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Clarification: Students won't make up snow day
Going on tour: Sebeka teen embarking on seven-nation European trip with clarinet
Police Scanner - March 15 Edition
Weekly crime report - March 15 edition
Cultural Center calls for essays for the Great American Think-off
WDC indoor track closed to public until further notice
Wolverines topped in double overtime
Justin Morneau is Tri-County Health Care's Men's Night Out keynote speaker
Trojans hand Wolverines 60-36 playoff loss
Erkenbrack defeated in opening match
Paul Richard Montan
Brian B. Eide
Tri-County, Lakewood staff take the plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota
New provider joins TCHC Wadena Clinic behavioral health
Fair Oaks Lodge coming under new management
Wadena County Public Health holds maternal and child health multiclinic
United Way announces new board leadership
Kind leads interactive show at First Congregational March 12
Wadena Area Concert Band performs March 18
Wadena Library to feature 'Minnesota's Wild and Woolly Prohibition Days'
Jan Smith as Amelia Bloomers at Wadena County Museum March 15
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Wadena County Historical Society April 19
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
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: It's good to see God back in America again
Letter: Fight to save Kirkbride important
Veterans: VA unveils claims submission option that promises to complete claims within 30 days
Ask A Trooper: Can active military personnel drive with expired licenses?
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Alivya Lou Ann Greer
February 22, 2018
Cold weather: The job must go on
In terms of cold weather in Minnesota, this winter seems like a doozy. In December we tied the 1964 record low of 24-below zero and broke the...
February 22, 2018 - 8:21am
October 13, 2017
Wolverines show improvement in postseason loss
It was a growing year but the Wadena-Deer Creek girls tennis team made some giant strides during the 2017 season, which came to an end in the...
October 13, 2017 - 3:47pm
September 15, 2017
Goodbye, old notes
It's the nightly question and answer game that's been going on for decades—sitting around the dinner table, parents ask their kids, "what did you do at school today?" And with a nonchalant shrug of the shoulders, the answer is usually "not much," or "I don't remember," coupled...
September 15, 2017 - 5:38pm
September 10, 2017
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
There is so much back and forth over whether or not the smoking age should be raised to 21, as city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham contemplate the move. There are some legitimate arguments on both sides, but it does get a little tiring to hear people argue that, "If...
September 10, 2017 - 9:29am
September 2, 2017
When darkness is in our backyards, let's turn on the light
It shakes a person's world when something happens like the murder/womb raiding of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontain-Greywind of Fargo. One of the people arrested for that crime is Brooke Crews, who spent time living in the Perham area. The arrest is fresh—she has not been convicted—but...
September 2, 2017 - 7:49pm
September 1, 2017
Wadena-DC sweeps its way to 2-0
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines blasted their way to a 2-0 start, sweeping the Perham Yellowjackets in a rematch of last year’s section quarterfinal...
September 1, 2017 - 11:00pm
August 6, 2017
'Conversations that Matter'
The conversations that make a difference are often some of the most difficult ones to have, but shying away from topics just because they're...
August 6, 2017 - 8:15am
June 15, 2017
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
It was an old fashioned pitcher’s duel between the Bluffton Braves and the Perham Pirates at Krueger Field on June 14. It was the Braves Austin...
June 15, 2017 - 1:43pm
June 14, 2017
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
The 2017 Perham Wood Bat Tournament will feature a small but very competitive field for the annual two day event at Krueger Field in Perham on June 17 and 18. Perham, Wadena, Ottertail Central and Taconite will battle it out for the crown. The tournament goes back to the roots of...
June 14, 2017 - 3:40pm
May 17, 2017
Fastpitch playoff brackets have been announced
The North Sub-Section 6AA fastpitch softball matchups have been announced and begin on Friday, May 19 at 4:30 p.m. Osakis earned the No. 1 seed and will open play with Ottertail Central. Pequot Lakes earned the No. 2 seed and will host Wadena-Deer Creek in Pequot Lakes. Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale...
May 17, 2017 - 12:21pm
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
The Perham Yellowjacket girls basketball team has dubbed their team the cardiac kids for their knack of playing close games that go down to the...
February 17, 2017 - 11:12pm
February 16, 2017
Dent teen missing since late January has been found
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says a missing teenager has been found safe. Sixteen-year-old Lucia Garcia was last seen Jan. 27 leaving...
February 16, 2017 - 10:46am
February 8, 2017
Dent teen missing: May be in the Alexandria area
Lucia Garcia, 16, of Dent, was last seen in Perham on Friday, Jan. 27. She was picked up by her boyfriend from school at 12:30 p.m. and he said...
February 8, 2017 - 11:17am
February 2, 2017
Perham man caught with pistol, meth, cocaine, weed, Coors Light in car on Highway 10
Josue Ezequiel Salguero, 21, of 357 Pine Cone Park, Perham, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime and one felony count of possession of a pistol without a permit. According to court records, on Dec. 31, a...
February 2, 2017 - 8:47am
January 13, 2017
Time Race for Tanya: Richville mother of four diagnosed with terminal cancer; benefit planned
Rick Sazama says the news of his wife's illness was "a life-changing shocker." When he first heard that Tanya, his high school sweetheart and...
January 13, 2017 - 10:37am