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Arvig seeks area students for annual essay contest
UPDATE: Individual found deceased in Menahga home fire is identified
WDC FCCLA members visit the Minnesota State Capitol
$1.9 million solution moving forward for drainage at fairgrounds
3 people dead, officer shot in Nevis
Wadena-DC boys hockey opens Section 6A playoffs at home
25th annual Rhythmette Review shows off skills of young and old
Barnesville takes down Wadena-DC
Wolverines take home finale
Wolverines open postseason with Barnesville
Margaret Catherine Henry
An ice fishing sensation is now built in Verndale
Operation Round Up supports local organizations
Property Transfers for week of Feb. 2
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
As good as 'Pure Gold': Pure Gold Nutrition owner seeing high volume of health-driven customers
Let your voice be heard with the Northern Lights Chorale
WDC One-Act to perform 'Tracks' Friday
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
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
Commentary: Life's better with pets
Veteran Services: 100 percent disabled vets now authorized military space "A" travel
Your Letters: Support regenerative agriculture
Ask a Trooper: What do you think about raising speed limits?
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
Central Minnesota family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
DNR invites public to apply for new deer advisory committee
UPDATE: Road-kill cougar to get full examination
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Elizabeth Beatrice Hedlund
January 4, 2018
Outage leaves 2,000 without power south of Detroit Lakes
A large power outage in the Lake Eunice area south of Detroit Lakes has left more than 2,000 households without power, according to the Lake Region Electric Cooperative website. As of 9:45 p.m. Thursday, no power had been restored. The temperature in Detroit Lakes was eight below....
January 4, 2018 - 10:42pm
December 6, 2017
Parents Who Have Lost a Child Support Group to meet Dec. 11
Tri-County Health Care's monthly Parents Who Have Lost a Child Support Group, which helps area residents affected by the loss of a child, will meet on Monday, Dec. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Whether the child was lost to miscarriage,...
December 6, 2017 - 4:40pm
December 4, 2017
Memory Loss Support Group for Caregivers to meet Dec. 14
Tri-County Health Care and the National Alzheimer's Association will host the next Memory Loss Support Group for Caregivers meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room in the lower level of Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. This support group seeks to show...
December 4, 2017 - 8:15am
November 30, 2017
News briefs - Nov. 30 edition
Blood mobile nets 139 units The Red Cross Bloodmobile was at the Wadena Elks Lodge on Monday, Nov. 20, and Tuesday, Nov. 21. On Monday 82 units were received with goal of 74. On Tuesday, 57 units were received with a revised goal of 56. Those receiving gallon pins were: 10 gallons...
November 30, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 29, 2017
Grief support group meets Dec. 5
Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly Grief Support Group on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. The group's purpose is to offer understanding, suggestions for coping, support, friendship and hope to bereaved...
November 29, 2017 - 8:32am
November 28, 2017
Living history - Nov. 23 edition
20 years ago Excerpts from the Nov. 20, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Foot chase ends in arresting three Frank Alton Kilchesy, 21, Park Rapids, is charged with two gross misdemeanors - aggravated driving under the influence, punishable up to a year imprisonment and $3,000 fine and aggravated...
November 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 27, 2017
Western Minn. police chief sentenced for helping friend avoid DUI; keeps his job
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A small town police chief in western Minnesota has been sentenced on a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge,...
November 27, 2017 - 11:06pm
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group to meet Dec. 19
Tri-County Health Care's monthly Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group, which helps area residents affected by suicide, will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.
November 27, 2017 - 4:40pm
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of the adoption process
Editor's note: November is National Adoption Month, and what better time to talk about family than at Thanksgiving? Family, in all its many modern...
November 27, 2017 - 8:44am
November 25, 2017
Diabetes Support Group to meet Dec. 20
Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly Diabetes Support Group on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. Anyone with an interest in learning more about diabetes is invited to attend for a brief walk followed by a conversation...
November 25, 2017 - 8:15am
November 21, 2017
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
An ongoing investigation into the cause of an accidental shooting Sunday morning in Deer Creek has revealed the .22 caliber rifle used had been hidden from view. At 7:34 a.m. the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office received a report that a five-year-old boy had accidentally shot...
November 21, 2017 - 12:57pm
Annual Wadena Christmas Festival ready to shine
The 42nd Annual Wadena Christmas Festival takes place November 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School with craft...
November 21, 2017 - 10:56am
November 14, 2017
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton's action to ease problems that farmers report of getting propane brings back memories of the 2013-14 winter in...
November 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Minnesota attorney general: Drug companies jack up prices of generic drugs
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is moving to sue another dozen pharmaceutical companies, alleging they are scheming together to jack up prices of generic drugs. Swanson and 46 other attorneys general sued multiple pharmaceutical companies in 2016 over the same...
November 14, 2017 - 8:15am
November 13, 2017
Staples JCIs hold 'Boolaween' Oct. 28
The JCI Staples Chapter held its annual Boowlaween Event at the Wadena Lanes & Pro Shop on Saturday, Oct. 28. More than 120 children and parents...
November 13, 2017 - 5:48pm