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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
Wadena-DC boys win third straight indoor meet, girls finish sixth at Foley
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
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Jeanette Irene Guyton
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
Wadena County Sheriff's Office
April 9, 2018
Man arrested in drug investigation April 3
During the evening hours of April 3, the Wadena Co. Sheriff's Office, Wadena/Hubbard SWAT TEAM along with agents from the West Central Drug and...
April 9, 2018 - 10:23am
February 1, 2018
Lunch with law enforcement: Students 'back the blue'
"Dear Police, thank you for all the work you do at your job and not at your job." Noah Drange That was one of many quotes Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary...
February 1, 2018 - 8:53am
Squad cameras a helpful tool for law enforcement
Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr is a fan of the squad car cameras his deputies use in their patrol cars. When the digital units are activated...
November 1, 2017 - 9:41am
January 26, 2017
'Hope for the best, prepare for the worst': New Emergency Management Director takes mantra to heart
Tyler Wheeler has been hired as the new Emergency Management Director for the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. He brings several years of experience...
January 26, 2017 - 4:10pm
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
May 17, 2013 - 11:28am