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Crowds all aboard with Depot fundraising
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Firemen receive approval for equipment purchase
Getting a kick out of Green Island: Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding offered in Wadena
Nine charged with cashing forged payroll checks at Minn. casino
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
Inspiration on the mat: Female varsity wrestler Bel Snyder sets herself apart with work ethic
Richard Maurice ("Maury") Pluth
James "Jimmy" Willis Chandler, Jr.
Arlo Ray Kneeland
Alma S. Ryckman
Donna M. Reineccius
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
TCHC awarded grant for opioid management program
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
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?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
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
January 19, 2018
Verdict: Jury finds St. Marie guilty on all counts
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Just days before his 28th birthday, Antonio Eugene St. Marie was found guilty on seven counts including counts...
January 19, 2018 - 10:17pm
From Friday: Defendant admits further guilt, jurors now in deliberations
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Jurors headed for deliberations after hearing closing arguments Friday morning and after the defendant admitted...
January 19, 2018 - 1:28pm
January 17, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Science behind investigation comes to light
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Jurors heard from an additional 12 witnesses Wednesday, mostly law enforcement and crime scene investigators in the trial of the State of Minnesota vs. Antonio St. Marie. Antonio St. Marie, Wadena, has nine charges against him including charges of murder,...
January 17, 2018 - 9:10pm
From Tuesday: 12 witnesses dive into the details of Wadena woman's death
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—Jurors heard opening statements and testimonies from 12 witnesses and viewed dozens of objects for evidence in...
January 17, 2018 - 6:31am
January 16, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Husband admits to killing his wife
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—"This case is not about who killed Margaret St. Marie ... " defense attorney Malcolm Whynott said to start opening...
January 16, 2018 - 12:49pm
January 15, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Jury selection complete, trial starts Tuesday
WADENA COUNTY COURTHOUSE—The addition of three qualified jurors Friday made for a complete panel of 14 selected to serve in a murder trial...
January 15, 2018 - 6:38pm
January 11, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Day 4 of jury selection adds 2 more
WADENA—On day four of jury selection Thursday, a whirlwind of 17 potential jurors went through the interview process before the judge and...
January 11, 2018 - 9:34pm
St. Marie murder trial: Day 3 of jury selection adds three new members
Nine more potential jurors were interviewed Wednesday on the third day of jury selection in the case of the State of Minnesota vs. Antonio St. Marie. So far, nine Wadena County jurors have been selected to serve out of two pools.
January 11, 2018 - 9:35am
January 10, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Day 2 of jury selection adds 3 more jurors
WADENA—Twelve more jurors were interviewed Tuesday on the second day of jury selection in the case of the State of Minnesota vs. Antonio...
January 10, 2018 - 2:05pm
January 8, 2018
Jury selection begins in the St. Marie murder trial
WADENA—Jury selection began Monday in the case of the State of Minnesota vs. Antonio St. Marie with eight jurors interviewed and three...
January 8, 2018 - 7:46pm
July 5, 2017
Minn. man sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child's babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in...
July 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 14, 2016
Suspect twice eludes police after attempted kidnapping of estranged wife in Otter Tail County
A man accused of trying to kidnap his wife early Sunday, Dec. 11, was arrested after outrunning officers twice, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. About 1:45 a.m., sheriff's deputies and Fergus Falls police responded to a report of a domestic dispute and...
December 14, 2016 - 9:10am
September 18, 2016
Regional briefs - Sept. 15
Woman may face charges for falsely reporting a double kidnapping A woman is facing possible charges after apparently telling Crosby police that she and another woman were kidnapped on Sunday. Crosby officers met the woman in Crosby, where they received details of the alleged incident....
September 18, 2016 - 12:08am
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
April 8, 2009
Former Sebeka councilman charged with kidnapping; allegedly spoke of murder-suicide
A former Sebeka city councilman has been charged with kidnapping and allegedly spoke openly about a murder-suicide plot. Randy Lee Pickar, 53,...
April 8, 2009 - 12:43pm