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Shovels and sleds replace bats and gloves
Teenager suffers minor injuries in two-vehicle crash
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Double homicide: Police find two victims in rural Perham home early this morning
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Morneau dazzles fans at Men’s Night Out
Wadena-DC boys take first in Bemidji
MSHSL to permit shorter regular-season baseball, softball games
Jeanette Irene Guyton
Charlotte L. Robbins
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Sebeka Fire and Rescue receives TCHC Foundation grant
Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
Wadena County DAC day program faces seven percent cut
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
Kathleen Novak to visit Wadena for Book Ends
Northern Lights Chorale concerts coming soon
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Entertainment briefs - April 5 edition
Entertainment briefs - March 29 edition
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Veterans: 3K-5k National Personnel Records Center military records restored weekly
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Letter: Gun violence crisis runs much deeper than mass shootings
Veterans: 3 tips for transitioning service members from former VA secretary
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Time to call in those longbeards is coming soon
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Ethan James Johnson
Ellie Marie Karlson
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic
When Jake Huebsch lacked wheels but needed a way to return to his home in Mankato earlier this year, he turned to his phone. The Friendly Rider...
November 23, 2017 - 10:18am
April 22, 2017
Transit system receives MnDOT Expansion Funding
Friendly Rider continues to grow and expand its service, now serving 17 communities in Wadena, Todd, Otter Tail, Morrison and Cass Counties....
April 22, 2017 - 1:58pm
November 11, 2016
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Friendly Rider continues to grow by leaps and bounds as it increases ridership and routes are added to the transit system. The local, county-funded...
November 11, 2016 - 12:08am
August 20, 2016
Friendly Rider expanding south into Todd County
Friendly Rider continues to see increasing ridership as routes are added to the local, county-funded transit. The bus service now travels through...
August 20, 2016 - 12:10am
April 23, 2016
Ridership increasing for local Friendly Rider bus program
Friendly Rider has increased ridership over the last year after a few different promotions have introduced people to the local, county-funded...
April 23, 2016 - 12:10am
August 1, 2015
Friendly Rider now features B.O.B.
Friendly Rider Transit now offers a way to transport bicycles. B.O.B. (Bikes. On. Bus.) is the newest member of the Friendly Rider team. Transit...
August 1, 2015 - 12:08am
July 4, 2015
Friendly Rider moves to new location
Friendly Rider Transit is operating in a new building next the the Wadena County Highway Department on Harry Rich Drive. City and county leaders,...
July 4, 2015 - 12:10am
June 26, 2015
News briefs - June 25 edition
Veteran's picnic slated for July 1 A veteran's appreciation picnic will be held on Wednesday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sunnybrook Park Lions shelter. Guest speakers David Anderson, Patrick Zalusky and Scott Borchers will be on hand to provide information targeted specifically...
June 26, 2015 - 12:10am
April 24, 2015
Damlo steps into transit director position
Ryan Damlo is looking at how to market and expand bus service in Wadena and Becker Counties in his new role as Transit Director. In Wadena...
April 24, 2015 - 12:10am
April 22, 2015
Friendly Rider drivers win safety awards
The Northern Tier Transit Partnership has announced the Safe Driver Award for 2014 has been awarded to Linda Ness, Robin Grotberg, Roger Randgaard,...
April 22, 2015 - 12:10am
October 17, 2014
Still riding at 100
Florence Christiansen was born in Todd County just a few months after World War I began. One hundred years later, she lives at Humphrey Mano...
October 17, 2014 - 12:00am
January 30, 2014
Behind the scenes, changes abound for Friendly Rider
For Friendly Rider passengers, it's business as usual. But for the county officials in charge of the transit service for Wadena and northern...
January 30, 2014 - 12:00am
December 13, 2013
Commission delays decision on Friendly Rider facility
As the thermometer dipped below zero Friday, Friendly Rider's phone rang at a steady clip. "On cold days like these it's pretty crazy," said dispatcher Rick Pederson, who had handled more than 250 calls by 2 p.m. Friendly Rider's home in the human services headquarters was described...
December 13, 2013 - 8:21am