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'Picturing the Good Life'
Edinger recognized for 60 years in Lions Club
Shakin' their tail feathers
Diggin' the history
WDC school board approves audit, agreement with teachers
Wolverines earn No. 1 seed for 6A Volleyball playoffs
Wolverines open postseason with Staples-Motley
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Marian L. Johnston (Goedel)
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 19 edition
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
October 15, 2017
CHAMP Coalition receives $125,000 grant
The Chemical Health Awareness Multi-Drug Prevention (CHAMP) Coalition of Wadena County has been awarded a $125,000 Drug Free Communities continuation grant. The grant will go toward preventing youth substance use. "Our goal is to make Wadena County a safe and drug-free place for our...
October 15, 2017 - 10:18am
April 29, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
State health officials are concerned about the sharp rise in sexually transmitted diseases and drug-related infections. According to a Minnesota...
April 29, 2017 - 12:26pm
March 6, 2017
Record 488 pounds of meth seized in Minn. last year, double amount in 2015
ST. PAUL—A few years ago, Minnesota law enforcement considered one pound of methamphetamine a sizable drug bust. Today, a methaphetamine...
March 6, 2017 - 4:54pm
January 28, 2017
Police uncover largest meth bust in Fargo history
It's the biggest meth bust in Fargo history. This week, Fargo Police recovered the drugs, thousands of dollars and collared nine suspects. In...
January 28, 2017 - 11:07am
January 26, 2017
UPDATE: Suspected ringleader in deadly fentanyl case extradited from Panama to North Dakota
FARGO—A Colombian national believed to have orchestrated an international drug trafficking operation connected to fentanyl overdose deaths...
January 26, 2017 - 9:31pm
Woman facing domestic assault back in jail for drug sales
A Brainerd woman who was charged in November for felony domestic assault is back in Crow Wing County Jail on charges of felony sale of drugs.
December 26, 2016 - 8:15am
December 14, 2016
Two accused of selling heroin out of Detroit Lakes motel room
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A man and a woman are charged with multiple felonies for allegedly dealing heroin out of their Detroit Lakes motel room....
December 14, 2016 - 10:56am
November 2, 2016
Drug agents seize meth and firearms; 3 facing charges
Three people face criminal charges following a drug bust in which authorities seized methamphetamine with a street value of about $1,000 and several firearms. The arrests on Friday at a rural Brainerd residence also resulted in two young children being placed in emergency foster care....
November 2, 2016 - 8:15am
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
Sheriff requests funding to keep drug agent
Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr is asking county commissioners for funding to keep a drug officer in the county. Methamphetamine took off in...
June 18, 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
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 25, 2016
No heroin seen yet in Wadena area
Heroin has been responsible for seven deaths and more than a dozen non-fatal overdoses in north central Minnesota over the past few weeks and while heroin hasn't been seen yet in Wadena County, local law enforcement say it's just a matter of time. Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr said...
March 25, 2016 - 12:10am
December 20, 2015
Wadena man sentenced for meth and marijuana
Matthew Allen Kehn, 24, of 61264 County Road 50, Wadena, has been sentenced to prison for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A second felony fifth-degree drug charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, he was in a vehicle pulled over by Detroit...
December 20, 2015 - 12:08am
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