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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
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June 21, 2010
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 disaster it left behind. "The area where the tornado went through was devastated," describes Becker County Deputy Dan Skoog. "I've never...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
June 6, 2008
Tornado touches down near Park Rapids, volatile weather expected in northwest Minnesota
A tornado damaged at least one mobile home and tore roofs from other structures Friday morning near the town of Emmaville in Hubbard County, Minn., according to Linda Eischens of the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department. She said a funnel cloud was sighted in the county about 9:15...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Record editorial: Hugo tragedy shows the need for tornado sirens in DL
It may be just our imagination, but it seems like the weather is getting more unpredictable these days. Tornadoes can form fast and strike anywhere in Minnesota, as was shown in Hugo, a city of about 12,000 which was ravaged by an F-3 tornado on May 25. Anita and Eric Furbur were...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am