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Senior class dedicates football season to Pierce and Kelderman
Friends of the Library raising funds for facility expansion
Maslowski Health Project showing improvements
Jane's legacy lives on at Princess Warrior event
WDC head volleyball coach Volkmann earns 500th career win
Former Viking to sign autographs Friday in Wadena
Silverstreaks hand Wolverines 46-6 loss
Silverstreaks zip past Wolverines 7-0
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSCA Hall of Fame
Wolverines tack up 3-0 victory over Mills
Stephanie Mae Peters
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
Photo walk in downtown Wadena Saturday
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
State struggles to get grip on mental health problems
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
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
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
April 23, 2015
Four arrested after meth found at Cass Lake home
Four people were arrested Tuesday after the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a Cass Lake residence. John Henry Wilke, 64, Terri Lynn Frazer, 53, and Ida Elizabeth Beaulieu, 29, were arrested on drug-related charges,...
April 23, 2015 - 9:38am
April 22, 2015
WDC teacher charged with sexually assaulting student
A Wadena-Deer Creek social studies teacher is charged with molesting a student at his Henning home last week after paying her to clean cabins. Brian Kenneth Maki, 58, of Henning, was charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct - position of authority - Tuesday, April 21...
April 22, 2015 - 2:16pm
April 11, 2015
Wadena police report several vehicle thefts
The Wadena Police Department is reminding people to remove all valuables from motor vehicles parked outside after receiving several theft reports last week. Residents are also reminded to lock their vehicles. Overnight Tuesday, March 31, the police department received several theft...
April 11, 2015 - 12:08am
April 8, 2015
Detroit Lakes man charged with escaping custody
Sean Patrick Menard, 28, of 321 Shorewood Circle, Detroit Lakes, has been charged with felony escape from custody in Becker County District Court. According to court records, on Dec. 1, 2014, he was arrested and charged with second- and third-degree burglary in Becker County. He...
April 8, 2015 - 11:35am
April 3, 2015
Moorhead man sentenced in baseball bat beating
A Moorhead man convicted of trying to beat his girlfriend to death with a baseball bat was sentenced Thursday to more than 17 years in prison in what judges, prosecutors and police say is the worst domestic violence case they’ve ever seen that didn’t end up as a murder. Members...
April 3, 2015 - 10:32am
March 29, 2015
Wadena woman charged with assaulting officer
A Wadena woman is charged with assaulting an officer, a felony, after an altercation Wednesday, March 18. Wadena police officers were called to a local bar in the early morning hours of March 18 to assist with a possible medical situation, according to a police department news...
March 29, 2015 - 12:08am
March 28, 2015
Six arrested in Staples drug bust Friday
Six people were arrested early Friday after officials executed four search warrants simultaneously in the city of Staples. It was in connection with an ongoing joint investigation on a methamphetamine distribution organization operating out of the city. The investigation was...
March 28, 2015 - 8:15am
March 27, 2015
Wadena man charged after alleged stabbing
A Wadena man was charged with two felonies after an alleged stabbing Wednesday, March 18 on the 100 block of Colfax Ave. SE in Wadena. Dispatch was called at about 10:15 p.m. with a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived they assisted with medical care for the victim and secured...
March 27, 2015 - 12:08am
March 25, 2015
Dog stabbed near Horace, N.D. improving
FARGO – The dog stabbed multiple times and left to die near Horace, N.D., is recovering, a local dog rescue group said Wednesday. Wilford,...
March 25, 2015 - 5:07pm
Man caught with meth in pocket at Dakota County courthouse
HASTINGS, Minn. -- A Hastings man has been accused of trying to enter the Dakota County courthouse with methamphetamine, according to a criminal complaint. Donald Sherry III, 27, was stopped by officers March 16 after they saw him hesitate outside the front door of the Hastings...
March 25, 2015 - 4:24pm
March 23, 2015
Six arrested in Staples drug bust Friday
STAPLES - Six people were arrested early Friday after officials executed four search warrants simultaneously in the city of Staples. It was...
March 23, 2015 - 11:13am
March 20, 2015
Ogema woman sentenced for murder of boyfriend
DETROIT LAKES -- An Ogema woman who murdered her boyfriend by strapping him behind his own pickup and dragging him down the road was sentenced...
March 20, 2015 - 12:08am
March 19, 2015
Ogema man arrested after domestic assault complaint involving gun
A heavily-armed Ogema man was arrested Wednesday after a domestic assault complaint that allegedly involved a gun. Ryan Degroat, 28, was arrested about noon after the alleged victim had left the residence and notified police. Police responded in force because of...
March 19, 2015 - 11:12am
March 7, 2015
California man arrested in Wadena after marijuana found in vehicle
Two pounds of marijuana and 9 grams of methamphetamine were found inside a vehicle after a routine traffic stop in Wadena Wednesday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol sent out a dispatch of a driving complaint on Highway 10 east of Wadena at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25....
March 7, 2015 - 12:08am