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Real ID bill passes first test in Minnesota House, but access at issue
It's now President Trump, vowing 'America First' in nationalist speech
Osberg to work on rural employment issues in Otter Tail County
Ross and Snyder selected as nominees for ExCEL Award
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
Saturday Scorecard 1/20
Bowling scores - Jan. 19 edition
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Glenz cans big trey in 50-46 overtime win
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
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
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
January 5, 2017
Smooth Skating: Ice rinks busy over holiday break
Wadena's ice skating rinks were busy over the Christmas holiday as families enjoyed a few days of warmer weather before below zero temperatures...
January 5, 2017 - 3:27pm
December 30, 2016
Advice for thin ice
Due to widely variable weather conditions across much of the state, ice is deteriorating rapidly and creating potentially dangerous conditions...
December 30, 2016 - 12:08am
December 18, 2016
DNR issues ice warning for aerated lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warns ice anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when going onto any lake covered or partially covered with ice, especially those that feature aeration systems. "Open water areas created by aeration...
December 18, 2016 - 12:10am
November 28, 2016
DNR suspects hunter saw bobcats, not mountain lions
Turns out they might have been "just" bobcats. What were at first believed to be two cougars, or mountain lions, fighting after one tried to...
November 28, 2016 - 12:08am
November 20, 2016
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Two likely cougars, or mountain lions, have been spotted in northern Minnesota—fighting. The exceedingly rare event—wildlife officials...
November 20, 2016 - 12:10am
November 13, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minn.
A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near the intersection of Hawthorne...
November 13, 2016 - 12:08am
October 7, 2016
Fall leaves reaching peak color now
With this area of the state "balmy" for this time of the year, and not too dry, Otter Tail County residents could see a pretty nice fall color...
October 7, 2016 - 12:08am
August 1, 2016
DNR to stock muskies in Gull chain near Brainerd
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday announced it was moving forward with stocking muskellunge in several lakes but withdrawing...
August 1, 2016 - 12:08am
July 7, 2016
Some duck species up, Canada goose numbers down in state
Population counts are up for several species of ducks that breed in Minnesota, according to the results of the annual Minnesota Department of...
July 7, 2016 - 3:24pm
May 19, 2016
Bear attacks Sebeka woman on her deck
A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of Sebeka in Wadena County. The bear was likely after bird feeders near the home. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the attack at 10:16 p.m. on Friday...
May 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 9, 2016
Green Island, a nature reserve on the north side of Wadena, offers something known as forest therapy.
May 9, 2016 - 12:08am
October 12, 2015
Wadena County 4-H shooting sport team competes at Alexandria
The Wadena County 4-H Shooting Sports Team competed in the 2015 State 4-H Shooting Sports and Wildlife Invitational Sept. 11-13 at the Alexandria Shooting Park. Over 800 4-Hers from all over the state participate in the annual event competing in archery, muzzleloader, shotgun,...
October 12, 2015 - 12:08am
July 11, 2015
Ruffed grouse counts similar to a year ago
Minnesota's ruffed grouse spring drumming counts were unchanged this year compared to last year, according to a survey conducted by the Department of Natural Resources. This follows a significant increase of 34 percent from 2013 to 2014, said Charlotte Roy, DNR grouse project leader....
July 11, 2015 - 12:10am
April 4, 2015
Bear spotted north of Wadena
A pesky bear has been reported by several homeowners on the northern edge of Wadena. Erik Thorson, Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor, said people have been calling local law enforcement and conservation officers about a bear on the north edge of Wadena. "This year we had...
April 4, 2015 - 12:10am
January 30, 2015
Owatonna angler wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Anthony Welch of St. Paul thought he had the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Fishing Extravaganza grand prize fish in the bag. He literally did have it in a plastic bag within the first five minutes of the contest, which started at noon Saturday on Gull Lake's Hole-in-the-Day Bay. The...
January 30, 2015 - 8:15am