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Police Scanner - Aug. 25 edition
Four candidates file for WDC School Board
Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
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
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Wadena chief featured in community video
Wadena Police Chief Naomi Plautz was featured in a video by the Minnesota Chiefs of Police earlier in July. She talks about what it's like...
July 26, 2015 - 12:10am
June 7, 2015
City council, police meet and greet
The Wadena Police Department is reaching out to the Wadena City Council to talk about how they can help each other on projects that might arise...
June 7, 2015 - 12:10am
February 6, 2015
Police Scanner - Feb. 5 edition
Jan. 23 • Police received a complaint about the driving conduct of a semi operator inside the city limits of Wadena. The complainant alleged the trucker was speeding and forced the complainant's vehicle to go off the road. A patrolman stopped the semi, made contact with the driver...
February 6, 2015 - 12:08am
February 2, 2015
Shots fired in Stowe Prairie Township
Don Robert Poplin Jr., 24, rural Hewitt, was taken into custody Jan. 24 after shots were fired at a residence in Stowe Prairie Township. At approximately 11:40 p.m., a resident of Stowe Prairie reported gunfire. Units of the Wadena County Sheriff's Office and the Wadena Police...
February 2, 2015 - 12:10am
January 26, 2015
Police Scanner - Jan. 22 edition
Jan. 9 • A complainant traveling eastbound on Highway 10 alleged another vehicle was riding in his blind spot. The other vehicle would pass the complainant, pull in front of his vehicle and then slow down. A police officer stopped the suspect vehicle. The driver admitted to...
January 26, 2015 - 12:10am
December 5, 2014
Police scanner - Dec. 4 edition
Nov. 20 • A county resident gave police the license plate number off a vehicle that drove down his gated driveway and then backed out. • A complainant told law enforcement she had a fight with her brother and his girlfriend and kicked them out of her house. She alleged...
December 5, 2014 - 12:00am
November 23, 2014
Police Scanner - Nov. 20 edition
Nov. 6 • A complainant told law enforcement his ex-girlfriend sold $25,000 worth of his property while he was incarcerated. Nov. 7 • A cabin burglary, believed to have been carried out sometime in the previous three weeks, resulted in the loss of a wood stove, hand tools,...
November 23, 2014 - 12:00am
November 8, 2014
Police Scanner - Nov. 6 edition
Oct. 24 • A Boondocks Café employee reported scammers were calling her at work. A policeman was told the scammer had called approximately 50 times. The calls were originating in Fort Myers, Fla. and the caller had a Jamaican accent. It was suggested that the phone company...
November 8, 2014 - 12:00am
October 31, 2014
Police Scanner - Oct. 30 edition
Oct. 16 • The theft of an all-terrain vehicle prompted a farmer to contact the sheriff's office. He told a deputy he wanted to sign it as stolen. When the deputy arrived with the paperwork the complainant chose not to sign it and asked the deputy if he could just go a find...
October 31, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Police Scanner - Oct. 23 edition
Oct. 8 • An attempt was made to gain entry into a rural residence. Photos of shoe prints and the suspect's vehicle tire tracks were taken. • A caller reported a lot of yelling and screaming outside a vehicle. When he asked if help was needed, the people left in their...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
October 10, 2014
Police Scanner - Oct. 9 edition
Sept. 25 • A welfare check was requested by a distraught mother who said her son was missing and there was a firearm on his bed. Sept. 26 • A woman received a call from someone using the name of her deceased husband. • A man in the process of getting...
October 10, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Police scanner - Sept. 4 edition
Aug. 21 • A complainant reported someone had visited his property during the night and left a light on in his shed. Nothing was missing but the complainant wanted the incident documented and wanted to let law enforcement know that people were out snooping around. •...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 29, 2014
Police scanner - Aug. 28 edition
Aug. 14 • A caller reported a verbal domestic in Sebeka with a lot of younger adults yelling and screaming. When two deputies arrived the matter was settled. The argument had been over moving day. Aug. 15 • Two adult females and one adult male with five dogs...
August 29, 2014 - 12:00am
August 23, 2014
Police scanner - Aug. 21 edition
Aug. 7 • A caller from North Dakota informed police of a domestic situation at his home in Wadena County and asked for their help. The caller's sons were fighting and his wife was trying to break up the fight. He said he did not know if there were any weapons involved....
August 23, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Police Scanner - Aug. 14 edition
July 30 • A Wadena business place requested an officer speak with a man with multi-colored hair. The man acted strangely and appeared to be afraid of something. They were informed the man was harmless and was not acting out of character. • A complainant alleged a mother...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am