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Weekly police report - Feb. 22 edition
Police scanner - Feb. 22 edition
Waiting for the bus
Crowds all aboard with Depot fundraising
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Wolverines drop regular season finale on the road
Wadena-DC downed in quarterfinals
WDC falls to Verndale, Sebeka
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
Richard Maurice ("Maury") Pluth
James "Jimmy" Willis Chandler, Jr.
Arlo Ray Kneeland
Alma S. Ryckman
Donna M. Reineccius
United Way announces new board leadership
Cold weather: The job must go on
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Volunteer opportunity in health care available to area teens
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR ultrasound accreditation
A piece of original art: Madhatters cast set to perform “The Piece’
Good Morning Bedlam performs in concert at NYM Cultural Center
Davis braves cold to be guest speaker at Bookends event
Anders to demonstrate drums at Wadena library Feb. 26
Annual wine and chocolate event back at Depot Feb. 17
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
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter: Wadena man gets anonymous letter in the mail
Veterans: Death confirmation and separation pay procedures updated
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Editorial: So everybody is poor here in Wadena, now what?
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Ived Raymond Bruns
Samuel Richard Carlson II
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
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
April 7, 2014
Fire on Jefferson
Luke Manderschied of the Wadena County Sheriff's Department talks with a Wadena fireman from the window of a second story apartment Monday afternoon...
April 7, 2014 - 3:58pm