Skip to main content
Six-foot long boa constrictor found wandering along Grand Forks road
Police Scanner - Sept. 22 edition
Park Rapids woman accused of assaulting boyfriend with a gun
Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
June 15, 2015
Parkers Prairie receives $1 million donation for pool
With the help of an individual who took a keen interest in Parkers Prairie, the goal of having a new aquatic center will be a reality. Lloyd...
June 15, 2015 - 12:08am
July 16, 2012
Birth: June 28
Tammy and Gayle Snook, Parkers Prairie, girl, Kaia Lynn Snook, 6 pounds, 12 ounces and 19.5 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Kaia...
July 16, 2012 - 3:59am
June 30, 2012
Wayne Keith Norris, 57, Parkers Prairie, no seat belt, fees $115. Michael Dean Lustila, 52, Menahga, third degree DWI with refusal to submit to chemical test, driving after cancellation of drivers' license and third degree damage to property, local confinement (concurrent sentence...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Parkers Prairie man killed in crash
A Parkers Prairie man is dead and another was seriously injured in a crash around 2:30 a.m. Sunday near Henning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported Justin Hemmerlin, 24, was killed in the crash. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Robin Turchin, 23. The one-vehicle...
May 14, 2011 - 7:54pm
March 27, 2011
Benefit for tornado recovery slated April 3 in Parkers Prairie Event Center
Eight months after devastating tornadoes hit areas of Otter Tail and Wadena Counties, the recovery continues. As of March 16, the Wadena-Otter Tail Long Term Recovery committee has raised $389,972, of which $332,525 has been distributed ($147,125 in Otter Tail County and $185,400...
March 27, 2011 - 1:52pm
September 16, 2010
Woman dies in crash near Parkers Prairie
A 77-year-old Parkers Prairie woman died after a head-on crash just south of Parkers Prairie Wednesday morning. Lucille Vogt was driving north...
September 16, 2010 - 4:36pm
Browerville 18-year-old critically injured in head-on crash near Parkers Prairie
An 18-year-old Browerville woman is in critical condition after a head-on crash just south of Parkers Prairie this morning. Kayla Carry was driving a 1998 Cavalier south on Highway 29 at about 8:30 a.m. when she crossed the centerline and collided with a 2003 Ford Taurus driven by...
September 16, 2010 - 10:19am
July 23, 2010
Prairie to Woods Whitetails holding banquet in Parkers
The Prairie to Woods Whitetails, a Quality Deer Management Association Branch, will be holding its third annual fundraiser banquet Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Parkers Prairie Event Center. Games and Social events start at 5 p.m. with the dinner followed at 7 p.m. There will be raffle...
July 23, 2010 - 2:20pm
April 8, 2010
Parkers Lions prepare for annual smelt fry
The Parkers Prairie Lions will hold their 47th annual smelt fry from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 18. The event will be held at a new location this year: the new Prairie Event Center on Highway 235. The meal will include smelt, french...
April 8, 2010 - 9:47pm
March 30, 2010
Parkers Prairie man injured in rollover Sunday
A 19-year-old Parkers Prairie man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover in Leaf Valley Township Sunday. At about 6 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report about the crash near the intersection of County Roads 63 and 35, about 12 miles north of Alexandria. An...
March 30, 2010 - 1:25pm
March 19, 2010
Spring expo is next Saturday
Prairie to Woods Whitetails will present its annual spring expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 27 at the Parkers Prairie Event Center. There is free admission. Free food plot seed/mineral is available, as are seminars and exhibits. Food and beverages will be available...
March 19, 2010 - 12:07pm
January 7, 2010
Births: Dec. 28
Dec. 28 -- Erin and Scott Boesl of Parkers Prairie, boy, Nolan Richard Boesl, 8 pounds, 21 inches long, Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. He is...
January 7, 2010 - 5:50pm
September 18, 2009
Feel the heat
The Firefighters' Rodeo wasn't all fun and games this year. Area firefighters felt some serious heat during a training exercise where they confronted...
September 18, 2009 - 1:33pm
May 13, 2009
Johnson's jack all the Pirates needed
Alicia Johnson hit her second round-tripper in two days Friday as Verndale topped Parkers Prairie 4-1 in a Park Region Conference showdown. Johnson...
May 13, 2009 - 1:44pm