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News briefs - May 25 edition
Near the front lines
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrate 25 years of success
Powassan virus one of many diseases transmitted by deer ticks
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
Dale Eugene Clarin
Dale Eugene Clarin
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Birth announcements - May 18 edition
Huhta graduates from Michigan Tech University
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
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
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
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