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Five injured when vehicle hits ambulance in western Minnesota
WDC students make 2nd quarter honor roll
Natural gas will now be offered in Deer Creek, Parkers Prairie
Abomination Tattoo Studio opens in downtown Wadena
Wing River Township residents enjoy long lifespan
Saturday Scorecard 2/18
Friday Scorecard 2/17
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
WDC skaters to face No. 2 Alexandria in Section 6A quarterfinals
Thursday Scorecard 2/16
Gladys (Schmidt) Sagehorn
Carold Verner Anderson
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Computer workshop set for Feb. 25 at Wadena library
Clergy View: Jesus is alive and listening
Birth announcements - Feb. 9 edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Raspberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast
Eligibility for VA Disability and SSDI
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
Letters - Feb. 9 edition
Is there a requirement to remove the snow/ice prior to traveling with the trailer?
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
September 9, 2016
Jury finds Wadena man guilty of sexual assault of young girl
A 43-year-old Wadena man was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl when she was 7 or 8 years old. Shane Anthony Spicer, 43, was convicted Wednesday on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after the jury deliberated for about six hours, according to the...
September 9, 2016 - 12:10am
August 14, 2016
Man gets prison sentence for stabbing death of former Wadena man
Nicolas Peralez Jr. showed little emotion during his sentencing hearing July 27 as family members of the man he fatally stabbed wept in a courtroom at the Grand Forks County Courthouse. The 37-year-old Grand Forks man faced life in prison for the October death of 31-year-old Joshua...
August 14, 2016 - 12:08am
July 31, 2016
18-year-old Ottertail man charged with criminal sexual conduct
An 18-year-old Ottertail man is accused of criminal sexual conduct in Otter Tail County District Court, according to a criminal complaint. The...
July 31, 2016 - 12:08am
July 30, 2016
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
A man is in custody at Hubbard County Jail after being arrested during an incident involving a replica handgun Friday night inside the Park Rapids Burger King.
July 30, 2016 - 12:08am
July 22, 2016
Park Rapids man faces additional charges for calling victim from jail
A Park Rapids man who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a female and then chasing and swinging a sword and hatchet at a man who intervened, is now facing additional charges for calling that same woman 76 times from jail. Wayne Lee Patton, 49, faces five more felonies of violating...
July 22, 2016 - 12:10am
July 7, 2016
Dayton promises 'justice will be served' in police shooting of black man
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promised protesters gathered after a second black man was killed by Twin Cities police in a year that...
July 7, 2016 - 12:32pm
July 2, 2016
Bemidji kidnapping suspect formally charged
A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was formally charged and appeared in court Monday. Jacob William Kinn, 32, was arraigned...
July 2, 2016 - 12:10am
Park Rapids man wielding hatchet faces three felonies
A Park Rapids man is in the Becker County jail after allegedly assaulting a woman and then chasing a man, who tried to intervene, around with...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
July 1, 2016
Women arrested with 40 grams of meth, two children in vehicle
Two women were arrested for traveling with a large amount of meth in a vehicle while transporting two children. Authorities say they pulled over...
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Wadena woman gets nine years for selling meth
A Wadena woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison for selling methamphetamines. Denise Ann Kline, 48, of 63499 County Road 68, Wadena, was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records,...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
June 13, 2016
Murder charges against Fergus Falls man accused of killing father
The son of a Fergus Falls man has been charged with killing his father. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with second-degree murder of his father, Ricardo Defiel. The Fergus Falls Police Department reports they were dispatched to the home at the 1900 block of Main Street for a shooting...
June 13, 2016 - 12:08am
Knife fight breaks out in downtown Frazee Thursday
Just before 1:30 p.m. Thursday law enforcement officers from multiple agencies responded to a knife fight in an alley behind the Hostel Hornet in Frazee. According to police, one person was stabbed in the altercation. "We were told there were knives involved, and several officers...
June 13, 2016 - 12:08am
June 5, 2016
Truck driver being charged in Callaway train derailment
The propane truck driver who authorities say caused the train crash and derailment in Callaway north of Detroit Lakes two months ago is being charged in the incident. According to the complaint filed in Becker County District Court, Biya Abdella Buta, 31, of Mandan, N.D., is being...
June 5, 2016 - 12:08am
May 28, 2016
Wadena man faces charges for more sex crimes
A man facing a felony charge for attempting to solicit a child in January was charged again this week with sex-related texting crimes. David...
May 28, 2016 - 12:08am
May 21, 2016
Four pounds of meth recovered in drug bust
A man is charged with felony drug possession after four pounds of meth was discovered in a package being delivered to a Wadena home. The Wadena...
May 21, 2016 - 12:08am