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Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
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
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
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
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?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
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
July 19, 2015
Police Scanner - July 16 edition
July 2 • A caller reported a dump truck hiding in a stand of willows on Leaf River Road. • A woman living on 120th Street reported finding a bullet hole in a shed. She believed the hole had been made sometime during the day. • Two dogs were reported running loose in...
July 19, 2015 - 8:15am
July 10, 2015
Police Scanner - July 9 edition
June 25 • A deputy received a report of two females being harassed by a male. The suspect was located and placed under arrest for the second time within two hours. He became uncooperative during the arrest and damaged a police squad car. June 26 • A caller informed police...
July 10, 2015 - 12:10am
July 3, 2015
Police Scanner - July 2 edition
June 18 • A motorcyclist struck a deer on Highway 8 and 121st Street in Wadena County. The motorcycle sustained minor damage but no injuries were reported. • Two men in black were observed standing in the doorway at Verizon Wireless in Wadena after 10 p.m. The complainant...
July 3, 2015 - 12:08am
June 26, 2015
Police Scanner - June 25 edition
June 12 • Occupants of a vehicle which had been parked in the old Pamida parking lot were asked to leave after the property owner saw the mess they had made. • A complainant reported the theft of a pot which had been hanging from a shepherd's hook on a tombstone...
June 26, 2015 - 12:10am
June 19, 2015
Police Scanner - June 18 edition
June 4 • A caller asked to speak to a deputy in regard to a neighbor who allegedly threw a dog off a deck and injured it. When the caller was contacted he said the dog was fine but said he had talked to his neighbor. He wanted the sheriff's office to be aware of the incident. •...
June 19, 2015 - 8:15am
June 12, 2015
Police Scanner - June 11 edition
May 28 • A resident of Taylor's Beach Road received a call from a man who identified himself and said he had stopped at her home the week before. He was offering to trim trees. When she said she would not be around on the weekend he wanted to carry out the work, he said she could...
June 12, 2015 - 12:08am
June 6, 2015
Police Scanner - June 4 edition
May 21 • A woman gave law enforcement the name of a man who allegedly stole her deceased husband's jacket. • The Todd County Sheriff's office requested a welfare check on a woman and her niece after a disturbing text message and photo were received. A deputy checked on their...
June 6, 2015 - 12:08am
May 29, 2015
Police Scanner - May 28 edition
May 15 • Police received a call reporting an elderly driver going west in an eastbound lane on Highway 10. • A complainant reported an unbearable smell coming from a deer carcass in a neighbor's back yard. • The Wadena Police Department assisted Otter Tail County and...
May 29, 2015 - 12:10am
May 25, 2015
Police Scanner - May 21 edition
May 7 • A complaint was made by a woman who alleged a man was beating on her car and left a dent in it. She said he later broke into her home through a basement window. • A grandmother with custody of her grandchildren allegedly received a threatening call from the children's...
May 25, 2015 - 12:10am
May 17, 2015
Police Scanner - May 14 edition
April 30 • A traffic stop on Highway 71 resulted in a citation for an expired registration. The deputy noticed an open Coors Light bottle in the center cup holder but the driver passed a sobriety test. He was warned for having a taillight out, an open bottle and no proof of current...
May 17, 2015 - 12:10am
May 9, 2015
Police Scanner - May 7 edition
April 23 • A prisoner attempted to hang himself in E-Block at the Wadena County Jail by tying a knot on one end of a door hinge after wrapping the sheet around his neck. It took three officers to lift him and unwrap the sheet.
May 9, 2015 - 8:15am
April 30, 2015
April 17 • A man left Residential Living Solutions and was reported to be heading for Wadena wearing pajama pants and a white tank top. The man was allegedly angry because of a shouting match with another man.
April 30, 2015 - 12:30am
April 27, 2015
Police Scanner - April 23 edition
April 9 • A Wadena County deputy assisted with the delivery of a baby at a residence in Menahga. April 10 • A man reported his two kids had not returned from school. Police checked on the matter and found the kids had been picked up by their grandmother. •...
April 27, 2015 - 12:10am
April 19, 2015
Police Scanner - April 16 edition
April 2 • A man alleged a woman was cutting down trees on his land and removing them. April 3 • A prisoner at the Wadena County Jail alleged she had fallen out of a chair and hurt her head and shoulders. • An underage drinking party was reported at Wahoo Valley....
April 19, 2015 - 12:10am
April 10, 2015
Police Scanner - April 9 edition
March 26 • Deputies were asked to perform a welfare check on a man who left Residential Living Solutions. The man left the home between 7:20 and 7:25 p.m. He was believed to be headed in the direction of Wadena in search of a WIFI source. March 27 • The Sheriff's Office...
April 10, 2015 - 12:08am