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News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
WDC students hold blood drive for American Red Cross
County Commission approves support of assistance program
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
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
November 6, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth, weapons and cash. A buy involving a half ounce of methamphetamine resulted in the seizure of 80 grams of methamphetamine, hallucinogenic...
November 6, 2016 - 12:08am
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
October 26, 2016
Big meth bust lands Detroit Lakes man in prison for nearly 13 years
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to 153 months, or nearly 13 years in prison, on a felony first-degree drug possession conviction. Shane Thomas Wood, 44, was arrested after agents working with the West Central Minnesota Drug & Violent Crime Task Force met with a confidential...
October 26, 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 27, 2016
Hubbard County traffic stop leads to arrest, one pound of meth
An early morning traffic stop in Hubbard County on June 8 led to deputies locating one pound of methamphetamine in the trunk of a vehicle. Sean William Curtis, 46, of Bemidji, faces three felony controlled substance charges in Hubbard County District Court. According to court documents,...
June 27, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Wadena woman gets nine years for selling meth
A Wadena woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison for selling methamphetamines. Denise Ann Kline, 48, of 63499 County Road 68, Wadena, was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records,...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
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
January 31, 2016
Man arrested for drugs following Highway 34 head-on crash near Osage
A Fargo man who police say had meth crystals in his nose during a head-on crash east of Osage last week is facing several charges. John Jason Johnson, 45, is facing a felony fifth-degree drug possession charge, as well as two gross misdemeanor charges for DWI and for criminal vehicular...
January 31, 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
May 2, 2015
Three arrested for allegedly selling meth at Wadena motel
Three people were arrested, including a Wadena motel manager, early Wednesday, April 22 for selling and distributing methamphetamine out of the...
May 2, 2015 - 6:26am
April 23, 2015
Four arrested after meth found at Cass Lake home
Four people were arrested Tuesday after the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a Cass Lake residence. John Henry Wilke, 64, Terri Lynn Frazer, 53, and Ida Elizabeth Beaulieu, 29, were arrested on drug-related charges,...
April 23, 2015 - 9:38am
March 28, 2015
Six arrested in Staples drug bust Friday
Six people were arrested early Friday after officials executed four search warrants simultaneously in the city of Staples. It was in connection with an ongoing joint investigation on a methamphetamine distribution organization operating out of the city. The investigation was...
March 28, 2015 - 8:15am
January 24, 2008
Meth use drops off in Wadena County
Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr said the use of methamphetamine in the county has fallen dramatically. "We've seen a big dip," he said. "Is it still here? Absolutely. But we're just not seeing it as much." Carr said the decline isn't just in Wadena County. "It's not just us," he...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am