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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. Sunday
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Courts - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Quincer graduates from UND
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
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