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Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
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City council approves Armory Square agreement
Wrestlers win pair of Mid-State matches
Panthers stay perfect in duals with easy victory over Perham
Tigers drop pair of conference games
Balanced Tigers roll past Wolves
Prowlers escape with win over Panthers
Robert P. Carlson
Lois Alvira Johnson
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
Local jeweler's work to be given at Golden Globes event
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Editorial: Step up and serve community on one of many boards
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 10, 2011
Two high-risk sex offenders moving to Wadena County
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office and the Verndale Police Department have announced a community notification meeting May 10 from 6-8 p.m. at...
May 10, 2011 - 6:48am
May 9, 2011
Three-vehicle crash on Highway 10 near Wadena leaves one injured
A Staples man was injured in a three-vehicle accident Friday near Wadena. Nicholas S. Dille, 21, of Staples suffered minor injuries in the crash, according to the State Patrol. He was eastbound on Highway 10 in a 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup truck, and failed to notice a 1999 Dodge...
May 9, 2011 - 8:32am
May 5, 2011
Klobuchar returns to Wadena to view rebuilding
Minneapolis - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will be in Wadena on Friday to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Wadena-Deer Creek High School to replace the one that was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the community last summer. The new Wadena-Deer Creek...
May 5, 2011 - 7:47am
April 25, 2011
Man charged with vehicle theft, not registering as sex offender
Bond was set at $250,000 or $25,000 cash with court conditions for a man who is accused of stealing a vehicle from a Wadena residence and violating the terms of his predatory offender registration. According to Wadena County District Court documents, Michael Wayne Peters, 35, stole...
April 25, 2011 - 7:50am
April 21, 2011
Activity resumes at Wadena-Deer Creek High School site
Over the next two weeks, the public will notice heavy equipment working once again at the site of the former Wadena-Deer Creek High School. Rachel...
April 21, 2011 - 7:58am
April 18, 2011
Tornado memorial planning underway in Wadena
Mim Maas presented plans for a tornado memorial garden at Fink Park by the swimming pool to the Wadena City Council Tuesday. The council accepted...
April 18, 2011 - 7:37am
February 28, 2011
Wadena native the talk of Fashion Week
Wadena native Molly Carlson works behind the scenes of the New York fashion world as a technical designer for Betsey Johnson, but during Fashion...
February 28, 2011 - 7:51am
Family chases down drunk driver in Wadena
A man, his pregnant wife and their three children were nearly hit head-on by an alleged drunk driver, and ended up turning their vehicle around to follow him, contacting police via 911 and witnessing the man being arrested for DWI in Wadena. Jason Dykhoff, his wife Kelly and their...
February 28, 2011 - 7:47am
February 14, 2011
Wadena woman charged for damaging TV during fight
A 25-year-old woman from Wadena was charged Feb. 7 with third-degree damage to property for allegedly smashing a TV and tearing a window screen. Court documents said Nichole Loraine Shoultz and a Wadena man argued on Feb. 4 at the man's apartment, and during the confrontation, Shoultz...
February 14, 2011 - 7:45am
Wadena man charged in theft of car from bar parking lot
A Wadena man was charged Feb. 1 in district court with stealing a car from someone he met at a bar. According to Wadena County court documents, Mark Alan Woodworth, 47, was in a vehicle in the ditch near Oink Joint Road in Wadena on Jan. 30 around 11 p.m. Deputies gave Woodworth...
February 14, 2011 - 7:43am
January 17, 2011
Wadena husband, wife charged with sex crimes
A husband and wife face multiple sex crimes in Wadena County District Court for allegedly engaging an adolescent boy in sexual acts. According to court documents, a Wadena County Human Services worker alerted police after interviewing Susan Rae Ruhl, 34. On Dec. 30, Susan Ruhl described...
January 17, 2011 - 7:47am
December 10, 2010
Effects of Wadena tornado felt in hunting land
With the demolition of the Wadena-Deer Creek School last month, it's hard to forget the tornado that swept through the area last June. In fact, the tornado is still being felt in less obvious ways, like in Ken Maki's ruined hunting land north of New York Mills. The land, which was...
December 10, 2010 - 8:27am
November 15, 2010
Wadena-Deer Creek High School goes under the wrecking ball
There were mixed emotions from different age groups Monday morning as Rachel Contractors began taking down the Wadena-Deer Creek High School. A...
November 15, 2010 - 12:23pm
October 14, 2010
Wadena Community Center sets up shop in temporary location
The ultimate rebuilding of the Wadena Community Center is somewhere down the road, but according to Manager Jenn Miller, the people who exercised...
October 14, 2010 - 7:59am
October 13, 2010
Wadena gets $750,000, not $20 million, for community center
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Pawlenty today agreed to spend $70 million on disaster relief, mostly for southern Minnesota communities hit by extensive flooding last month. Wadena's efforts to recover from a June 17 tornado also could get a piece of the appropriations, $750,000...
October 13, 2010 - 7:41am