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Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
Annual Wadena Christmas Festival ready to shine
Jury trial set for Wadena man accused of killing wife
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
Prairie Centre opens season with a split
WDC senior Casey Volkmann commits to play volleyball at Winona State
Bethlehem Academy edges Wadena-DC for third place
Welcome home ceremony for Wolverines
Defending state champions stop Wadena-DC in the semifinals
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Eugene J. Foster
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
New physician assistant joins TCHC Henning Clinic
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Like 'pure gold': Nutrition business opens on Jefferson
Laying out the welcome mat
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 23 edition
Center hosts Zeitgeist quartet concert
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
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
Wi-Fi scam beware free connection offer
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
VA Selects Providers for Dental Insurance Program
Your letters - Nov. 2 edition
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
More hunting opportunities coming with spring turkey hunting season
Zander James Rushmeyer
Bryce Allen Roller
March 24, 2017
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