Skip to main content
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
May 26, 2017
Mother Nature meets Monet
Darvin Peterson has a bit more to wrestle in the spring than most people. Luckily, he has a partner. On top of all the grass he has to keep mowed...
May 26, 2017 - 3:32pm
May 15, 2017
Minnesota Farmers Union hosts bi-annual women's conference
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is hosting its biannual Women's Leadership Conference Saturday, June 3, at the Franciscan Convent in Little Falls. Fourteen percent of family farms have women as the principal operator and 29 percent of businesses are owned by women. These numbers are...
May 15, 2017 - 3:32pm
Three more cases of measles reported in Brainerd
Three new cases of measles were confirmed in Crow Wing County, bringing the total of confirmed cases in the north-central Minnesota county to four - although all appear to be from the same household. The Minnesota Department of Health said Friday the cases are linked to the original...
May 15, 2017 - 8:24am
May 5, 2017
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to northern Minnesota county
BRAINERD, Minn. --The unvaccinated child in Crow Wing County with measles is a student at a local Catholic school, a letter to parents from the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday. "This letter is to inform you that measles has been diagnosed in a child who attends St. Francis...
May 5, 2017 - 8:21am
May 1, 2017
Not 'diggin' the outlook
A seed of doubt is already in the ground as the local 2017 planting season commences. The seed is a peculiar one. On one hand, farmers are approaching...
May 1, 2017 - 8:52am
April 28, 2017
"Living on the Edge" Lake stewardship workshop offered May 6
The Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations (OTC COLA) and the East and West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs)...
April 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
April 27, 2017
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
The death of a 3-year-old Park Rapids girl last week is under investigation. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes did not release the name of the child or any other information related to the death. County Attorney Jonathan Frieden said he could only confirm that a 3-year-old child...
April 27, 2017 - 12:07pm
April 25, 2017
Four injured in Aldrich collision
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 8:25 a.m. Tuesday of a two-vehicle crash with injuries on Highway 10 in...
April 25, 2017 - 4:27pm
April 19, 2017
The small town of Henning has celebrated the life of 16-year-old Jacob Quam, a sophomore killed in a car crash last week, in many different ways....
April 19, 2017 - 8:45am
April 15, 2017
Crime briefs - April 13 edition
Foster mom of drowned toddler sentenced to 60 days The foster mother of a toddler who drowned last June will spend 60 days in jail for child neglect. Amanda White, 33, of Bemidji, lived with and was engaged to the Bemidji man convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the death of...
April 15, 2017 - 10:18am
April 9, 2017
Sweet new facility highlights syrup-making at Maplewood Park
It takes 40 gallons of sap from the sugar maple tree to make a single gallon of pure maple syrup, a process that's labor intensive and entirely...
April 9, 2017 - 12:52pm
April 5, 2017
Missing Brainerd man’s cause of death is undetermined
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has listed the provisional manner and cause of death of a Brainerd man missing since the fall of 2014 as undetermined, Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston stated Tuesday in an email. The body of Mark Weizant was found...
April 5, 2017 - 7:59am
April 1, 2017
Traill the healthiest county in North Dakota, study shows
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Residents in Traill County are the healthiest people in North Dakota, according to a University of Wisconsin study. The...
April 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 31, 2017
Regional briefs - March 30 edition
Chimney fire reported in Red Eye township
March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
Jail time, probation ordered for man who fired handgun at 3 people
An 18-year-old Sebeka must serve seven years on probation and about 10 months in jail after shooting a handgun at three people in Perham last summer. Taylor Ray Allen Luster was sentenced Thursday, March 30, in Otter Tail District Court for the Aug. 5 shooting.
March 31, 2017 - 12:10pm