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A Staples couple sustained injuries June 24 when the motorcycle they were operating collided with a deer on County Road 7 in Todd County. Roddy Sams, the operator of the motorcycle, received minor injuries. His wife, Janet, a passenger on the motorcycle, received extensive injuries and was later transported to St. Cloud for treatment. The Sams were both wearing protective clothing and helmets at the time of the accident, which was reported to the sheriff's office at 8:05 p.m.
Scott Allen, 50, a resident of Compton Township in Otter Tail County, sustained non-life threatening back injuries Saturday morning when a dump truck he was operating was accidentally lifted off the ground by an excavator operated by Duane Moench, 79. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the two men were doing excavation work at Allen's residence, located approximately four miles southwest of Wadena.
Jared Hoemberg homered and drove in three runs Sunday as the Bertha Blazers salvaged a three-game weekend slate by crushing Perham 13-4. John Riewer joined Hoemberg with two RBIs. Marcus Riewer had four hits in six plate appearances for the Blazers and scored twice. Michael Riewer, Mike Blom, Patrick Riewer, Austin Selvey and Jordan Riewer combined for eight runs, six hits and one RBI. Jesse Hein went 3-for-4 and drove in one run for Perham in the cleanup spot. Beau Bruhn homered for the Pirates and drove in two runs. Jordan Riewer gave the Blazers six strong innings on the mound.
Tom Tellers and Jason Steinke combined for four hits, four runs and five RBIs Tuesday night as the Sebeka Legion team handed Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale a 12-1 drubbing in five innings. Tellers...
The Wadena-Deer Creek Shockers used a four-run ninth inning rally Sunday to overcome the Bluffton Braves 12-9 in Hi-10 League action. The Braves erupted for four runs in the bottom of the eighth to take a 9-8 lead into the final frame. Travis George swung a mean bat for the Shockers going 3-for-4. Jayme George, Eric Blom and Christian Berg all collected two hits apiece. Kevin and Cory Tumberg both went 3-for-4 in the loss. Bluffton's Jordan Vaughan was the only player on either side to collect a round-tripper.
Kevin Tumberg’s Wadena Legion team was unprepared for what Blackduck had in store for them Wednesday and surrendered 31 runs in a doubleheader defeat. Blackduck crushed Wadena 20-2 in the...
Several WDC students participated in a basketball shooting camp to improve their skills on the court.
Dakota Hall and Austin Richter combined for eight RBIs in Game 1 and Austin Becker tossed a three-hitter in the nightcap Thursday as Walker/Nevis defeated the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Legion 18-5 and 7-0 at Anderson Park. Walker/Nevis collected 12 hits and took advantage of five BHV errors in dominating the first game. The Walker/Nevis crew broke the game open in the third inning with an eight-run uprising. Logan Gross, Byran Sea and Brett Byer all scored three times in the victory. The BHV Legion was already trailing 13-0 when the scored four times in the bottom of the fourth. Zach A.
A white-tailed fawn curled up in same long grass last Saturday morning on an Otter Tail County farm. Many fawns are out and about in the first month of summer...
June 5 • A Wadena resident suspected her mail was being stolen because they were not arriving where they were sent. The resident was advised to use the post office...