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Wadena VFW taking nominations for Teacher of the Year
WDC welcomes 20 foreign exchange students
Weekly crime report - Sept. 21 edition
School board's elementary project receives a boost
One vegetable one community wrapping up first year
WCA/Ashby Knights wear down Wolverines
Wolverines rally to defeat Verndale
Wolverines downed by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
Wadena-DC drops two at triangular
Robert John Ramstorf
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
VA hearing and vision benefits only 1 in 4 vets utilize
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Wadena County Sheriff's Office
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 Deputy Joe Schoon is originally...
May 17, 2013 - 11:28am