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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...
News / crime
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...
sports / Lakers
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....
News / accidents
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...
News / crime
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...
sports / Lakers
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...
News / crime
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
October 20, 2015
Golden Gloves boxing starts Oct. 26
The Wadena Area Golden Gloves boxing season will begin Oct. 26 at a new site. Training sessions will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in the upper level of what used to be the J.C. Penny's building located between Pizza Ranch and Lyle's Shoe store on Main Street. Athletes...
October 20, 2015 - 11:21am
October 16, 2015
Frazee man among three injured in fatal accident in Wadena
A Little Falls man died and three others were injured, including a Frazee man, in a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening on Highway 71 in Wadena. Adam J. Denny, 23, of Little Falls died in the crash. He was a passenger in a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina driven by Charles E. Denny, 56,...
News / accidents
October 16, 2015 - 9:22am
October 1, 2015
M State to celebrate 50 years of ‘power’
Minnesota State Community and Technical College invites the community, industry partners and alumni to celebrate the M State program that has trained more than 1,000 electrical line workers during its 50-year history. On Saturday, Oct. 10, M State and the Wadena Area College Foundation...
Business / business briefs
October 1, 2015 - 5:20am