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Shovels and sleds replace bats and gloves
Teenager suffers minor injuries in two-vehicle crash
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Double homicide: Police find two victims in rural Perham home early this morning
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Morneau dazzles fans at Men’s Night Out
Wadena-DC boys take first in Bemidji
MSHSL to permit shorter regular-season baseball, softball games
Jeanette Irene Guyton
Charlotte L. Robbins
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Sebeka Fire and Rescue receives TCHC Foundation grant
Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
Wadena County DAC day program faces seven percent cut
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
Kathleen Novak to visit Wadena for Book Ends
Northern Lights Chorale concerts coming soon
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Entertainment briefs - April 5 edition
Entertainment briefs - March 29 edition
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
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
Veterans: 3K-5k National Personnel Records Center military records restored weekly
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Letter: Gun violence crisis runs much deeper than mass shootings
Veterans: 3 tips for transitioning service members from former VA secretary
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Time to call in those longbeards is coming soon
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Ethan James Johnson
Ellie Marie Karlson
Josiah Alvin Barnes
December 25, 2016
Overnight blaze engulfs Perham tire store
A tire store fire in Perham late Tuesday, Dec. 14, prompted firefighters from nine additional communities to respond in an attempt to extinguish...
December 25, 2016 - 12:08am
November 15, 2016
Arson suspect flees in squad car in Alexandria
The window separating the back of an Alexandria squad car from the front was only 11 inches by 11 inches, but a woman who had been arrested at a downtown fire on Sunday was able to squeeze through that window and speed off. Police said the suspect, Jennifer Hillard, 35, Alexandria,...
November 15, 2016 - 8:15am
Firefighters extinguish attic fire in downtown Wadena
A fire that started in a downtown Wadena attic Tuesday night was quickly extinguished, with no additional damage reported. The Wadena Police Department was dispatched to 206 ½ Jefferson Street South at 9:39 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 for a possible attic fire. Officers arrived to the scene...
July 15, 2016 - 12:08am
May 30, 2016
Gas pump explodes at Detroit Lakes Cenex
A gas pump explosion at the Detroit Lakes Cenex had emergency crews scrambling early Monday evening. Just before 5 p.m. the Detroit Lakes Fire...
May 30, 2016 - 12:08am
May 3, 2016
No burning today as DNR issues Red Flag Warning
Wadena County is included in a Red Flag Warning issued by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for today, Tuesday. No burning permits...
May 3, 2016 - 3:43pm
January 30, 2016
Fire destroys residence in Compton Township
A house and garage owned by Randy Mills of Wadena was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon in Compton Township of Otter Tail County. The Otter...
January 30, 2016 - 12:10am
December 12, 2015
Reward being offered for suspected arson at Alber's Realty
The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a suspected arson case at Alber's Realty in Wadena. The Wadena Police Department, along with the State Fire Marshal's Office, is offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a fire...
December 12, 2015 - 12:08am
April 19, 2015
Timber Roots fire: one building damaged
April 19, 2015 - 12:10am
April 18, 2015
Fast moving fire contained southeast of Aldrich
Several fire departments and the DNR worked much of Saturday night and into the early morning Sunday to contain a fire southeast of Aldrich....
April 18, 2015 - 12:10am
March 23, 2015
Barn lost to fire Saturday
A barn was a total loss after a fire Saturday afternoon in Orton Township, Wadena County. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a structure/barn fire on Bunny Hill Road in Orton Township about 4:25 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Deputies arrived on scene and learned the barn's...
March 23, 2015 - 12:08am
October 11, 2014
Blaze destroys unoccupied NYM home
No one was home when a fire destroyed a New York Mills trailer early Monday morning. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office,...
October 11, 2014 - 12:00am
August 17, 2014
Fire destroys unoccupied vehicle
Fire destroyed an unoccupied vehicle Monday morning northeast of Sebeka. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a vehicle fully engulfed in flames on County Road 23 near 280th Street Northeast. The Sebeka Fire Department extinguished the fire, which caused...
August 17, 2014 - 12:00am
July 4, 2014
Rural Todd County home burns to the ground
Fire flattened a rural Todd County home Friday. The owners, Rich and Connie Runston, were camping near Brainerd when they got word their home northeast of Bertha was a total loss. "There was nothing left," Rich Runston said. "The only thing we've got are the clothes we brought...
July 4, 2014 - 12:00am
May 23, 2014
After year of rebuilding, scars of wildfire remain
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- "She was a hot one!" Russ Knowles said as he recalled watching a raging wildfire blow past his Wadena County home, taking...
May 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 15, 2014
Wadena County fire burns several acres in state forest, causes minimal damage
A grass fire burnt several acres near a home in Lyons State Forest Tuesday afternoon, searing the vinyl siding off of a shed but doing no other...
April 15, 2014 - 6:26pm