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Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
DL chiropractor Dustin Johnson honored
A volunteer's refuge: Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge recognizes the 'critical' impact of volunteers
A new look for DLMS: Board OKs design for exterior 'skin' on middle school
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
DL softball splits with Patriots
Laker baseball swept at Pequot Lakes
Blomseth medalist at Earlybird
Bison women end Denver's reign of conference golf titles
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
Delores D. Halverson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
September 5, 2012
Whiskey Creek Film Festival Sept. 14-20
The model established for the Whiskey Creek Film Festival seven years ago has proven to be a success: show the best available current release...
September 5, 2012 - 12:07pm
August 20, 2012
Wadena man faces malicious child punishment charge
A Wadena man faces a felony count of malicious punishment of a child as well as gross misdemeanor assault after a July 12 incident. Court documents said on July 16, Wadena County authorities and human service workers spoke with a woman regarding an assault on her child. She said...
August 20, 2012 - 8:50am
June 18, 2012
Wadena man faces domestic assault charge over cookie
On May 25 at approximately 1 a.m., officers were informed of a domestic disturbance at a Wadena residence. According to court records, a woman said she and William Charles Hajder, 45, were living together as roommates along with her three children. And when she tried to eat a cookie,...
June 18, 2012 - 9:44am
April 23, 2012
Wadena woman faces three felony charges, including assault with a deadly weapon
A Wadena woman allegedly stabbed a man and herself and is facing three felony assault charges. According to court records, at approximately...
April 23, 2012 - 8:42am
February 6, 2012
Foggy crash on Highway 10 critically injures one
Two people from Sauk Centre, Minn. were injured in a crash Thursday night that temporarily shut down traffic on U.S. Highway 10 west of Wadena. A...
February 6, 2012 - 1:28pm
January 12, 2012
Mike and Lea Snyder of rural Wadena are new Minnesota Millionaires after Mike purchased two tickets for the big prize. Wearing "Winner" sweatshirts...
January 12, 2012 - 9:25am
November 25, 2011
Wadena's Words of Wisdom
Wadena Mayor Wayne Wolden was the guest speaker at a Kiwanis meeting this week, bringing with him the stories of trials and triumph. Those...
November 25, 2011 - 1:04pm
November 7, 2011
Sen. Gretchen Hoffman meets with Wadena board
Minnesota State Senator Gretchen Hoffman, who represents Senate District 10 which includes Wadena County, part of Becker County, and Otter Tail...
November 7, 2011 - 10:52am
October 18, 2011
Are you ready for the terrors of Malice Creek Manor?
You are welcome to venture into Malice Creek Manor but don't come alone. The manor is haunted and it is full of ghosts, monsters and other frightening...
October 18, 2011 - 9:10am
October 5, 2011
Wadena railroad extension spurs development
Wadena city and business leaders had been waiting on word for a proposed rail spur project, and after the grant approval was announced on Sept. 14, they expressed optimism and explained how the spur would benefit the area. Wadena Development Authority director Dean Uselman said...
October 5, 2011 - 3:24pm
October 4, 2011
Wadena police investigating copper thefts
Wadena police are looking into a pair of large-scale copper thefts in the area. On Sept. 20, a foreman of an electrical contractor reported the theft of two pallets of copper wiring. The value of the missing wire was determined to be around $1,000. The second theft was even worse. On...
October 4, 2011 - 8:46am
September 30, 2011
Wadena railroad extension to spur development
Wadena city and business leaders had been waiting on word for a proposed rail spur project, and after the grant approval was announced on Sept. 14, they expressed optimism and explained how the spur would benefit the area. Wadena Development Authority director Dean Uselman said the...
September 30, 2011 - 8:07am
September 20, 2011
Farmers beginning to crank up for huge fall harvest
With one of the largest corn crops in the state resting in area fields, farmers in Wadena and eastern Otter Tail County have started the ball...
September 20, 2011 - 8:53am
July 19, 2011
Workers escape Wadena fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm
JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his orders came in the nick of time. Weiher's...
July 19, 2011 - 10:58pm
Workers escape Wadena, Minn., fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm; building first demolished in 2010 tornado
By Brian Hansel and Rachelle Klemme JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his...
July 19, 2011 - 1:56pm