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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Honoring our heroes on Memorial Day
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Victor M. Lindstrom
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Conditions prime for nice bass bite opening weekend
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
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
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
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