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Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
Waste or recycle: How will you use your phone book?
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill, debate focuses on rural Minnesota
One person injured in semi, SUV crash on Highway 10 in Bluffton
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Bowling scores - Jan. 19 edition
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Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Joyce (Pleidrup) Cunningham
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
Staples Area Women's Chorus presents 'Her Voice, Her Song'
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
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Area students make President's List at M State
Clergy view: Great is thy faithfulness
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Will a CDL driver lose both license endorsements with a DWI?
State manufacturers optimistic about 2017 economy
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
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
March 11, 2016
County to share department head position
Ryan Damlo is now officially transit director for both Wadena and Becker counties. The Becker County Board made the move earlier this month....
March 11, 2016 - 12:10am
January 16, 2016
Environmental groups, DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands in Wadena County and surrounding areas say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters...
January 16, 2016 - 12:10am
January 8, 2016
Sheriff Carr is first vice president of state association
Wadena County Sheriff Michael D. Carr moved from Second Vice President to First Vice President of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association during...
January 8, 2016 - 12:10am
December 26, 2015
County looks at building renovation options
Space solutions continue to be discussed in Wadena County as departments in the courthouse are running out of room. Chad Bormann, Project Manager...
December 26, 2015 - 8:15am
October 3, 2015
Wadena County approves 2016 budget
The Wadena County Board has set the preliminary 2016 tax levy at a 3.5 percent increase. The levy was set at $8,300,246 in September. The final levy will be approved in December and can be decreased before that date. It can't be any higher than that amount. County commissioners...
October 3, 2015 - 12:10am
September 4, 2015
County mulling options to address space needs at courthouse
Wadena County commissioners continue to look at space needs at the courthouse and recently had another space needs analysis completed. Most...
September 4, 2015 - 8:15am
August 21, 2015
Growth in recycling forces Transfer Station expansion
Work started last week on a Wadena County Transfer Station expansion. "Our recycling numbers keep increasing and we need a more efficient...
August 21, 2015 - 12:10am
August 17, 2015
Suspect who fled from police caught after hiding out in deer stand
A two-day manhunt finally turned up a Park Rapids man considered dangerous and possibly armed in northern Wadena County. Hubbard County's...
August 17, 2015 - 8:15am
Violent storm rumbles through county
Cleanup was underway early this week following a major thunderstorm that produced strong winds, with gusts of 80 miles per hour or more, along...
July 17, 2015 - 12:10am
June 26, 2015
Task force agent taking drugs out of circulation
Wadena County's new drug task force agent is helping to get drugs off the streets. After receiving $72,544 from National Joint Powers Alliance's Innovation Funding Program, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office was able to hire a drug task force agent to oversee drug and violent crimes...
June 26, 2015 - 12:10am
June 23, 2015
'Ship of Gold' is finally found
The world's only true "Ship of Gold" and one of the smartest fugitives ever drew attention at the same place and time. The ship was the American...
June 23, 2015 - 12:10am
County approves funding part of SE Wadena project
Wadena County Board Commissioners approved $1.9 million in funding for the city of Wadena southeast infrastructure project using no local levy dollars. The project funding will come from the Wadena County municipal state aid construction account, which is managed by County Engineer...
May 23, 2015 - 12:10am
April 22, 2015
Avian flu detected in Wadena County commercial turkey flock
The highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in central Minnesota for the first time Tuesday, while two other Minnesota counties reported additional flock detections Tuesday, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. A commercial turkey flock of 310,000...
April 22, 2015 - 4:45pm
April 18, 2015
Bethel man injured after falling from tree stand
A Bethel man fell out of a tree stand east of Menahga Saturday, April 11. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received the report at about 12:24 p.m. Emergency personnel responded to a wooded area in section 25 of Blueberry Township. John Hoversten, 71, had been in the process of...
April 18, 2015 - 12:10am
April 17, 2015
Severe Weather Awareness week a time to plan ahead
Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17. Wadena County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management is reminding everyone that it is essential to plan ahead for Minnesota's severe spring and summer weather. An informed and prepared community helps reduce the risk and cost associated...
April 17, 2015 - 12:10am