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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
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
November 5, 2016
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Wadena restaurant owners Yobani Melchor and Pat Strand have apparently found a perfect recipe for success — requests from Perham residents and serving authentic Mexican food — and will open Los Jalapenos Taqueria in the former Pizza Ranch location in early November. The...
November 5, 2016 - 12:08am
October 10, 2016
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Absolute Marketing Group has announced Kira Ollila is one of the 2016 fall Client Relations Interns. Ollila is pursuing a degree in marketing...
October 10, 2016 - 8:15am
October 8, 2016
Wadena Fire Department plans open house Oct. 10
The Wadena Fire Department will have an open house at the southside fire hall from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10. Fire Prevention Week is Oct....
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
September 25, 2016
Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
The 12th annual Whiskey Creek Film festival was once again a huge success. This year's lineup had quite the variety of movies, including the...
September 25, 2016 - 8:15am
September 23, 2016
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
The Wadena firefighters won this year's Chili Cook-off Thursday night in downtown Wadena. Chili chefs from Wadena businesses lined up along Jefferson Street in downtown to offer samples. People voted for their favorite chili and votes were tallied by the Wadena Chamber of Commerce....
September 23, 2016 - 12:08am
Progress made at Veterans Memorial Park
Work on the Wadena Veterans Memorial Park has been progressing in Sunnybrook Park. A new memorial wall was installed last week by Fergus Falls...
September 23, 2016 - 12:08am
September 9, 2016
Jury finds Wadena man guilty of sexual assault of young girl
A 43-year-old Wadena man was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl when she was 7 or 8 years old. Shane Anthony Spicer, 43, was convicted Wednesday on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after the jury deliberated for about six hours, according to the...
September 9, 2016 - 12:10am
August 14, 2016
Man gets prison sentence for stabbing death of former Wadena man
Nicolas Peralez Jr. showed little emotion during his sentencing hearing July 27 as family members of the man he fatally stabbed wept in a courtroom at the Grand Forks County Courthouse. The 37-year-old Grand Forks man faced life in prison for the October death of 31-year-old Joshua...
August 14, 2016 - 12:08am
July 22, 2016
Sunnybrook Park campground draws visitors from across the country
Just off Highway 10 on the east side of Wadena, campers spend days, weeks and even months at Sunnybrook Park along Whiskey Creek. "We get people...
July 22, 2016 - 12:08am
July 21, 2016
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Motorists traveling Highway 71 between Todd Line Road, south of Wadena, and Todd County Road 23 in Bertha, may encounter workers, heavy equipment and delays as the road is resurfaced beginning Monday, July 25. Segments of Highway 71 will be reduced to a single lane from sunrise to...
July 21, 2016 - 8:20am
July 8, 2016
July Yard of the Month goes to the Condiffs
In just a few years, the Condiff property east of Wadena has been transformed into a peaceful sanctuary with several gardens throughout the yard....
July 8, 2016 - 11:58am
July 2, 2016
Police chief warns of fireworks safety
Lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July is often part of Independence Day celebrations but they can also be dangerous. Wadena Police Chief Naomi Plautz said that certain fireworks are legal to use in the city limits while others are illegal. "The simple description is if it leaves...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
July 1, 2016
Utility excavation uncovered three old fuel tanks
Three underground tanks were removed from property on north Highway 71 utilizing funding from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Superfund....
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Bid awarded for Community Center Drive
The Wadena City Council awarded a low bid to Anderson Brothers Construction for improvements to Community Center Drive Because of the construction of the Wadena Hockey Arena, reconstruction of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and construction of the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
June 12, 2016
Level three sex offender moving in Wadena
The Wadena County Sheriff's Department and the Wadena Police Department are announcing a community notification for a Level Three sex offender moving within the community. Christopher Austin Sharp, 26, has a history of sexual contact with female victims ages 15-adult. Contact included...
June 12, 2016 - 12:08am