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72-year-old's journey to benefit Lions Leader Dog program
Police Scanner - May 21 edition
Sixth-graders collect record amount of tabs for Ronald McDonald House
Rare trophy returns to Quincer family
WDC school board meets in Deer Creek
Raiders hammer Wolverines 14-2
Templing, Stokes, Moore pace Raiders
Riewer, Card propel Raiders past Tigers
Kern fires 83 at Deacon's Lodge
Twins' break from big league baseball may finally be over
Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Visits
M State ranks in top 10 for investment
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic opens on Highway 10
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador visits
17 Years: Wegscheid bids farewell as township supervisor
England Prairie grounds a step back in time
Entertainment briefs - May 21 edition
They're back, pitches!
WDC students enjoy free open swim at 'The Mas'
Entertainment briefs - May 14 edition
Birth announcements - May 14 edition
Local students graduate from Minnesota State University, Mankato
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Hospice volunteers gather to celebrate life
Memorial Day time to honor troopers killed in WWII
VA eliminates net worth as health care eligibility factor
Your letters - May 14 edition
Can you transport a shotgun over state lines?
VA accelerates deployment of nationwide opioid therapy tool
Water levels low: Boaters beware for fishing opener
Otter Tail County lakes should be active this weekend
April 14, 2012
1,600 acres burn south of Nimrod
Strong northwest winds pushed a wildfire across about 1,600 acres starting late Easter Sunday afternoon south of Nimrod. The number was upped from a previous estimate of 1,400 acres, not because the fire had burned more ground since Monday but because of a more accurate reading of...
April 14, 2012 - 2:53pm
Firemen work at Pizza Ranch
When the worst of the Nimrod Jeep Wildfire was over, the Wadena Fire Department had a pizza fundraiser to get to. "I was up all day [Sunday]...
April 14, 2012 - 2:53pm
April 9, 2012
1,400 acres burn south of Nimrod, Minn.; fire danger still high
Strong northwest winds pushed a wildfire across more than 1,400 acres late Sunday afternoon six miles south of Nimrod. As of Monday morning the fire was 80 percent contained according to Ron Sanow, fire information officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The...
April 9, 2012 - 12:36pm
April 2, 2012
April 2, 2012 - 10:13am
March 24, 2012
Barn, garage burn in Huntersville Township
On Saturday, March 16, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a structure fire at 27177 360th Street in Huntersville Township. The homeowners were awakened by their dogs barking and upon investigating found their barn on fire, according to the sheriff's office. The fire...
March 24, 2012 - 5:17pm
Zosel home on Bryant catches fire
A fire started in the attic of a home on Bryant Avenue Southwest in Wadena Sunday, but no one was harmed in the blaze at 215 Bryant Ave. SW, the home of Jeane and the late Bob Zosel. "There was a lot of damage," Jeane Zosel said. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Sunday, March 18, the...
March 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
March 19, 2012
Zosel home on Bryant catches fire Sunday
A fire started in the attic of a home on Bryant Avenue Southwest in Wadena Sunday, but no one was harmed in the blaze. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Sunday, March 18, the house fire was reported to the Wadena Police Department. The home at 215 Bryant Ave. SW belongs to Jeane Zosel,...
March 19, 2012 - 1:49pm
March 17, 2012
Family unharmed after house fire in Verndale Thursday
On Thursday, March 8 around 10:30 p.m., the Verndale Fire Department was called to a house fire at 310 S. Farwell St. in Verndale. The house was a rental home to a family of eight, according to Verndale Police Chief Cory Carr. By the time firefighters arrived, at least one of...
March 17, 2012 - 2:54pm
March 16, 2012
Firefighters working to buy new Jaws
The Wadena Fire Department Relief Association is raising funds to purchase new Jaws of Life equipment which firefighters said is crucial to carry...
March 16, 2012 - 3:34pm
March 10, 2012
Feb. 25 Police responded to a report of a customer assaulting a clerk in a convenience store when the customer tried to exchange one brand of cigarettes for another brand, and the store clerk refused, citing a no-return policy on tobacco products. Feb. 28 The sheriff's office...
March 10, 2012 - 2:52pm
March 3, 2012
DC firefighters conduct controlled burn
The controlled burn of a vacant Deer Creek house the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 25 sent up an impressive billow of smoke and provided practice for the city's volunteer firefighters. Fire Chief Jerry Moen said they got a permit from the DNR, which lets them carry out controlled burns...
March 3, 2012 - 3:43pm
February 25, 2012
Dogs die in Wadena County fire
Three buildings and four to six dogs were lost in a fire in Wadena County Feb. 18. According to Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr, Camp Canine had three outbuildings fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters were summoned. Camp Canine is at 23457 130th Street. One of the three...
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February 25, 2012 - 3:28pm
January 21, 2012
Unoccupied house in Long Prairie destroyed by fire
The Long Prairie Volunteer Fire Department was paged at 2:52 p.m. to 22697 Gate Way Drive, an unoccupied house which was fully engulfed with flames upon arrival of the fire department. The Osakis Fire Department assisted with tankers and man power. All contents and structure were...
January 21, 2012 - 11:49am
December 18, 2011
House burns down outside Wadena
A house on Otter Tail County Road 75 west of Wadena burned down, but no one was home at the time of the fire Wednesday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said the fire was called in by a passing motorist around 10:13 p.m. on Dec. 14. The Wadena and Deer Creek Fire Departments,...
December 18, 2011 - 1:43pm
Menahga woman dies in house fire
A 91-year-old woman died in a fire Tuesday in northern Wadena County. Evelyn Edith Anderson of rural Menahga was found deceased in her home just after noon on Dec. 13, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office said. Menahga firefighters were called to the structure fire in Section 1 of...
December 18, 2011 - 1:41pm