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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
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Jeanette Irene Guyton
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
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans can begin shopping for individual health insurance policies but only to window shop, not to buy yet. Since buying...
October 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
Update: Missing Otter Tail County man found
UPDATE: The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department reports that Paul Baker has been located and isn't in any danger. The report says that...
October 23, 2017 - 8:18am
October 22, 2017
Police Scanner - Oct. 19 edition
Oct. 5 • Hitting a deer caused a flat tire on a vehicle along with body damage. • A collision with a deer caused a vehicle's air bags to inflate along with body damage and a broken windshield. Oct. 6
October 22, 2017 - 10:18am
October 21, 2017
'Picturing the Good Life'
Local shutterbugs have a chance to hone their skills while earning prize money and promoting the Wadena region through a new photo contest, "Picturing...
October 21, 2017 - 11:03am
Edinger recognized for 60 years in Lions Club
John Edinger of Wadena was recognized Monday, Oct. 9 for 60 years as a member of the Wadena Lions Club. President Dr. Ryan Anderson presented...
October 21, 2017 - 10:18am
Shakin' their tail feathers
Who says a fourth-grader cannot make a difference? Feeling Lily Parker's request to revisit a city ordinance covering chickens rated committee action, several members of the council joined a committee suggested by Mayor George Deiss. It was agreed the committee's focus will be on...
October 21, 2017 - 8:15am
October 20, 2017
News briefs - Oct. 19 edition
Chili feed Oct. 26 to benefit Wadena County Humane Society
October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 19, 2017
Newly released security video shows exact moment bomb goes off inside Minn. mosque
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Newly released security camera footage from inside a Minnesota mosque where a bomb went off this summer has been made...
October 19, 2017 - 8:20am
October 18, 2017
Benefit for Fink set for Oct. 21
A benefit for Darcy Fink will be held Oct. 21 at the Wadena Elks lodge from 5-8 p.m. Fink is a 37-year-old Wadena resident diagnosed with colon cancer in 2014. She continues to receive chemotherapy and testing at the Mayo Clinic. She lives with her husband and five children.
October 18, 2017 - 10:18am
Monuments added to Deer Creek Veterans Memorial Park
A year's work by American Legion Post 283 in Deer Creek received some heavy reinforcements Saturday morning in the eastern Otter Tail County...
October 18, 2017 - 9:47am
October 16, 2017
Living history: Sheriff hunts insane farmer
30 years ago Excerpts from the Oct. 15, 1987 Pioneer Journal • Sebeka youth killed in accident On Oct. 12, a rural Sebeka youth, Marc Isola, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Isola, was pronounced dead at Tri-County Hospital after being involved in a farm accident at approximately...
October 16, 2017 - 4:08pm
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 12 edition
John Andrew Bothwell, 48, Pine City, warrant: DWI. Adam Michael Feit, 33, Forest Lake, warrant: other liquor violation. Scott Richard Lind, 51,...
October 16, 2017 - 3:32pm
October 15, 2017
Police Scanner - Oct. 12 edition
Sept. 28 • A low-flying drone over a complainant's home prompted a call to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. A deputy advised the complainant to capture the drone if possible and turn it over to law enforcement. The complainant said the drone had been appearing in the afternoons...
October 15, 2017 - 11:55am
CHAMP Coalition receives $125,000 grant
The Chemical Health Awareness Multi-Drug Prevention (CHAMP) Coalition of Wadena County has been awarded a $125,000 Drug Free Communities continuation grant. The grant will go toward preventing youth substance use. "Our goal is to make Wadena County a safe and drug-free place for our...
October 15, 2017 - 10:18am
News briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Someplace Safe hosts chili fundraiser Oct. 13 Someplace Safe will host a chili fundraiser at St. Ann's Catholic Church Friday, Oct. 13 from 5-7 p.m. The dinner will include chili, dinner rolls, desserts and beverages. Freewill donations are accepted and takeout is available. Proceeds...
October 15, 2017 - 9:18am