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Ponsford man sentenced for using stolen credit card
Happy hundredth! Graystone Plaza celebrates centennial with tours, history, and a barbershop quartet
Man gets prison for fleeing police officers
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Dehler and Priem win at Maple Hills
Peterson runner-up at Bagley; LP-A finishes fourth
Titans, Bombers to clash in 9-man battle at Ulen
John Otto to be honored for 50 years with Ulen football
Lakers take out Rangers in four sets
Knowing when, and how much, to step in
Learning the lingo of Social Security can help with your retirement planning
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
friends & neighbors
Daggett Truck Line honors trucker for 'superb' driving
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
Maplewood State Park ready to host Leaf Days celebration
Fall into autumn this Friday
Big weekend ahead in Park Rapids: Art Leap, Great American Story events set Sept. 23-24
The hottest ticket in town: Essentia Health-St. Mary's "Fire & Ice" fundraiser set for this Friday, Sept. 22
‘Unveiling Nimuué’: Story of Minnesota’s ‘Glacial Woman’ to be revealed in original theatrical work
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Robert "Bobby" Wayne Arnold
Ronald F. Williams Sr.
Robert Wayne Arnold
Marlene A. Collins
Letter: Otto created lifelong impact on his students
Letter: Collin Peterson foe is 'heartless' Republican
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
Appeals panel goes against county, Osage gun range
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
August 7, 2017
Wadena man sentenced for felony DWI
Louis Flores Jr., 37, of Wadena, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. According to court records, on May 26 a Detroit Lakes police officer saw him enter the eastbound lane while driving westbound through a construction zone on Highway 10 and Highway 59....
August 7, 2017 - 8:36am
July 19, 2017
'I beat him up real bad': Woman sentenced for DL assault
Melissa Sue Haggenmiller, 34, of Wadena, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree assault. According to court records, starting on the evening of Jan. 12 and continuing into the morning of Jan. 13 she assaulted a male roommate in Detroit Lakes with...
July 19, 2017 - 12:28pm
July 16, 2017
Tubandt to be inducted into Golden Gloves Boxing Hall of Fame
Bob Tubandt is headed for one of the biggest honors of his long boxing career. The popular 73-year-old Wadena businessman will be inducted...
July 16, 2017 - 8:11am
July 10, 2017
Book launch July 16 at Green Island Wadena features local authors
Longtime area resident Lina Belar will celebrate the launch of her first poetry book, "Rural Score," published by Finishing Line Press, on Sunday, July 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Green Island, Wadena. New York Mills singer, songwriter and author Elisa Korenne will join Belar to present...
July 10, 2017 - 9:57am
July 6, 2017
Art returns to parks in NYM, Wadena this summer
Another summer is in full swing, parents are wishing for school, and the Cultural Center in New York Mills offers a free summer program for children looking for something to do. Art In Your Park has been a successful community public art opportunity for the several summers and this...
July 6, 2017 - 10:00am
June 13, 2017
Man sentenced for grabbing, trying to bite people
Cristian Alex Cahlin, 22, of Wadena has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fourth-degree assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. According to court records, on the evening of Dec. 13, during a sporting event, police were called to Audubon Elementary School,...
June 13, 2017 - 8:30am
May 11, 2017
Let's just admit it, kids can be a tad...lazy: Day of Caring is even better for them than it is for others
It isn't easy raising selfless kids these days. The world is being set up to make everything in life less tasking and instantly gratifying. We, as adults, have created this world for our kids (and this is generally speaking) where we too often give them so much without requiring that...
May 11, 2017 - 9:28am
May 5, 2017
Small town stories: Wadena graduate writes third book starring classmates, first kiss
Over 1,800 miles from Wadena, former resident and author Monica Lee describes the hot air balloons she saw floating across the sunny horizon...
May 5, 2017 - 10:18am
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