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Stolen Target card leads to 82 days in jail
Man sentenced for meth possession
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Lakes Women's Society donates to Becker County Food Pantry
Receiving housing benefits? A trip to Social Security may not be necessary
Turning back the pages
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Rock band Foreigner coming to Shooting Star April 7
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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
March 29, 2017
'I just share from my heart': A sister speaks out against drunken driving
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Rylie Langer regrets that she turned down her brother's invitation on that fateful night. Now she wants something good...
22 hours 36 min ago
March 10, 2017
Area author presents latest book at Wadena museum March 16
The Wadena County Historical Society will begin a new season of "Minnesota Voices" with a presentation by area author Bob Riepe on Thursday, March 16 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum. Riepe will introduce his newest book, "Wrong Turns." In this historical tale based...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
March 9, 2017
Augsburg history professor to speak in Wadena March 17
Augsburg College history professor William D. Green will be the Wadena County Historical Society's featured guest speaker at the Robertson Theatre in Wadena on Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. Green will talk about his book, "Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota,...
March 9, 2017 - 11:20am
March 1, 2017
Lofgrens welcome baby boy
Baby boy Kaeson Douglas Lofgren was born on Feb. 24, 2017 to Jessica and Bryce Lofgren of Bluffton. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured...
March 1, 2017 - 2:02pm
January 2, 2017
BASKETBALL: Defense and rebounding lead Frazee girls past Wadena
The Lady Hornets used a strong game defensively to earn a 52-35 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek on Thursday, Dec. 29th in girls basketball action in Frazee. Frazee got off to a nice start as Ana Fleisher drilled a 3-pointer on the Lady Hornets first possession and Paige Ziegler connected...
January 2, 2017 - 5:14pm
December 9, 2016
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Author Jerry Mevissen will read from his newest book, "That Reminds Me," on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at An Open Book in Wadena. "The Reminds Me" is a collection of stories, poems, essays, and one-scene plays that illuminate small town life in northern Minnesota. Set in the distinctive...
December 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
December 8, 2016
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
Members of the Minnesota National Guard, including companies based in Detroit Lakes, Bemidji and Wadena, made a strong showing during their National...
December 8, 2016 - 4:41am
November 9, 2016
Victim, suspect identified in Wadena shooting
WADENA, Minn. — Authorities have identified a female victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting after a man led authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties on Monday. Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office was called to the 300 block of Bryant Avenue Southwest...
November 9, 2016 - 6:18am
November 8, 2016
Victim, suspect identified in Wadena shooting
WADENA, Minn. — Authorities have identified a female victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting after a man led authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties on Monday, Nov. 7. Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office was called to the 300 block of Bryant...
November 8, 2016 - 9:21am
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