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Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Jury convicts Frazee man of criminal sexual conduct
Winter load increases end in north-central frost zone
Making room: High school principal Darren Wolf discusses space issues specific to his school
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
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Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 7, 2015
Broken rail caused Wadena train derailment
A broken rail has been determined as the cause of a 32-car derailment on the BNSF Railway line four miles northwest of Wadena on Dec. 1. BNSF recently wrapped up a two-month investigation into the derailment which spilled sugar and sugar products near Bluffton in Otter Tail County. The...
February 7, 2015 - 5:20am
January 28, 2015
Frazee woman in crash near Wadena Friday
A Bertha girl was injured after turning in front of a vehicle driven by a Frazee woman on Highway 71 in Wadena on Friday. According to the State Patrol, Caitlyn McKnight, 16, of Bertha suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. She was transported to the hospital for...
January 28, 2015 - 10:56am
January 15, 2015
M State Wadena launching gas program
Securing a job in the natural gas industry is about to become easier for workers around this region. M State in Wadena is launching a new...
January 15, 2015 - 9:00am
December 13, 2014
Fatal accident near Wadena
WADENA, Minn. -- One man was killed and another seriously injured when the car they were in crossed over the center line and struck a semi head-on near here early Saturday morning. Gabriel Kemp, 23, of Bluffton was killed. He was the passenger in car driven by 22-year-old Tyler...
December 13, 2014 - 6:29pm
December 5, 2014
Lakers take goaltending battle at Wadena
Veronica Badurek recorded her second shutout in four games and Jamie Bollig scored the game-winner in a 2-0 Laker victory over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek in girls' hockey action at Wadena Thursday night. “Veronica had a great shutout,” Laker Head Coach Gretchen...
December 5, 2014 - 11:05am
December 1, 2014
Train derails in Otter Tail County
BLUFFTON, Minn. – Emergency responders are on the scene of a 32-car train derailment near Highway 10 just northeast of here, law enforcement...
December 1, 2014 - 9:19am
November 19, 2014
Wadena woman faces charges after claiming ex stabbed her, then admitting she did it herself
A woman who originally claimed to have been stabbed by an ex-boyfriend is facing charges after admitting the wound was self-inflicted. When...
November 19, 2014 - 11:15am
November 18, 2014
Funeral set for New York Mills student killed in accidental shooting
A 14-year-old Bluffton boy who was accidentally shot in the head while playing a game with a .38 caliber revolver at his home 5 miles north of Bluffton has died from his injuries. Levi Roggenkamp was transported first to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena, then flown by helicopter...
November 18, 2014 - 3:21pm
October 23, 2014
Toddler found safe after extensive search south of Wadena
A missing two-year-old girl was found unharmed Wednesday afternoon, ending an extensive search of a heavily wooded area six miles south of Wadena. The...
October 23, 2014 - 9:29am
September 16, 2014
Sharing the dream: 400-square-foot treehouse near Wadena becomes hot spot for vacation rentals
Not many adults get the chance to relive the endless possibility of childhood. Peggy and Will Line channeled their inner 12-year-olds –...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
September 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
September 5, 2014
Surging Wolverines down Lakers 3-1
DETROIT LAKES — After a strong start, the Laker volleyball team dropped their third match in a row to the surging Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines...
September 5, 2014 - 12:29pm
September 4, 2014
Whiskey Creek Film Festival set Sept. 12-18
The 9th annual Whiskey Creek Festival will be held at the Cozy Theatre in Wadena from Friday, Sept. 12 through Thursday, Sept. 18. The Whiskey Creek Film Festival Association produces the Festival each year. The Festival came about nine years ago when Wadena resident Jamie Robertson...
September 4, 2014 - 8:30am
June 25, 2014
Wadena man accused of sexually abusing three children in St. Louis County
DULUTH — A Wadena man is accused of sexually abusing three preteen children over a period of several years while he was living in St. Louis County. Shane Anthony Spicer, 41, made his initial appearance in State District Court in Duluth last week to face four counts of first-degree...
June 25, 2014 - 7:46am
Rural Sebeka man who shot at truck pleads guilty to attempted murder
WADENA, Minn. -- A man who confessed to emptying a rifle clip at a pickup truck with three occupants pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge...
April 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 22, 2014
Wadena girl dies in ATV rollover accident
WADENA, Minn. – A 16-year-old Wadena girl died Monday night from severe head trauma suffered in an ATV rollover just south of town. Christine...
April 22, 2014 - 1:07pm