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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
Charlotte L. Robbins
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
March 27, 2017
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
The Honorable Jay D. Carlson has been elected to serve as chief judge of Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District by his fellow judges in the district. He will assume his duties on July 1, 2017, after current Chief Judge John H. Scherer completes his second two-year term in the role....
March 27, 2017 - 4:26pm
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $7,943,122 in grants as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle to invest in people, places and opportunities in the Upper Midwest. Wadena-based Minnkota Health is among the recipients. "We continue to respond to a diversity of programs and needs...
March 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 22, 2017
Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
ALEXANDRIA—A call that began as a stolen vehicle over the weekend ended with traffic at a standstill on Interstate 94 as numerous law enforcement...
March 22, 2017 - 10:46am
March 18, 2017
Swindle, credit card fraud cases lead to drug arrests in small north-central Minnesota town
An investigation into credit card fraud and embezzlement from a creamery association in the north-central Minnesota town of Osakis has led to...
March 18, 2017 - 11:56am
Crime briefs - March 16 edition
Alexandria man faces counterfeit money charges An Alexandria man was arrested in Benton County after a routine traffic stop and is facing charges of possessing counterfeit currency. According to the Benton County Sheriff's Office, James Earl Meyer, 53, attempted to use a counterfeit...
March 18, 2017 - 9:50am
March 17, 2017
Ottertail home destroyed by fire, owner in jail for arson
A rural Ottertail man has been charged with first-degree arson after setting his home on fire Saturday. The Minnesota State Fire Marshall and...
March 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 16, 2017
Woman rescued after passersby say she jumped from Brainerd bridge
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Rescuers were able to pull a woman from the water after she jumped from a downtown bridge over the Mississippi River Wednesday afternoon in Brainerd. A passerby reported she saw the woman climb over a fence on the south side of the Washington Street bridge and stopped...
March 16, 2017 - 8:17am
Judge rejects plea deal for woman who hit young boy with vehicle
SAUK CENTER, MINN. -- A judge has rejected a plea agreement in the case of a 42-year-old Sauk Centre woman accused of hitting a 23-month-old toddler with her car while driving drunk in Alexandria. Becky Lynn Laforge agreed to plead guilty to one of the three charges – criminal vehicular...
March 16, 2017 - 8:13am
March 10, 2017
Wadena joins United Way of Otter Tail County
United Way is expanding its service area. Effective March 1, 2017, the local nonprofit organization will serve Otter Tail and Wadena Counties.
March 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 6, 2017
Motorcyclist hits dog in Mahnomen County
Two people were taken to the hospital after they hit a dog with their motorcycle. It happened on Highway 200 in Clover Township around 2 Saturday...
March 6, 2017 - 10:08am
March 4, 2017
Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Pregnancy, even of the "normal" variety, is no easy task. Forty weeks of mood swings, strange cravings and swollen feet being just a few of the...
March 4, 2017 - 11:19am
February 25, 2017
Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
The woman killed Saturday night in a pedestrian train accident has been identified by authorities as 56-year-old Lynn Alexander of Detroit Lakes. At around 9 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Lakes police and paramedics responded to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian at a crossing...
February 25, 2017 - 11:33am
February 23, 2017
Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Anthony Dwayne Boldt Jr., 17, of Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County Juvenile Court for felony first-degree and felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct, victim age 13-15 and 24 months or more younger than the perpetrator. Boldt appeared in court Jan. 23 before District...
February 23, 2017 - 12:44pm
February 22, 2017
Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
A 31-year-old Alton, Texas, man was found guilty in Otter Tail District Court Thursday by a jury of committing sexual acts with a child and filming...
February 22, 2017 - 11:23am
February 21, 2017
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
The Osakis School District is now saying that an idea to have girls submit photos of themselves wearing their chosen prom dress in order to attend the April 22 event was "merely a suggestion," not an official action.
February 21, 2017 - 4:19pm