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Minnesota police officer charged in ND with assaulting handcuffed woman
Phishing scam hits Minnesota state agency; 21,000 accounts affected
Keith Ellison's divorce records unsealed: Congressman said he was abused
Almost half of US births happen outside marriage, signaling cultural shift
Nevis holds inaugural Firemen's Ball
GROWING TOGETHER: Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
Local runners compete in Bemidji Blue Ox races
Panthers ready to make a push in 8AAA playoffs
UNC girls capture Park Region title
Tigers coast to three wins
Johnny Lee Johnson
Hixon E. Borstad
Harsey K. Scott, Jr
Janine Lynn (Larson) Weideman
State jobless rate drops to 2.8 percent in September
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
'A lot of anxiety' as wet, snowy weather delays harvest
Exporters say trade agreement just the 'tip of the iceberg'
Place a Business Announcement
Keith Urban rocks Grand Forks
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
Norwegian-Americans sought for Norwegian reality show
Everyone loves Ed: Sheeran a star among stars as he heads to Fargodome
Awkward Duluth newscast banter lands on Jimmy Fallon
GROWING TOGETHER: Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
BWCAW turns 40: Boundary Waters Act of 1978 was far from a sure thing
A timeline of BWCAW history
HUBBARD COUNTY DFL: A government of, for and by the people is best
LETTER TO EDITOR: Does 'no parking' still mean 'no parking'?
COMMENTARY: What it means to live in polarized times
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GUEST EDITORIAL: Community journalism matters because communities matter
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
January 3, 2012
Million dollar ticket sold in Wadena County
Someone who bought a lottery ticket in Wadena County is starting the new year $1 million richer. The Minnesota State Lottery said of the two $1 million Raffle ticket prizes, one was sold in Wadena County and the other in Steele County. Check those tickets: the winning numbers each...
January 3, 2012 - 12:35pm
December 26, 2011
Level 3 sex offender coming to Wadena
A level three sex offender -- a designation given to those most likely to reoffend -- is moving into Wadena. Wadena Police Chief Bruce Uselman said Thursday that a community notification meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 5 p.m. In the city of Wadena administrative building,...
December 26, 2011 - 9:16am
September 19, 2011
Highway 10 resurfacing near Wadena begins today
Motorists traveling on U.S. Highway 10 will encounter lane closures, pilot cars and flaggers directing traffic from just east of Oink Joint Road to the Wadena/Otter Tail county line beginning Monday, Sept. 19, as crews resurface the road and make pedestrian ramp improvements. Anderson...
September 19, 2011 - 7:30am
September 12, 2011
Community center: a new possibility for Wadena
The Wadena community center organization may be moving forward with a change of plans. John Paulson, chairman of the community center board,...
September 12, 2011 - 7:50am
August 22, 2011
Car ripped in half in accident near Wadena
A vehicle was ripped in half and a man was left in critical condition by a three-vehicle crash north of Wadena Sunday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, seven people were involved in the crash around 6 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, about two miles north of Wadena. A 1992...
August 22, 2011 - 11:41am
August 15, 2011
Wadena's Polman Transfer expands fleet, is hiring
You couldn't miss the line of shiny white trucks on U.S. Highway 10 just west of Wadena. Polman Transfer purchased 10 new Mack tractors and...
August 15, 2011 - 7:32am
August 1, 2011
Detroit Lakes home health nurse charged with sex offense with client
A home health care nurse from Detroit Lakes was charged with having a sexual relationship with a vulnerable adult in her care in Wadena. On June 16, the alleged victim, a 44-year-old man being treated for schizoaffective disorder, traumatic brain injury, asthma, arthritis, hypertension...
August 1, 2011 - 10:15am
July 25, 2011
Wadena County Sheriff's office announces arrests in burglary sting
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office said it solved a two-month investigation on a ring of burglaries in Blueberry, Huntersville, Shell and North...
July 25, 2011 - 8:02am
Suspect faces five charges after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase on a motorcycle
87 in a 30 and drunk?A suspect allegedly led police on a 3-mile chase in northern Wadena County July 8, reaching speeds nearly triple the speed limit, all while drunk, court records said. A Menahga police officer clocked a motorcycle going 87 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone around...
July 25, 2011 - 7:52am
June 21, 2011
Wadena police respond to eggings, 'Works bombs'
A Wadena police officer investigated a series of eggings of homes, including two so-called "Works bombs," made by putting aluminum foil and Works liquid drain cleaner in a bottle. On June 15, an officer responded to a call from the 200 block of Madison Avenue Southwest. The residents...
June 21, 2011 - 8:37am
June 20, 2011
Staples man charged for Facebook friend request
A 34-year-old man from Staples was charged June 3 in Wadena County District Court with harassment -- violation of a restraining order for an alleged Facebook friend request. According to court documents, a man showed authorities a friend request from Benjamin Albert Dukowitz on Feb....
June 20, 2011 - 7:58am
Woman charged in Wadena County with drug crime for allegedly impersonating nurse
A woman accused of impersonating a nurse in order to get prescription drugs was charged in Wadena County District Court with a fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, Mary Alice Stiles, 45, called a Wadena pharmacy and asked if she could get a refill...
June 20, 2011 - 7:56am
Wadena social worker charged with sex crimes
A chemical dependency counselor with Wadena County Human Services faces seven criminal charges amid accusations he provided alcohol and drugs to a client in his care and also had sexual contact with one of the boys. The story started with the drug and alcohol assessor, Todd Michael...
June 20, 2011 - 7:53am
Wadena residents share tornado stories in book
WADENA, Minn. - Residents here are sharing their stories in a book about the two tornadoes that devastated the community one year ago Friday. WADENA, Minn. - Residents here are sharing their stories in a book about the two tornadoes that devastated the community one year ago Friday. "Twisted...
June 20, 2011 - 7:47am
June 6, 2011
Man who threatened to bomb Wadena given 93 days in jail
A man who threatened to blow up buildings in Wadena with gas bombs was convicted of two of five counts against him and sentenced to 93 days in jail, with credit for 62 days served. Mark Allen Moe, 43, was sentenced May 24 for two counts of terroristic threats -- recklessly disregard...
June 6, 2011 - 7:24am