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Real ID bill passes first test in Minnesota House, but access at issue
It's now President Trump, vowing 'America First' in nationalist speech
Osberg to work on rural employment issues in Otter Tail County
Ross and Snyder selected as nominees for ExCEL Award
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Glenz cans big trey in 50-46 overtime win
Wolverines post 65-57 PRC win over Trojans
Three Central Minnesota boxers triumph
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Wadena County Sheriff's Office
August 28, 2016
Missing Staples man located over weekend
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office and Staples Police Department located a missing Staples man after asking for the public's assistance in locating him. Richard Boatman, 50, of Staples, was reported missing Saturday after last being seen sometime in the evening on Thursday, Aug.18....
August 28, 2016 - 12:08am
May 22, 2016
Level 3 predatory offender moved to Sebeka
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office and the Sebeka Police Department are announcing a community notification for a Level 3 predatory offender...
May 22, 2016 - 12:10am
May 21, 2016
Four pounds of meth recovered in drug bust
A man is charged with felony drug possession after four pounds of meth was discovered in a package being delivered to a Wadena home. The Wadena...
May 21, 2016 - 12:08am
April 23, 2016
Wadena County residents reporting several possible scams
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office has taken several reports lately regarding concerns of possible scams. Scams have been around for many years and the intent of a scam is to steal someone's money. Don't become that "someone" and know how to protect yourself from becoming a victim....
April 23, 2016 - 8:15am
April 16, 2016
Residents encouraged to use CodeRED
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office encourages the public to sign up for the CodeRED alert system. This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and the county will participate in statewide tornado drills on Thursday, April 14 at 1:45 and 6:55 p.m. The communities' outdoor warning system...
April 16, 2016 - 12:10am
April 2, 2016
Multiple structures damaged by fire in Thomastown Township
A garbage fire spread to several buildings after a wind gust Friday afternoon in Wadena County. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a multiple structure fire at about 1 p.m. Friday, March 25 in section 10 of Thomastown Township in Wadena County.
April 2, 2016 - 12:10am
January 15, 2016
Schoon is newest Wadena County chief deputy
Joe Schoon stepped into his new role as chief deputy last week looking forward to the challenge. Schoon replaces Bill Cross, who retired with...
January 15, 2016 - 12:10am
March 23, 2015
Six arrested in Staples drug bust Friday
STAPLES - Six people were arrested early Friday after officials executed four search warrants simultaneously in the city of Staples. It was...
March 23, 2015 - 11:13am
December 4, 2013
Pearson joins Wadena County Sheriff’s Department
Wadena County Sheriff Michael D. Carr announced the hiring of their newest deputy, Jamie Pearson, who replaces Deputy Luke Manderschied who transferred...
December 4, 2013 - 9:41am
May 17, 2013
Deputies talk about their job
National Police Week is May 12-18, and to help our readers better understand the job that puts men and women in harm’s way to protect their neighbors, the PJ interviewed members of the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office about what they do. Joe Schoon Deputy Joe Schoon is originally...
May 17, 2013 - 11:28am