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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
May 27, 2014
Several injured when tornado hits man camp in Watford City
By Dustin Monke / Dickinson Press WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A tornado touched down about 5 miles south of Watford City on Monday night, damaging a dozen trailers at an RV camp and causing injuries, according to the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services. “We know that...
news / region
May 27, 2014 - 8:56am
July 25, 2013
Tornado that hit Mahnomen Monday rated an EF-2
MAHNOMEN — The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the weather service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about 18 miles with...
news / region
July 25, 2013 - 8:50am
April 20, 2011
SKYWARN class will be held May 2 in Park Rapids
The Hubbard County Emergency Management Office, in cooperation with the National Weather Service will be hosting a SKYWARN® storm spotter course from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 2 in the Law Enforcement Center Conference Room, and is open to all members of the local community....
April 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 27, 2010
Franken tours Wadena tornado damage, vows D.C. help for city
"What I see here is an incredible spirit.
August 27, 2010 - 7:40am
August 9, 2010
Tornado near Tyler, N.D., could be EF4
A tornado that severely damaged two farmsteads Saturday near Tyler, N.D., could be rated an EF4, the National Weather Service said Sunday. A team from the Weather Service in Grand Forks surveyed the damage Sunday and determined the tornado was at least an EF3 and potentially greater,...
August 9, 2010 - 7:34am
August 2, 2010
More than half of Wadena tornado victims may have PTSD
Two groups of people are likely to develop symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the June 17 tornado: directly affected Wadena area residents and the indirectly affected volunteers and workers helping them, according to Jim Kraemer of the Neighborhood Counseling Center...
August 2, 2010 - 7:26am
Wadena school restocking library after tornado
The Wadena-Deer Creek (Minn.) High School is raising money to replace more than 7,000 library books that were contaminated or damaged in the...
August 2, 2010 - 7:08am
July 19, 2010
Wadena Deer Creek Schools move forward, find classrooms for students
It's been a month since the tornadoes that ripped through Wadena and the surrounding area changed our lives forever. But through this adversity,...
July 19, 2010 - 7:43am
July 1, 2010
'I'm lost' says Bluffton man who survives tornado
Jim Peters' plan was to take cover in the basement immediately after closing the front door. He had no idea a tornado was literally on his doorstep. The...
July 1, 2010 - 7:47am
Photograph travels from Deer Creek to Cass Lake during Wadena tornado
This picture is worth much more than a thousand words. A photograph of a farm in Deer Creek, Minn., apparently blew from its home to a rural...
July 1, 2010 - 7:26am
'Riding a wave of support': Volunteers help clean up Wadena after tornado
July 1, 2010 - 7:00am
June 26, 2010
Hubbard County, Park Rapids law enforcement officers offer assistance to Wadena after tornado caused heavy destruction throughout town June 17
Since an EF-4 tornado decimated much of neighboring Wadena, Hubbard County and Park Rapids have been sending in the troops. The night of the...
June 26, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 25, 2010
Storm causes flooding in tornado-ravaged Wadena
A storm with heavy downpours of rain has caused flooding in parts of Wadena, Minn., which is still recovering from an EF4 tornado on June 17. The city is dealing with flooded streets this morning. Mayor Wayne Wolden explained the catch drains that funnel away storm water are plugged...
June 25, 2010 - 7:33am
Steady in a storm: Wadena mayor keeps spirits light
WADENA, Minn. - Wayne Wolden isn't just the mayor for residents here.
June 25, 2010 - 7:20am
June 24, 2010
Wednesday tornado updates from Wadena
Here are Wednesday's developments as compiled by the Wadena Pioneer Journal: Today marks the beginning of the demolition phase in town. Most city tree removal is finished, and now some structures will begin coming down and debris hauled, said Police Chief Bruce Uselman. Employees...
June 24, 2010 - 6:34am