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'Among the best': Gallant nominated for Teacher of the Year
Police Blotter - Jan. 10 - 17
MSCTC fall 2018 graduates announced
Local students named to MSU Moorhead Dean's List
Buyer's market: Commissioners slice values of tax-forfeited properties
Wadena-DC dance review postponed
Wolverines fall at home to Crookston
Loer's big night helps Wadena-DC over Verndale
Willmar skates past Prairie Centre
WATCH: The Rink Live plans second day of streaming Hockey Day Minnesota interviews
Karen Yvonne White
Leonard R. Lowers Jr.
Robert "Bobby" Jackson
Pizza to pastries: Leeseberg's Sweet Treats Bakery edges toward grand opening
Carr's Convenience in Verndale closes
Community health survey needs your help
Irrigation Clinic planned Jan. 24 in Wadena
Wadena State Bank donates to Food Shelf
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
Book Ends: Mike Lein brings northwoods humor to Wadena
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
Veteran Services: Showing appreciation to Minnesotans in the military
Ask a Trooper: Who can pull me out of the ditch?
Ask a Trooper: Who cleans up after a crash?
Veteran Services: Changes for special survivor indemnity allowance
Ask a Trooper: When must vehicle lights be illuminated?
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
In memory of James Bounds
Hadley Jo Tabery
Briggs William Meyer
Kieren Reino Fraki
Wadena Police Department
September 6, 2018
Weekly police scanner - Sept. 6 edition
Aug. 24 • A woman called police to complain that her neighbors were dumping concrete pieces on her yard. Upon investigation, the concrete was in her neighbor's yard and they were doing construction on their residence. Aug. 26 • A woman called police and asked them to check on...
September 6, 2018 - 8:43am
August 31, 2018
Weekly crime report - Aug. 30 edition
The Wadena Police Department signed a complaint on, Michael Robert Flynn, 59, of Wadena, for threats of violence and domestic assault for an incident that occurred on Aug. 17. Flynn remains in custody at the Wadena County Jail. Aug. 20 • Jon Paul Hataway, 33, of Memphis, Tenn.,...
August 31, 2018 - 10:34am
Weekly police scanner - Aug. 30 edition
Aug. 17 • Police were informed that a forklift was left with its lights on at a construction site. An officer checked on the forklift and found that it was secure in the building, though it did have its lights on. Because the building was locked, the officer left the forklift the...
August 31, 2018 - 8:15am
August 25, 2018
Weekly police scanner - Aug. 23 edition
Aug. 10 • A woman called police to report a man taking two boxes and a tote of donated items from Rising Phoenix. The woman told the man he couldn't just take the items, and he left. • A woman called deputies on her daughter, who was having a party in the backyard. The woman...
August 25, 2018 - 10:31am
August 24, 2018
Weekly crime report - Aug. 23 edition
Aug. 14 • The Wadena Police Department signed a complaint on, Kayla Lyn Boudin, 29, of Big Lake for 4th degree assault. Aug. 15 • Ryan Christopher Freeman, 34, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation and no proof of insurance. Aug. 17 • Michael...
August 24, 2018 - 10:36am
August 18, 2018
Weekly police scanner - Aug. 16 edition
Aug. 2 • Authorities received a call about a company who was taking down a building and leaving construction trash on the road in front of the property. The construction debris was moved from the street. Aug. 3 • A woman called police to report her vehicle stolen. She said she...
August 18, 2018 - 8:03am
August 16, 2018
Weekly crime report - Aug. 16 edition
Aug. 6 • Sir Rilee Peet, 26, of Bemidji, was arrested on a Minnesota department of correction warrant. Peet was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Mark Alan Flowers, 63, of Wadena, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Flowers was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Aug....
August 16, 2018 - 9:06am
August 10, 2018
Wadena Police Department: Weekly crime report - Aug. 9 edition
July 30 • Clinton Hugh Carter, 47, of Wadena, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. • Tuesday Lynn Weekley, 32, of Wadena, was arrested for violating the terms of her probation. Weekley was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Adam Joseph Sanders, 30, of Wadena,...
August 10, 2018 - 9:57am
August 9, 2018
Weekly police scanner - Aug. 9 edition
July 26 • A woman called deputies to report her neighbor's dog was digging holes in her yard. A deputy spoke with neighbors and inspected the holes. He told the woman that the holes were caused by gophers, not a dog, and that her neighbors were also having problems with gophers....
August 9, 2018 - 8:15am
August 3, 2018
Weekly police scanner - Aug. 2 edition
July 19 • Deputies were called to a home to look at a vehicle that was possibly involved in a hit and run. The vehicle was not at the home when they arrived. July 20 • A man who was knocking on a church door looking for help was turned away. The man was not wanted. Deputies were...
August 3, 2018 - 9:30am
Weekly crime report - Aug. 2 edition
July 24 • Thomas Allan Anderson, 66, of Henning was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. • Marc Antony Rykowski, 22, of Wadena, was arrested on a Wadena County warrant. Rykowski was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 26 • Joseph Earl Pugsley, 37, of Wadena, was...
August 3, 2018 - 9:06am
July 28, 2018
Police scanner - July 26 edition
July 11 • A woman called police to report she witnessed two men who let their dog out of their vehicle to chase a deer. The men were encouraging the dog to chase the deer. When an officer spoke with the owner of the vehicle, he admitted to letting his dog out of the vehicle to chase...
July 28, 2018 - 8:50am
July 27, 2018
Weekly crime report - July 26 edition
July 17 • Shawn Albert Rodriguez, 27, of Wadena, was arrested for terroristic threats, domestic assault and 5th degree assault. Rodriguez was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 18 • Jonas Glenn Stumbo, 28, of Wadena, was issued a citation for theft. • Christopher Lee...
July 27, 2018 - 8:39am
July 22, 2018
Weekly police scanner - July 19 edition
July 6 • The FAA called the Wadena Police Department to try to make contact with a pilot at the Wadena airport. The plan had not arrived when scheduled. The plane and the pilot were eventually located safely. • An ATL vehicle left a gas station without paying for their gas. Deputies...
July 22, 2018 - 9:06am
July 21, 2018
Weekly crime report - July 19 edition
July 11 • Edward John Lalone, 33, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for no Minnesota driver's license and no proof of insurance. • Curtis Jason Phipps, 41, of Wadena, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. Phipps was transported to the Wadena County...
July 21, 2018 - 9:06am