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Wadena County Sheriff's Office

July 8, 2019
Man injured in boat skiing accident on Spirit Lake
July 8, 2019 - 11:27am
June 20, 2019
Traffic is directed around a crash at Hwy 10 and Brown Street in Verndale Thursday, June 20. The crash involved two vehicles colliding at the intersection.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Minor injury in 2-vehicle crash in Verndale
June 20, 2019 - 3:57pm
McGivern Park landing is north of Staples, near the site where a dog was found dead, still wearing a collar and leash.
Pioneer Journal file photo
Dog shooting case update: Siblings ordered to perform community service, but not at Wadena Humane Society
June 20, 2019 - 11:19am
May 21, 2019
1 vehicle rollover injures Staples man
May 21, 2019 - 2:22pm
May 17, 2019
Dog rescued in Menahga house fire Wednesday
May 17, 2019 - 2:54pm
May 13, 2019
1 dead following early morning crash, car fire
May 13, 2019 - 2:13pm
May 9, 2019
Timothy G. Bungert
Level 3 offender moving back to Wadena May 16
May 9, 2019 - 5:15pm
April 8, 2019
Tri-County Ambulance and first responders with Verndale Fire and Rescue tend to a crash near Whispering Pines in Verndale on Hwy 10 and 151st Ave.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Car rear-ended by semi near Verndale
April 8, 2019 - 5:41pm
February 22, 2019
UPDATE: Dog shot on video near Staples may have been abused with golf clubs in 2nd video
February 22, 2019 - 1:23pm
February 21, 2019
Individuals reportedly took video while shooting a dead dog north of Staples
February 21, 2019 - 4:29pm
February 15, 2019
A fire reignited at 614 Second Street SE in Menahga Thursday morning. Fire fighters fought the blaze Wednesday night and found a deceased individual inside. Crews returned Thursday to extinguish the fire again.
Shannon Geisen/Forum News Service
UPDATE: Individual found deceased in Menahga home fire is identified
February 15, 2019 - 3:32pm
January 14, 2019
Aaron R. Bounds and Amber L. Sutherland were arrested Thursday on drug charges in Verndale.
Wadena County Sheriff's Office photos
2 arrested following car chase from Wadena to Verndale
January 14, 2019 - 9:28am
December 7, 2018
CRASH UPDATE: Man identified in fatal vehicle crash north of Aldrich
December 7, 2018 - 11:24am
November 26, 2018
Displaying their certificates are Wadena County Sheriff's Deputy Tyler Wheeler and Sgt. Bryan Savaloja. Sharing in the moment are Sheriff Mike Carr Jr. (from left), commissioners Chuck Horsager, Bill Stearns, Dave Hillukka and Jim Hofer and Jeanna Hayes of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wheeler, Savaloja complete emergency management training
November 26, 2018 - 5:15pm
October 23, 2018
Fire destroys hunting cabin in Blueberry Township
October 23, 2018 - 12:23am