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Police scanner - Feb. 22 edition
Waiting for the bus
Crowds all aboard with Depot fundraising
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Firemen receive approval for equipment purchase
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Wolverines drop regular season finale on the road
Wadena-DC downed in quarterfinals
WDC falls to Verndale, Sebeka
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
Richard Maurice ("Maury") Pluth
James "Jimmy" Willis Chandler, Jr.
Arlo Ray Kneeland
Alma S. Ryckman
Donna M. Reineccius
Cold weather: The job must go on
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Volunteer opportunity in health care available to area teens
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR ultrasound accreditation
TCHC awarded grant for opioid management program
A piece of original art: Madhatters cast set to perform “The Piece’
Good Morning Bedlam performs in concert at NYM Cultural Center
Davis braves cold to be guest speaker at Bookends event
Anders to demonstrate drums at Wadena library Feb. 26
Annual wine and chocolate event back at Depot Feb. 17
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
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter: Wadena man gets anonymous letter in the mail
Veterans: Death confirmation and separation pay procedures updated
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Editorial: So everybody is poor here in Wadena, now what?
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
Ived Raymond Bruns
Samuel Richard Carlson II
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Abandoned house burned after property owner starts garage on fire
A Wadena County property owner was cited for failure to obtain a burning permit after he started fire to a garage that spread to an abandoned house. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a call at about 11:22 p.m. about a structure fire in Section 30 of Meadow Township Saturday,...
March 24, 2017 - 2:29pm
February 14, 2017
Dent family displaced by fire; home a total loss, but three adults, two babies make it out safe
It's a miracle that Tara Thompson woke up when she did. It was the middle of the night, and she immediately sensed that something wasn't right....
February 14, 2017 - 4:36pm
February 10, 2017
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds woodland owners to take care of vegetative debris such as dry branches now, as annual open burning restrictions will take effect shortly after snowmelt. "This winter burning permits have been required in areas of the state that...
February 10, 2017 - 1:55pm
November 26, 2016
Fire causes $750,000 in damage at Baxter business
A fire that destroyed Dean's Auto Parts in Baxter Friday night and sent fireballs into the sky caused $750,000 in damages, Brainerd Fire Chief...
November 26, 2016 - 12:10am
October 23, 2016
Vehicle fire reported near Staples
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vehicle fire at approximately 4:44 p.m. on Oct. 13, in section 31 of Thomastown Township, west of Staples. Local fire departments arrived on scene to find the vehicle fully engulfed, and put out the fire. There was additional...
October 23, 2016 - 12:08am
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 24, 2016
Perham man dies from burns suffered in accident
Chester Cole, 54, of Perham, died last week from burns sustained in what the Perham Police Department said was an accident. Emergency responders, including EMS and the Perham Police and Fire Department, were called to 447 5th St. NW in Perham after witnesses reported seeing the victim...
September 24, 2016 - 12:10am
July 7, 2016
Firefighters respond to cabin fire north of Wadena
A cabin started on fire early Saturday, July 2 on Conservation Road north of Wadena. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a residence on Conservation Road at 12:52 a.m. Saturday. Deputies arrived on scene and saw smoke coming from the roof and vent. The property owners,...
July 7, 2016 - 9:53am
July 6, 2016
Firefighters extinguish attic fire in downtown Wadena Tuesday night
A fire that started in a downtown Wadena attic Tuesday night was quickly extinguished, with no additional damage reported.
July 6, 2016 - 10:44am
July 1, 2016
Garage damaged in fire near Aldrich
A garage was damaged in a structure fire Monday afternoon, June 20 near Aldrich. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office and Verndale Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 5:19 p.m. June 20. When officers arrived on scene, the garage of the home was fully engulfed...
July 1, 2016 - 12:10am
June 26, 2016
Couple escapes fire that destroys their home near Menahga
With his house engulfed in flames, Dan Yrjo said he was in survival mode when he grabbed a garden hose to spray water in an attempt to knock...
June 26, 2016 - 12:08am
June 11, 2016
Apartment fire in Wadena sends adult, two children to hospital
An adult and two children were injured Monday when the apartment they were in started on fire in Wadena. The Wadena police and fire department...
June 11, 2016 - 12:10am
May 22, 2016
Vehicle/grass fire reported in Thomastown Township
A grass fire started after a vehicle overheated in Section 32 of Thomastown Township in Wadena County. The fire was reported at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, according to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. Emergency personnel arrived and discovered a passenger car was being driven...
May 22, 2016 - 12:10am
May 16, 2016
Dozens of bales burn on farm east of Menahga
A fire on a farm east of Menahga destroyed two semi-tractor trailers with dozens of round bales early Friday evening. The Wadena County Sheriff's...
May 16, 2016 - 12:10am
May 13, 2016
Large wildfire ignites Lyons State Forest
A wildfire ignited in Lyons State Forest in Wadena County May 4, with firefighters responding by ground and air to tame the fire. Forestry crews...
May 13, 2016 - 12:10am