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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Leonard Lowers, Sr.
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
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
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
May 14, 2016
Man charged in Wadena with illegal firearm possession
A man has been charged in Wadena County with illegally possessing a firearm and possession of a controlled substance. The Wadena County Sheriff's...
May 14, 2016 - 12:10am