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Area playoff games Oct. 24-26
Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
October 6, 2016
'Everybody's Heard About the Bird'
Author Rick Shefchik will be in Wadena Friday, Oct. 14 for a 7 p.m. presentation at the Robertson Theatre, where he will talk about his book, "Everybody's Heard About the Bird: The true story of 1960s Rock and Roll in Minnesota." If you didn't experience rock and roll in Minnesota...
October 6, 2016 - 5:00am
September 14, 2016
High-speed motorcycle chase leads to crash
The State Patrol says a Wadena man was injured after leading police on a high-speed chase and crashing his motorcycle Friday a few miles northeast of Maplewood State Park. Blaine J. Cooper, 20, of Wadena suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and was taken to Essentia...
September 14, 2016 - 9:01am
August 11, 2016
MN authors featured in new free program from Wadena County Historical Society
Minnesota Voices is a new free program from the Wadena County Historical Society featuring Minnesota authors writing about both the past and the present. On Thursday, Aug. 11, Mike Lein will be on hand to talk about his book “Firewood Happens.” This week’s program will be held...
August 11, 2016 - 5:25am
May 25, 2016
Wadena man arrested after four pounds of meth delivered in package to home
WADENA, Minn. -- A man is charged with felony drug possession after four pounds of meth with an estimated street value of $200,000 was discovered in a package being delivered to a Wadena home. Wadena County Sheriff Michael Carr received information from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
May 25, 2016 - 8:16am
May 6, 2016
GOLF: Laker girls atop leaderboard at Whitetail
Senior Kate Smith fired matching 35s to win by six strokes and lead the Laker girls to a six-stroke victory at the Wolverine Invitational at Whitetail Run Golf Course in Wadena Thursday. DL golfers shot a combined score of 329 to defeat runners-up Bemidji (335). The Jacks placed second...
May 6, 2016 - 7:36am
April 26, 2016
Fair Oaks Lodge resident Marie Willan to turn 110 on Friday, April 29
Fair Oaks Lodge resident Marie Willan (née Neuerburg) celebrates her 110th birthday this Friday, April 29, adding her name to the list of less...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
April 26, 2016 - 1:48pm
April 20, 2016
How the Wadena community is handling the loss of 15 year old Stacy Hundeby
A small Minnesota community is still in shock after a high school freshman was hit and killed by a train. 15-year-old Stacy Hundeby died when...
April 20, 2016 - 3:26pm
April 18, 2016
Wadena ninth grader struck, killed by train identified
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the young woman killed after being hit by a BNSF train Saturday evening. Officials say 15-year-old Stacy Hundeby of Wadena was struck and killed by an eastbound BNSF train. Hundeby's dog was also killed by the BNSF train....
April 18, 2016 - 3:25pm
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
WADENA, Minn. – A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a young female and dog were seen on the train tracks in town east of Highway 71. The train was stopped on...
April 18, 2016 - 8:44am
January 8, 2016
Wadena man accused of soliciting a child
A 44-year-old Wadena man who allegedly planned to spend New Year’s Eve having sex with a 13-year-old Jenkins girl now faces a felony for soliciting a child. The Pequot Lakes Police Department arrested David Lee Hendershot, 44, at about 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve outside the SuperAmerica,...
January 8, 2016 - 3:16pm
January 2, 2016
Wadena man charged in vandalism spree
A 41-year-old Wadena man has been charged with five felonies relating to a Nov. 4 vehicle vandalism incident, reported the Wadena Police Department. Jeffery Wade Randall was charged in Wadena County District Court with a felon in possession of a firearm, intentional discharge of a...
January 2, 2016 - 5:40am
December 30, 2015
Wadena 14-year-old runaway found safe
A 14-year-old runaway from Wadena has been located, officials said. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said that Jeffery Randall was located in Missouri and are making arrangements to have him returned to Wadena. Randall was last seen Sunday morning at his grandfather’s house...
December 30, 2015 - 10:59am
December 19, 2015
Boys Hockey: DL holds off late Wolverine rally to win at Wadena
Jon Richards scored twice, including a third-period game-winner on the power play, to give Detroit Lakes a 5-4 road victory Friday over Wadena-Deer Creek in a game that featured a busy sin bin. Richards tallied at 8:36 of the third period to give DL a 5-2 lead and goalie Austin Fritz...
December 19, 2015 - 9:17am
December 11, 2015
Wadena man sentenced for meth and marijuana
Matthew Allen Kehn, 24, of 61264 County Road 50, Wadena, has been sentenced to prison for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A second felony fifth-degree drug charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, he was in a vehicle pulled over by Detroit...
December 11, 2015 - 5:30am
December 10, 2015
Taking back Christmas: Over 1,000 nativity scenes on display in Wadena
One month has made a huge difference in Wadena. The Wadena city council voted to remove a much-loved nativity scene from a city park after one...
December 10, 2015 - 5:40am