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AT&T fined $1 million
Three friends purchase New Horizon Resort
Jack Chivers Realty hires marketing pro
Ulteig recognized as ‘top workplace’ in MN
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Pottery presentation set for Thursday at library
Shakespeare in the Park continues next weekend
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Sen. Al Franken: Making rail safety a top priority in MN
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DNR: Minnesota grouse count about the same as last year
DU, UND partner for nest cam project
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Walleye stocking: By the numbers
Lake & Home Real Estate - July 2015
Years of planting and care leads to backyard getaway
Enjoy the outdoors at Lakeside’s Tavern Brewery
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June 22, 2010
Fatigue setting in for Wadena residents
WADENA, Minn. - Glenn St. Marie's first thought when he woke up Monday was: "I don't want to get up and face this crap." For St. Marie and other residents affected by Thursday's tornado, fatigue was sinking in as they continued removing downed trees and sorting through debris left...
June 22, 2010 - 8:33am
June 21, 2010
Extent of damage starts to sink in
WADENA, Minn. - When Maria Marthaler emerged from her basement and looked out her blown-out picture window after Thursday's tornado, she couldn't believe what she saw. "All I could say was, 'Oh my God,' " Marthaler said Sunday as she and her family began the cleanup at their southwest...
June 21, 2010 - 1:09pm
Volunteer efforts under way in Wadena; relief fund set up at bank
WADENA, Minn. - Volunteer efforts for tornado cleanup in Wadena started this morning as the city looks to rebound from a devastating twister last Thursday. All volunteers wishing to help with the cleanup are asked to arrive and park in the parking lot for the former Pamida, along...
June 21, 2010 - 12:01pm
June 18, 2010
Wadena in ruins
'Devastating' is the most commonly used word to describe the first-hand accounts of the tornado that ripped through Wadena Thursday, and the...
June 18, 2010 - 4:25pm
Out just in time -- N.D. couple flees as tornado sweeps through destroying home, business
NORTHWOOD, N.D. -- Owen Dahl was looking for his house. Wife Debbie was looking for something that was the couple's top priority -- her wedding ring. But they both knew it could have been much, much worse.
June 18, 2010 - 12:02am
June 17, 2010
Update: Tornado rips through Wadena
WADENA, Minn. - Residents of Wadena and the surrounding communities are cleaning up after a number of tornadoes touched down Thursday afternoon. "It's pretty much devastation at its finest," said Sgt.
June 17, 2010 - 11:56pm
Tornado tears through Mentor, killing one at gas station
MENTOR, Minn. -- A twister tore through this small town by U.S. Highway 2 and rural areas to the south Thursday afternoon, killing one person and leaving damaged campers, cabins and the mangled remains of a convenience store. Authorities confirmed one man was dead and three injured...
June 17, 2010 - 11:48pm
Eyewitness recounts Wadena tornado touchdown
An eyewitness to today's tornado touchdown in the city of Wadena counts himself lucky to be alive after a debris-filled, swirling funnel cloud passed directly over his head. Kyle Davis, an Ottertail resident and employee with Davis Appraisals in Wadena, arrived at John's Car Care...
June 17, 2010 - 11:30pm
City of Wadena devastated by tornado
It was supposed to be a celebratory day in Wadena. Instead, a tornado tore large sections of the city down. The storm disrupted the city's parade today, and came through town as hundreds of visitors arrive for an all-school reunion. At 5:10 p.m., a storm caused "extreme damage"...
June 17, 2010 - 10:10pm
June 26, 2009
As tornado season starts, be aware of storm danger
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's 2009 tornado season got off to a late start as storm spotters reported the year's first touchdown in Wilkin County on June 17. Historically, the earliest date for the first tornado of the year is March 18; the latest is June 23.
June 26, 2009 - 4:31pm
October 2, 2008
Cleanup continues on Pickerel Lake after June tornado hit
PICKEREL LAKE - On a beautiful fall day when thousands of people were out biking, enjoying the leaves or fishing, tornado victims, their friends, neighbors and a handful of strangers were cleaning up debris. That's the way they've spent the past four months on Pickerel Lake after...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Youth group helps clean up after tornado
Two weeks ago I took a trip with my youth group, Lakes Area Vineyard Church, to Cedar Falls, Iowa. It's a trip we've taken the last four summers to SOS Midwest. SOS stands for Summer Of Service! Which is exactly what it is. Youth groups from all over the Midwest come together for...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Willmar tornado is rated a major EF-3 event
WILLMAR - The tornado that hit southeast of Willmar Friday evening was "major" tornado rated as a low-end EF-3 by the National Weather Service. That means winds were most likely in the 136-150 mph range, said Todd Krause, a meteorologist with the service, during an interview Saturday...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 10, 2008
Governor views storm damaged areas
PARK RAPIDS - Gov. Tim Pawlenty viewed damage Monday morning from tornadoes that touched down in northern Wadena and southern Hubbard counties Friday. Pawlenty commented on the lack of warning about the storm and how fortunate it was that no one was killed. "It reminds you of the...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Tornado ravages turkey farm near Menahga
A tornado that swept through northwest Minnesota Friday morning left a man with minor injuries but killed thousands of turkeys at a Jennie-O farm near Menahga. The tornado, which touched down about 9:30 a.m.
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am