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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Mary A. Oellien
Constance Marlene Archer
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
April 12, 2017
Frazee boys fourth, girls fifth at Browne Invite
The Frazee boys track and field team finished fourth in the 11-team field at the Browne Invitational in Wadena Tuesday. “We were very pleased with the performances today,’ head boys coach Brian Tangen said. “We were led by our older guys but many of the young guys took big steps...
April 12, 2017 - 2:56pm
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...
March 29, 2017 - 7:11pm
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