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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 County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 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
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Leonard Lowers, Sr.
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
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
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
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
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
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
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
August 14, 2016
Man gets prison sentence for stabbing death of former Wadena man
Nicolas Peralez Jr. showed little emotion during his sentencing hearing July 27 as family members of the man he fatally stabbed wept in a courtroom at the Grand Forks County Courthouse. The 37-year-old Grand Forks man faced life in prison for the October death of 31-year-old Joshua...
August 14, 2016 - 12:08am
July 22, 2016
Sunnybrook Park campground draws visitors from across the country
Just off Highway 10 on the east side of Wadena, campers spend days, weeks and even months at Sunnybrook Park along Whiskey Creek. "We get people...
July 22, 2016 - 12:08am
July 21, 2016
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Motorists traveling Highway 71 between Todd Line Road, south of Wadena, and Todd County Road 23 in Bertha, may encounter workers, heavy equipment and delays as the road is resurfaced beginning Monday, July 25. Segments of Highway 71 will be reduced to a single lane from sunrise to...
July 21, 2016 - 8:20am
July 8, 2016
July Yard of the Month goes to the Condiffs
In just a few years, the Condiff property east of Wadena has been transformed into a peaceful sanctuary with several gardens throughout the yard....
July 8, 2016 - 11:58am
July 2, 2016
Police chief warns of fireworks safety
Lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July is often part of Independence Day celebrations but they can also be dangerous. Wadena Police Chief Naomi Plautz said that certain fireworks are legal to use in the city limits while others are illegal. "The simple description is if it leaves...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
July 1, 2016
Utility excavation uncovered three old fuel tanks
Three underground tanks were removed from property on north Highway 71 utilizing funding from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Superfund....
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Bid awarded for Community Center Drive
The Wadena City Council awarded a low bid to Anderson Brothers Construction for improvements to Community Center Drive Because of the construction of the Wadena Hockey Arena, reconstruction of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and construction of the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
June 12, 2016
Level three sex offender moving in Wadena
The Wadena County Sheriff's Department and the Wadena Police Department are announcing a community notification for a Level Three sex offender moving within the community. Christopher Austin Sharp, 26, has a history of sexual contact with female victims ages 15-adult. Contact included...
June 12, 2016 - 12:08am
June 11, 2016
Progress made at Veterans Memorial Park
Work on the Wadena Veterans Memorial Park has been progressing in Sunnybrook Park. A new design was made after it was discovered that the original...
June 11, 2016 - 12:08am
April 18, 2016
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a young female and dog were seen on the train tracks in town east of Highway 71. The train was stopped on the tracks after the...
April 18, 2016 - 3:53pm
City explains recent high utility bills
Wadena residents might have noticed higher than normal electric and water bills for February. Several factors came into play that resulted in the higher bill, including a longer billing cycle, colder weather and a rate increase. "The reading dates in January ended up being earlier...
March 18, 2016 - 12:10am
January 23, 2016
Wadena teen dies in two-vehicle crash north of Wadena
A Wadena teen died in a collision just north of the Wadena city limits Friday night. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office reported Samuel Scott Kelderman, 17, of Wadena, was traveling southbound in a 2006 Chevy Impala on Leaf River Road when he lost control of his vehicle and collided...
January 23, 2016 - 11:57am
Wadena among communities across state in need of water improvements
Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems. Same for...
January 23, 2016 - 12:08am
January 22, 2016
Wadena looks to create rail quiet zone through town
The city of Wadena is hoping to establish a rail quiet zone through town, coinciding with the 2018 Highway 10 reconstruction project. The city's...
January 22, 2016 - 12:10am
December 13, 2015
Guy Olson built many historic Wadena homes
It is no secret that able carpenters always worked in Wadena. The row of big, beautiful homes on Main street, built in the early 1920s, attest to it. After a stretch in the U.S. Army as a carpenter, Guy Olson returned to Wadena. A few months working on a farm so rocky it could...
December 13, 2015 - 12:08am