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Wadena City Council: Hot topics include warm houses, snow covered utilities
3 dead in north-central Minn. shooting, deputy wounded
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
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
Lloyd Scheiding Jr.
Dwight Eugene Ward
Property Transfers: Feb 11
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
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
November 4, 2017
Northern Minn. girl, 8, in long-term recovery after bonfire explosion
MENAHGA, Minn. — An 8-year-old girl is expected to be at a Minneapolis hospital for another three or four months after she and two other...
November 4, 2017 - 8:15am
October 31, 2017
Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
BAUDETTE, Minn.—A northern Minnesota woman who was convicted of stealing money from a fundraising account for three men killed in a 2015...
October 31, 2017 - 5:02pm
Driver killed as fuel, grain trucks collide in Grant County
A 61-year-old Sebeka man was killed Monday when the semi-truck he was driving hit another truck at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and Minnesota...
October 31, 2017 - 2:25pm
Suspects arrested in drug bust Oct. 25
During the early morning hours of Oct. 25, the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, Agents from the West Central Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, executed a search warrant at 9948 294th St. near Sebeka as a result of a drug investigation involving Methamphetamine. Deputies and Agents...
October 31, 2017 - 12:26pm
October 7, 2017
Injuries sustained in two-vehicle accident on Highway 10
Two female drivers sustained non-life threatening injuries Sunday when their vehicles collided at the junction of State Highway 10 and State Highway 75. Jenna Marie Petersen, 24, of Sioux Falls, S.D. was southbound on Highway 75 in a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox. After stopping at a stop...
October 7, 2017 - 8:15am
October 1, 2017
Calling all snowmobilers: MnUSA Region 9 to host fall workshop
MnUSA Region 9 will host a fall workshop Oct. 27-29 at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail. There will be an evening reception Friday prior to the snowmobile instruction certification course beginning at 6:30 p.m. To sign up for the course, call Charles Chadbourne at (218) 841-6517 by...
October 1, 2017 - 9:18am
When John Hlebaen bought some property four miles north of Wadena, he was only after a place to hunt whitetail deer. Then he started seeing other...
October 1, 2017 - 8:15am
September 22, 2017
Public assistance requested for missing child
The Center for Search and Investigation for Missing Children is seeking public assistance in locating Parker Eastman, a 15-year-old male from Detroit Lakes who was last seen Aug. 21 in Alexandria. Eastman is described as 5'4" and 145 lbs. with brown hair and hazel eyes. If anyone...
September 22, 2017 - 9:09am
September 17, 2017
Search warrant uncovers drug grow
A press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office describes a considerable marijuana operation southwest of New York Mills that has been shut down by law enforcement. According to the report, on the morning of Aug. 31, agents with the West Central Drug and Violent Crimes...
September 17, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 16, 2017
Malone, commissioners ask DNR to put land back on tax rolls
Wadena Planning and Zoning Director Deana Malone found herself talking face-to-face with DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr last Wednesday. The subject was land. The DNR manages around six million acres for the state according to Landwehr. "We've got swamplands, we have vast acres of...
September 16, 2017 - 9:39am
September 6, 2017
Three arrested after Alexandria teen found in neighboring county
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Three people were arrested in connection with the 15-year-old missing girl from Alexandria who was found Tuesday, Sept....
September 6, 2017 - 8:09am
August 30, 2017
Back in the 'ol days...
Carl Trager and Phil Skolte have many good years behind them as members of the England Prairie Pioneer Club. Trager is a past president, Skolte...
August 30, 2017 - 8:51am
August 21, 2017
Boy dies, girl injured after rollover accident
MILLERVILLE, Minn. — A 9-year-old boy is dead and a 10-year-old girl is injured after a utility vehicle accident north of Millerville on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 17.
August 21, 2017 - 9:30am
August 20, 2017
England Prairie Days coming Aug. 25-27
A Wadena County tradition in on tap Aug. 25-27 when the 38th annual England Prairie Pioneer Days bring the past into the present. The event takes place on the England Prairie grounds five miles southeast of Wadena on County Road 1. The $7 entrance fee for adults will not be charged...
August 20, 2017 - 8:15am
August 16, 2017
Vittetoe 5,000th customer at Elmer's Melodrama
Gail Vittetoe of Wadena holds the "5,000" sign recognizing all-time ticket buyer 5,000 at Elmer's Melodrama Dinner Theatre during the Friday, Aug. 4, opening night of "Three Nights in Arid Flats." The 5,000-ticket threshold was accomplished in just three seasons. Surrounding Vittetoe...
August 16, 2017 - 4:40pm