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Unprecedented: Flood strikes Wadena area, residents seek relief
Woman killed in west-central Minnesota crash
City of Wadena to cover landfill fees for flood debris; volunteers head to town
State park visits trend upward in Minn., N.D.
Wadena SWCD names poster and essay winners
Post 171 hands BHV Legion two setbacks
Summer football camps coming up in Wadena
Finck aces No. 6 at Whitetail Run
Januszewski, Vertin post fastest times in Lake Chase
Fading Twins have to avoid July swoon
Melva Jean Baumgartner
Lyle Joseph McBride
Wadena Garden Club: Yard of the month
Olson wins RMH grand prize
Area students awarded TCHC Foundation scholarships
Red Cross bloodmobile a success
Artists receive awards in annual Regional Art Show at the Cultural Center in New York Mills
Zornes displays wooden masks and stone sculptures at the Cultural Center through July 31
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 25-27
Entertainment briefs - July 10 edition
Lambert, Shelton at We Fest in 2015
Follow the flag
Birth announcements - July 10 edition
Local piano students earn top honors at state competition
Local students graduate from Bemidji State
U of M Crookston announces spring 2014 graduates
Area students make dean's list at Minnesota State, Mankato
Minnesota's biodiesel mandate: costly, risky and unfair
Ancient evidence of the Bible's reliability
Veterans, beware of pension advance products
Can cities purchase digital speed signs for their streets?
Make summer swimming safe
My new favorite way to fish
Breeding duck numbers down, wetland numbers up
Breeding duck numbers down, wetlands up in Minnesota
Ruffed grouse drumming counts up significantly in state
Trolling for troops
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March 4, 2013
Shed, skidsteer lost in New York Mills fire
A shed, skidsteer, about 30 bales of hay and several other farm items were lost in a fire in New York Mills on Friday. Charles Jacobson, of...
March 4, 2013 - 3:56pm
January 12, 2013
Better to shake hands or stand your ground?; This year's 'Think-Off' question announced
The 21st annual "Great American Think-Off" essay contest is underway, and organizers say it's off to a roaring start. The contest, put on by...
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2012
New York Mills mural paints a picture of local history
A new mural that depicts the history of New York Mills is nearing completion; the project's director, Pam Robinson, began detail work last week. With a touch of a brush, feathers formed on wings, veins appeared on leaves and a solid mass of green became individual strands of grass....
September 13, 2012 - 8:47am
August 30, 2012
New York Mills man sentenced for 2011 fatal crash
The driver in the crash that killed Ty Bell and injured a 15-year-old girl last summer has been sentenced. Daniel Resch, now 22, of NY Mills, was convicted of operating a motor vehicle in a grossly negligent manner, a felony offense. He was sentenced Aug. 20 to four years at the...
August 30, 2012 - 9:03am
May 26, 2010
Everyone OK after New York Mills house burns
No one was hurt in a house fire in New York Mills Wednesday morning, according to Fire Chief Reed Jacobson. Jacobson said two people were in the home, but one had left before the fire broke out. A second person was helped from the home by firefighters, but did not suffer injuries...
May 26, 2010 - 8:25am
October 9, 2009
Birth: Sept 30
Sept. 30 -- Jodi Elgin and Matt Bohne of New York Mills, boy, Connor James Bohne, 6 pounds, 10 ounces and 18.25 inches long, Tri-County Hospital...
October 9, 2009 - 10:21am
April 8, 2009
Stanley Elmer Grant, 90, of New York Mills, passed away peacefully March 30, 2009, at the Elders' Home in New York Mills. He was born Nov. 19, 1918, on a farm near Paddock to Elmer Oscar and Frieda Emily Victoria (Heuer) Grant. He attended country school near Paddock and graduated...
April 8, 2009 - 10:30am
March 25, 2009
Beatrice "Bea" Marie Setterholm, 95, of New York Mills, passed away March 21, 2009, at the Elders' Home in New York Mills. She was born Feb. 11, 1914, in Staples, to Joseph and Wilhemina "Minnie" (Deurr) Martin. She grew up in Tamarack, Minn., and moved to Pillager when she was 16...
March 25, 2009 - 2:02pm
Myrlyn Opal (Hentila) Lykins, 86, of New York Mills, passed away March 21, 2009, at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. She was born Oct. 23, 1922, at home in Homestead Township, rural New York Mills, to Nickolai and Jessie (Fish) Mathiason. She grew up on the family farm in Homestead...
March 25, 2009 - 2:01pm
Death Notice: Elma Barrett
March 25, 2009 - 1:51pm
Mary June Grant, 82, of New York Mills, passed away March 16, 2009, at the Elders' Home in New York Mills. She was born on June 18, 1926, in Lake Preston, S.D. to Henry Christopher and Julia Effie (Paige) Primasing. When she was 2 years old, the family moved and farmed in rural New...
March 25, 2009 - 1:48pm
March 18, 2009
Death Notice: Mary Grant
March 18, 2009 - 1:34pm
August 7, 2008
NYM woman faces animal abuse charges
A New York Mills kennel operator faces nine charges for events that allegedly took place in April and May. Kathy Jo Bauck, 52, who operates Pick of the Litter Inc.
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am