a pet or companion...
May 15, 2015 - 9:05am
Two men found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in Cass County
WALKER - The Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of two people at a residence in Onigum, near Walker. The sheriff's office received a call at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday for medical assistance at a residence on the 8700 block of Midway Drive Northwest in Onigum,...
May 15, 2015 - 8:58am
May 2, 2015
Three arrested for allegedly selling meth at Wadena motel
Three people were arrested, including a Wadena motel manager, early Wednesday, April 22 for selling and distributing methamphetamine out of the...
May 2, 2015 - 6:26am